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Watch HOF announcement coverage live, 2 PT Wednesday

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:00:46 EDT

Wednesday is the big day. The National Baseball Hall of Fame announces its Class of 2017, selected in a vote last month by the eligible members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America.



Mental acuity helping Gregorio progress

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:54:04 EDT

If knowledge is power, then right-hander Joan Gregorio is among the most mentally fortified pitchers in the Giants' farm system.



Giants clear any potential arbitration hurdles

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 20:00:31 EDT

The Giants completed salary-arbitration season without a fuss Friday by agreeing to terms with left-hander Will Smith, right-hander George Kontos and infielder Eduardo Nunez on one-year contracts.



Inbox: Is Gorkys the Giants' 4th outfielder?

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 21:30:16 EDT

Who is the Giants' backup in center field when Denard Span needs a day off? Beat reporter Chris Haft answers this question and more in his latest Inbox.



Hot Stove Tracker: Free agents and trades

Sun, 1 Jan 2017 11:57:19 EDT

Stay on top of all the offseason moves with the MLB.com Hot Stove Tracker, which updates with the latest free-agent signings and trades.



Giants, Gillaspie avoid arbitration with one-year deal

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 21:54:30 EDT

The Giants have reached a one-year agreement with third baseman Conor Gillaspie, avoiding arbitration. The deal is worth $1.4 million according to MLB Network Insider Jon Heyman.



Giants could make another bold move for '17

Mon, 9 Jan 2017 19:00:45 EDT

The Giants realize they have a window of opportunity that must not slam shut on their fingers. So nobody should be surprised if they sacrifice short-term fiscal prudence for the potential of a big long-term payoff and celebrate the end of the offseason by acquiring a proven third baseman or left fielder.



Spring is in the air: First workout dates announced

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 08:27:47 EDT

Despite the frigid temperatures throughout many big league cities, Major League Baseball's announcement Tuesday of the first workout dates of Spring Training should be enough to warm the hearts of baseball fans everywhere.



Giants' Top 30 Prospects list

Sun, 1 Jan 2017 12:16:55 EDT

Who 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.



See color footage of the Giants' final Polo Grounds game

Mon, 9 Jan 2017 16:29:25 EDT

Color footage of the Giants' final Polo Grounds game



Giants interested in Korean INF Hwang

Tue, 3 Jan 2017 12:23:29 EDT

The Giants continue to show interest in Korean free-agent infielder Jae-gyun Hwang, sources told MLB.com's Jon Paul Morosi on Tuesday. Hwang, 29, is an unrestricted free agent and won't require a posting fee.



Watch Cueto's intense beach workout

Sat, 7 Jan 2017 12:15:18 EDT

Watch Cueto's intense beach workout



Inbox: Gillaspie deserving of everyday job?

Thu, 5 Jan 2017 19:05:40 EDT

It seems that Conor Gillaspie deserves an everyday shot. Can Eduardo Nunez play left field while Gillaspie starts at third base? MLB.com reporter Chris Haft fields this question and more in the latest Giants Inbox.



Pence once got way too intense about hot yoga

Tue, 3 Jan 2017 14:07:27 EDT

Pence once got way too intense about hot yoga



Former Giants shortstop Spencer dead at 88

Wed, 4 Jan 2017 01:37:23 EDT

New York Giants third baseman Daryl Spencer is tagged out by Dodger catcher Roy Campanella in a 1953 game. Spencer, who played parts of 10 seasons with four teams, died on Monday. He was 88. (AP)



Has Blanco's Giants tenure come to an end?

Tue, 3 Jan 2017 17:35:47 EDT

The Giants' recent outfield additions may have dashed Gregor Blanco's hopes of returning to the ballclub.



Watch Griffey, Bonds and Lofton dunk in these videos

Tue, 3 Jan 2017 16:49:44 EDT

Watch Griffey, Bonds and Lofton dunk in these videos



Seeking HOF push, Kent played game 'right way'

Sun, 1 Jan 2017 15:22:03 EDT

Jeff Kent played for six teams during his 17-year career, and most of his success came with the Giants. During his six years in San Francisco, Kent and Barry Bonds were a powerful 1-2 punch in the middle of the Giants' lineup.



