1. San Francisco Giants Most Tradeable Assets for the 2014 Offseason

    The last time the San Francisco Giants failed to make the postseason after winning a championship, general manager Brian Sabean improved the club with two excellent trades after the disappointing 2011 season...

    Mark Reynolds Written by Mark Reynolds about 10 months ago 9,746 reads 36 comments

  2. San Francisco Giants Make the Right Call in Re-Signing Tim Lincecum

    The sabermetric writers are out in full force against San Francisco Giants general manager Brian Sabean for bringing Tim Lincecum back via a two-year, $35 million deal . That's a lot of money for a pitcher who posted a 5...

    Mark Reynolds Written by Mark Reynolds about 10 months ago 1,684 reads 13 comments

  3. 5 Starting Pitchers the San Francisco Giants Should Pursue This Winter

    The San Francisco Giants won two championships over three seasons from 2010-12 because of their excellent starting pitching. Over that three-year stretch, San Francisco had the second-best rotation ERA in the game at 3...

    Mark Reynolds Written by Mark Reynolds about 10 months ago 2,542 reads 6 comments

  4. San Francisco Giants: Power Ranking Their Biggest Needs Heading into Free Agency

    The San Francisco Giants need to improve in every facet of the game in 2014. As the club heads into free agency, they have needs all over the diamond. The offense finished 21st in runs scored last season...

    Mark Reynolds Written by Mark Reynolds about 11 months ago 4,042 reads 23 comments

  5. San Francisco Giants: Chances of Each Important Player Returning

    Last offseason, San Francisco Giants general manager Brian Sabean spent the winter keeping a championship team intact. Sabean re-signed key free agents Jeremy Affeldt , Angel Pagan and Marco Scutaro ...

    Mark Reynolds Written by Mark Reynolds about 11 months ago 6,444 reads 11 comments

  6. 2013 MLB Playoffs: Tampa Bay Rays Chasing Championship with Pitching and Defense

    For the fourth time in six years, the Tampa Bay Rays are in the postseason . They're chasing a championship with pitching and defense this time around. The Rays finished fourth in baseball in defensive efficiency ...

    Mark Reynolds Written by Mark Reynolds about 11 months ago 2,645 reads 15 comments

  7. San Francisco Giants: Breaking Down the Club's Free Agency Shopping List

    After the San Francisco Giants finished their 2012 World Series title defense with a record of 76-86 in 2013, general manager Brian Sabean declared that it was time to turn the page on the current group...

    Mark Reynolds Written by Mark Reynolds about 11 months ago 15,472 reads 50 comments

  8. Why the San Francisco Giants Had to Keep Hunter Pence

    There's been a lot of buzz going around that the San Francisco Giants overpaid when they extended Hunter Pence via a five-year, $90 million deal...

    Mark Reynolds Written by Mark Reynolds about 11 months ago 3,663 reads 21 comments

  9. Previewing the Free-Agent Names the Giants Should Be Chasing This Offseason

    The San Francisco Giants enter the final day of the 2013 season with a record of 75-86. The Giants defense of their 2012 championship fell short in large part because of a starting rotation that enters play on Sunday with the game's seventh-worst ERA..

    Mark Reynolds Written by Mark Reynolds about 11 months ago 7,670 reads 37 comments

  10. Buster Posey Discusses His Future and the Giants Path Back to Success in 2014

    On Wednesday, Buster Posey was at an event in San Francisco to promote the Body Armor SuperDrink , a new sports drink on the market that several marquee athletes have endorsed...

    Mark Reynolds Written by Mark Reynolds about 11 months ago 6,188 reads 0 comments

  11. San Francisco Giants: Who Surprised and Who Disappointed in 2013

    The only real positive thing about the San Francisco Giants season right now is that it's almost over. The defending World Series champions have spent most of the season near the ...

    Mark Reynolds Written by Mark Reynolds about 12 months ago 2,878 reads 11 comments

  12. San Francisco Giants: Breaking Down What It Will Take to Keep Hunter Pence

    Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle reported on Friday that the San Francisco Giants have started negotiations with impending free-agent right fielder Hunter Pence ...

    Mark Reynolds Written by Mark Reynolds about 12 months ago 5,609 reads 15 comments

  13. San Francisco Giants: 2013 All-Prospect Team

    The San Francisco Giants are a team in transition. After winning the World Series last season and in 2010, they've gone just 64-79 thus far in 2013. The Giants will have to reload this winter in order to contend again in 2014...

