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aokistumble
San Francisco Giants

Well, the Giants certainly haven’t kept up that 108-win pace that they set in the first three games against the Diamondbacks. Far from bursting out of the gate in defense of their 2014 World Championship, the Giants have instead bumbled, fumbled, and faceplanted their way to one of their worst more »

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venditte
Oakland AthleticsSan Francisco Giants

Okay, Giants fans. You have permission to begin overreacting. Madison Bumgarner, coming off of a season in which he threw 270 innings in the regular season and postseason combined, was roughed up by the cross-bay rival Oakland A’s in yesterday afternoon’s Cactus League opener. The Giants’ ace was knocked out more »

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bummy2
San Francisco Giants

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 more »

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vogey2
San Francisco Giants

The Giants may have lost some pop and character with the departures of Pablo Sandoval and Mike Morse, but they will certainly retain the same amount of grit in 2015. That’s because, over the weekend, the Giants re-signed starting pitcher Ryan Vogelsong to a one-year, $4 million deal. Vogelsong returns more »

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scutaro
San Francisco Giants

Let’s take a quick trip back to the past, allllll the way back to the 2012 National League Championship Series. Specifically, the top of the first inning in Game Two of the 2012 NLCS against St. Louis. The Giants at this point were already down a game in the series more »

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aoki
San Francisco Giants

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 more »

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panik2
San Francisco 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) more »

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caseymac
San Francisco Giants

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 more »

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romo2
San Francisco Giants

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 more »

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sabes
San Francisco Giants

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 more »

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