New Faces Key to Giants’ Early Success

The San Francisco Giants spent the 2013-2014 offseason refraining from making big splash moves in the free agent or trade market. They didn’t hand a massive ten year contract to a middle infielder and they refused to shell out four years for a mid-tier starting pitcher. While other teams shelled out sums of money that bordered on the horrifying to more »

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Giants Offense Continues to Mash, Beat Dodgers 7-2

It’s never a dull game when the Giants play the boys in blue. Following a loss to the Giants on Opening Day, the Dodgers hoped to get back on track with Clayton Kershaw’s replacement, lefty Paul Maholm on the mound. San Francisco had other plans. Continuing their offensive streak, the Giants raked and put 11 hits on the board, including more »

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Giants Likely To Begin Season Without Scutaro

The Giants are learning what life is like with a 38-year-old second baseman. The team is finally conceding that Marco Scutaro will almost certainly start the 2014 season on the disabled list. Scutaro has had his spring marred by a series of nagging back injuries, and now what was seemingly inevitable, that the Giants would be without their second baseman more »

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Giants Sign Tyler Colvin

I believe this is called “Michael Morse insurance”. The Giants signed 28-year-old outfielder Tyler Colvin to a minor league deal on Saturday, and invited him to spring training. Colvin has spent most of his career with the Chicago Cubs and Colorado Rockies, playing all three outfield positions and once in a while providing solid home run power. He was most more »

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Giants Avoid Arbitration With Belt

The Giants avoided a potentially ugly arbitration battle with Brandon Belt on Tuesday, agreeing with their first baseman to a one-year deal worth $2.9 million. The two sides appeared headed straight for an arbitration hearing as the deadline loomed, but Belt and the Giants were able to settle on a figure at the eleventh hour. Belt, who made a little over more »

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