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Panik optimistic about health for 2016 season

Panik optimistic about health for 2016 season

MLB.com Updated Feb 12 (yesterday)
Giants second baseman Joe Panik insisted Friday that not only will he enter Spring Training fully recovered from lower back inflammation, but he'll also remain healthy through the season.
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  • Giants' Cain on health: Everything's feeling good

    Giants' Cain on health: Everything's feeling good

    ESPN.com Feb 12 (yesterday)
    Giants' Cain on health: Everything's feeling good
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  • Former Padres Player And Coach Tim Flannery Rips The Organizati…

    Former Padres Player And Coach Tim Flannery Rips The Organization And Its Fans 

    deadspin.com Feb 11 (3 days ago)
    Most recently Tim Flannery was the crazy third base coach who windmilled home San Francisco Giants runners en route to three World Series victories, but the majority of his baseball career took place in San Diego. He played alongside Bruce Bochy as the …
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  • Sports Briefing | Baseball: One-Year Deal With Giants for Brand…

    Sports Briefing | Baseball: One-Year Deal With Giants for Brandon Belt

    nytimes.com Feb 11 (3 days ago)
    First baseman Brandon Belt agreed to a one-year, $6.2 million contract with the Giants.
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  • 5 bats could shape how NL West is won

    5 bats could shape how NL West is won

    MLB.com Feb 10 (4 days ago)
    The Dodgers and Giants have ruled the National League West in recent seasons with dominant pitching, but the division also houses some serious offense. The Rockies and D-backs scored the most runs in the league in 2015, with the Giants coming in fifth. …
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  • Giants' annual FanFest set for Saturday

    Giants' annual FanFest set for Saturday

    MLB.com Feb 7 (6 days ago)
    Virtually every square inch of AT&T Park will be thrown open to the public on Saturday, when the Giants conduct their annual FanFest.
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  • X (10) Super baseball things from 50 years ago

    X (10) Super baseball things from 50 years ago

    MLB.com Feb 6
    This weekend, football's final fling until after baseball's All-Star break, is all about number 50. Not the 50-yard line or Ken Strong of the New York Giants of the 1930s and '40s, the only player for whom No. 50 is retired, but for the 50th Super Bowl.…
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  • Hot Stove Digest: Juan Uribe might be too expensive for Giants

    Hot Stove Digest: Juan Uribe might be too expensive for Giants

    yahoo.com Feb 5
    Welcome to The Stew's Hot Stove Digest, our daily rundown of MLB news, rumors and gossip for Hot Stove season. Here you'll find a recap of all the day's action and other fun stuff from around the Internet. EXPENSIVE: The Giants have talked to Juan Uribe…
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  • Susac leads crowded backup catcher's field in SF

    Susac leads crowded backup catcher's field in SF

    MLB.com Feb 3
    On paper, a scramble for the Giants' backup catcher's job appears imminent. In reality, Andrew Susac should reclaim the role with minimal fuss.
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  • New, cooler spring jerseys, caps available

    New, cooler spring jerseys, caps available

    MLB.com Jan 28
    It is almost time for Zack Greinke to suit up for the D-backs, Todd Frazier for the White Sox, David Price for the Red Sox, Justin Upton for the Tigers, Johnny Cueto for the Giants, Jason Heyward for the Cubs, and all those other new faces in new places…
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  • MySpace co-founder offers to pay Giants if they keep Tim Lincec…

    MySpace co-founder offers to pay Giants if they keep Tim Lincecum

    yahoo.com Jan 27
    Remember MySpace? For people of a certain age it was their introduction to the online communities and social networks that are prevalent throughout the Internet today. Remember when Tim Lincecum was arguably the most dominant pitcher in baseball? He won…
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  • Beede, Arroyo among Giants' camp invites

    Beede, Arroyo among Giants' camp invites

    MLB.com Jan 26
    The Giants have extended non-roster invitations for Major League Spring Training to 21 players, including right-hander Tyler Beede and shortstop Christian Arroyo.
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  • Giants' resurgent Richmond affiliate supplies studs, lessons

    Giants' resurgent Richmond affiliate supplies studs, lessons

    MLB.com Jan 22
    A quick look back at last year's exploits of the Giants' Double-A Richmond affiliate gives them more reason to look forward to the near future. They went from a 3-17 start to a 72-68 finish, and three key players could occupy essential roles for San Fra…
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  • Ishikawa getting a fresh start with Seattle

    Ishikawa getting a fresh start with Seattle

    MLB.com Jan 19
    Next month, Travis Ishikawa will continue his series of fresh starts when he reports to Spring Training with the Mariners. Since his stretch of 10 consecutive seasons In the Giants' system ended in 2011, he has played for six different organizations, in…
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  • Source: Mariners sign Ishikawa to Minors deal

    Source: Mariners sign Ishikawa to Minors deal

    MLB.com Jan 16
    Travis Ishikawa, an eight-year Major League first baseman who starred in the 2014 National League Championship Series for the Giants, has signed a Minor League deal with the Mariners with an invitation to big league camp, according to a source. The club…
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  • Belt, Kontos exchange figures with Giants

    Belt, Kontos exchange figures with Giants

    MLB.com Jan 15
    First baseman Brandon Belt and right-hander George Kontos met with the expected differences of value Friday when they continued the salary arbitration process by exchanging suggested figures on one-year contracts with Giants management.
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  • D-backs acquire righty reliever Hall from Giants

    D-backs acquire righty reliever Hall from Giants

    MLB.com Jan 13
    The D-backs added a reliever Wednesday, trading for right-handed pitcher Cody Hall. Hall was designated for assignment last week by the Giants, who will receive a player to be named or cash considerations in the deal.
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  • Hall of Fame Baseball Player Monte Irvin Dies at 96

    Hall of Fame Baseball Player Monte Irvin Dies at 96

    nytimes.com Jan 12
    Hall of Famer Monte Irvin, a power-hitting outfielder who starred for the New York Giants in the 1950s in a career abbreviated by major league baseball's exclusion of black players, has died. He was 96.
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  • Busy Giants have right formula

    Busy Giants have right formula

    MLB.com Jan 10
    The Giants aren't about flash. They are about fit. They don't look to grab headlines in the offseason. They look to find the player who will fill a void and blend into the roster. It's about teamwork at AT&T Park.
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  • Denard Span Fills Holes at Leadoff Outfield for Giants

    Denard Span Fills Holes at Leadoff Outfield for Giants

    Denard Span is all-too-familiar with what the Giants are capable of accomplishing come October having lost in the Division Series to San Francisco in 2014.
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  • Rumor roundup: Span deal has ripple effect

    Rumor roundup: Span deal has ripple effect

    MLB.com Jan 7
    Another outfielder came off the free-agent market on Thursday when the Giants agreed to a three-year deal with Denard Span, which could have a ripple effect on the Hot Stove.
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  • Junior shared more than No. 24 with Mays

    Junior shared more than No. 24 with Mays

    MLB.com Jan 7
    Ken Griffey Jr. wasn't afraid of unfair comparisons to Willie Mays when he chose to wear the Say Hey Kid's No. 24 as a 19-year-old Mariners rookie in 1989, and an examination of his Hall of Fame career shows he lived up to the Giants' legend.
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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.