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Awful defense prevents Giants from avoiding sweep
July 27, 20144

Awful defense prevents Giants from avoiding sweep

The Dodgers are supposed to be the flashy, glitzy team that slugs you to death. The Giants? If you forget about their $150

LaMichael James dislocates elbow – same injury he suffered at Oregon
July 27, 20141

LaMichael James dislocates elbow – same injury he suffered at Oregon

Two days after Kendall Hunter tore his ACL, LaMichael James was carted off the field during today’s practice. According to Ian Rapoport,

Hunter Pence in right field moves down a spot in the order, Hunter Pence on the mound tasked with preventing a sweep
July 27, 20141

Hunter Pence in right field moves down a spot in the order, Hunter Pence on the mound tasked with preventing a sweep

Getting swept in July isn’t a reason to quit on a season. At least, not when the sweep leaves you just a game

Vogelsong takes blame for loss, Peavy expects to win tomorrow, Susac gets glamoured by Kershaw
July 26, 20144

Vogelsong takes blame for loss, Peavy expects to win tomorrow, Susac gets glamoured by Kershaw

The Giants hope Jake Peavy can recapture some of his old NL West brilliance tomorrow night in his Giants debut. Some runs

Sabean speaks: Giants face reality with Cain, Peavy excited for NL return, sights now set on position players
July 26, 20143

Sabean speaks: Giants face reality with Cain, Peavy excited for NL return, sights now set on position players

Matt Cain is sort of like a younger version of Jake Peavy, but the main reason why they became teammates today is due

Hunter’s ACL tear forces 49ers to count on James and Hyde (we’ll see about Lattimore)
July 26, 20140

Hunter’s ACL tear forces 49ers to count on James and Hyde (we’ll see about Lattimore)

So much for trading LaMichael James. With Kendall Hunter tearing his ACL during yesterday’s practice, the 49ers go from the deepest running

Giants bringing up Andrew Susac
July 26, 20142

Giants bringing up Andrew Susac

On the heels of the Jake Peavy trade, it sound like the Giants are bringing up Andrew Susac to replace Hector Sanchez. I’m

Giants trade two disappointing prospects to Red Sox for Jake Peavy
July 26, 20144

Giants trade two disappointing prospects to Red Sox for Jake Peavy

Here’s what I wrote after the 14-inning win in Philadelphia: “I have a feeling that, someway somehow, Yusmeiro Petit will not make his next scheduled

Dodgers set triples record, Lincecum says he should’ve shook off more pitches in 5-run 5th, Bochy isn’t a Puig fan
July 25, 20145

Dodgers set triples record, Lincecum says he should’ve shook off more pitches in 5-run 5th, Bochy isn’t a Puig fan

When the Giants thought up the dimensions of Pac Bell Park and created “triples alley,” this was not what they had in

Bochy on Uggla, his new everyday second baseman: “He’s a ballplayer.”
July 25, 20143

Bochy on Uggla, his new everyday second baseman: “He’s a ballplayer.”

Dan Uggla was called up today, and he’s starting and batting seventh. Facing Zack Greinke, Clayton Kershaw and Hyun-Jin Ryu is a

Raiders roster preview: Quarterback controversy seems inevitable in Oakland
July 25, 20141

Raiders roster preview: Quarterback controversy seems inevitable in Oakland

The Oakland Raiders underwent a major roster overhaul this offseason. They likely added at least eight new starters through free agency and had

49ers training camp practice No. 1: Vernon returns, Stevie shines, Jimmie is the anti-A.J.
July 24, 20141

49ers training camp practice No. 1: Vernon returns, Stevie shines, Jimmie is the anti-A.J.

The day started with Jim Harbaugh’s first press conference inside Levi’s Stadium, in a university-like lecture hall. “Welcome,” Harbaugh said after stepping up

Aldon Smith transcript: 49ers LB says he’s been sober since rehab, hasn’t talked to NFL about possible suspension
July 24, 20141

Aldon Smith transcript: 49ers LB says he’s been sober since rehab, hasn’t talked to NFL about possible suspension

Aldon Smith talked to the media for the first time since his sentencing hearing on Friday. Like countless other professional athletes before him,

Bumgarner comes through, Pence hits 3-run double in 9th and makes Papelbon look even angrier than usual
July 23, 20141

Bumgarner comes through, Pence hits 3-run double in 9th and makes Papelbon look even angrier than usual

This game was the story of two starting pitchers facing drastically different challenges, and a right fielder bludgeoning his former team with

BASGcast (Ep. 101): Wendy Thurm talks Oakland A’s; BASG and BADG discuss Price/Zobrist rumors
July 23, 20140

BASGcast (Ep. 101): Wendy Thurm talks Oakland A’s; BASG and BADG discuss Price/Zobrist rumors

The A’s are the best team in baseball, and Wendy Thurm discusses Oakland heading into the trade deadline with Bay Area Sports

Giants have interest in Price and Zobrist, Rays asking for a lot in return
July 23, 201428

Giants have interest in Price and Zobrist, Rays asking for a lot in return

The Giants remain in contact with the Rays about two well-known trade targets, David Price and Ben Zobrist. According to a source with knowledge

Sergio Romo’s declining slider
July 23, 20144

Sergio Romo’s declining slider

Sergio Romo doesn’t have a typical Major League pitcher’s body. He doesn’t have a mid-90s fastball. He doesn’t even have a 90

Vernon Davis reports to camp, and his teammates seem happy to see him
July 23, 20140

Vernon Davis reports to camp, and his teammates seem happy to see him

“The media has changed!” yelled the old man, leaning over slowly in his bathrobe to pick up the newspaper in his driveway.

It took 14 innings and multiple comebacks, but Tim Lincecum got his first career save
July 22, 20143

It took 14 innings and multiple comebacks, but Tim Lincecum got his first career save

There were signs on Monday, but it was probably a little too early to tell. But after the Giants — led by

Finding Burrell: 10 veterans who could end up on the Giants someday
July 22, 20142

Finding Burrell: 10 veterans who could end up on the Giants someday

I went swimming for the first time in ages yesterday, and when I got to my car and turned on my phone

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