Giants Notes, August 15

Home Field Advantage? It’s so secret that the Giants have struggled at home this season, and it’s been a big reason why they’ve slipped from a commanding lead to a floundering second place in the National League West. After starting 22-9 in their first 31 games at AT&T Park, they’ve gone 8-22 in their final 30 to put them under more »

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Giants vs. Astros Game 2 Pregame: Blanco Leading Off, Sanchez Catching Lincecum Again

San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy had some changes in the team’s starting lineup before starting the second game of a three-game series against the Houston Astros on Saturday night. As expected, Bochy had a different player leading off, after Justin Christian started the game and led off on Friday night. He went 0-for-4. Tonight, it will be back to more »

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San Francisco Giants: Barry Zito, Team Make Memorial Day One To Remember

In an afternoon game on Memorial Day, the San Francisco Giants participated in pregame ceremonies honoring service members from past and present.  It was then fitting that Barry Zito (4-2), whose charity Strikeouts for Troops has donated thousands of dollars to hospitals that treat wounded soldiers, went out and pitched into the eighth inning. Zito allowed two […]

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