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Giants find center fielder, sign free agent A-Jax

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 20:36:50 EDT

The Giants and free-agent center fielder Austin Jackson have agreed to a two-year deal, the team announced Monday. A source told MLB.com's Mark Feinsand that the contract is worth $6 million, and it could reach $8.5 million with incentives.



Giants officially introduce Longo to Bay Area

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 20:40:04 EDT

Though being one of the Giants' premier acquisitions will bring Evan Longoria considerable attention, his primary objective is to avoid it.



Well-traveled Vielma heads back to Giants

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 20:27:32 EDT

The Giants acquired infielder Engelb Vielma from the Pirates on Thursday, according to multiple reports.



Bochy healthy, stronger heading into 2018

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 01:50:25 EDT

Bruce Bochy enters 2018 as Major League Baseball's winningest active manager. More important, he's starting his 12th season with the Giants in improved health.



Giants introduce new right fielder: McCutchen

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 01:42:16 EDT

A day after acquiring Andrew McCutchen from the Pirates to patrol the spacious gaps at AT&T Park, the Giants revealed that they plan to play the former National League MVP in right field, moving him from the center-field position he held for most of his nine seasons in Pittsburgh. Incumbent Giants right fielder Hunter Pence will move to left field, according to manager Bruce Bochy, who added that he approached Pence in advance.



Giant move: SF acquires McCutchen from Bucs

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 01:49:19 EDT

The Giants' aggressive offseason objective of bolstering a power-starved lineup took another significant step on Monday, as San Francisco acquired longtime Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen and cash considerations from Pittsburgh.



Cutch deal has Giants primed for turnaround

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 20:42:16 EDT

Giants manager Bruce Bochy said recently that his team's 2018 turnaround would begin with being embarrassed about last season. That's a big part of why the Giants were poised for a bounce-back season even before making the second of two huge trades: Acquiring outfielder Andrew McCutchen from the Pirates on Monday after getting third baseman Evan Longoria from the Rays in December.



Giants' Top 30 Prospects list

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 17:40:32 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.



McCutchen's new teammates are very excited

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 19:03:12 EDT

McCutchen's new teammates are very excited



Best GIFs from Cutch's time with Pirates

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 15:31:52 EDT

Best GIFs from Cutch's time with Pirates



Giants avoid arbitration with Panik, 4 others

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 17:41:43 EDT

The Giants avoided arbitration with all five of their eligible players, agreeing to one-year deals with second baseman Joe Panik and relievers Hunter Strickland, Sam Dyson, Cory Gearrin and Will Smith.



Hello spring: Schedules are out

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 17:26:37 EDT

The Giants are set to christen Cactus League play at home against the Brewers on Feb. 23. Key weekend home matchups include games against the Cubs (Feb. 25), Dodgers (March 4) and the Bay rival A's (March 17). San Francisco will host 16 games at Scottsdale Stadium, including five in the first week of action.



Longoria opens up on move from Rays to Bay

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 17:40:25 EDT

Evan Longoria spoke publicly Friday for the first time since the day he was traded, reflecting on his ambitions with the Giants.



Distractions gone, Beede ready for big jump

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 18:43:58 EDT

As the Giants' top pitching prospect, Tyler Beede wasn't expecting to become trade bait this offseason. Fortunately for him, he could focus on the vows he ultimately exchanged with his fiancee, Allie, on Nov. 26.



Forever a Giants treasure, McCovey turns 80

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EDT

The term "legend" fits Willie McCovey as easily as the Giants cap that rests almost perpetually atop his regal head.



Melancon's return is key to Giants' bullpen

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 00:01:30 EDT

Two closers are theoretically better than one, though the Giants would prefer to define the role as a solo act this year.



Bumgarner, Cueto rebounding in '18 key to staff

Tue, 9 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EDT

A look back at the efforts of the Giants' starting rotation last year enables them to look forward to this season.



Inbox: How will Smith fit into Giants' bullpen?

Fri, 5 Jan 2018 00:25:43 EDT

The Giants Inbox answers questions about Will Smith's bullpen role, the difficulty of developing outfield prospects, whether the team should rebuild and more.



Lincecum, Cain up for Bay Area Sports HOF

Tue, 2 Jan 2018 14:50:03 EDT

Right-handers Tim Lincecum and Matt Cain, who complemented each other on several Giants pitching staffs, are together again as nominees for induction to the 2018 class of the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame.



