Brandon Belt McKayla Maroney
May 29, 20152

Giants’ top 8 most surprising May performances

This is getting a little ridiculous. A record of 20-7. 5.15 runs scored per game while allowing just 3.37. Four straight home shutouts. They’re hitting .298/.352/.446 as a team, including

May 24, 201521

Giants make surprising move, designate Casey McGehee for assignment

With Casey McGehee not hitting or fielding well for several weeks, it appeared likely that a difficult decision would come at some point. I’m just surprised it happened before June

May 23, 20154

Giants win seventh straight, Vogelsong and Belt loving life in May

We could focus on how this was a very Coorsy game. There was a rain delay in the bottom of the ninth that lasted an hour and 44 minutes, and

May 22, 20153

What to make of these suddenly dominant San Francisco Giants

Just because the Warriors are in the NBA’s final four — and winning entertaining games by the slimmest of margins — doesn’t mean the Giants won’t get a mention for

c'mon giants hang in there cover image
May 21, 20153

ESPN 30-for-30 looks back at Crazy Crab, the world’s first and last anti-mascot

By now, most sports fans are familiar with ESPN’s 30-for-30 series. These longform masterpieces — the brainchild of ex-ESPN darling, Bill Simmons — proved that if you can make high quality documentaries about interesting

tim lincecum
May 20, 20154

Giants on a roll, put Dodgers to sleep

Tim Lincecum passed Carl Hubbell to move into fourth on the All-Time Giants strikeout list. With seven shutout innings in a 4-0 win over the Dodgers, he ran his scoreless innings

May 17, 20156

Giants are in surprisingly good shape, considering

The good news just keeps on coming for the San Francisco Giants. What’s good today? Casey McGehee is out of this morning’s lineup after grounding into his 12th double play

May 15, 201512

Report: Troy Tulowitzki is a traitor to the Oakland A’s

After doing what they always do, the Colorado Rockies are probably going to have to trade the franchise’s most talented player in relatively short order. The Rockies began the season 7-2,

Boston Red Sox Pablo Sandoval
May 13, 20157

Pablo Sandoval on leaving Giants for Red Sox: “I just want to be me.”

BREAKING NEWS: Pablo Sandoval is in town. It’s barely been talked about around here, I know. On Monday morning he was presented with his 2014 World Series ring by a

Matt Cain Chris Heston SF Giants
May 12, 20157

Heston hurls two-hitter, Giants break six-run barrier, Duffy drives in five

The Houston Astros have a lineup full of mashers. They’re actually hackers, if we’re throwing diplomacy out the window. While watching the Astros (who still lead the AL West by

Hunter Pence 2014 World Series Parade confetti
May 12, 20156

Giants notes: Who Pence and Ishikawa might replace … and is Vogey back?

Just like we can’t count the Giants out as a team, we’ve seen too many moments where Ryan Vogelsong pulled himself out of the baseball abyss to give up on

SF Giants Tim Lincecum
May 09, 20159

Hey, Tim Lincecum is interesting again

Who knows what it means from a guy who looked like the best pitcher in baseball for a month-long stretch a little less than a year ago, but when Tim

May 07, 20155

Five pleasant surprises from the Giants’ semi-surprising start

Things could be much, much worse for the San Francisco Giants. Only five other teams in the majors have a lower total run differential than the Giants’ -21. They’ve been without

May 01, 201530

Panik walks off the Angels, plus a goodbye letter from Ruthless Sports Guy

The Giants walked off their 2015 interleague debut with what turned out to be an awesome pitcher’s duel/really weird late inning pie fight with the Angels on Friday night. Both Chris

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April 29, 201515

Jon Miller is killing it on Instagram

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Jon Miller? 2010 Ford C. Frick award winner, enshrined in the National Baseball Hall of Fame? Longtime beloved

SF Giants Madison Bumgarner
April 29, 201515

Bumgarner is Bumgarner again: Giants’ ace outpitches Kershaw, yells at Dodger

This was one of those games where any fan who was wearing orange and black in the Dodger Stadium stands will brag about how they were in attendance for the rest of

April 28, 20159

Giants’ weaknesses on full display in loss to L.A.

It’s way too early to look at the Giants’ record (8-12 after Monday night’s 8-3 loss to the Dodgers) and project a .400 winning percentage throughout the entire season. Buster Posey’s

April 25, 201519

Casey at the bench: It’s time to move McGehee to the DL

This is a bit overdue, unfortunately. I wanted to post something on what we’re seeing from Casey McGehee last night, but I only had time for this: Casey McGehee has grounded

panik walk off
April 23, 20159

Good vibrations: Giants win Bumgarner vs. Kershaw showdown with Panik’s walk-off sac fly

The bottom of the ninth was so very, very Giants, the kind of walk-off win that would’ve seemed routine last April. Madison Bumgarner was good but he wasn’t perfect, San

Giants Timmy Twins
April 22, 201521

Thanks to Maxwell heroics and Lincecum double plays, Giants rout Dodgers 6-2

There is no such thing as a “must win” game in April, but losing Tuesday night’s game would’ve been rough. And it wasn’t the standings as much as the idea that

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