Last Build Date: Mon, 5 Dec 2016 23:55:45 EDT
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 18:45:52 EDTCommitting an unprecedented sum of money in an attempt to offset unprecedented lapses in performance, the Giants obtained the closer they sought by agreeing to a four-year contract Monday with free-agent right-hander Mark Melancon. In announcing the deal, Giants general manager Bobby Evans did not divulge financial details of Melancon's contract.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 14:16:08 EDTWith the World Baseball Classic just a few months away, the rosters are beginning to take shape. More names surfaced Monday as the World Baseball Classic released an initial list of 30 players, spanning 16 countries, who are confirmed to be participating in this year's tournament.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 13:47:49 EDTSecure your seats to games at AT&T Park in 2017. Single-game tickets, Holiday Packs and special events are now on sale.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 16:30:45 EDTShannon Forde always managed to keep a smile on her face while performing her duties as the New York Mets' senior director of media relations. Forde recently died of breast cancer at age 44. In her memory, Major League Baseball and all 30 clubs have contributed to an auction to benefit youth baseball and softball in her hometown of Little Ferry, N.J.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:59:55 EDTStay on top of all the offseason moves with the MLB.com Hot Stove Tracker, which updates with the latest free-agent signings and trades.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 21:52:36 EDTThe Giants tendered contracts to four salary arbitration-eligible players Friday and agreed to one-year deals with two others, right-hander Cory Gearrin and infielder Ehire Adrianza.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 16:15:09 EDTMajor League Baseball's players and owners have reached a tentative five-year Collective Bargaining Agreement through the 2021 season.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:33:11 EDTThe Arizona Fall League always is loaded with talent, and it was stronger than usual in 2016. In the initial installment of MLBPipeline.com's "The Next Big Leaguers," which premieres Tuesday, we focused on five prospects: Dodgers first baseman Cody Bellinger, Twins shortstop Nick Gordon, Cubs outfielder Eloy Jimenez, Red Sox infielder Yoan Moncada and Yankees shortstop Gleyber Torres.
Mon, 3 Oct 2016 19:14:26 EDTWho do the Giants have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for San Francisco's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 14:59:04 EDTIn November 2010, Aubrey Huff stood before hundreds of thousands of people outside San Francisco City Hall, reached into his jeans and whipped out the red "rally thong" that was a symbol of the Giants' successful World Series bid. Two years later, Huff sequestered himself inside a closet at his home, holding a .357 Magnum to his head, and contemplated pulling the trigger to end his misery.
Sat, 26 Nov 2016 22:05:12 EDTContrary to reports issued on Saturday, the Giants have not internally discussed reacquiring third baseman Pablo Sandoval, who has struggled with the Boston Red Sox since leaving San Francisco.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 16:00:00 EDTHelping improve the quality of life for veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces isn't just something that's nice to do for Matt Moore. It's personal.
Sat, 26 Nov 2016 19:10:17 EDTWatch Zito's music video for 'Secret to Life'
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 22:31:11 EDTThe Giants selected the contracts of five Minor Leaguers on Friday and added them to the 40-man roster. The moves protected each member of the quintet from being taken in next month's Rule 5 Draft.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 23:16:06 EDTThe Giants Inbox addresses Buster Posey's backup position, Chris Heston's status, the likelihood of a Jarrett Parker-Mac Williamson platoon and Jake Peavy's role.
Mon, 14 Nov 2016 16:55:00 EDTMatchups against both of this season's league champions will highlight the Cactus League Spring Training schedule that the Giants announced Monday.
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 19:49:13 EDTThe Giants continued to receive tangible proof of their excellence afield as shortstop Brandon Crawford and catcher Buster Posey were named 2016 Wilson Defensive Players of the Year. The Giants also were named the Defensive Team of the Year.
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 11:33:24 EDTThe free-agent list at third base includes Justin Turner and maybe a team could score big with a creative trade. But Giants general manager Bobby Evans said he is happy with the deal he made last season for Eduardo Nunez.
Tue, 8 Nov 2016 23:20:12 EDTCatcher Buster Posey, second baseman Joe Panik and shortstop Brandon Crawford, who always have emphasized defense, were rewarded for their diligence Tuesday by being named winners of Rawlings Gold Glove Awards at their respective positions.
Mon, 7 Nov 2016 19:46:18 EDTHaving filled their first- and third-base coaches' vacancies with Jose Alguacil and Phil Nevin, respectively, the Giants will turn their attention to an alumnus who seems destined to rejoin the organization at some juncture: Barry Bonds.
Mon, 7 Nov 2016 20:26:51 EDTGiants broadcaster Mike Krukow was among eight finalists named Monday to appear on the 2017 ballot for the Ford C. Frick Award, which, according to the Hall of Fame, symbolizes "commitment to excellence, quality of broadcasting abilities, reverence within the game, popularity with fans, and recognition by peers."
Thu, 3 Nov 2016 14:52:42 EDTThe Giants have picked up the $7 million option on left-hander Matt Moore's contract.
Tue, 8 Nov 2016 17:46:13 EDTWhether you need a holiday gift suggestion, a matte black wood frame for a wall, a superstar poster, a print to be autographed at Spring Training or a way to commemorate a championship 108 years in the making, the MLB Photostore is waiting with stunning photography from Getty Images.
Wed, 2 Nov 2016 18:57:42 EDTHunter Cole is in the middle of a tough stretch, but the Giants' No. 21 prospect was able to generate some positive momentum with a 1-for-5, three-RBI game on Wednesday afternoon in the Arizona Fall League.