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Giants deliver positive moments in tough 2017

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 22:22:56 EDT

The baseball season's sheer length and the ebb and flow of a player's performance almost guarantees that each club or individual can find solace in some aspect of their year.

Duggar racks up four hits in AFL performance

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 01:45:08 EDT

After missing almost the entire first three months of the season, Giants outfielder Steven Duggar is getting some much-needed at-bats in the Arizona Fall League. After going 2-for-16 in his first five games for the Scottsdale Scorpions, Duggar broke out with four hits Wednesday night in a 9-5 defeat of the Glendale Desert Dogs.

Giants' Arizona Fall League overview

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:39:32 EDT

Chris Shaw, the Giants' most advanced position prospect, led all of the their minor leaguers in home runs, extra-base hits, RBIs, slugging and OPS while splitting 2017 between Double-A and Triple-A. Despite that success, Shaw still has plenty to work on in the Arizona Fall League, particularly his outfield defense.

Aurilia's home, winery spared worst from fires

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 16:41:35 EDT

Rich Aurilia was spared from the terrible toll of the wildfires that continue to ravage much of northern California. But he felt the heat nonetheless.

Inbox: What's key to improving Giants' offense?

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 21:29:34 EDT

What are the keys to improving the Giants' offense? How does Posey feel about playing first base as much as he did late in the season? Giants beat reporter Chris Haft answers fans' questions.

Bochy feeling well after heart procedure

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 21:01:31 EDT

Giants manager Bruce Bochy issued an upbeat message Friday after undergoing a mild heart procedure in San Diego.

Electric field: Defense key to Giants' 2018

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 13:13:08 EDT

The Giants' precipitous fall from perennial contender to last place in the National League West resembled their three still-recent World Series titles in one significant aspect: Both required widespread contributions.

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.

Shaw, Suarez named Prospects of the Year

Thu, 5 Oct 2017 11:19:49 EDT

Outfielder/first baseman Chris Shaw and left-hander Andrew Suarez, named the Giants' Prospects of the Year, have timing on their side. Several of the Giants' top farmhands made their Major League debuts this year, including infielder Christian Arroyo, infielder-outfielder Ryder Jones, outfielder Austin Slater and right-hander Kyle Crick.

Giants want to add power, not sacrifice defense

Tue, 3 Oct 2017 20:41:44 EDT

The Giants will enter the offseason believing that bolstering one of their most traditional strengths may pave a smoother road back than addressing their most glaring shortcoming.

Evans: Giants' coaching staff will be evaluated

Tue, 3 Oct 2017 18:55:03 EDT

While it's possible the Giants adjust their trajectory by making changes to their coaching staff after an unsuccessful 2017 season, no definitive decisions have been made yet according general manager Bobby Evans.

Giants' 2017 a season out of sync

Mon, 2 Oct 2017 14:44:58 EDT

Of all the unflattering statistics that can be associated with this year's last-place Giants, the most telling set of numbers might be these: 42-38. That was their record when they scored first. Not bad, right? After all, it's above .500.

Posey among most popular jerseys

Tue, 3 Oct 2017 10:18:26 EDT

MLB and the MLB Players Association jointly announced the latest Most Popular Jerseys rankings on Tuesday, and the rookie slugger topped the list to add another distinction to an historic first full year. The list is based on sales of Majestic jerseys from since Opening Day.

Panda walks off as SF wraps '17 on high note

Sun, 1 Oct 2017 21:12:38 EDT

Pablo Sandoval's journey back to the Giants' organization wasn't easy by any stretch. But the third baseman sent the 2017 season off in dramatic fashion Sunday, launching a walk-off home run to lift the Giants to a victory in the season finale over the Padres, 5-4.

Cueto wants to 'finish career' in San Francisco

Sun, 1 Oct 2017 20:50:56 EDT

Johnny Cueto decided to mix a little pleasure while discussing business on Sunday.

Career well done: Cain outstanding in last start

Sat, 30 Sep 2017 22:28:46 EDT

Matt Cain gave the Giants plenty of nothing on Saturday, which of course was what his fans wanted to see.

2018 MLB Draft order: Giants to pick No. 2

Sun, 1 Oct 2017 19:37:02 EDT

Both the San Francisco Giants and Detroit Tigers had designs on the postseason in 2017. For a variety of reasons, things didn't work out as planned. The consolation prize? Getting to pick at the top of the 2018 Draft.

Giants' 'pen falters after Cain goes 5 scoreless

Sat, 30 Sep 2017 22:23:49 EDT

Down to their final strike Saturday, the Padres came through to break a five-game losing streak. Austin Hedges roped a two-out RBI double over the head of Giants right fielder Hunter Pence to plate two runs and powering San Diego to a 3-2 come-from-behind win over the Giants.

