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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.

SHOP SALE: Take 25-50% off sitewide

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 23:59:03 EDT

Save big while making a serious dent in your shopping list. Take 25 to 50 percent off sitewide at the Giants Shop through Thursday at 8:59 p.m. PT in a special two-day savings event.

Giants support MLB auction for USF scholarship

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 09:30:31 EDT

This year's Winter Meetings charity auction has special meaning for Giants fans and San Franciscans. The auction, which is now live, is dedicated to the late Katy Feeney, the baseball executive whose career spanned 40 years.

Giants have 'sense of urgency' at Meetings

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 21:45:48 EDT

The Giants have a lot going on at baseball's Winter Meetings. Take general manager Bobby Evans' word for it. Though the Giants haven't agreed on a trade or signed a free agent, they're striving to seal a deal or two, insisted Evans and people familiar with the club's talks.

Giants remember mayor and fan Ed Lee

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 21:17:30 EDT

Giants remember mayor and fan Ed Lee

Winter Meetings interview with Bruce Bochy

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:56:23 EDT

Interview with Giants manager Bruce Bochy from the Winter Meetings.

Giants want balance of offense, defense in OF

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 22:01:24 EDT

Giants general manager Bobby Evans admitted Monday that, when weighing the acquisition of an outfielder, the ballclub might have to consider a performer who's lacking defensively if he's competent offensively. Of course, the Giants would prefer not to make that sacrifice.

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's Prospect Watch.

Giants knew challenge of wooing Stanton

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 20:04:53 EDT

Giancarlo Stanton followed his heart as well as his mind in respectfully deciding the Giants weren't the ballclub for him.

Giants hit Florida with optimism, many needs

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 21:00:14 EDT

The Giants officially ended their pursuit of a trade with Miami for the slugging Giancarlo Stanton on Friday, hours after Shohei Ohtani, the pitching/hitting novelty, announced that he had chosen the Angels. With baseball's annual Winter Meetings set to begin in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., on Sunday evening, the Giants can concentrate fully on obtaining less-celebrated but still-useful performers to upgrade the roster.

With Stanton out, who's next on Giants' radar?

Sat, 9 Dec 2017 09:30:00 EDT

The Giants are out of the Giancarlo Stanton sweepstakes, according to a statement released by the team Friday.

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.

Giants miss out on Ohtani, continue OF search

Fri, 8 Dec 2017 16:31:44 EDT

The Giants missed out on Shohei Ohtani, the multi-talented Japanese star who is headed to play for the Angels, according to his agent. But the sting of losing the opportunity to obtain such an intriguing performer wasn't exceedingly sharp. Ohtani, the pitcher/outfielder who considered the Giants among seven teams in free agency, surely would have been entertaining. However, he was far from a necessity.

Unsure thing: '92 Bonds deal a scramble

Fri, 8 Dec 2017 15:00:23 EDT

Barry Bonds, who spent a lot of time jogging unimpeded around the bases, actually began his Giants career with a false start.

San Jose Sharks host Giants night with jerseys

Thu, 7 Dec 2017 21:58:40 EDT

San Jose Sharks host Giants night with jerseys

25 years ago, Bonds signed with Giants

Wed, 6 Dec 2017 08:46:26 EDT

25 years ago, Bonds signed with Giants

MLB Pipeline's Top 50 Draft prospects for 2018

Tue, 5 Dec 2017 12:08:54 EDT

For the first time in three years, the top spot on's early Draft Top 50 list is not topped by a high school pitcher. It should come as no surprise that the top guy is still a pitcher, and one from the 2017 College World Series champion Florida Gators. Right-hander Brady Singer, who helped pitch them to that title as a sophomore, is the clear choice as the best overall talent in the 2018 Draft class.

Giants extend offers to 5 arb-eligible players

Sat, 2 Dec 2017 01:04:53 EDT

The Giants tendered contracts to second baseman Joe Panik and right-handed relief pitchers Cory Gearrin, Sam Dyson and Hunter Strickland, and lefty reliever Will Smith.

