Many have ruled the Giants out of the post-season and it’s not an unreasonable assumption to make at this point.
Madison Bumgarner’s return to the Giants wasn’t exactly triumphant, as the Giants took a 3-1 loss Tuesday night at AT&T Park.
Sean Manaea came in with a 5.96 ERA in four previous starts this month and couldn’t make it through the fourth.
Jeff Samardzija was reactivated for his first start of the season Friday against the Angels after suffering a right pectoral strain in Spring Training.
Tuesday night must have felt like déjà vu for the Giants.
The Diamondbacks were one of three National League West teams to make the 2017 postseason.
Giants took advantage of nice weather, showing off some power and giving their starter some rare run support defeating the Diamondbacks 6-3.
Tim Hudson dished six scoreless innings on 70 pitches in the Giants’ 5-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks.