Heavy Postseason Workload Raises Concerns About Madison Bumgarner’s 2015

Madison Bumgarner’s 2014 postseason performance is one that will be talked about for decades. It was flat out legendary. In all, Bumgarner threw 52.2 innings in the playoffs and surrendered just five earned runs. He basically won the World Series all by himself, allowing just one run in two starts and a five-inning, Series-sealing relief appearance. Rarely these days does more »

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Giants Sign Nori Aoki to One-Year Deal

All the hand-wringing and stressing by Giants fans and beer-drunk KNBR callers can now end. The speculation is over. The Giants have themselves a left fielder, as the team signed outfielder Nori Aoki to a one-year, $4 million deal on Friday. Aoki, who played for the Kansas City Royals last season and whom the Giants saw plenty of in the more »

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Five Offseason Questions For the Giants

We are now almost exactly halfway through the baseball offseason, and roughly a month away from pitchers and catchers reporting for spring training (and only 88 days from Opening Day!). While there are still plenty of free agents looking for homes (Max Scherzer and James Shields are the big ones) and several teams with holes to fill, we’re at the more »

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Giants Acquire Casey McGehee From Marlins, Re-Sign Peavy

The Giants finally have their Pablo Sandoval replacement, though this one probably won’t be inspiring fans to wear animal-related paraphernalia to the ballpark any time soon. On Friday afternoon, the Giants acquired veteran third baseman CaseyMcGehee from the Miami Marlins for two minor league pitchers. The Giants had a gaping hole at third base after losing Sandoval to free agency, more »

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Giants Bring Back Sergio Romo on Two-Year Deal

One of the most familiar faces of the 2010-and-beyond Giants championship teams will be donning the orange and black for another two seasons. Earlier today, the Giants re-signed relief pitcher Sergio Romo to a two-year, $15 million contract. Romo has been one of the Giants’ most consistent bullpen arms ever since he entered the scene in late-2008. He played a more »

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Giants Remain Quiet During Busy Baseball Offseason

Stop the hot stove roller coaster, I want to get off! We aren’t even into January and fans have already been witnesses to one of the busiest baseball offseasons in recent memory. We’ve seen shocking trades go down (Josh Donaldson, Dee Gordon, Matt Kemp), big ticket free agent signings (Jon Lester, Pablo Sandoval, David Robertson), and several teams completely retooling more »

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Giants Bid Farewell to the Kung Fu Panda

It was a bittersweet day for Giants fans, as they waved a solemn goodbye to one of the most beloved players in the history of San Francisco sports. This morning it was announced that third baseman Pablo Sandoval had agreed to a five-year contract with the Boston Red Sox for somewhere in the neighborhood of $100 million. Thus ends an more »

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A’s Sign Billy Butler to Three-Year Deal

Hopefully A’s fans had a big appetite worked up when they woke up this morning, because Billy Beane treated them to a big ol’ Country Breakfast. The Oakland A’s made their first big move of the offseason, diving into the free agent market to sign designated hitter Billy Butler to a three-year contract worth $30 million. Butler figures to become more »

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