Holland to close out series vs. LA
Derek Holland, the Giants' probable starter for tonight's 7:10 PT series finale at Los Angeles, has struggled against the Dodgers. The left-hander is 0-2 with a 6.08 ERA in three starts this year against Los Angeles. In two career starts at Dodger Stadium, he's 0-2 with a 4.50 ERA. Holland will be opposed by Dodgers lefty Hyun-Jin Ryu.

Puig, Hundley tangle as benches clear in LA
Those longtime antagonists, the Giants and Dodgers, renewed hostilities on Tuesday night with a benches-and-bullpens-clearing incident in the seventh inning of San Francisco's 2-1 win at Dodger Stadium.

Giants stay in hunt with another last-at-bat win
The Giants pulled themselves away from ringside to record their second final-at-bat victory over the Dodgers in two days, a 2-1 decision that left the winners talking more seriously than ever about contending for a postseason spot. Alen Hanson drove in both San Francisco runs with two-out singles, including the hit that sent home the go-ahead run off Kenta Maeda with the score tied, 1-1, in the ninth.

Bochy playing it safe with Crawford post-collision
Opting to remain cautious, the Giants kept shortstop Brandon Crawford out of the lineup against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday, one day after he was shaken up in a collision with left fielder Gorkys Hernandez.

Best August trade in Giants history
While the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline rightfully garners the lion's share of attention when it comes to each year's trade season, there have been numerous deals struck during the month of August that have been impactful down the stretch and in subsequent years. Here's a look at the best August trade each team has ever made.


Uruguay eliminates Italy; Did Suarez bite again?
Uruguay is moving on. Italy is out of the World Cup after a 1-0 loss. Meanwhile, Luis Suarez apparently bit an opponent again.