Q&A: Meet new Giants hitting coach Powell

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 18:35:09 EDT

Alonzo Powell will bring a wealth of experience with him into his first season as the Giants' hitting coach. Powell, 52, played professionally in the Major Leagues and in Japan. The San Francisco native joins the Giants after serving as the assistant hitting coach for the World Series-champion Astros. caught up with him for a chat.

Get to know pitching coach Young

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 15:47:13 EDT

The Giants introduced Curt Young as their new pitching coach on Nov. 6. Young, 57, replaced Dave Righetti, whose 18-year tenure in the position established a franchise record. Young also knows something about longevity, having served two stints totaling 13 seasons as Oakland's pitching coach spanning 2004-17. To get to know Young a little better, recently caught up with him for a mostly light 10-question interview.

Span ramps up charitable efforts for holidays

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 01:19:13 EDT

As a leadoff batter, Denard Span knows that reaching base ranks among his top priorities. He can dictate a game's tone by establishing his team's offensive rhythm. Span, the Giants outfielder, intends to create similar empowerment through his charitable efforts. And in American society, few possessions are more empowering than a car.

Bonds, Kent lead SF contingent on HOF ballot

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 12:10:10 EDT

Barry Bonds and Jeff Kent frequently appeared back to back in the batting order as Giants teammates. When the subject is Hall of Fame voting, however, Bonds has steadily separated himself from Kent in recent seasons.

Prospect Beede among 4 added to 40-man

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 21:16:55 EDT

Highly rated pitching prospect Tyler Beede was among four players the Giants added to their 40-man roster Monday. Right-hander Tyler Herb, left-hander D.J. Snelton and catcher Aramis Garcia also joined the 40-man contingent before Monday's 5 p.m. PT deadline to protect players from next month's Rule 5 Draft.

Beltran retires a champ after 20-year career

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 11:31:38 EDT

Carlos Beltran's last official act as a Major League player was hoisting the World Series trophy for the first time in his career.

Beede finishes AFL campaign on high note

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 18:53:48 EDT

After missing much of the second half of the regular season with a groin injury, a healthy Tyler Beede finished his Arizona Fall League campaign Tuesday on a high note with a solid outing in Scottsdale's 6-5 loss against Surprise at Surprise Stadium.

Posey earns 4th NL Silver Slugger Award

Thu, 9 Nov 2017 19:14:08 EDT

The fourth career Silver Slugger Award that Buster Posey received Thursday validated his season-long effort as the National League's top offensive catcher.

Giants tab Schu as assistant hitting coach

Thu, 9 Nov 2017 21:16:15 EDT

The Giants completed their coaching-staff overhaul Thursday by naming Rick Schu as their assistant hitting coach.

Crawford wins 3rd straight Gold Glove Award

Wed, 8 Nov 2017 00:52:07 EDT

Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford continued to distinguish himself and legitimize his vast skills Tuesday when he received his third consecutive Rawlings National League Gold Glove Award for defensive excellence at his position.

Powell, Young key additions to Giants' staff

Mon, 6 Nov 2017 21:20:22 EDT

New Giants coaches Alonzo Powell and Curt Young might indeed be steeped in baseball analytics, but they also seemed grounded in the game's old-fashioned basics.

Cueto won't opt out, remains with Giants

Sun, 5 Nov 2017 01:40:47 EDT

Right-hander Johnny Cueto decided Saturday night to not opt out of the final four years and $84 million of his contract with the Giants.

Giants no strangers to free-agency excitement

Mon, 6 Nov 2017 16:15:00 EDT

If Major League Baseball ever chose to distribute frequent shoppers' cards for each team's use on the free-agent market, there would be no complaints from the Giants.

Vogelsong assists during instructional league

Wed, 1 Nov 2017 21:20:29 EDT

If you're a Giants fan, you probably know at least something about Ryan Vogelsong's long baseball journey.