1. Tony La Russa: One More Reason to Hate the Los Angeles Dodgers

    Oh, L.A. Dodgers , how do I hate thee? Let me count the ways… As if Giants fans needed any more reasons to loathe the team in blue caps from the city of brown skies, a ...

    Troy Nelson Written by Troy Nelson about over 2 years ago 1,929 reads 11 comments

  2. MLB News: Bud Selig Says San Jose Territory Belongs to San Francisco Giants

    According to an article in the New York Daily News , Major League Baseball is ready to announce that the much-ballyhooed San Jose territory, coveted by the Oakland A’s, belongs to the San Francisco Giants ...

    Troy Nelson Written by Troy Nelson about over 2 years ago 1,191 reads 7 comments

  3. Matt Cain: Could He Command $100 Million from San Francisco Giants?

    According to CBSSports.com reporter Jon Heyman , the San Francisco Giants ' chances of signing pitcher Matt Cain for less than $100 million is "a major long shot now...

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  4. San Francisco Giants: Pat Burrell to Return to Giants?

    Taking a page out of Brett Favre's playbook, former San Francisco Giants outfielder Pat Burrell may soon un-retire. Just not as a player...

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  5. San Francisco Giants' Matt Cain Puts Home on Market; Is His Time Up in San Fran?

    Zoinks! There's news out of the Huffington Post this morning that San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Cain —who is eligible to become a free agent after this season—has put his Bay Area home up for sale...

    Troy Nelson Written by Troy Nelson about over 2 years ago 2,225 reads 16 comments

  6. San Francisco Giants Outfielder Pat Burrell's Swanky Love Shack Is Up for Sale

    Now that former San Francisco Giants outfielder Pat Burrell is retiring, it’s time to do what every new retiree does: sell the house. Wait...

    Troy Nelson Written by Troy Nelson about over 2 years ago 2,981 reads 2 comments

  7. Tim Lincecum Rejects San Francisco Giants' $100MM Offer

    Take this with a grain of salt. After all, it’s coming from CBSSports.com, the site that reported Joe Paterno’s death...while he was still alive ...

    Troy Nelson Written by Troy Nelson about almost 3 years ago 2,760 reads 14 comments

  8. Susac, Panik Among San Francisco Giants' Spring Training Non-Roster Invitees

    According to Comcast SportsNet’s Amy Gutierrez, Sacramento native Andrew Susac is one of 25 players who received a non-roster invitation by the Giants to attend spring training in February, next month...

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  9. San Francisco Giants' Brian Wilson Is Making Progress (But I'm Still Worried)

    Forget about his beard. What San Francisco Giants fans really need to be concerned about is Brian Wilson ‘s elbow ...

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  10. Showtime Cameras Moving to Greener Pastures for Season 2 of 'The Franchise'

    The San Francisco Giants are so 2010. Showtime is moving on to greener pastures after following the World Champs last season in its inaugural cable television docu-series, The Franchise ...

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  11. San Francisco Giants: Avoid Arbitration, Ink Ryan Vogelsong to Multi-Year Deal

    According to a tweet from 95.7 FM, The Game’s Mychael Urban of the San Francisco Giants has avoided arbitration with right-handed pitcher Ryan Vogelsong...

    Troy Nelson Written by Troy Nelson about almost 3 years ago 320 reads 3 comments

  12. San Francisco Giants Prospect Drew Stiner Suspended 50 Games for Drug Use

    According to San Francisco Chronicle reporter John Shea, San Francisco Giants prospect Drew Stiner has been suspended by Major League Baseball for 50 games after testing positive for amphetamines...

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  13. Clayton Tanner Signs Minor League Deal with Cincinnati Reds

    Left-handed pitcher Clayton Tanner has signed a minor league contract with the Cincinnati Reds , according to The Cincinnati Enquirer . It's his second tour with the Reds...

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  14. MLB Salaries: How Albert Pujols' New Contract Compares to Willie Mays' 1958 Deal

    Today marks the 54th anniversary of the day that Willie Mays signed a franchise-record contract with the San Francisco Giants —for a whopping $65,700. In 1958, Mays was 26-years-old, still very much in his prime...

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  15. Aubrey Huff on 2011 Season: 'My Head Was in the Toilet'

    In an interview Tuesday with San Francisco Chronicle writer Henry Schulman, Giants first baseman Aubrey Huff admitted that his poor 2011 season had more to do with being out of shape mentally than physically...

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  16. Don Mueller, Teammate of Willie Mays and Bobby Thomson, Dies at 84

    Sad news in the baseball world tonight as Don Mueller, who played for the New York Giants from 1948 to 1957, has died. He was 84...

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  17. To Hell and Back: 10 San Francisco Giants Who Were Traded Away, Then Reacquired

    'Tis the season for returning unwanted Christmas gifts to the store for something better. After the recent signing—or should I say re -signing—of pitcher Boof Bonser ...

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  18. On This Date in San Francisco Giants History: Dec 29

    On this date in San Francisco Giants history ... 2009: Mark DeRosa, a veteran .275 hitter, signed a two-year, $12 million deal with the Giants. The 34-year old versatile infielder was traded by Cleveland to the Cardinals at the end of June...

    Troy Nelson Written by Troy Nelson about almost 3 years ago 269 reads 2 comments

  19. "Sizable Gap" Exists in Contract Discussions Between Lincecum and Giants

    According to CBS Sport's Jon Heyman , a "sizable gap" still exists between the San Francisco Giants and their star pitcher, Tim Lincecum . Heyman says the two sides are at least two years and "tens of millions of dollars" apart...

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  20. The San Francisco Giants' 10 Biggest Stories of 2011

    A year ago, the San Francisco Giants were on Cloud 9—still basking in the glow of their first World Series championship title since moving west from New York in 1958. But an ecstatic 2010 was replaced by a mostly painful 2011...

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  21. San Francisco Giants Among Baseball's Biggest Spenders

    If you think the San Francisco Giants are being too stingy with their cash, you may want to re-think your position...

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  22. Cody Rox? Former Giants Outfielder Cody Ross Close to Deal with Colorado

    According to a tweet this morning from ESPN's Buster Olney, former San Francisco Giants outfielder Cody Ross is close to signing a free-agent deal with the Colorado Rockies ...

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  23. A's Move to San Jose Could Have a Very Positive Effect on Giants

    For years we have been hearing about the Oakland Athletics ' eagerness to get the hell out of dodge. The city of Oakland, which once lost the Raiders (turns out it wasn't the brightest ...

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  24. Yorvit Torrealba Shoves Umpire in the Face During Winter League Game

    Move aside, Roberto Alomar . If you really want to see how a baseball player disrespects an umpire, check out the video on the next page of Rangers catcher Yorvit Torrealba ...

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  25. Barry Bonds Appeals Conviction Just in Time for Hall of Fame Consideration

    Former San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds finished his scandal-shortened career with a Major League record 2,558 walks...

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