Left field, setup roles wild cards for 2017 Giants

Fri, 30 Dec 2016 14:10:10 EDT

The Giants have mostly lined up the cast of characters who will strive to get the ball to Mark Melancon with a victory on the line. Left field is their lone vacant position as the opening of Spring Training looms in February. On the pitching staff, though the fifth starter's spot and the various bullpen setup roles have yet to be assigned, the Giants basically know who the primary contenders will be for those jobs.



The Hall of Fame Case: Edgar Renteria

Sat, 31 Dec 2016 11:44:16 EDT

The Hall of Fame Case: Edgar Renteria



Dominant defense defines Giants' double-sided '16

Wed, 28 Dec 2016 12:15:08 EDT

The Giants' first-half swagger yielded to a second-half stagger in 2016, as the team with the Major Leagues' best record at the All-Star break barely qualified for the postseason before losing to the eventual World Series-champion Cubs in the National League Division Series.



Inbox: Is health essential to a championship?

Mon, 26 Dec 2016 00:00:00 EDT

In the latest Giants Inbox, beat reporter Chris Haft answers fans' questions on the role health plays in a title run, the state of the Giants' farm system and the likelihood of Matt Duffy returning to San Francisco someday.



Most amazing National League games of 2016

Thu, 29 Dec 2016 01:50:58 EDT

At the end of an amazing October, one team was standing: the Chicago Cubs, who broke a 108-year championship drought and won the World Series for the National League. But 14 other NL teams played all season and had their own pinnacle moments. In consultation with each club's beat reporter, here is the game of the year for each club in the NL in 2016.



Pence holiday video has 'Game of Thrones' twist

Sat, 24 Dec 2016 18:26:18 EDT

Pence holiday video has 'Game of Thrones' twist



Bochy embraces chance to unwind with veterans

Fri, 23 Dec 2016 15:47:21 EDT

Purple Heart Anglers is a nonprofit organization devoted to creating opportunities for disabled veterans to fish and hunt. Bruce Bochy and his wife, Kim, lent their time and support to the group during a recent visit to Costa Rica that included three days of fishing.



Rollins agrees to Minor League deal with Giants

Thu, 22 Dec 2016 21:39:22 EDT

Hoping to add infield depth, the Giants agreed to a Minor League deal with Jimmy Rollins, the highly accomplished shortstop who's striving to extend his big league career to an 18th season.



Triple-A Sacramento hires Brundage as manager

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 14:30:18 EDT

The Sacramento River Cats, the Giants' Triple-A affiliate, named Dave Brundage the team's new manager on Thursday.



Leyland: 'Big time' Crawford to join Team USA

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 16:54:55 EDT

During the 2012 World Series, Jim Leyland watched from Detroit's dugout as Brandon Crawford's steady brilliance at shortstop snuffed out a succession of would-be Tigers rallies. More than four years after Crawford's superb defense was a crucial factor in the Giants' sweep, Leyland will have the chance to manage him in the World Baseball Classic.



Giants show support at service for Torres' wife

Tue, 13 Dec 2016 20:38:25 EDT

The Giants' family gathered Tuesday to embrace Andres Torres, literally and figuratively, at a memorial service for the former outfielder's wife. Soannie Torres died of a rare form of cancer last Wednesday at 37.



The Sharks wore SF Giants orange before a game

Sun, 11 Dec 2016 16:30:00 EDT

The Sharks wore SF Giants orange before a game



Melancon, Giants see closer fitting in nicely

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 19:15:43 EDT

At Friday's AT&T Park news conference to herald the Giants' signing of closer Mark Melancon, the right-hander remained exultant over joining his new team.



Greene, 2-way talent highlight Top 50 Draft Prospects list

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 00:16:08 EDT

For the second year in a row, MLBPipeline.com's early Draft Top 50 list is topped by a high school pitcher. There's still a long way to go between now and June -- last year's early No. 1 Jason Groome went No. 12 overall to the Red Sox -- but there is no question that Hunter Greene is the best overall talent in the Class of 2017.