1. 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...

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

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  3. 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 ...

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  4. 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...

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  5. 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...

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  6. 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...

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  7. Projecting Tim Lincecum's 2015 Season

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  8. 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...

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

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  10. 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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  11. 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...

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  12. 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...

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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. Lincecum Flashes "Deceptive" Stuff While Facing Giants Hitters

    There is no radar gun during live batting practice sessions, and the results aren't marked in a scorebook. But the informal sessions can still be informative, and the Giants took plenty of positives away from Tim Lincecum's time on the mound Friday...

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  17. Giants Closer Casilla Hit on Shin During Bp

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- San Francisco Giants closer Santiago Casilla was hit on his left shin by a batted ball and left for X-rays during a spring training workout Thursday...

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  18. Giants Sign Ronny Cedeno

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  19. San Francisco Giants: What Sets Them Apart from the Other Teams in Baseball?

    The San Francisco Giants have won three world championships in five years. In today's era of free agency, that level of success qualifies as a modern-day dynasty...

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  20. Bumgarner Faces Pence, Sanchez in First BP

    Looking as powerful as ever, Madison Bumgarner, the Giants ' 2014 postseason hero, threw his first round of live batting practice this spring on Thursday.....

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  21. Giants Great Kent Has Connection with Third-Base Prospect

    For the next two weeks, Jeff Kent will wear a Giants uniform and wield a fungo bat while helping the organization's young infielders sharpen their skills.....

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  22. Here's a Shock: MadBum Dominating in Spring

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  23. Giants spring training Day 8: Adrianza in battle for roster spot

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Ehire Adrianza's defensive ability at shortstop got him to the big leagues, and it's what still makes him an intriguing player after so many years in the Giants organization...

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  24. SF Giants' Buster Posey Voted #FaceofMLB

    Twitter users had their say, and on Thursday, Major League Baseball announced the winner of this year's hashtag-driven social media contest: San Francisco Giants ' catcher Buster Posey was voted the #Faceof MLB ...

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  25. Hudson Feels on Track After First Mound Session

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Tim Hudson took what he considered to be a significant step toward retaining a spot in the Giants ' starting rotation with a 25-pitch throwing session off a bullpen mound Wednesday...

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