1. San Francisco Giants: Pill, Belt, Rookie Sanchez and Otero Make Roster

    Watch out, Aubrey Huff. Brett Pill and Brandon Belt—both of whom are considered to be some of the organization's top prospects—have both made the Opening Day roster...

    Michael Manbert Written by Michael Manbert about over 3 years ago 945 reads 2 comments

  2. Lincecum Will Keep Slider in Back Pocket to Open Season

    From SFGiantsInsider.com: Tim Lincecum will open the season on Friday without his full arsenal of pitches...

    Michael Manbert Written by Michael Manbert about over 3 years ago 269 reads 0 comments

  3. Why Expand the MLB Playoffs? How Bud Selig's Greed Threatens America's Pasttime

    MLB Commissioner Bud Selig has been heralded as a baseball purist. A traditionalist. One who's primary concern has always been and, as he has put it, "will forever remain," the integrity of America's pastime...

    Michael Manbert Written by Michael Manbert about 4 years ago 467 reads 20 comments

  4. San Francisco Giants, Ryan Vogelsong Propelled to Victory by Long Balls

    Ryan Vogelsong saw his streak of twelve consecutive starts without a loss end Monday in Pittsburgh. On Sunday afternoon, He pitched masterfully in Florida, running his record to 10-2 and lowering his ERA to 2...

    Michael Manbert Written by Michael Manbert about 4 years ago 372 reads 1 comments

  5. Tiger Woods' Reign Is Over: Why He Will Never Surpass Jack Nicklaus

    By: Michael Manbert Tiger Woods . Just the name evokes imagery the likes of which epitomized golf and the PGA Tour only two years ago. Nowadays, though, things are different...

    Michael Manbert Written by Michael Manbert about 4 years ago 496 reads 9 comments

  6. San Francisco Giants Aim to Defend 2010 World Series Title with Revamped Lineup

    The San Francisco Giants famously won the 2010 World Series by way of dominant pitching and timely, albeit inconsistent, offensive contributions...

    Michael Manbert Written by Michael Manbert about 4 years ago 472 reads 0 comments

  7. Philadelphia Phillies vs San Francisco Giants: Phils Rock Zito in NLCS Rematch

    The story of last season's National League Championship Series between the San Francisco Giants and Philadelphia Phillies was dominant pitching from each team...

    Michael Manbert Written by Michael Manbert about 4 years ago 132 reads 0 comments

  8. Barry Zito Rocked as Giants Drop Series Opener in NLCS Rematch

    The story of last season's National League Championship Series between the San Francisco Giants and Philadelphia Phillies was dominant pitching from each team...

    Michael Manbert Written by Michael Manbert about 4 years ago 88 reads 0 comments

  9. San Francisco Giants Fall in Pitchers' Duel as Clayton Kershaw Strikes out 12

    By: Michael Manbert An expected pitchers' duel played out as predicted in San Francisco Wednesday afternoon in front of yet another sellout crowd at AT&T Park as Clayton Kershaw ...

    Michael Manbert Written by Michael Manbert about 4 years ago 69 reads 0 comments

  10. Ryan Vogelsong Remains Hot as San Francisco Giants Blank Dodgers

    By: Michael Manbert As was the case for Tim Lincecum , Ryan Vogelsong was considered a questionable All-Star selection this year. Despite sporting a 6-1 record with a 2...

    Michael Manbert Written by Michael Manbert about 4 years ago 364 reads 1 comments

  11. Tim Lincecum Sharp as San Francisco Giants, Andres Torres Win Fourth Straight

    Players, coaches and fans alike questioned the validity of Tim Lincecum 's selection to the NL All-Star team this year after he entered the break with a 7-7 record. The two-time Cy Young award winner has something to say about that...

    Michael Manbert Written by Michael Manbert about 4 years ago 448 reads 6 comments

  12. San Francisco Giants End First Half with a Bang as Sandoval Extends Hit Streak

    The San Francisco Giants ended the first half of the 2011 regular season with a 4-2 victory over the Mets Sunday evening...

    Michael Manbert Written by Michael Manbert about 4 years ago 482 reads 0 comments

  13. Tim Lincecum Evens Record as San Francisco Giants Extend NL West Lead

    By: Michael Manbert Tim Lincecum was masterful in San Francisco Saturday night as the Giants defeated the Mets 3-1 in front of yet another sellout crowd at AT&T Park...

    Michael Manbert Written by Michael Manbert about 4 years ago 469 reads 3 comments

  14. 2011 MLB All-Star Game: Evaluating Validity of San Francisco Giants' Selections

    By: Michael Manbert Four San Francisco Giants players were selected to the 2011 All-Star Game. It should come as no surprise to followers of the defending world champion ball club that all four of the players selected from the team were pitchers...

    Michael Manbert Written by Michael Manbert about 4 years ago 1,049 reads 5 comments

  15. San Francisco Giants: SFGiantsInsider.com Founder Michael Manbert Talks to B/R

    On Saturday, June 25th, Bleacher Report staff spoke with the founder and operator of SFGiantsInsider.com , Michael Manbert. Michael is a columnist and summer intern here at Bleacher Report, and he also personally maintains SFGiantsInsider...

    Michael Manbert Written by Michael Manbert about 4 years ago 460 reads 3 comments

  16. NFC Playoff Picture: Which 6 NFC Teams Will Make the Postseason in 2011-2012?

    The draft has come to an end. With its conclusion comes a league-wide shakeup of speculation, disappointment and, in some cases, renewed hope...

    Michael Manbert Written by Michael Manbert about over 4 years ago 2,258 reads 2 comments

  17. San Francisco Giants Lose Pablo Sandoval: Blessing in Disguise?

    Yes, you read the title correctly. In the midst of a season in which Pablo Sandoval appeared primed to be an all-star caliber player after having famously shed 40 pounds in the ...

    Michael Manbert Written by Michael Manbert about over 4 years ago 1,083 reads 13 comments

  18. MLB Trade Speculation: 5 Players the San Francisco Giants Could Trade in 2011

    The San Francisco Giants returned all but two position players from their 2010 World Series roster. Although that would generally be considered a positive thing, Giants fans would ...

    Michael Manbert Written by Michael Manbert about over 4 years ago 513 reads 0 comments

  19. San Francisco Giants Desperately Need a Big Bat in 2011

    The San Francisco Giants heard it throughout 2010. “Not enough hitting. There’s no way they’ll even make it to the postseason with such a stagnant offense...

    Michael Manbert Written by Michael Manbert about over 4 years ago 1,465 reads 26 comments

  20. Tim Lincecum, Buster Posey Speak Out: Why Expand the MLB Playoffs?

    MLB Commissioner Bud Selig has been heralded as a baseball purist. A traditionalist. One who's primary concern has always been and, as he has put it, "will forever remain," the integrity of America's pastime...

    Michael Manbert Written by Michael Manbert about over 4 years ago 500 reads 0 comments