Baseball world pays respect to Cain

Sat, 30 Sep 2017 19:37:57 EDT

Baseball world pays respect to Cain

Giants cruise to back stellar Stratton

Sat, 30 Sep 2017 02:46:36 EDT

A day before the Giants were set to say goodbye to veteran Matt Cain, Chris Stratton once again showed he's a worthy candidate to fill Cain's spot in next year's rotation. The rookie right-hander turned in 6 2/3 strong innings to power the Giants to an 8-0 triumph over the Padres on Friday.

Hundley wins Giants' Willie Mac Award

Sat, 30 Sep 2017 03:02:13 EDT

Nick Hundley's zeal was rewarded Friday when he received the Willie Mac Award -- the Giants' highest individual honor, which is tantamount to being named the team's most inspirational player.

Slater has surgery for core muscle injury

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 21:01:06 EDT

Rookie Austin Slater, who put together impressive at-bats in limited playing time, recently underwent a core muscle surgery in Philadelphia, Giants manager Bruce Bochy revealed Friday.

World Series MVP Award renamed for Mays

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 12:05:33 EDT

The World Series Most Valuable Player Award will now be tied to one of the all-time greats of the game: Willie Mays. Major League Baseball announced Friday that the award has been renamed the "Willie Mays World Series Most Valuable Player" in honor of the Hall of Famer.

Cain retiring after 13 seasons with Giants

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 22:40:07 EDT

The jarring sight of Matt Cain wearing a Major League uniform other than one representing the San Francisco Giants will never materialize. Prompted by a variety of factors -- the expiration of his contract, injury-eroded skills and a young family -- Cain announced Wednesday he will retire at the end of the season, officially ending a career distinguished by accomplishment and length.

Shark solid in final start, but Giants falter late

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 21:36:16 EDT

David Peralta's walk scored Daniel Descalso with the game-winning run as the D-backs walked off the Giants, 4-3, on Wednesday afternoon in their regular-season home finale. Peralta's walk capped a three-run Arizona rally off Giants closer Sam Dyson.

Ramos, Gonzalez turning heads at instructs

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 13:06:30 EDT

Heliot Ramos' professional career has only just begun. Yet the 19th overall pick in the 2017 Draft already has established that he has the highest ceiling among Giants prospects.

Cain leaving behind legacy, and a team in flux

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 21:09:39 EDT

Matt Cain's pending retirement puts an exclamation point on the end of this Giants era. Cain's 13-year career began in 2005. He teamed in the rotation with Tim Lincecum and Madison Bumgarner to win the World Series three times. He threw to MVP catcher Buster Posey.

Federowicz shows no rust coming off bench

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 02:54:28 EDT

Tim Federowicz explained that catching helps his hitting. Unfortunately for him, he hasn't done much of either activity recently. Yet it wasn't completely surprising to see Federowicz belt a two-run homer in his first at-bat after entering the Giants' 11-4 loss to the D-backs in the bottom of the fourth.

Moore hit hard in short night vs. D-backs

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 02:16:21 EDT

J.D. Martinez continued his red-hot performance in the month of September with a 3-for-4, six-RBI performance Tuesday, carrying the D-backs to an 11-4 win over the Giants at Chase Field.

Hundley stars as Giants cruise past D-backs

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 02:20:09 EDT

Nick Hundley has hit D-backs pitchers well all season and continued to do so Monday as he sparked a five-run fourth inning and the Giants topped the D-backs, 9-2, at Chase Field.

Williamson impressive vs. Dodgers ace

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 21:26:54 EDT

Mac Williamson went 3-for-3 off Clayton Kershaw and accounted for the Giants' lone run with a monstrous eighth-inning homer Sunday in their 3-1 loss to the Dodgers.

Giants no match for Kershaw in finale

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 08:53:50 EDT

Yasmani Grandal's sacrifice fly and two-run homer paced the Dodgers to a 3-1 win over the Giants on Sunday at Dodger Stadium. Ace Clayton Kershaw made his fifth start since coming off the disabled list, allowing Mac Williamson's homer over eight innings while striking out six.

After rough start, Hernandez finishing strong

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 02:18:50 EDT

The Giants will spend the offseason placing as much of this season as possible in the proverbial rear-view mirror. Few players will be in the driver's seat for jobs next year. Gorkys Hernandez is among the few who could be steering himself back onto the Opening Day roster.

Bumgarner stellar in winning duel vs. Dodgers

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 01:58:17 EDT

Performing like the staff ace that he is acknowledged to be, Madison Bumgarner subdued the Los Angeles Dodgers' offense for 7 2/3 innings Saturday night to help the San Francisco Giants prevail, 2-1.

Osich has strong showing against Dodgers

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 03:47:39 EDT

Josh Osich walked to the Dodger Stadium mound during the fifth inning of Friday night's 4-2 loss to relieve Jeff Samardzija and make his first appearance in 10 days. Ultimately, he thrived, retiring five of the six batters he faced, striking out four of them.

Spend a day following Hunter and Lexi Pence

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 21:00:26 EDT

A day in the life of Hunter and Lexi Pence