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Lincecum to host showcase for potential teams

Lincecum to host showcase for potential teams

MLB.com Updated 4 hours ago
Giants general manager Bobby Evans confirmed in a text message Sunday that his club will have a scout or representative present at Tim Lincecum's pitching showcase -- which, MLB Network's Jon Heyman reported, will take place Friday in Scottsdale, Ariz.
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  • Giants 6, Mets 1: Giants Discover, and Exploit, a Weakness Agai…

    Giants 6, Mets 1: Giants Discover, and Exploit, a Weakness Against Syndergaard

    nytimes.com 9 hours ago
    San Francisco base runners were 3 for 3 in steal attempts against Noah Syndergaard and snapped the Mets’ eight-game winning streak.
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  • Bumgarner, Pence help end Mets' win streak

    Bumgarner, Pence help end Mets' win streak

    MLB.com 9 hours ago
    Scuffling throughout the second half of April, and in particular on the road, the Giants made sure not to leave Flushing without a parting gift. Madison Bumgarner outpitched Noah Syndergaard on Sunday, Hunter Pence clubbed a two-run homer and the Giants…
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  • The Walk Off: Mets top Giants again, push winning streak to eig…

    The Walk Off: Mets top Giants again, push winning streak to eight

    yahoo.com May 1 (yesterday)
    Welcome to The Walk Off, the nightly MLB recap from Big League Stew. Here we'll look at the top performers of the night, show you a must-see highlight and rundown the scoreboard. First, we start with a game you need to know about. Does April have to end…
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  • Baseball Capsules: Michael Conforto and Wilmer Flores homered a…

    Baseball Capsules: Michael Conforto and Wilmer Flores homered and th…

    nytimes.com May 1 (yesterday)
    Michael Conforto and Wilmer Flores homered and the New York Mets won their eighth in a row, building an early lead for Jacob deGrom and holding off the San Francisco Giants 6-5 Saturday.
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  • Baseball celebrates life of trailblazer Irvin

    Baseball celebrates life of trailblazer Irvin

    MLB.com May 1 (yesterday)
    Monte Irvin was remembered with an inspirational "Celebration of Life" on Saturday morning at the South Orange Performing Arts Center, in the community where the Hall of Famer, Negro Leaguer, war veteran and New York Giants trailblazer grew up…
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  • Calm Conforto Keeps Collecting Hits as Mets Win Eighth Straight

    Calm Conforto Keeps Collecting Hits as Mets Win Eighth Straight

    nytimes.com Apr 30 (yesterday)
    Conforto continued to display his quiet talent, going 3 for 4 with three runs batted in, as the Mets topped the San Francisco Giants, 6-5, at Citi Field.
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  • Cespedes Has 6 RBIs During Mets' Record 12-Run Inning vs SF

    Cespedes Has 6 RBIs During Mets' Record 12-Run Inning vs SF

    nytimes.com MLB.com Apr 29 (2 days ago)
    For a while there, it seemed as though the New York Mets would never make another out.
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  • Roundup: Dustin Pedroia’s Grand Slam Powers Red Sox; Nintendo S…

    Roundup: Dustin Pedroia’s Grand Slam Powers Red Sox; Nintendo Sells Control of Mariners

    nytimes.com Apr 27 (4 days ago)
    Dustin Pedroia had a grand slam and a solo home run, David Ortiz passed two Hall of Fame Red Sox on the extra-base hitting list, and host Boston beat the Atlanta Braves, 9-4.
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  • Giants outslug Padres en route to sweep

    Giants outslug Padres en route to sweep

    MLB.com Apr 27 (4 days ago)
    The entire San Francisco offense got into the fun Wednesday afternoon, as the Giants completed their sweep of the Padres with a 13-9 victory at AT&T Park. All nine starters either scored a run or drove one in, and the Giants set a season high with t…
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  • Belt spearheads 'shifty' offense with 5-RBI day

