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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.

Giants get their man early at Winter Meetings

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 16:24:44 EDT

The Giants can consider themselves fortunate -- with emphasis on "fortune" -- to have been the first team to leap into the market for a free-agent closer at baseball's Winter Meetings, which concluded Thursday.

Giants tickets for the 2017 season on sale now

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 13:47:49 EDT

Secure your seats to games at AT&T Park in 2017. Single-game tickets, Holiday Packs and special events are now on sale.

Left-field continuity a challenge for Giants

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 23:19:29 EDT

Settling upon an adequate left fielder has remained an annual concern for the Giants since they declined to offer Bonds a contract at the end of the 2007 season. In nine seasons since then, they have employed nine different Opening Day left fielders.

Hot Stove Tracker: Free agents and trades

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:59:55 EDT

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

Photo: Johnny Cueto hung out with a donkey

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 12:04:28 EDT

Photo: Johnny Cueto hung out with a donkey

Giants trade Heston to Mariners

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 22:29:55 EDT

The Giants traded right-hander Chris Heston, whose promise was dashed by injuries a little more than a year after he pitched a no-hitter, to the Seattle Mariners for a player to be named.

Creech named East Coast Scout of Year

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 21:52:14 EDT

Scouts were celebrated at the 33rd annual event, a staple of the Winter Meetings. Larry Corrigan (Twins) was the Midwest Scout of the Year. Other honorees were Ed Creech (East Coast) of the Giants, Pablo Cruz (International) of the Blue Jays and Rick Schroeder (West Coast) of the Rangers.

Giants' Top 30 Prospects list

Mon, 3 Oct 2016 19:14:26 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.

Bochy approves of Posey's Classic plans

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 21:19:42 EDT

Buster Posey has Giants manager Bruce Bochy's blessing to represent the United States in the World Baseball Classic this spring.

Giants' commitment to winning drew Melancon

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 21:07:58 EDT

New Giants closer Mark Melancon seemed like a perfect fit for manager Bruce Bochy's band of professionals that has posted winning records in seven of the last eight seasons.

Giants' best prospects likely to start at Triple-A

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 21:56:44 EDT

Giants general manager Bobby Evans said Tuesday at baseball's Winter Meetings that infielder Christian Arroyo and right-hander Tyler Beede, the organization's top prospects, likely will begin the regular season at Triple-A Sacramento.

Giants find their closer, give Melancon 4-year deal

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 08:48:04 EDT

Committing an unprecedented sum of money in an attempt to offset unprecedented lapses in performance, the Giants announced Monday that they obtained the closer they sought by agreeing to a four-year contract with free-agent right-hander Mark Melancon. An industry source confirmed Melancon's contract is worth a total of $62 million.

Winter Meetings interview with Bruce Bochy

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 19:03:52 EDT

Giants manager Bruce Bochy answers questions during an interview at the Winter Meetings on Tuesday.

Posey commits to playing in World Baseball Classic

Mon, 5 Dec 2016 14:16:08 EDT

With 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.

Giants remain willing to use farm system for LF

Mon, 5 Dec 2016 19:54:06 EDT

Giants general manager Bobby Evans reiterated Monday at the Winter Meetings that he's leaning toward reserving left field for a Spring Training competition featuring Jarrett Parker and Mac Williamson, instead of pursuing a proven Major League outfielder through free agency or trade.

Giants agree to deals with Adrianza, Gearrin

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 21:52:36 EDT

The 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.

Peace & glove: Owners, players reach CBA deal

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 16:15:09 EDT

Major League Baseball's players and owners have reached a tentative five-year Collective Bargaining Agreement through the 2021 season.

The Next Big Leaguers: Giants' Stratton

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:33:11 EDT

The Arizona Fall League always is loaded with talent, and it was stronger than usual in 2016. In the initial installment of'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.

Huff reveals personal struggles in new book

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 14:59:04 EDT

In 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.

Giants refute talks about acquiring Sandoval

Sat, 26 Nov 2016 22:05:12 EDT

Contrary 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.

Moore doing his part to help US veterans

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 16:00:00 EDT

Helping 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.

Watch Zito's music video for 'Secret to Life'

Sat, 26 Nov 2016 19:10:17 EDT

Watch Zito's music video for 'Secret to Life'

Five players added to Giants' 40-man roster

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 22:31:11 EDT

The 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.

Inbox: Could Posey see time at hot corner?

Thu, 17 Nov 2016 23:16:06 EDT

The 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.

Giants announce busy Cactus League schedule

Mon, 14 Nov 2016 16:55:00 EDT

Matchups against both of this season's league champions will highlight the Cactus League Spring Training schedule that the Giants announced Monday.

Crawford, Posey named top defenders

Fri, 11 Nov 2016 19:49:13 EDT

The 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.

Giants glad to have Nunez in tow for next year

Thu, 10 Nov 2016 11:33:24 EDT

The 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.

Posey, Panik, Crawford win Gold Gloves

Tue, 8 Nov 2016 23:20:12 EDT

Catcher 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.

Giants add Alguacil, Nevin to coaching staff

Mon, 7 Nov 2016 19:46:18 EDT

Having 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.

Giants pick up Moore's club option

Thu, 3 Nov 2016 14:52:42 EDT

The Giants have picked up the $7 million option on left-hander Matt Moore's contract.

MLB Photostore captures season's best moments

Tue, 8 Nov 2016 17:46:13 EDT

Whether 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.