1. Does Bumgarner Have Money on His Mind?

    It took 33 days and three innings, but Madison Bumgarner, the pitcher who loves to swing the bat, finally received his first plate appearance of the spring on Sunday.....

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  2. Bumgarner: 'I Feel Close' to Ready for Opener

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — The clearest sign that Madison Bumgarner is ready for Opening Day came when he grabbed a bat. Bumgarner twice swung at the first pitch of an at-bat and nearly homered on his second swing of the spring...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 6 days ago 142 reads 0 comments

  3. Can Timmy Find His Old Mechanics for Giants?

    TEMPE, Ariz -– Tim Lincecum has been one of the best and most popular pitchers in San Francisco Giants history (try walking around the city without seeing someone wearing one of his replica jerseys)...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 6 days ago 62 reads 0 comments

  4. Lincecum Goes 4 Solid IP in Return from Neck Issue

    TEMPE, Ariz. -- Jered Weaver and Tim Lincecum each provided solid, encouraging outings as the Angels beat the Giants , 3-2, in front of a sellout crowd at Tempe Diablo Stadium on Saturday afternoon...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 7 days ago 16 reads 0 comments

  5. Pagan Throws, Hits Off Tee Sat. After Back Injections

    HEALTH WATCH: It was a good day for the ailing. Angel Pagan (stiff back) was bouncing around the clubhouse, and he went out on the field to do some light throwing and hit off a tee; Pagan could be back in the lineup Tuesday or Wednesday...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 7 days ago 75 reads 0 comments

  6. Barry Bonds: more of a Giants presence

    Barry Bonds isn't scheduled for another stint in the Giants ' training camp, but talks are underway for the homers king to take an expanded role in the organization...

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  7. McGehee and Sandoval ... a Defensive Push at Third Base?

    Tim Hudson has spent his baseball life sowing his sinker and growing ground balls. It's been a rich career. But he still has to rely on infielders to pull in the harvest.....

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 8 days ago 33 reads 0 comments

  8. Ishikawa, Hudson Shine as Giants Fall Late

    Former Giants farmhand Chris Dominguez slugged a two-run double to highlight the Reds ' five-run ninth inning that pushed them past San Francisco, 6-5, on Friday night.....

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 8 days ago 85 reads 0 comments

  9. Brandon Belt an Option in the Giants' Outfield, Bruce Bochy Says

    With Hunter Pence's broken arm and Angel Pagan's sore back, the Giants are considering several internal alternatives in the outfield.....

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 8 days ago 157 reads 0 comments

  10. Giants SS Crawford Breaks Down Top 2014 Defensive Gems

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- When talking about reasons for optimism at FanFest last month, Giants general manager Brian Sabean mentioned just about every one of his young infielders, pointing out that there is room for each one to grow...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 8 days ago 39 reads 0 comments

  11. Giants spring training Day 28: Cain may tweak routine

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — The phrase “listen to my body” is a popular one with Giants starters these days...

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  12. Final Prediction for San Francisco Giants' Key Spring Training Position Battles

    As the San Francisco Giants prepare for their regular-season opener, there are still a few roster questions that must be answered. Fortunately, the starting eight position players appear set, even with the injury to Hunter Pence...

    Dan Mori Written by Dan Mori about 9 days ago 5,462 reads 7 comments

  13. Panik, Belt Supply Power in Vogelsong's Strong Start

    PHOENIX -- Joe Panik and Brandon Belt homered for the Giants , and Ryan Braun snapped a spring slump for the Brewers in San Francisco's 3-2 victory Thursday at sold-out Maryvale Baseball Park...

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 9 days ago 494 reads 0 comments

  14. Giants' Pagan Receives Injection in Ailing Back

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- At this point, the Giants should probably ban players from using the locker nearest the clubhouse door at Scottsdale Stadium...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 9 days ago 616 reads 0 comments

  15. Brandon Belt Can Be San Francisco Giants' X-Factor

    The expectations for San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt have so far outlived the results. With Hunter Pence expected to be shelved for a significant amount of time early ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 9 days ago 4 reads 0 comments

  16. Giants Coach Roberto Kelly Making Tough Switch Across the Diamond

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- This Giants spring training is perhaps more critical to one member of the team than any other in terms of on-the-job preparation...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 9 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  17. Pagan Misses Second Straight Game with Stiff Back

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 9 days ago 2 reads 0 comments

  18. Pagan's Troublesome Back Flaring Up in Spring

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  19. Is It Time to Officially Start Fearing Madison Bumgarner's 2014 Workload?

    Last October, Madison Bumgarner was superhuman —and that's barely hyperbole. You remember the image: the big left-hander, bearded and glowering, striding out of the bullpen ...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 10 days ago 11,416 reads 32 comments

  20. Giants Not Actively Pursuing Outfielder

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 10 days ago 43 reads 0 comments

  21. Giants Reacquire Jackson Williams for Cash Considerations

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 10 days ago 61 reads 0 comments

  22. Bochy Says It's Time for Giants to Shape Up Sloppy Play

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — All the hitting woes, pitching woes and defensive woes finally got to manager Bruce Bochy...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 11 days ago 26 reads 0 comments

  23. Manager Bruce Bochy Wants San Francisco Giants to Step It Up

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Spring training results aren't supposed to mean much, but Bruce Bochy is starting to tire of what he's seeing from his Giants ...

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  24. Offseason In Review: San Francisco Giants

    The World Series winners brought back some familiar faces from their latest championship team, yet they'll have to account for a Panda-sized hole in their lineup...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 11 days ago 2 reads 0 comments

  25. Giants' Crawford Halfway to Milestone

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- As he does with all aspects of his defensive game, Brandon Crawford keeps a pretty keen eye on his numbers. But there's an intriguing one that eluded his notice at the end of last season...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 11 days ago 39 reads 0 comments