1. Does Tim Lincecum's 148-Pitch No-Hitter Prove He's Back for Good?

    Tim Lincecum 's whirlwind career took another surprising turn on Saturday night when he threw a 148-pitch no-hitter against the San Diego Padres . Lincecum walked four and hit a batter, but he whiffed 13 en route to his first career no-hitter...

    Mark Reynolds Written by Mark Reynolds about 1 year ago 6,678 reads 37 comments

  2. San Francisco Giants: Explaining the Demise of the Defending Champions in 2013

    The San Francisco Giants appeared to hit rock bottom when they were no-hit by Homer Bailey last week. The Giants have not only hit that bottom, but they've continued to dig a deeper hole...

    Mark Reynolds Written by Mark Reynolds about 1 year ago 8,127 reads 54 comments

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

    The San Francisco Giants continue to struggle. After losing two of three at home to the rival Los Angeles Dodgers , the Giants are now just 40-47. They've been outscored by 41 runs, and they're 6...

    Mark Reynolds Written by Mark Reynolds about 1 year ago 4,314 reads 7 comments

  4. San Francisco Giants Trade Rumors: Latest Updates and Reaction

    The San Francisco Giants enter the final days before the trading deadline in a tenuous position. The Giants are the defending champions, but they're showing no signs of being legitimate contenders this season...

    Mark Reynolds Written by Mark Reynolds about 1 year ago 41,951 reads 54 comments

  5. San Francisco Giants Must Use Trading Deadline to Reload for 2014

    The only thing saving the San Francisco Giants right now is the mediocrity of the rest of the National League West. The Giants enter play on Thursday in last place in the division with a record of 39-45...

    Mark Reynolds Written by Mark Reynolds about 1 year ago 7,138 reads 35 comments

  6. San Francisco Giants: Stock Up, Stock Down for Top 10 Prospects for Week 13

    The San Francisco Giants snapped a six-game losing streak on Sunday to improve to just 39-42 entering July at the halfway point of the season. There hasn't been much good news with the big league squad recently...

    Mark Reynolds Written by Mark Reynolds about 1 year ago 6,422 reads 16 comments

  7. San Francisco Giants: Assessing the Team Near the Halfway Point in 2013

    The San Francisco Giants enter play against the Colorado Rockies on Friday night in fourth place in the National League West with a record of 38-40...

    Mark Reynolds Written by Mark Reynolds about 1 year ago 2,957 reads 5 comments

  8. San Francisco Giants: Stock Up, Stock Down for Top 10 Prospects for Week 12

    The San Francisco Giants are approaching the halfway point of the season in dire straits. They lost three out of four at home to the lowly Miami Marlins —the worst team in baseball—over the weekend...

    Mark Reynolds Written by Mark Reynolds about 1 year ago 3,480 reads 14 comments

  9. Full Scouting Report on San Francisco Giants' Trade Target Ricky Nolasco

    On Friday night, the San Francisco Giants received a first-hand look at Ricky Nolasco —a pitcher who they reportedly have interest in acquiring, according to Danny Knobler of CBS Sports ...

    Mark Reynolds Written by Mark Reynolds about 1 year ago 2,873 reads 11 comments

  10. Angel Pagan's Injury Should Force Giants to Seek a Bat at the Trading Deadline

    Angel Pagan was carted off the field during the first game on his rehab assignment Thursday night, according to Andrew Baggarly of CSN Bay Area ...

    Mark Reynolds Written by Mark Reynolds about 1 year ago 1,989 reads 8 comments

  11. San Francisco Giants: Stock Up, Stock Down for Top 10 Prospects for Week 11

    The San Francisco Giants enter play on Sunday with a record of 35-32. Despite the team's rather mediocre performance, they sit only 1.5 games out of first place in the National League West...

    Mark Reynolds Written by Mark Reynolds about 1 year ago 3,963 reads 2 comments

  12. Breaking Down Why Bud Norris Would Be a Good Fit for the San Francisco Giants

    According to Danny Knobler of CBS Sports, the San Francisco Giants are already seeking starting pitching help prior to the trading deadline...

