Giants gain valuable insight after tight series

From the Giants' perspective, their four-game series against the Dodgers was less about rivalry and more about discovery. The Giants learned plenty about themselves while splitting the series, which ended Thursday in a 5-1, 10-inning setback at AT&T Park.
11 hours ago

Giants can’t hit, lose to Dodgers in 10th

The bullpen had a ghastly 10th inning, but the game shouldn’t have gone to extra innings in the first place. There is room to complain about the bullpen, to yell loudly about the dumb 10th inning. It was a very, very dumb 10th inning, after all. The Giants allowed four runs on three hits, and one of those hits was a squirb off the bat of a player in the middle of a death slump...
Via McCovey Chronicles
13 hours ago

Bullpen falters as Giants drop finale in extras

Andrew Toles and Justin Turner contributed RBI singles to a tiebreaking four-run surge in the 10th inning as the Dodgers outlasted the Giants, 5-1, on Thursday at AT&T Park. The traditional rivals split the four-game series.
14 hours ago

The Giants aren’t walking as much as they did last year

For a team built around singles and doubles, this is an early concern. The Giants aren’t striking out a lot. This is not a new development. They have the second lowest strikeout rate in the National League this season, they had the lowest rate in the league last season, and they had the second-lowest rate in the league the season before that. This is a team that’s built to make...
Via McCovey Chronicles
20 hours ago

San Francisco Giants: Mike Morse Returns to the Bay in Style

Via FOX Sports
20 hours ago

Can the Giants Turn Their Season Around After Rough April?

If the baseball season is a story that unfolds as spring becomes summer and summer becomes fall, then the San Francisco Giants would like to forget about spring. Or maybe use it as motivation to be better than they were in April, at least. Or maybe just tear out those pages altogether. This month, the Giants suffered injuries to four position players and the ace of their staff....
Via The Sports Journal
23 hours ago

SF Giants Minor Lines: 4/26/17: Sandro Fabian hits first 2 HRs

Education Day means morning starts around the system, and what did we learn? You may recall Giants #6 prospect Sandro Fabian from such feats as: saving Domenic Mazza’s perfect game Tuesday night with multiple fine defensive plays. A morning later Fabian decided to show off a different variety of his skillset. He’s been a doubles machine so far this year, but yesterday Sandro...
Via McCovey Chronicles
1 day ago

San Francisco Giants History: Barry Bonds Joins 300-300 Club

Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Boss Baby and Magic Mike spark comeback, bring fun back to Giants dugout

The Giants came back after being down heading into the eighth inning! They beat the Dodgers in extras! Hunter Pence was mobbed at the end, and if you didn’t know any better you’d think he had just helped clinch a playoff berth! Apologies for the exclamation point overload, but the Giants seemed to lack a little mmph (or any mmph, really) this week after everything seemed to...
Via Bay Area Sports Guy
1 day ago

Despite the Loss, Ty Blach Shines for the San Francisco Giants

Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Dave Stewart takes credit for Diamondbacks’ success

After a disastrous 2016 season, the Arizona Diamondbacks fired general manager Dave Stewart. But 21 games into the 2017 season, Arizona sits at a respectable 13-8 and Stewart is not bashful about taking some credit for it.“This means a lot to me because this is the same team, or very close to the one that I put on the field,” Stewart said, via Bob Nightengale of USA Today....
Via Sportsnaut
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San Francisco is naming a street after Barry Bonds

Barry Bonds and the San Francisco Giants have repaired their fractured relationship over the past few years, after the home run king’s fall from grace during the steroid era. Now, the City of San Francisco is going even further and naming a street after Bonds at a new development where Candlestick Park used to be. Former Giants players — Willie Mays, Juan Marichal, Orlando...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bonds to have street named after him in San Francisco

The city of San Francisco is in the process of redeveloping the area that was once known as Candlestick Park, and that includes naming streets after legends who called the venue home. Barry Bonds, of course, is one of the most reports that Bonds and fellow former San Francisco Giants players Willie Mays, Juan Marichal and Orlando Cepeda will all have streets named...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Matt Cain pitches Giants to 2-1 win against Dodgers (Apr 24, 2017)

Via Associated Press
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Report: Bumgarner's accident could be factor in contract talks

Madison Bumgarner’s dirt bike accident may have repercussions even after he has recovered from the injuries sustained as a result.According to John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle, the San Francisco Giants’ front office won’t forget about Bumgarner’s decision to get on a dirt bike during an in-season off-day, particularly when it comes to negotiating a future contract...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: Week 3 Review

The San Francisco Giants have continued their struggles as they went into Kansas City for the first time since winning the World Series in 2014, followed by Colorado to face the Rockies. The five game road trip ended with a 1-4 record, splitting the two game series in Kansas City and getting swept in Colorado. The week started off great for the Giants, getting the win in extra innings...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The San Francisco Giants had a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day

Things had already been going rough for the San Francisco Giants early on in the 2017 MLB season. And then Friday came along. The Giants placed ace Madison Bumgarner on the disabled list after he suffered a left shoulder sprain (his throwing arm) and bruised ribs… in a dirt bike accident. The injury is expected to keep Bumgarner out 6-8 weeks, and is a potentially devastating blow...
Via The Comeback
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Madison Bumgarner expected to miss 6-8 weeks after dirt bike accident

San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner suffered an injury in a rather unique way that will probably annoy his bosses.The Giants placed Bumgarner on the 10-day disabled list on Friday after the pitcher sustained rib and shoulder injuries in what the team described as a dirt bike accident. FOX’s Ken Rosenthal reports he is expected to miss 6-8 weeks. For the struggling Giants...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Video surfaces of man punching woman at Royals game

Video has surfaced of an altercation in the stands at Kauffman Stadium that culminated with a man punching a woman during Tuesday’s game between the Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants.The incident occurred in the seats along the first-base line. TMZ Sports has released video of the incident. The parties involved in the fight were named as Edmond Lee Stryker of Lexington...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: is Marrero the left field solution?

The situation in left field continues to trouble the San Francisco Giants as a new complication occurred Saturday afternoon: starting LF Jarrett Parker broke his right clavicle after ramming into the back wall to make a leaping catch against the Colorado Rockies. No timetable has been announced for how long Parker’s recovery will take. Timing couldn’t be worse for San Francisco...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Star Astros SS Carlos Correa will not discuss contract extension

The Houston Astros have one of MLB’s best young players in shortstop Carlos Correa. So, it would stand to reason that they’d want to lock him up with a long-term extension.The only problem? Per his agent, Greg Genske, Correa is not remotely interested in doing that.“Carlos is never going to do an (early) multiyear contract,” Genske said, per Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports.From...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Box Score 4/13: Nothing but playoffs

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while setting up a second TV so we can watch the playoffs in both the NBA and the NHL this weekend.Happy birthday today to Hunter Pence, Baron Davis and Sergei Gonchar. On this date in 1997 the Hartford Whalers played their...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Giants ‘likely’ to put Buster Posey on DL

The San Francisco Giants are likely to be without the services of Buster Posey for at least 10 days. Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area is reporting that a DL stint is “likey” for Posey, after he was hit in the head with a pitch in Monday’s home opener. Pavlovic added that while he’s not on the 40-man roster, catcher Tim Federowicz is in the ballpark ahead of Tuesday...
Via Sportsnaut
16 days ago  |  Discuss

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