For the first time in 18 months, San Francisco Giants fans made their return to the friendly confines of Oracle Park.
Matt Cain hadn’t won a game in April since his complete game shutout against the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2012 — a simpler time for the staff ace of yesteryear.
Baseball is a game of inches. Tuesday night’s game came down to about five of them.
Spirits at AT&T Park were high as ever in San Francisco’s 4-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Opening Day.
The Giants could hardly afford a cheap loss to the last-place Diamondbacks. One painful inning made it happen, though.
San Francisco fell 6-0 to Arizona on a balmy Saturday afternoon to notch a second-straight shutout loss.