SF hopes tweaks to core can muster '18 magic

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 18:58:37 EDT

The Giants possess just enough holdovers from their championship seasons to enable them to approach 2018 with at least a modicum of optimism. That outlook will further brighten if San Francisco adds a proven hitter or two while making prescribed upgrades in the outfield and at third base.



Bittersweet feats bookend Giants' 2017

Sat, 30 Dec 2017 10:54:32 EDT

In retrospect, the 2017 season opener served as a microcosm of what went wrong for the Giants throughout the year.



Inbox: How does Belt fit into Giants' plans?

Thu, 28 Dec 2017 13:21:26 EDT

What can we expect from Brandon Belt in 2018? Beat reporter Chris Haft addresses that question and more in the latest Inbox.



Melancon poses with a sheep in New Zealand

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 17:47:21 EDT

Melancon poses with a sheep in New Zealand



Livan, Millwood made their marks on mound

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 13:15:44 EDT

Livan Hernandez was much more famous than Kevin Millwood. We don't often talk about the Hall of Fame in literal terms -- as, in fact, a Hall of Famous Players -- and instead try to compare players based on their play. Well, Millwood was probably a better pitcher than Hernandez if you want to compare their entire careers.



McCovey hopeful HOF voters will back Bonds

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 13:14:47 EDT

Giants legend Willie McCovey reiterated his support for Barry Bonds' Hall of Fame candidacy while taking issue with Joe Morgan's letter to voters regarding "known steroid users."



Evan sent! Longo goes West, fills Giant void

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 15:51:11 EDT

Seeking to bolster a lineup that they believed needed a significant power boost, while also trying to account for attrition in the process, the Giants acquired longtime Rays third baseman Evan Longoria in a blockbuster trade on Wednesday.



Enjoy a photo of young Longoria in Giants gear

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 18:57:35 EDT

Enjoy a photo of young Longoria in Giants gear



Hundley stays with Giants on 1-year deal

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 20:50:57 EDT

In widely anticipated move, the Giants retained catcher Nick Hundley by signing him to a one-year contract Tuesday.



POTD: Chef Bonds cooks up some Barry Buns

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 12:14:38 EDT

POTD: Chef Bonds cooks up some Barry Buns



Sunday Night Baseball to open with SF-LAD

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 17:35:54 EDT

The 29th season of Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell kicks off the 2018 Major League Baseball season with a divisional matchup between the World Series runner-up Los Angeles Dodgers and division-rival San Francisco Giants on April 1, ESPN announced Tuesday afternoon.



Giants deal Moore to Rangers for Minors arms

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 23:05:21 EDT

Striving to increase their talent surplus and payroll flexibility, the Giants announced Friday night that they traded left-hander Matt Moore and an undisclosed amount of international signing bonus pool money to the Texas Rangers for a pair of Minor League right-handers.



Giants unveil player development staff for '18

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 13:18:27 EDT

The Giants announced their player development staff for the 2018 season on Friday, along with their coaching staffs for all eight Minor League affiliates.



Giants get reliever, lose Suarez in Rule 5 Draft

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:46:54 EDT

The Giants gained a potential Major Leaguer and lost a proven one in Thursday morning's Rule 5 Draft, which unofficially concluded baseball's Winter Meetings.



Giants Rule 5 pick has some Chapman velocity

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:50:41 EDT

Giants Rule 5 pick has some Chapman velocity



Thomas honored among scouts of the year

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 20:25:49 EDT

Grady Fuson was the West Coast honoree at Scout of the Year reception Wednesday night.. Russ Bove of the Blue Jays (East Coast) and Todd "Tiny" Thomas of the Giants (Midwest) also received awards at the 34th annual event, a highlight of the Winter Meetings.



Bochy sees confident start as key to 2018

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 20:27:49 EDT

Giants manager Bruce Bochy expressed confidence Tuesday at baseball's Winter Meetings that his ballclub can regain the quiet, almost-but-not-quite-smug confidence it maintained for years. But, Bochy said, the Giants will need a few more early-season wins than they engineered last season.



Giants remember mayor and fan Ed Lee

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 21:17:30 EDT

Giants remember mayor and fan Ed Lee