SAN FRANCISCO - The Giants flirted with uncharted territory Wednesday. Not since moving to San Francisco in 1958 had they lost all six games of a homestand.
SAN FRANCISCO - The Giants flirted with unchartered territory Wednesday before they rediscovered their winning ways in a 7-5 decision over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
The Pittsburgh Pirates hope to continue their climb up the NL Central ladder and will shoot for a three-game sweep of the struggling San Francisco Giants Wednesday afternoon at AT&T Park.
SAN FRANCISCO-The shake-up continued Tuesday at AT&T Park. Juan Perez and Travis Ishikawa-yes, that Travis Ishikawa-joined the big league club. Adam Duvall went back to Triple-A Fresno, and Tony Abreu was designated for assignment.

Athletics Astros Baseball
In the first inning against Houston, Jason Hammel picked up right where he left off since coming to the Oakland Athletics.
Six-time Gold Glove third baseman Eric Chavez is retiring after 17 years in the majors.
Jason Hammel attempts to pick up his first victory in an Oakland uniform on Wednesday afternoon when the Athletics visit the Houston Astros for the rubber match of a three-game series.
Brandon Moss hit a go-ahead RBI single as part of a six-run top of the ninth inning and the Oakland Athletics rallied past the Houston Astros, 7-4, in the middle test of a three-game set.

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Nate Freiman had three hits, Anthony Aliotti and Jake Elmore hit two doubles each, and Arnold Leon won his 10th game as the River Cats halted a three-game losing streak, beating the Albuquerque Isotopes 7-2 on Wednesday afternoon at Raley Field.
Joc Pederson and Brock Peterson homered in the first inning to jump-start the Albuquerque Isotopes to a 7-4 victory over the River Cats on Tuesday night at Raley Field.

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