1. For Giants' Starting Pitchers, It's Not About Individual Stats

    Tim Lincecum walked off the mound at AT&T Park Wednesday afternoon with the following line for the day : one run, five hits, seven strikeouts and 111 pitches through seven innings...

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  2. San Francisco Giants: Could Jeff Keppinger Be the 2011 Aubrey Huff?

    Jeff Keppinger is in his seventh major league season . He has never played on a team with a winning record. In fact, the closest any of the teams he has played for has gotten to the ...

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  3. Why Brandon Belt's Delayed Return to the Giants Proves to Be Brilliant

    Everyone but Bruce Bochy and Brian Sabean were wondering why Brandon Belt wasn't back with the Giants yet...

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  4. Jeff Keppinger Trade Brings Solid Bat, Glove to Giants

    The San Francisco Giants acquired infielder Jeff Keppinger from the Houston Astros today in exchange for minor league right-handers Henry Sosa and Jason Stoffel. Keppinger is a career ...

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  5. San Francisco Giants: Ranking the Club's Top 5 Trade Assets

    The San Francisco Giants have been a team that has generated some of the most trade buzz in the big leagues this season as they continue their quest to defend the World Series title...

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  6. Barry Zito, Jonathan Sanchez: Who Will Win the Mind Game and 5th Rotation Spot?

    Ryan Vogelsong began the season in the minor leagues. At the beginning of the second half, he has a starting-rotation spot locked up, while Barry Zito and Jonathan Sanchez, both ...

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  7. How the Playoff Picture Would Look for the Giants If the Season Ended Today

    If the season ended today , the National League playoff picture would look remarkably similar to the scene last October...

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  8. Giants Promote Catcher Hector Sanchez, 3 Reasons Brandon Belt Is Still in Fresno

    Hector Sanchez, who has been putting up solid numbers and handling his catching duties admirably at Triple-A Fresno, had his contract purchased today by the San Francisco Giants ...

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  9. MLB Trade Deadline: What the K-Rod Trade Tells Us About Possible Mets Fire Sale

    For all the talk and speculation about the financial troubles and potential fire sale of elite talent by the New York Mets this season, something significant finally happened during the All-Star Game on July 12...

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  10. San Francisco Giants: Jonathan Sanchez in Need of the Sandy Koufax Treatment?

    In Ken Burns' epic documentary, Baseball , the filmmaker sheds light on a little-known fact about arguably the greatest left-handed pitcher of all time, Sandy Koufax...

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  11. MLB: 10 Setup Men Who Are Better Than Most Closers

    The setup man. An often unsung hero on a baseball club that is seldom heralded for his gritty performance as he paves the way for the more popular closer...

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  12. San Francisco Giants: 2nd-Half Preview

    After a first half that saw the Giants struggle terribly offensively, lose several key players to injury and somehow finish in first place in the NL West, the second half has many story lines that will make for an exciting stretch...

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  13. MLB All-Star Game 2011: Live Blog and Analysis

    Manny Randhawa here with the B/R 2011 MLB All-Star Game Live Blog. Stay connected here for updates on the 82nd Annual Midsummer Classic, with game info and analysis of the happenings at Chase Field in Phoenix...

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  14. MLB All Star Game 2011: Brian Wilson's Cleats to Feature the Closer's Likeness

    Brian Wilson will reportedly have an image of his face, and perhaps more significantly, his beard, on his cleats during Tuesday night's MLB All-Star Game...

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  15. San Francisco Giants: Panda May Be This Year's Posey, Could Win Gold Glove

    His 21-game hitting streak sparked a struggling Giants offense in the month of July, and with his production plus the usual outstanding pitching performances by San Francisco's ...

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  16. Why Everyone's Worried About the Giants

    The euphoria of a long-awaited world championship could only last so long before worry crept into the minds of the Giants faithful. Can they do it again? It was so close to not happening at all...

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  17. Why the Offense Will Be Better in the Second Half, Trade or No Trade

    The San Francisco Giants are the defending world champions. They are in first place in the National League West, 11 games over the .500 mark...

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  18. How the Giants Have Changed Baseball

    The count was three balls, two strikes to Philadelphia's slugging first baseman Ryan Howard. There were two outs in the bottom of the ninth, with the tying run 180 feet away at second base...

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  19. Bochy's Lincecum All-Star Pick the Right Call Despite Criticism from NL Managers

    Exactly 78 years ago today, on July 6, 1933, the first-ever Major League Baseball All-Star Game was held at Comiskey Park in Chicago. Nearly eight decades later, the tradition of the Midsummer Classic continues, but not without controversy...

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  20. Worst Offense Since 1902? So What's Your Point?

    John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle wrote in today's edition that the Giants have given their pitching staff the lowest home game run-support of any team in franchise history dating back to 1902...

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  21. San Francisco Giants: Who Is the First-Half MVP?

    With all that the defending world champs have been through in the first half of the 2011 season, it would be amazing if they were a .500 ballclub on July 1...

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  22. San Francisco Giants: Mid-Season Predictions for October

    At exactly the midway point in the season, now that the defending world champion San Francisco Giants have played 81 games, it's inevitable that in the back of some Giants fans' minds ...

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  23. Jeremy Affeldt: The Impact of His Return to Dominance

    Jeremy Affeldt was nothing short of amazing for the San Francisco Giants in his first season with the club in 2009 . Affeldt went 2-2 with a 1.73 ERA and had 33 holds that year...

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  24. San Francisco Giants: Barry Zito, Jonathan Sanchez Examples of Clever DL Use

    When Barry Zito stood on the mound after spraining his foot in an attempt to field a bunt at Chase Field on April 16 , it sure didn't look like he was bound for a nine-week trip to the disabled list...

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  25. San Francisco Giants: Ranking Their Injuries in Terms of Overall Impact

    The defending world champion San Francisco Giants had a lot of things go their way in 2010. One of the biggest advantages they had during their amazing run to glory was good health...

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