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San Francisco Giants News and Rumors

Answer Man: Brandon Belt talks belts, giraffes, Roger Federer a…

Answer Man: Brandon Belt talks belts, giraffes, Roger Federer and Carrie Underwood’s hair

yahoo.com Updated Feb 22, 2013
When he came up in 2011, Brandon Belt was nicknamed "Baby Giraffe" because San Francisco Giants broadcaster Duane Kuiper said he played the field awkwardly, as though he had just fallen out of his mama. At 6-foot-5 and 220 pounds, Belt got his…
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  • Cain gets Opening Day call as Bochy sets rotation

    Cain gets Opening Day call as Bochy sets rotation

    MLB.com Feb 22, 2013
    Madison Bumgarner, Tim Lincecum, Barry Zito and Ryan Vogelsong will follow Matt Cain, who'll start the April 1 season opener at Los Angeles, as the Giants have set their rotation for 2013.
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  • White Sox land Gillaspie in trade with Giants

    White Sox land Gillaspie in trade with Giants

    MLB.com Feb 22, 2013
    The White Sox added a left-handed hitter and a third baseman on Friday in acquiring Conor Gillaspie from the Giants in exchange for Minor League right-hander Jeff Soptic.
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Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Traditional pocket passers becoming extinct? Don't tell this QB…

    Feb 22
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Perhaps the irony of the NFL's incoming quarterback class on display here at the scouting combine is that while the read-option trend seems to be the wave of the future within the league, the future clearly isn't now. At least not in ter…
  • 2013 NFL combine -- Friday observations about offseason, Weeden and more

    Feb 22
    Will the NFL push back the dates on the offseason? Not if the players' union has anything to say about it, writes John Clayton.
  • Don Banks: Baltimore Ravens 2013 Offseason Preview

    Feb 22
    SI.com is laying out offseason road maps for all 32 teams as they start their journey for the Lombardi Trophy -- two teams per day, from the teams that need the most work to contend in 2013 to the ones that are in pretty good shape. See them all.