    Mark Reynolds Written by Mark Reynolds about 12 months ago 3,383 reads 6 comments

  14. San Francisco Giants: Stock Up, Stock Down for Top 10 Prospects for Week 22

    The San Francisco Giants enter September with a record of 61-75. They're 20 games behind the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers ...

    Mark Reynolds Written by Mark Reynolds about 12 months ago 1,733 reads 0 comments

  15. Should the San Francisco Giants Pick Up Ryan Vogelsong's 2014 Option?

    Ryan Vogelsong pitched like the Vogelsong of old during the San Francisco Giants ' last homestand. He allowed two runs on eight hits and two walks over 15 innings while striking out 10...

    Mark Reynolds Written by Mark Reynolds about 1 year ago 3,479 reads 19 comments

  16. San Francisco Giants: Stock Up, Stock Down for Top 10 Prospects for Week 21

    The defending champion San Francisco Giants weren't expecting to head into September in last place. However, even with two straight wins over the Pittsburgh Pirates , they will go into the season's final month out of the race...

    Mark Reynolds Written by Mark Reynolds about 1 year ago 5,246 reads 4 comments

  17. San Francisco Giants: Stock Up, Stock Down for Top 10 Prospects for Week 20

    The defending champion San Francisco Giants have just about run out of time in 2013. With 39 games left, they're 17 games back of the scorching-hot Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League West...

    Mark Reynolds Written by Mark Reynolds about 1 year ago 7,259 reads 6 comments

  18. Tim Lincecum Is Proving the Doubters Wrong Again for the San Francisco Giants

    After putting up a 5.18 ERA in 2012—the worst ERA in the National League among qualified starters— Tim Lincecum ended May of this year with a 5.12 ERA. He allowed six runs over four innings on May 29 against the Oakland A's...

    Mark Reynolds Written by Mark Reynolds about 1 year ago 7,297 reads 21 comments

  19. San Francisco Giants: Stock Up, Stock Down for Top 10 Prospects for Week 19

    In the beginning of the season, the San Francisco Giants were hitting well while struggling to find consistent starting pitching. Since the All-Star break, the Giants have been pitching much better, but they're struggling to score runs...

    Mark Reynolds Written by Mark Reynolds about 1 year ago 5,166 reads 13 comments

  20. Brandon Belt Is the Least of the San Francisco Giants' Many Problems

    The defending champion San Francisco Giants enter play on Tuesday with a record of 50-61. They're in last place in the National League West, and they're 12 games behind the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers ...

    Mark Reynolds Written by Mark Reynolds about 1 year ago 4,786 reads 39 comments

  21. San Francisco Giants: Stock Up, Stock Down for Top 10 Prospects for Week 18

    The trade deadline came and went last week with the San Francisco Giants standing pat. They weren't able to upgrade a farm system that Baseball America ranked 28th prior to the season...

    Mark Reynolds Written by Mark Reynolds about 1 year ago 6,076 reads 13 comments

  22. San Francisco Giants: Stock Up, Stock Down for Top 10 Prospects for Week 17

    It's time to focus on the future in San Francisco. The defending champions now have the sixth-worst record in baseball after getting swept at home by the Chicago Cubs over the weekend...

    Mark Reynolds Written by Mark Reynolds about 1 year ago 2,567 reads 11 comments

  23. The Future of the San Francisco Giants' Starting Rotation

    Over the last half-decade, the San Francisco Giants rose, and then fell, with their starting pitching. From 2009-12, the Giants led baseball with a combined 3.45 rotation ERA...

    Mark Reynolds Written by Mark Reynolds about 1 year ago 7,091 reads 13 comments

  24. San Francisco Giants: Stock Up, Stock Down for Top 10 Prospects for Week 16

    The San Francisco Giants run of pitching dominance at the big league level has come to a halt so far this season. However, San Francisco's farm system is stacked with intriguing pitching prospects...

    Mark Reynolds Written by Mark Reynolds about 1 year ago 7,346 reads 17 comments

  25. San Francisco Giants: Stock Up, Stock Down for Top 10 Prospects for Week 15

    The San Francisco Giants ' farm system is heavy on starting pitching talent, but light on the hitting side. After top prospect Kyle Crick, there's a noticeable drop-off in talent...

    Mark Reynolds Written by Mark Reynolds about 1 year ago 6,415 reads 7 comments