San Francisco Giants NLCS Tim Hudson
January 08, 201531

Giants starting rotation contains many red flags

Pitchers and catchers report for spring training in 40 days and the San Francisco Giants’ starting rotation is full of red flags. The latest is that Tim Hudson underwent surgery

Barry Bonds Feat
January 07, 201510

Will Barry Bonds ever get into the Hall of Fame?

There will be four new members inducted to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2015. This group of four does not include the home run king and arguably the best hitter to

Juan Gutierrez junk
December 27, 201411

Giants re-sign Juan Gutierrez, outright Angel Villalona to Triple-A

In a move sure to stir up San Francisco Giants fans eager for some hot stove news, the defending champs have signed reliever Juan Gutierrez. That’s according to this “Minor League

December 26, 201449

Gammons: “several GMs” think Giants will trade for Zobrist

Are the Giants still on the lookout for a left fielder? According to Peter Gammons’ latest column, several people in the know who think they’re targeting a player who saw time

anthony davis san francisco 49ers
December 24, 201415

X-Mas notes: Davis throws parting shot at Roman, how Scutaro and Gore are similar, Lakers win to spite Kobe

I just started shopping for presents two days ago, which must mean Christmas is tomorrow! So let’s take a few things that I probably could’ve stretched into full-length posts, and wrap

Sergio Romo SF Giants
December 22, 201431

San Francisco Giants 2015 payroll (updated with Peavy, Romo and McGehee)

Here’s the current projected 25-man roster (plus Marco Scutaro), with the salary for each player. Arbitration estimates from MLB Trade Rumors are in orange. Name 2015 2016 2017 Starting Pitchers Cain, Matt

December 19, 201438

Giants trade two minor league pitchers for Casey McGehee

The San Francisco Giants have traded for a third baseman. And, it’s neither of the two guys we heard they had interest in a couple days ago. Martin Prado ended

Jake Peavy Giants
December 19, 201416

Giants bring back Jake Peavy, still need more SP depth

The Giants off-season is finally getting going. After re-signing Sergio Romo on Wednesday the Giants have now come to terms with Jake Peavy on a two-year contract worth $24 million dollars.

December 18, 20145

Maeda won’t be posted, but Moncada is still a possibility

The Japan Times reported something that equated to what the kids call a “bummer”, at least for those who thought Kenta Maeda would’ve been a perfect candidate to join the

Sergio Romo Three Twins Ice Cream sign
December 17, 201423

Giants re-sign Romo, targeting three players in trade talks

The San Francisco Giants finally made a move, and they brought back one of their most popular players in the process. They re-signed Sergio Romo to a two-year, $15 million contract.

December 16, 20145

BASGcast (Ep. 121): Giants offseason update with Alex Pavlovic

What are the Giants doing this offseason? Alex Pavlovic discusses that with Bay Area Duck Guy and Bay Area Sports Guy, and the guys dive into what should be done

Brian Wilson Larry Baer Giants Dodgers
December 16, 20143

Dodgers DFA Brian Wilson, who’ll probably reinvent himself now

The Los Angeles Dodgers will pay Brian Wilson $9,500,000 in 2015. Wilson will not pitch for the Dodgers. Wilson struck out 10.1 batters per nine innings in 2014. Beyond that,

jung-ho kang
December 15, 20148

Giants and A’s might bid on Jung-Ho Kang this week

Korean shortstop Jung-Ho Kang, who in 117 games hit 40 home runs in the VERY hitter-friendly* Korean Baseball Organization in 2014, was posted today as expected. Jung-Ho Kang posted, MLB

Madison Bumgarner San Francisco Giants World Series Parade 2014
December 13, 20148

Giants free agency predictions: did we underspend?

I got this tweet in response to my post from Friday, in which I predicted what I thought the Giants would do in free agency. @BASportsGuy So you are saying the

Jake Peavy Giants
December 12, 201449

Giants free agent predictions that’ll look silly in a few days/weeks/months

Since the Giants used the Winter Meetings as an avenue to display the lighter side of Bobby Evans, but not as a time to restock their roster, one has to wonder

Bobby Evans San Francisco Giants World Series Parade
December 09, 201420

Giants lose out on Lester, gain a quote machine

The Giants lost out on the Jon Lester sweepstakes before a winner was announced. Hardly a shock, since the Giants spent all day letting everyone down gently. Bobby Evans had

December 09, 20146

Source: Giants “not as close as being reported” to signing Jon Lester

The #SFGiants officials are more optimistic than 24 hours ago that Jon Lester will pick them, while eagerly waiting final decision. — Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) December 9, 2014 This tweet

Baggs Dinger
December 08, 201410

BASGcast (Ep. 120): Andrew Baggarly on leaving CSN Bay Area, Giants offseason

After announcing he’s leaving CSN Bay Area, Andrew Baggarly joined Bay Area Duck Guy and Bay Area Sports Guy to talk about his time with CSN, how media has changed

chase and buster
December 06, 20143

Rosenthal: Giants “turning aggressive on Headley”

Sources: #SFGiants turning aggressive on Headley. Unclear how this relates to pursuit of Lester, if at all. Solid interest in Headley. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) December 6, 2014 Hot Stove

Melky Cabrera
December 05, 20146

On the Giants’ “interest” in a “Melky reunion”

Proving that any report is possible (and plausible) this time of year, the Giants have “expressed interest” in a “Melky reunion,” according to Ken Rosenthal. There are baseball reasons to

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