1. San Francisco Giants: Diamondbacks Causing Problems for MLB World Series Champs

    At the start of the 2011 Major League Baseball regular season, you would be hard-pressed to find an expert who thought that any team but the San Francisco Giants would win the NL West...

    Jordan Plaut Written by Jordan Plaut about over 3 years ago 684 reads 4 comments

  2. San Francisco Giants: 3 Reasons Brandon Belt Should Be in the Majors

    At the beginning of 2010, not too many San Francisco Giants fans were aware of Brandon Belt's existence in the farm system. By the start of 2011, Belt was a shortlist favorite for the National League Rookie of the Year award...

    Jordan Plaut Written by Jordan Plaut about over 3 years ago 1,781 reads 7 comments

  3. Jonathan Sanchez Is the San Francisco Giants' Most Vital 2nd-Half Player

    I know what you must be thinking after reading that headline. How can Jonathan Sanchez, a starting pitcher who was just placed on the disabled list and was leading the league in walks, ...

    Jordan Plaut Written by Jordan Plaut about over 3 years ago 1,821 reads 8 comments

  4. San Francisco Giants: Only Small Ball Will Save the Giants in 2011

    It's the same story, yet why does it seem as if no one is willing to make a change? The San Francisco Giants began the 2011 season with renewed hope following their improbable 2010 World Series championship...

    Jordan Plaut Written by Jordan Plaut about over 3 years ago 701 reads 5 comments

  5. San Francisco Giants: Buster Posey and the Worst Collisions in MLB History

    With the recent injury to San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey, Major League Baseball is taking a good look at a possible rule change involving collisions between runners and catchers at home plate...

    Jordan Plaut Written by Jordan Plaut about over 3 years ago 3,690 reads 18 comments

  6. San Francisco Giants: What Posey Injury Will Mean for New Starter Whiteside

    Even though he is 31 years old, San Francisco Giants catcher Eli Whiteside has only been a major-league regular for just over two seasons. In that time, however, Whiteside has been a part of and seen many Giants accomplishments...

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  7. San Francisco Giants: Their Optimal Starting Lineup (With Everyone Healthy)

    The following lineup may not exactly be threatening, but unless Brian Sabean decides to make some moves in the near future (don't bet on it) this is the best possible starting lineup for the San Francisco Giants in 2011...

    Jordan Plaut Written by Jordan Plaut about over 3 years ago 4,695 reads 10 comments

  8. 7 Ways the Giants Need to Improve to Be in First at the All-Star Break

    Although the San Francisco Giants had a very similar record at the same point in 2010, they did not have the added pressure of being the defending World Series champions...

    Jordan Plaut Written by Jordan Plaut about over 3 years ago 8,139 reads 17 comments

  9. San Francisco Giants: 3 Giants with the Most to Lose When Cody Ross Returns

    Right fielder Cody Ross solidified his spot in San Francisco Giants history over the course of the 2010 postseason, almost singlehandedly beating Roy Halladay and the Phillies in the NLCS...

    Jordan Plaut Written by Jordan Plaut about over 3 years ago 2,189 reads 4 comments

  10. San Francisco Giants Power Rankings: Brian Wilson's 10 Most Hilarious Tweets

    Brian Wilson. The Man. The Beard. The Legend. The Giants' charismatic and rather enigmatic closer has blessed fans in San Francisco and around baseball with a myriad of sayings, captivating the world with his glorious awesomeness...

    Jordan Plaut Written by Jordan Plaut about over 3 years ago 4,569 reads 3 comments

  11. San Francisco Giants: Brian Wilson and the Craziest Giants of All Time

    How can you not love Brian Wilson? The eccentric closer gives you everything he has night in and night out and inspires his teammates with both his on and off-field performances...

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  12. San Francisco Giants: Three Under-the-Radar Prospects Having Monster Springs

    Every year, new players come into spring training with the hopes of making a team, whether they are from the farm system or have bounced around the majors for their entire careers...

    Jordan Plaut Written by Jordan Plaut about almost 4 years ago 3,713 reads 6 comments

  13. San Francisco Giants: 5 Wild Cards Who 'Could' Make Opening Day Roster

    It seems like every year the San Francisco Giants enter spring training desperately looking for pieces to add on, not subtract...

    Jordan Plaut Written by Jordan Plaut about almost 4 years ago 2,519 reads 18 comments

  14. San Francisco Giants: The Boys of Spring Are Back and Better Than Ever

    This past Sunday, I found myself transported from the rains and dreary snows of late winter to the cloudless skies of Arizona —temperatures blazing in the mid-80s...

    Jordan Plaut Written by Jordan Plaut about almost 4 years ago 974 reads 0 comments

  15. San Francisco Giants: 5 Reasons Jeff Suppan Will Make the Opening Day Roster

    Jeff Suppan, a 36-year-old right-hander, is desperately trying to prove once again that he can help a major league team win. This time, it's with the World Series champs...

    Jordan Plaut Written by Jordan Plaut about almost 4 years ago 2,147 reads 15 comments

  16. MLB Preview 2011: Do the SF Giants Have One More Magic Carpet Ride in Them?

    Is it just me or are the San Francisco Giants , the team that just won the 2010 World Series, getting no respect across the country? Yes, I know I’m a biased Giants fan, ...

    Jordan Plaut Written by Jordan Plaut about almost 4 years ago 852 reads 8 comments

  17. 10 Giants Prospects Not Named Brandon Belt Who Could Reach The Bigs In 2011

    Without a doubt, Brandon Belt is the most highly touted prospect in the Giants organization, at least in terms of being Major League-ready. He clearly has the skill set and talent to make an immediate impact when he is eventually promoted...

    Jordan Plaut Written by Jordan Plaut about almost 4 years ago 2,378 reads 8 comments

  18. San Francisco Giants: 10 Reasons To Wait Until June To Call Up Brandon Belt

    Brandon Belt is the real deal and San Francisco Giants fans know it. The 22-year-old tore through the Giants farm system in 2010, compiling a .352 BA to go along with 23 homers, 112 RBI and a 1...

    Jordan Plaut Written by Jordan Plaut about almost 4 years ago 2,605 reads 17 comments

  19. San Francisco Giants: Sanchez Vs. Bumgarner, Who's The Better Future Lefty?

    Madison Bumgarner or Jonathan Sanchez? Thankfully for the San Francisco Giants, the tough choice between the two does not have to be made, for now...

    Jordan Plaut Written by Jordan Plaut about almost 4 years ago 1,447 reads 12 comments

  20. Brian Wilson and the Bay Area's Top 10 Fan-Favorite Athletes

    Over the past five years or so, the Bay Area has accumulated some pretty entertaining athletes, both on the field/court and off. These players have given the fans plenty of reasons to cheer, though not necessarily because of their in-game achievements...

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  21. 2010-11 NBA Midseason Report: 3 Teams Ready To Move Forward To Postseason

    Now that every team in the NBA has passed the 41-game mark, each one is analyzing the first half of their season and how they can improve on their chances going forward...

    Jordan Plaut Written by Jordan Plaut about almost 4 years ago 594 reads 2 comments

  22. San Francisco Giants: One World Series Isn't Enough for 2010's Surprise Champs

    With the NFL playoffs in full swing and conference showdowns this weekend bringing the four remaining teams closer to the ultimate prize, it’s easy to see why football is on the mind of the sporting world...

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