1. Pablo Sandoval: Resurgent or Wreck in 2011?

    Spring training is almost here. The sights and sounds of baseball are soon to come, and the Giants are prepared to defend their title with much of the same formula as 2010. Pablo Sandoval, however, was not a part of the 2010 formula...

    Victor Valladares Jr Written by Victor Valladares Jr about over 3 years ago 1,998 reads 7 comments

  2. Buster Posey Faces Unfairly High Expectations from San Francisco Giants Fanbase

    Day One: 3-for-4, three RBI. Day Two: 3-for-5, two doubles, one RBI. Yes, Buster Posey's phenomenal season debut has been nothing short of sensational. Heck, I've already heard Giants brass refer to Posey as "the Savior" or "the Messiah...

    Victor Valladares Jr Written by Victor Valladares Jr about over 4 years ago 1,701 reads 8 comments

  3. San Francisco Giants: Four Reasons Not to Panic

    Baseball is one really weird game. One second you're feeling like an unstoppable freight train. Everything clicks: Pitching, hitting, defense. It just works...

    Victor Valladares Jr Written by Victor Valladares Jr about over 4 years ago 666 reads 6 comments

  4. Jaosn Heyward Mania Reaches NL West, San Francisco Giants

    Okay, three scenarios: 1. A tsunami racing across the ocean 2. An avalanche roaring down a mountain 3. Godzilla approaching Tokyo What do these three scenarios have in common besides destruction? They are unavoidable...

    Victor Valladares Jr Written by Victor Valladares Jr about over 4 years ago 156 reads 0 comments

  5. Detroit Tigers To Sign Johnny Damon

    According to Tim Brown of Yahoo! Sports, the Tigers have reached an agreement with outfielder Johnny Damon. The deal is believed to a one-year deal worth $8 million and does not have a second year option...

    Victor Valladares Jr Written by Victor Valladares Jr about over 4 years ago 39 reads 1 comments

  6. Turn of the Tide? 2010 NL West Predictions

    In recent years, the NL West has been dubbed baseball's worst division. In 2005, the San Diego Padres won the division with a mere 82 wins, barely clinching a winning season. The other four NL West teams had losing seasons...

    Victor Valladares Jr Written by Victor Valladares Jr about over 4 years ago 3,630 reads 22 comments

  7. Is This Jonathan Sanchez's Year to Shine for the Giants?

    Jonathan Sanchez strolled into camp looking a bit different this year. The 6'2" lefty is 12 pounds heavier than in 2009. Normally that's a reason for face palms, mumbles, and grumbles from an already impatient fanbase...

    Victor Valladares Jr Written by Victor Valladares Jr about over 4 years ago 386 reads 6 comments

  8. Giants Flawed Use Of Payroll Could Prove Costly

    Okay, so the San Francisco Giants didn't sign Matt Holliday or Jason Bay, during free agency. I hope nobody is surprised. The Giants once again displayed an unwillingness to spend money on the market's big fish...

    Victor Valladares Jr Written by Victor Valladares Jr about over 4 years ago 957 reads 10 comments

  9. Fredy Sanchez Undergoes Shoulder Surgery: Could Miss Opening Day

    Giants manager Bruce Bochy confirmed that 2B Freddy Sanchez underwent surgery on his left shoulder and could miss Opening Day. The surgery was an arthroscopic procedure, a procedure in which the shoulder is basically "cleaned up...

    Victor Valladares Jr Written by Victor Valladares Jr about over 4 years ago 917 reads 11 comments

  10. Tim Lincecum vs. the Giants: Let the Battle Begin

    We knew it was coming. It crept in the corner of our minds. Moreso in the minds of the Giants front office. Even when they spent about $20 million on free agents this offseason, it stayed on the back burner...

    Victor Valladares Jr Written by Victor Valladares Jr about over 4 years ago 669 reads 6 comments

  11. Bengie Molina Is Back!: Why San Francisco Giants Fans Should Rejoice

    Two days ago, I wrote that Buster Posey was not ready to catch for the Giants. Apparently, the Giants agreed. Today, the Giants re-signed Bengie "Big Money" Molina to a one-year, $4.5 million contract...

    Victor Valladares Jr Written by Victor Valladares Jr about over 4 years ago 746 reads 2 comments

  12. Cozy with Posey?: Why Buster Posey Is Not Ready To Catch for the Giants

    Well, his name isn't really Buster. His name is Gerald Demp Posey III. He was born in Leesburg, Georgia on March 27, 1987 and played college ball at Florida State...

    Victor Valladares Jr Written by Victor Valladares Jr about over 4 years ago 4,117 reads 32 comments

  13. San Francisco Giants: Do They Have What It Takes To Win in 2010?

    Okay Giants fans, there you have it: Mark DeRosa and Aubrey Huff. They're not Matt Holliday or Jason Bay, but these two new Giants will have to suffice...

    Victor Valladares Jr Written by Victor Valladares Jr about over 4 years ago 967 reads 9 comments