    Belt spearheads 'shifty' offense with 5-RBI day

    MLB.com Apr 27 (4 days ago)
    Brandon Belt said he didn't pay much attention to the shift. Matt Duffy said it was the first time he tried to beat it. Either way, the approach worked as Belt recorded three hits and drove in five runs and Duffy added three hits, including a triple, in…
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  • Myers pushes hit streak to 12 with long ball

    Myers pushes hit streak to 12 with long ball

    MLB.com Apr 27 (4 days ago)
    Wil Myers loudly and emphatically tied his career-high 12-game hitting streak Wednesday, crushing a three-run home run into the left-field seats at AT&T Park during the seventh inning of the Padres' 13-9 loss to the Giants.
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  • Johnny Cueto, Jeff Samardzija already giving Giants a boost

    Johnny Cueto, Jeff Samardzija already giving Giants a boost

    yahoo.com MLB.com nytimes.com Apr 27 (5 days ago)
    The San Francisco Giants are 11-11, which isn't exactly stunning for a team that has every bit of the talent necessary to win another World Series. But a .500 record for these Giants at this point? That actually isn't too bad at all. The Giants have had…
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  • Bumgarner Wins for First Time in Four Starts Since Opener

    Bumgarner Wins for First Time in Four Starts Since Opener

    nytimes.com MLB.com Apr 26 (6 days ago)
    Healthy at last, Angel Pagan is thriving batting ninth and giving the Giants consecutive leadoff hitters capable of impacting a game with the bat or on the basepaths.
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  • Peavy helps himself in win over Fernandez

    Peavy helps himself in win over Fernandez

    Displaying the type of durability that had eluded him this season, Giants right-hander Jake Peavy muted Miami's offense for seven innings Saturday night as he outperformed Marlins ace Jose Fernandez in San Francisco's 7-2 victory.
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  • Giants bats come alive to back strong Shark

    Giants bats come alive to back strong Shark

    MLB.com Apr 23
    After enduring a scarcity of scoring during a five-game losing streak, the San Francisco Giants ended both slumps Friday night by rapping 14 hits and receiving a balanced effort from right-hander Jeff Samardzija in an 8-1 triumph over the Miami Marlins.
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  • Righty Jeff Samardzija Drives in 3 Runs, Wins Home Debut

    Righty Jeff Samardzija Drives in 3 Runs, Wins Home Debut

    nytimes.com Apr 23
    When the Marlins intentionally walked Brandon Crawford to bring up pitcher Jeff Samardzija in the No. 8 hole, Giants manager Bruce Bochy second-guessed whether this might have been a night to bat his starter in the typical ninth slot.
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  • Becoming a father has turned Buster Posey into a cancer fighter

    Becoming a father has turned Buster Posey into a cancer fighter

    yahoo.com Apr 22
    Something changes in a man when he becomes a parent. Heck, maybe everything changes. Priorities get rearranged. Selfishness vanishes. And emotions he doesn’t know even existed show themselves. And, particularly in the case of Buster Posey, the star catc…
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  • Video - Leaving San Francisco Was Easy Call For Sandoval 01:46

    Leaving San Francisco Was Easy Call For Sandoval

    Mar 9
    ESPN SweetSpot blogger David Schoenfield discusses Pablo Sandoval's comments about feeling disrespected by the Giants.
  • Video - No Surgery Needed For Hunter Pence 01:01

    No Surgery Needed For Hunter Pence

    Mar 6
    Stephania Bell looks at the road ahead for Hunter Pence and when he'll likely be able to return to the Giants' lineup after breaking his arm when he was hit by a pitch.
  • Video - Hunter Pence Out Six To Eight Weeks 02:38

    Hunter Pence Out Six To Eight Weeks

    Mar 5
    ESPN.com MLB writer/editor Christina Kahrl reacts to Hunter Pence's left forearm fracture, which will sideline him for six to eight weeks.
  • Video - Posey On Giants' Focus, Preparations 03:16

    Posey On Giants' Focus, Preparations

    Feb 23
    Three-time World Series champion Buster Posey talks about his preparations for this season, how San Francisco's rotation will shake out and the competition within the division.