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Duggar racks up four hits in AFL performance Thursday, 19 October 2017, 5:45 am

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.

Source: SF Homepage News SF Homepage News | Jim Callis

Giants deliver positive moments in tough 2017 Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 2:22 am

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.

Source: SF Homepage News SF Homepage News | Chris Haft

Aurilia's home, winery spared worst from fires Monday, 16 October 2017, 8:41 pm

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.

Source: SF Homepage News SF Homepage News | Chris Haft

Giants' Arizona Fall League overview Monday, 16 October 2017, 6:39 pm

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.

Source: SF Homepage News SF Homepage News | Jim Callis

Inbox: What's key to improving Giants' offense? Saturday, 14 October 2017, 1:29 am

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.

Source: SF Homepage News SF Homepage News | Chris Haft

Bochy feeling well after heart procedure Saturday, 14 October 2017, 1:01 am

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

Source: SF Homepage News SF Homepage News | Chris Haft

Electric field: Defense key to Giants' 2018 Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 5:13 pm

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.

Source: SF Homepage News SF Homepage News | Chris Haft

Shaw, Suarez named Prospects of the Year Thursday, 5 October 2017, 3:19 pm

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.

Source: SF Homepage News SF Homepage News | Chris Haft

Giants want to add power, not sacrifice defense Wednesday, 4 October 2017, 12:41 am

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.

Source: SF Homepage News SF Homepage News | Chris Haft

Evans: Giants' coaching staff will be evaluated Tuesday, 3 October 2017, 10:55 pm

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.

Source: SF Homepage News SF Homepage News | Jonathan Hawthorne

Posey among most popular jerseys Tuesday, 3 October 2017, 2:18 pm

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 MLBShop.com since Opening Day.

Source: SF Homepage News SF Homepage News | Mark Newman

Giants' 2017 a season out of sync Monday, 2 October 2017, 6:44 pm

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.

Source: SF Homepage News SF Homepage News | Chris Haft

Panda walks off as SF wraps '17 on high note Monday, 2 October 2017, 1:12 am

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.

Source: SF Homepage News SF Homepage News | Jonathan Hawthorne and AJ Cassavell

Cueto wants to 'finish career' in San Francisco Monday, 2 October 2017, 12:50 am

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

Source: SF Homepage News SF Homepage News | Chris Haft

2018 MLB Draft order: Giants to pick No. 2 Sunday, 1 October 2017, 11:37 pm

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.

Source: SF Homepage News SF Homepage News | Jonathan Mayo

Career well done: Cain outstanding in last start Sunday, 1 October 2017, 2:28 am

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

Source: SF Homepage News SF Homepage News | Chris Haft

Giants' 'pen falters after Cain goes 5 scoreless Sunday, 1 October 2017, 2:23 am

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.

Source: SF Homepage News SF Homepage News | Jonathan Hawthorne and AJ Cassavell

Baseball world pays respect to Cain Saturday, 30 September 2017, 11:37 pm

Congratulations, Matt Cain!

Source: SF Homepage News SF Homepage News | Jessica Kleinschmidt

Hundley wins Giants' Willie Mac Award Saturday, 30 September 2017, 7:02 am

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.

Source: SF Homepage News SF Homepage News | Chris Haft

Giants cruise to back stellar Stratton Saturday, 30 September 2017, 6:46 am

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.

Source: SF Homepage News SF Homepage News | AJ Cassavell and Jonathan Hawthorne

Slater has surgery for core muscle injury Saturday, 30 September 2017, 1:01 am

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.

Source: SF Homepage News SF Homepage News | Jonathan Hawthorne

World Series MVP Award renamed for Mays Friday, 29 September 2017, 4:05 pm

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.

Source: SF Homepage News SF Homepage News | David Adler

Ramos, Gonzalez turning heads at instructs Thursday, 28 September 2017, 5:06 pm

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.

Source: SF Homepage News SF Homepage News | Jim Callis

Cain retiring after 13 seasons with Giants Thursday, 28 September 2017, 2:40 am

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.

Source: SF Homepage News SF Homepage News | Chris Haft

Shark solid in final start, but Giants falter late Thursday, 28 September 2017, 1:36 am

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.

Source: SF Homepage News SF Homepage News | Jarrid Denney and Chris Haft

Cain leaving behind legacy, and a team in flux Thursday, 28 September 2017, 1:09 am

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.

Source: SF Homepage News SF Homepage News | Barry M. Bloom

Federowicz shows no rust coming off bench Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 6:54 am

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.

Source: SF Homepage News SF Homepage News | Chris Haft

Moore hit hard in short night vs. D-backs Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 6:16 am

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.

Source: SF Homepage News SF Homepage News | Jarrid Denney and Chris Haft

Hundley stars as Giants cruise past D-backs Tuesday, 26 September 2017, 6:20 am

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.

Source: SF Homepage News SF Homepage News | Jarrid Denney and Chris Haft

Giants no match for Kershaw in finale Monday, 25 September 2017, 12:53 pm

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.

Source: SF Homepage News SF Homepage News | Chris Haft and Joshua Thornton

Williamson impressive vs. Dodgers ace Monday, 25 September 2017, 1:26 am

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.

Source: SF Homepage News SF Homepage News | Chris Haft

After rough start, Hernandez finishing strong Sunday, 24 September 2017, 6:18 am

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.

Source: SF Homepage News SF Homepage News | Chris Haft

Bumgarner stellar in winning duel vs. Dodgers Sunday, 24 September 2017, 5:58 am

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.

Source: SF Homepage News SF Homepage News | Chris Haft and Joshua Thornton

Osich has strong showing against Dodgers Saturday, 23 September 2017, 7:47 am

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.

Source: SF Homepage News SF Homepage News | Chris Haft

Spend a day following Hunter and Lexi Pence Friday, 22 September 2017, 1:00 am

They have fun.

Source: SF Homepage News SF Homepage News | Adrian Garro

Giants' Top 30 Prospects list Monday, 27 February 2017, 9:40 pm

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.

Source: SF Homepage News SF Homepage News |

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