1. San Francisco Giants: 5 Up-and-Coming Prospects to Watch in Spring Training

    In past years the San Francisco Giants minor league system was much maligned. However, the system has produced several outstanding players on the current roster such as Buster Posey, ...

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  2. Hunter Pence Injury Leaves Giants Further Behind the 8 Ball in Quest to Repeat

    And so it starts. Whatever it is that seems to keep the San Francisco Giants from even having an opportunity to defend their World Series championships a year after winning one has already kicked in...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 1 month ago 30,882 reads 39 comments

  3. Even If Only a Few Weeks, Losing Hunter Pence a Big Blow for Giants

    If there has been one thing Giants manager Bruce Bochy could count on the past two and a half years, it's automatically writing in Hunter Pence's name as his starting right fielder...

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  4. Hunter Pence Injury: Updates on Giants Star's Arm and Return

    Hunter Pence suffered a broken left forearm during a spring training game versus the Chicago Cubs when he was hit by a pitch. On March 5, the Giants said Pence's timeline for recovery was six to eight weeks...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 53,658 reads 73 comments

  5. Hunter Pence Hit by Pitch, Goes for X-Rays on Hand: Giants Extra

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Giants right fielder Hunter Pence left Thursday afternoon's exhibition after being hit on the hand with a pitch and was headed to the hospital for X-rays, the team said...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 1 month ago 111 reads 0 comments

  6. Cracked Rib Keeping Willie Mays from Spring Training

    Willie Mays loves spring training. He looks forward to going every year. Unlike many Hall of Famers who might visit training camps in Arizona or Florida for a day or two, Mays sticks ...

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  7. Giants' Panik Settling in at Second Base

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- A year ago, Joe Panik was a former first-round pick with a non-roster spring training invite from the San Francisco Giants , and just a year into changing positions...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 62 reads 0 comments

  8. Can Casey McGehee Replace the Panda?

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- It was a good day for Casey McGehee on Wednesday in his second spring game with the San Francisco Giants . He ripped two hits. He cleanly fielded a couple of chances at third base...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 121 reads 0 comments

  9. Giants Spring Notes: Jake Peavy Can't Wait to Pitch Alongside Matt Cain, Etc.

    The newness of being a Giant has worn off for Jake Peavy. He's accustomed to putting on the uniform, interacting with teammates and seeing Bruce Bochy in the dugout.....

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 1 month ago 341 reads 0 comments

  10. Bumgarner Faces New Workload Challenge

    MESA, Ariz. -- It was little more than four months ago that you probably last saw Madison Bumgarner on a mound: Game 7 of the World Series in Kansas City, Missouri, as he capped a dominant ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 25 reads 0 comments

  11. Oft-Injured Black Hopes to Keep 103 Mph Fastball on the Field

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — The locker is tucked into the corner of the clubhouse, near a door that leads to the dugout and a refrigerator holding dozens of bottles of Dasani water...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 181 reads 0 comments

  12. Giants SS Crawford Will Be Limited to DH Duty This Week

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  13. Giants Drop Cactus League Opener to A's

    MESA, Ariz. -- A's shortstop Marcus Semien made quite the first impression in green and gold, belting two home runs and finishing 3-for-3 with four RBIs in the club's Cactus League ...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 1 month ago 70 reads 0 comments

  14. Lincecum Pleased with Fastball Command in Spring Debut

    MESA, Ariz. — Tim Lincecum didn't realize there was a “pace of play” clock in center field at Hohokam Stadium until he finished his warm-up pitches, looked back and saw red numbers flashing at him...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 1 month ago 51 reads 0 comments

  15. Bumgarner Not Worried About Rough Spring Debut

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — There will be some gentle weeping across the desert here when the Kansas City Royals see the Giants -A's box score...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 1 month ago 1,274 reads 0 comments

  16. The Giants Have a Minor Roster Apocalypse Coming in the Bullpen

    We're talking about the back of the bullpen, so it's not a huge roster apocalypse. Just a minor one. Also, Google's autocorrect is suggesting "rooster apocalypse," and that sounds way more terrifying...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 7 reads 0 comments

  17. Projecting Tim Lincecum's 2015 Season

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 61 reads 0 comments

  18. Giants Newcomers McGehee, Aoki -- so Different, so Much in Common

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Nori Aoki grew up in Miyazaki Prefecture on the island of Kyushu. Casey McGehee hails from Santa Cruz and played at Fresno State...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 4 reads 0 comments

  19. Krukow: With Lincecum, 'I Want to See It Before I Believe It'

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 52 reads 0 comments

  20. Ehire Adrianza in Tight Competition for Giants' Bench Job

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Stories abound of Marco Scutaro latching onto young prospects and uploading his vast baseball knowledge to help them become better players...

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  21. San Francisco Giants' Brandon Belt Not Shy About Bunting to Beat Shift

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Brandon Belt never intended to be the poster boy. His goal wasn't to inspire an offensive trend or be held up to the light...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 15 reads 0 comments

  22. Giants' 19-Year-Old Arroyo Soaks Up Lessons of Big League Camp

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — On photo day at Scottsdale Stadium, Ryan Vogelsong and Christian Arroyo walked through the clubhouse at the same time. Vogelsong was sporting a thick beard, Arroyo just a few short hairs on his chin...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 33 reads 0 comments

  23. Posey Gets in His Licks Against Bumgarner

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — It was rare to see Buster Posey eagerly awaiting reporters at his locker. Heck, if he had the time he might have phoned every news outlet in the country and ...

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  24. Giants to Hold Cain out of Early Exhibition Games

    Manager Bruce Bochy said Saturday that the staff plans to “slow-play” Matt Cain to the Cactus League games and will not have the right-hander pitch until sometime between March 10-14...

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  25. Giants' Lincecum Gets Good Early Reviews at Spring Training

    Tim Lincecum threw a fastball up, which is not his happy place, but got a huge swing and miss from Brandon Belt.....

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