    Mark Reynolds Written by Mark Reynolds about 1 year ago 2,863 reads 16 comments

  13. Pablo Sandoval's Latest Injury Weighing Heavily on the San Francisco Giants

    According to multiple media reports, including one from Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle, the San Francisco Giants placed third baseman Pablo Sandoval on the disabled list on Tuesday...

    Mark Reynolds Written by Mark Reynolds about 1 year ago 1,655 reads 8 comments

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

    The San Francisco Giants have turned to their farm system for contributions from journeyman reliever Jean Machi, utility players Brett Pill and Nick Noonan, and starting pitching prospect Michael Kickham this season...

    Mark Reynolds Written by Mark Reynolds about 1 year ago 6,529 reads 28 comments

  15. Didi Gregorius Represents the Value of Scouting for the Arizona Diamondbacks

    When the Arizona Diamondbacks traded top pitching prospect Trevor Bauer for shortstop Didi Gregorius in a three-team deal during the offseason, the reaction was predominantly one of scorn towards Arizona general manager Kevin Towers...

    Mark Reynolds Written by Mark Reynolds about 1 year ago 2,475 reads 6 comments

  16. San Francisco Giants: Stock Up, Stock Down for Top 10 Prospects for Week 9

    The struggling San Francisco Giants eked out a win over the St. Louis Cardinals to avoid the sweep on Sunday. They lost five of seven to the Oakland A's and Cardinals last week...

    Mark Reynolds Written by Mark Reynolds about 1 year ago 4,138 reads 7 comments

  17. San Francisco Giants Starting Pitching Exposed in Sweep by St. Louis Cardinals

    In a doubleheader that featured a battle of aces on Saturday, the St. Louis Cardinals dominated the San Francisco Giants by a combined score of 15-1. The Giants' starting rotation was exposed badly once again...

    Mark Reynolds Written by Mark Reynolds about 1 year ago 1,463 reads 5 comments

  18. Michael Kickham: Breaking Down the San Francisco Giants Prospect's Debut

    San Francisco Giants prospect Michael Kickham started his big league debut with a perfect first inning that included a strikeout and two groundouts. Unfortunately for Kickham and the Giants, the rest of his night didn't go very well...

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  19. San Francisco Giants: Starting Pitching and Defense Remain Problematic

    The San Francisco Giants enter play on Monday with the National League's third-worst rotation ERA at 4.66...

    Mark Reynolds Written by Mark Reynolds about 1 year ago 2,328 reads 6 comments

  20. San Francisco Giants: Stock Up, Stock Down for Top 10 Prospects for Week 8

    The San Francisco Giants have called up one of their top prospects for the first time this season. Manager Bruce Bochy announced on Sunday that Michael Kickham will replace injured ...

    Mark Reynolds Written by Mark Reynolds about 1 year ago 4,200 reads 29 comments

  21. Michael Kickham Should Replace Ryan Vogelsong for the San Francisco Giants

    Ryan Vogelsong looked as though he had finally figured things out on Monday night for the San Francisco Giants ...

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  22. San Francisco Giants: Stock Up, Stock Down for Top 10 Prospects for Week 7

    The San Francisco Giants entered play on Sunday with the National League's third worst rotation ERA at 4.81. The good news is that help is on the way in the farm system...

    Mark Reynolds Written by Mark Reynolds about 1 year ago 4,782 reads 11 comments

  23. 2013 MLB Draft: Notes on Stanford Top Prospects Mark Appel and Austin Wilson

    Stanford ace Mark Appel is projected to be one of the top picks in the 2013 MLB Draft next month. His teammate Austin Wilson will also likely be a first-round pick...

    Mark Reynolds Written by Mark Reynolds about 1 year ago 2,087 reads 4 comments

  24. San Francisco Giants Are Leading the National League West with Great Offense

    The San Francisco Giants have a reputation for winning with pitching and defense. They've had four straight winning seasons and won two out of the last three World Series by allowing the fewest runs in baseball since 2009...

    Mark Reynolds Written by Mark Reynolds about 1 year ago 1,623 reads 10 comments

  25. Ryan Vogelsong: Why the San Francisco Giants Should Stick with Him

    San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy was noncommittal after Wednesday's game about whether or not Ryan Vogelsong will make his next scheduled start...

    Mark Reynolds Written by Mark Reynolds about 1 year ago 1,853 reads 29 comments