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...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 25 days ago 181 reads 0 comments

  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 ...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 26 days ago 70 reads 0 comments

  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...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 26 days ago 7 reads 0 comments

  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...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 27 days ago 15 reads 0 comments

  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...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 27 days ago 33 reads 0 comments

  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 ...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 28 days ago 247 reads 0 comments

  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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