1. San Francisco Giants: Complete 2017 Season Preview, Predictions

    The magic spell that the San Francisco Giants had in even years finally stopped working in 2016. Now they have to find the right incantation for odd-year magic. That should be doable...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 9,634 reads 0 comments

  2. San Francisco Giants Create 'M-V-Pee' Trophy for Best Hydrated Player

    Sports science is evolving rapidly as teams attempt to optimize player health and performance. Count the San Francisco Giants among sporting franchises that are willing to think outside the box to avoid a stream of injuries...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 1 month ago 9,752 reads 0 comments

  3. San Francisco Giants: Final Predictions for Each Key Spring Position Battle

    On a partly cloudy Thursday evening in Scottsdale, Arizona , the San Francisco Giants trotted out a starting lineup that didn't feature Buster Posey, Hunter Pence, Denard Span, Brandon Belt or Brandon Crawford...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 2 months ago 8,642 reads 0 comments

  4. Barry Bonds Joins Giants Front Office as Special Adviser to CEO

    The San Francisco Giants announced Tuesday that legendary outfielder Barry Bonds joined the organization in an advisory role...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 2 months ago 22,674 reads 0 comments

  5. San Francisco Giants: The 5 Most Disappointing Players in Spring Training So Far

    There's no point panicking about the losing record the San Francisco Giants have this spring. It's spring training —t hey'll be fine. Provided, of course, that some of the key players complicit in the club's poor spring turn things around...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 2 months ago 17,124 reads 0 comments

  6. San Francisco Giants: 5 Players in Serious Danger of Being Cut or Demoted

    The San Francisco Giants certainly have stars. What they also have in seemingly equal abundance are open roster spots that need filling. The boxes that need checking on the offensive side include a starting left fielder and almost the entire bench...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 3 months ago 29,931 reads 0 comments

  7. Giants Coach Jose Alguacil Required Surgery After Being Hit in Face by Foul Ball

    San Francisco Giants first base coach Jose Alguacil required surgery after getting hit in the face by a foul ball Saturday during an exhibition game against the Kansas City Royals in Surprise, Arizona...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 3 months ago 249,261 reads 0 comments

  8. San Francisco Giants: 5 Under-the-Radar Players to Watch in Spring Games

    The San Francisco Giants have won three championships since 2010, largely on the strength of their homegrown core. As much as they've benefited from the likes of Buster Posey and Madison Bumgarner, however, they've also relied on unlikely heroes...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 3 months ago 8,205 reads 0 comments

  9. San Francisco Giants: MLB Player Comps for Each Top Spring Training Prospect

    The San Francisco Giants may not have any elite prospects, but they do have some good ones. Some even look like major leaguers , in fact. And we can prove it...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 3 months ago 6,151 reads 0 comments

  10. Aaron Hill to Giants: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    Infielder Aaron Hill signed a minor league contract with the San Francisco Giants on Friday. According to Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle , Hill will earn $2 million plus incentives in 2017 if he makes the team...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 3 months ago 6,432 reads 0 comments

  11. San Francisco Giants: Non-Roster Invitees with Best Shot to Make 25-Man Roster

    The San Francisco Giants enter spring training with uncertainty in the outfield and an open competition for the backup infield spots...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 3 months ago 7,645 reads 0 comments

  12. The San Francisco Giants Scout Madison Bumgarner, Power Hitter

    There are pitchers who have to hit. There are pitchers who can hit. And then there's Madison Bumgarner . For the San Francisco Giants , the difference is just as easily confirmed by the senses as by the numbers...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 3 months ago 24,701 reads 0 comments

  13. San Francisco Giants: 5 Key Questions That Need Answering in Spring Training

    After watching their 2016 season end in a bullpen tire-fire , the San Francisco Giants addressed their biggest need by signing closer Mark Melancon to a four-year, $62 million pact...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 4 months ago 5,396 reads 0 comments

  14. San Francisco Giants: 5 Last-Minute Moves They Should Consider

    The bullpen dropped the ball for the San Francisco Giants late last season, so it's no surprise that shoring up the relief core was the main focus of the team's early offseason dealings...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 4 months ago 10,037 reads 0 comments

  15. San Francisco Giants: Ranking the Top 10 Prospects Ahead of Spring Training

    It's been a while since the San Francisco Giants had a top-tier minor league system. Grabbing three championships in a seven-year span and placing an emphasis on winning now will do that...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 4 months ago 6,792 reads 0 comments

  16. What Is Madison Bumgarner Worth in Upcoming Giants Megadeal?

    There's what Madison Bumgarner is making, what he's worth and how much he might make in his next contract. Spoiler alert: These three things are very different...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 31,404 reads 9 comments

  17. Giants Spring Training 2017 Preview: Predictions, Players to Watch and More

    For the first time since the waning days of the George W. Bush administration, the San Francisco Giants didn't win the World Series in an even year. Now, as we prepare to inaugurate President Donald J...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 4 months ago 5,919 reads 8 comments

  18. Willie McCovey's Tax Evasion Charges Pardoned by President Obama

    President Barack Obama pardoned b aseball Hall of Famer and San Francisco Giants great Willie McCovey on Tuesday of tax evasion...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 4 months ago 56,269 reads 21 comments

  19. Predicting San Francisco Giants Depth Charts a Month Ahead of Spring Training

    After finally running out of even-year magic in 2016, the San Francisco Giants don't have many questions to answer before they try to conjure some odd-year magic in 2017...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 5 months ago 6,607 reads 6 comments

  20. San Francisco Giants' Top Free-Agent, Trade Targets Post-New Year

    Signing All-Star closer Mark Melancon to a four-year, $62 million deal was a necessary move for the San Francisco Giants , but it was one that has seemingly limited the team's ability to improve the roster elsewhere...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 5 months ago 10,029 reads 4 comments

  21. Jimmy Rollins to Giants: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    Jimmy Rollins isn't ready to call it a career just yet. The veteran shortstop agreed to a minor league contract with the San Francisco Giants on Monday, where he'll attempt to make the 25-man roster out of spring training...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 5 months ago 10,114 reads 10 comments

  22. Mark Melancon Puts Giants Back on Level for NL West Dominance

    The San Francisco Giants ' run of even-year championships finally ended in 2016 in large part because their bullpen was cursed. Or to put it more bluntly, just not very good...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 6 months ago 11,273 reads 56 comments

  23. Mark Melancon to Giants: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    Mark Melancon spent the second half of the 2016 season with the Washington Nationals , but the 31-year-old closer is moving on from the reigning National League East champions after signing with the San Francisco Giants on Monday...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 months ago 25,479 reads 118 comments

  24. J.D. Martinez Would Be Ideal Fit for Power-Starved Giants

    Before the San Francisco Giants ' run of even-year championships was killed by their bullpen at the end of 2016, it was wounded by their lack of power. Their leading home run hitter was Brandon Belt, who cranked just 17 homers...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 6 months ago 18,037 reads 29 comments

  25. Giants Should Sign 2 of Chapman, Jansen and Melancon to Chase 2017 Title

    The San Francisco Giants need to bolster their bullpen. The Giants know it. Every other team knows it. Your second cousin who's wrapped up in the election and doesn't really follow baseball knows it...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 7 months ago 18,027 reads 43 comments