1. Paying Giant Dividends: Zito and Rowand Earning Their Keep

    When Barry Zito signed his $126 million deal with the Giants in December of 2006, everyone thought it was too much money...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 4 years ago 2,516 reads 16 comments

  2. Barry Zito Changes Outlook, Giant Pitching Performance Follows

    Barry Zito has been known as a slow starter throughout his career. Since he came over to San Francisco, fans have come to the conclusion that he's not worth watching until July...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 4 years ago 647 reads 6 comments

  3. Aaron Rowand Headed To The DL, Giants Hot Start to Be Tested by Depth

    When Aaron Rowand has to leave a game, you know that he's hurting bad. When he doesn't show up in the lineup the next day, it's a good sign there's something really wrong. Rowand is a gamer, and has shown that since he started his career...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 4 years ago 378 reads 4 comments

  4. Uncle Charlie's Fantasy Roundup: Premature Add-Drop-Ulation

    The best thing about being in a league of pretty smart baseball people is that they know how baseball works. Averages even out. ERA's will come down. The statistics, more than any other sport, are pretty good predictors...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 4 years ago 175 reads 1 comments

  5. Spring Has Sprung: San Francisco Giants Jump Out of The Gate

    The time has come. Spring is over. Dust off your scorebooks. It's time for baseball. And a week into the season, the Giants are looking very, very strong. The starting pitching, which we all know was a strength, has been as advertised...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 4 years ago 648 reads 10 comments

  6. Uncle Charlie's Fantasy Roundup: Auto-Draft Results and Opening Day

    The day is here, the draft is over, and there are many, many surprises for those who couldn't make it to the war room. In our league, there were a few teams that had notable auto-drafts...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 4 years ago 79 reads 3 comments

  7. Uncle Charlie's Fantasy Baseball Roundup: Pre-Draft Preparation

    At long last, spring training is over. The regular season starts in less than a week. That means that rosters are almost set, and you fantasy owners out there will know who to draft...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 4 years ago 279 reads 0 comments

  8. Spring Cleaning: San Francisco Giants Trimming Down to Opening Day Roster

    As the Spring Training days count down, the Opening Day roster gets more and more set, and the battles for those final roster spots get more and more heated...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 4 years ago 5,340 reads 20 comments

  9. From Shortstop to Sports Desk: Rich Aurilia Joins SF Giants Pregame Show

    Nobody wants to hear that their career is over. Ever. That goes right on the top of the list of things you never want said to you. When you're a professional athlete, the pill is even more difficult to swallow...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 4 years ago 2,856 reads 18 comments

  10. Can't Get Enough Baseball: Opening Day for Fantasy Owners Upon Us

    For anybody who has ever thought through the process to becoming a Major League general manager, Step One is usually "Win a fantasy league...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 4 years ago 204 reads 1 comments

  11. Top 10 Reasons Of All Time To Be A Giants Fan

    After looking at the Top 5 Reasons to look forward to 2010, I wanted to look back at the history of the Giants since their inception in as the New York Gothams in 1883...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 4 years ago 3,323 reads 10 comments

  12. San Francisco Giants 2010: SWOT Team

    For the Giants, their 2009 season was a fantastic surprise, with huge performances from their pitching staff and surprising ones on the offensive side...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 4 years ago 3,752 reads 13 comments

  13. Top Five in 2010: Reasons to Be a San Francisco Giants Fan

    For the San Francisco Giants and their fans, 2010 is supposed to be a good year. If you've been following the team for a while, you'll remember that as far back as 2008, THIS was the year we've been waiting for...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 4 years ago 2,873 reads 16 comments

  14. Countdown to Baseball: Giants Roster Fluidity, Posey, and Steve Johnson

    The San Francisco Giants will be reporting to Spring Training in less than a week. With that said, the roster is almost completely set, and there is a definite lack of substantive story-lines ...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 4 years ago 1,280 reads 6 comments

  15. Giants Extend Spring Training Invites, Young Talent Gets Chance to Shine

    The San Francisco Giants announced their non-roster invitees for Spring Training 2010, and on that list are a few pitchers who might make a splash and make it to the Opening Day pitching staff...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 4 years ago 935 reads 8 comments

  16. San Francisco Giants Atop the NL West Offseason Standings

    Just as in every other major sport, the MLB season didn’t end when Shane Victorino grounded out to second base. Sure, the confetti fell and the Yankees were crowned champions, but the general managers, agents, and owners all started their engines...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 4 years ago 3,191 reads 20 comments

  17. San Francisco Giants Offseason Subtle, Not Quiet

    Many bloggers and columnists would look at the San Francisco Giants offseason with little thought, writing it off as a safe and uneventful one for a team that is usually good for a splashy move or two...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 4 years ago 2,267 reads 18 comments

  18. San Francisco Giants Team of the Decade: The Pitchers

    The San Francisco Giants have had one of the strongest traditions of pitching in all of baseball throughout their franchise history. They have had countless Hall of Famers, league leaders and two Cy Young award winners...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 4 years ago 4,769 reads 5 comments

  19. Santa Sabean Looking for Another Christmas Gift for the Giants' Lineup

    Brian Sabean and the San Francisco Giants went into the 2009 offseason with a relatively short, but particularly important to-do list. The deadline for offering arbitration has passed. The winter meetings are over...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 4 years ago 1,817 reads 15 comments

  20. Fate of the Franchise: Who's on First for the Giants? Or Third, for that Matter

    For the last couple years since the departure of Barry Bonds, the San Francisco Giants have been pressured and prodded in the direction of a power-hitting corner infielder...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 4 years ago 692 reads 16 comments

  21. San Francisco Giants Roundtable: Who's Coming Back Next Year?

    Although general manager Brian Sabean and manager Bruce Bochy just received contract extensions, it is safe to say that both already had their wish lists set out for the 2009 offseason...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about almost 5 years ago 765 reads 17 comments

  22. San Francisco Giants Take a Turn in Right Direction in 2009

    The San Francisco Giants 2009 season ended in a bittersweet way. Short-term Giants fans may look at the year in the negative, citing another absence from the playoffs and a fizzling offense that lost key games down the stretch...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about almost 5 years ago 390 reads 7 comments

  23. San Francisco's Got the Magic: Giants Sweep without Regulars

    The San Francisco Giants have been playing enchanted baseball all season long. There has been white magic, like when the team didn't lose a series for almost a whole month in June...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about almost 5 years ago 205 reads 3 comments

  24. Underrated Infielder Rich Aurilia One of the Best Giants to Ever Play by the Bay

    NO. SLEEP. TILL BROOKLYN. When Rich Aurilia steps out of the dugout, every Giants fan knows what his walk-up music is. That one clip from the Beastie Boys is indicative of Aurilia’s career, one that may soon be coming to a close...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about 5 years ago 696 reads 26 comments

  25. Fate of the Franchise: San Francisco's 2010 Catching Outlook

    The San Francisco Giants have had their fair share of great position players over the years, but very few of them have made their living behind the plate...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about 5 years ago 445 reads 8 comments