Now Hall of Famers, Bobby Cox, Tony La Russa and Joe Torre helped re-define the role of a manager.
Giants pitcher offers Make-A-Wish matching pledgeUpdated 2 hours ago Share TweetMatt Cain wants to do his part to help the next Batkid make good on a dream.Source: ESPN.com
Giants feel no pressure to upgrade left fieldUpdated 11 hours ago Share TweetThe Giants' trade talks for a left fielder so far have amounted to wasted breath, but general manager Brian Sabean sounded fully prepared to enter the season with Gregor Blanco and a homegrown, right-handed-batting complement -- likely Juan Perez -- sha…Share TweetRight-hander Ryan Vogelsong has finalized his $5 million, one-year contract with the San Francisco Giants.Share TweetFive Giants Minor Leaguers were briefly hospitalized for treatment in Scottsdale, Ariz., after sustaining mild injuries in a two-car traffic accident Tuesday morning.
Giants part ways with Peguero, RosarioUpdated Dec 2 Share TweetThe Giants announced Monday night that they declined to tender 2014 contracts to outfielder Francisco Peguero and right-hander Sandy Rosario, trimming both from the 40-man roster.
Orioles acquire Monell from Giants for cashUpdated Nov 30 Share TweetThe Orioles acquired catcher Johnny Monell from the Giants on Saturday in exchange for cash considerations.Share TweetWhile most of the country was out shopping for bargains on Black Friday, watching college football with the family or traveling to and from holiday gatherings, some rare and fairly significant day-after-Thanksgiving baseball news was breaking. Beginning…Share TweetRight-hander Ryan Vogelsong is staying with the San Francisco Giants, agreeing to terms on a one-year contract Friday.
Giants add two pitchers in roster shuffleUpdated Nov 27 Share TweetThe Giants made a few moves Wednesday night that they hope will deepen their pitching staff, claiming left-hander Jose De Paula off waivers from the Padres and signing right-hander Erik Cordier.
Winter League roundup: Peguero leads GigantesUpdated Nov 27 Share TweetFrancisco Peguero, the Giants' No. 10 prospect, lined a two-run single to center field with the bases loaded and two outs in the seventh inning as the Gigantes topped Estrellas, 3-2, on Tuesday.Share TweetSAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Javier Lopez tested the market just as he wanted to do, then wound up right back where he has become so comfortable at this stage of his career.
Tim Hudson writes thank you letter to Braves organization and fansUpdated Nov 24 Share TweetThe past week has been pretty rough on fans of the Atlanta Braves. On Monday, free agent pitcher Tim Hudson left town after agreeing on a two-year, $23 million deal with the San Francisco Giants. Then on Saturday, longtime catcher Brian McCann joined th…Share TweetJavier Lopez found a nice fit in San Francisco from the moment the Pittsburgh Pirates dealt him to the Giants at the 2010 trade deadline.Share TweetCenter fielder Gary Brown, the Giants' No. 1 selection in the 2010 First-Year Player Draft, was among four Minor Leaguers the club added to its 40-man roster on Wednesday.Share TweetThe Bay Area is home to one of the nation's largest Filipino communities, and the Giants have responded by committing extra effort to provide relief in the typhoon-stricken Phillipines.
Barry Bonds still exiled from MLB more than six years after final gameUpdated Nov 20 Share TweetGwen Knapp wrote a terrific feature on Major League Baseball's home run champion, Barry Bonds, published Wednesday at Sports on Earth. It's a long, great read on the limbo in which Bonds finds himself since playing his final game for the San Francisco G…Share TweetReliever Javier Lopez appeared destined to remain a Giant as various sources said Wednesday that the sides were close to agreeing to terms on a contract.Share TweetTim Hudson, who ended his foray into free agency by signing a two-year, $23 million contract with San Francisco, vowed to sustain the passion that has helped him thrive for 15 Major League seasons, and he welcomes the challenge of overcoming the fractur…
Are Mega-Deals Mega-Mistakes?Dec 4SC Centerpiece: Tim Kurkjian, Wallace Matthews and Colin Cowherd debate if long-term deals are a mistake.
The GM's Office: Wieters On The Block?Nov 19Jim Bowden takes a look at Matt Wieters' future with the Orioles.
SweetSpot TV: Market For ClosersNov 19Eric Karabell and David Schoenfield take a look at what the market is like for closers.
Report: Giants, Hudson Agree To DealNov 18Buster Olney discusses the report that pitcher Tim Hudson has agreed to a two-year deal with the San Francisco Giants.
The Tuesday MailbagDec 10Oh, it was cold last night? The Super Bowl’s outside, in northern New Jersey, in eight weeks. It’s going to be cold then. Maybe not Siberian cold, but cold. You had injuries to deal with last night? You think you’re not going to get more hurt by the fir…
Chicago Bears need to keep riding this offenseDec 9The Bears need to fully embrace their new identity as offensive juggernaut if they want to make the playoffs, writes Michael Wilbon.
Los Angeles Clippers close in on signing Stephen JacksonDec 9The Los Angeles Clippers are closing in on the signing of former San Antonio Spurs forward Stephen Jackson, according to sources briefed on the talks.
Best of Times, Worst of TimesDec 9The envelopes, please. Performance of the Year by a running back: Philadelphia’s LeSean McCoy, who ran through eight inches of snow in the greatest fourth-quarter performance ever by an Eagle back—11 carries, 148 yards, two touchdowns. How does he not s…