Posts tagged San Francisco Giants

DEADLINE DEALING IN NL WEST

DEADLINE DEALING IN NL WEST

The Dodgers and Giants are the only two NL west teams over .500 and they both made significant moves at the trade deadline. The division-leading Dodgers added Mat Latos and Alex Wood to their starting rotation and got some bullpen help with Jim Johnson coming aboard. The Giants added Mike Leake from the Reds. Here’s a […]

GIANTS SIGN PENCE, 5YRS/$90M

GIANTS SIGN PENCE, 5YRS/$90M

OF Hunter Pence was scheduled to hit free agency after the World Series but he and the San Francisco Giants have reportedly agreed to a 5-year/$90M deal. Pence came over to the Giants in 2012 in a trade deadline deal with the Phillies and was part of San Francisco’s World Series championship team. Things haven’t […]

CAL LEAGUE HONORS FOR WEEK ENDING 7/7

CAL LEAGUE HONORS FOR WEEK ENDING 7/7

For the week ending July 7, the California League has honored the following players: OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Scott Schebler, OF, Rancho Cucamonga Quakes (Dodgers) For the week, Scott Schebler posted a line of .448/.500/.1.034 and he had three multi-hit games in a row from July 4-6. The struggling Quakes went 3-4 over […]

FRANCOEUR A GOOD FIT FOR GIANTS

FRANCOEUR A GOOD FIT FOR GIANTS

The San Francisco Giants are sinking like a rock in the NL west, looking like anything but defending World Series champions. Last night’s 10-6 home loss to the Mets dropped the G-men back into last place with a record of 40-49. Earlier in the day the Giants acquired OF Jeff Francoeur to a to try […]

KICKHAM ROUGHED UP MLB DEBUT

KICKHAM ROUGHED UP MLB DEBUT

LHP Michael Kickham made his major league debut last night for the San Francisco Giants and was unable to get out of the 3rd inning against the Oakland A’s. Kickham, the #5 organizational prospect (Baseball America) for the Giants, was called up to fill in for the injured Ryan Vogelsong. He went 2 1/3 innings, […]

GIANTS’ TOP PROSPECT CRICK HAS OBLIQUE STRAIN

GIANTS’ TOP PROSPECT CRICK HAS OBLIQUE STRAIN

RHP Kyle Crick  was forced to exit his start against Inland Empire on Thursday after 2 IP due to a strained oblique muscle. Crick is ranked as the San Francisco Giants’ #1 prospect by both Baseball America and MLB.com. In the two innings he pitched Thursday, Crick allowed 1 hit and 2 walks with 3 strikeouts. […]

SHOCK? GIANTS ONE WIN AWAY FROM ANOTHER TITLE

SHOCK? GIANTS ONE WIN AWAY FROM ANOTHER TITLE

Here we are, three games into the 2012 World Series, and it’s a rout. The San Francisco Giants are on the verge of winning their second World Series title in three years and, despite what was speculated before the Series, the results thus far were certainly in play. Unbiased analysis of this matchup and the […]

WORLD SERIES ROTATIONS

WORLD SERIES ROTATIONS

Game One of the World Series goes tonight at 8:00PM ET in San Francisco as the Giants host the Tigers at AT & T Park. Jim Leyland had already revealed his rotation as he had plenty of time to get it ready with extended time off after winning the ALCS last Thursday, and there were […]

RESTED TIGERS WILL MEET GIANTS

RESTED TIGERS WILL MEET GIANTS

The San Francisco Giants made it back to the World Series for the second time in three years and they didn’t do it the easy way. Like in their Division Series against Cincinatti, the Giants fell to the brink of elimination before sweeping their way to a series victory over the Cardinals in the NLCS. Monday […]

GIANTS TAKING TOUGH ROUTE IN PLAYOFFS

GIANTS TAKING TOUGH ROUTE IN PLAYOFFS

When you have a strong starting rotation and play in a pitcher’s park, it is a reasonable expectation that you will defend your home field in the playoffs. The Giants, so far, haven’t been able to do that and the problems start with the starters. Bruce Bochy has had three home playoff games so far, […]

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