Hunter Pence Giants
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 and a half out of first. However, a

July 26, 20145

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 would help. Against all odds, Gregor Blanco hit

Matt Cain NLDS
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 to Cain’s elbow injury. Neither Brian Sabean nor

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 told that Susac is on way to the

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 start (7/27 vs the Dodgers).” The Giants sent

Puig triple
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 mind. The Dodgers hit a franchise record-tying five

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 tough first assignment for a guy the Giants

Jonathan Papelbon douche face
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 a blooper. It ended with a brash closer

Oakland A's AL West Champions
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 Guy and Bay Area Duck Guy. Topics include

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 of the discussions, the Rays are looking for quite

Sergio Romo 2014 Spring Training
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 mph fastball. What he does have is a

Madison Bumgarner Tim Hudson Hunter Pence
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 Buster Posey and a group of seven eight relievers

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 I felt like kicking myself. Of course the

July 22, 20149

Report: Giants interested in trading for Bartolo Colon

Update: According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, maybe we should pump the brakes on this whole Colon-to-the-Giants thing. I guess this isn’t THAT surprising, since Brian Sabean

July 22, 20140

Larger than average group of MLB scouts watch Lee get rocked, Giants win

They were there to watch Cliff Lee. Several scouts were tasked with documenting Lee’s every move — or at least the movement on his pitches — to see whether he was back

July 21, 20144

Giants take a flier on Dan Uggla

The Giants have signed former Brave Dan Uggla to a minor league contract. Brian Sabean has struck again with what seems like the most “Sabeany” type of move possible, giving a

Tim Lincecum Giants sweaty
July 20, 20144

Giants lose 3-2, concussion sends Belt to DL, just say NO TO PIERZYNSKI

In April and May, when the Giants season seemed like one long montage set to “Celebration” by Kool and the Gang, you couldn’t go more than a couple days without

Brandon Belt marlins
July 20, 20141

Giants back in first, Brandon Belt keeps getting hit by baseballs

The recipe for success rarely calls for a trip to Miami, but the Giants suddenly look like a competent team. And with a 5-3 win over the Marlins, they’re in

Matt Cain San Francisco Giants
July 19, 20144

As offense comes back to life, Giants face several tough decisions

My wife made plans for us to go out to dinner with another couple last night, but when they came to pick us up at 6:30 the Giants already had

Hunter Pence San Francisco Giants
July 16, 20140

BASGcast (Ep. 100!): All-Star Break Giants check-in with Grant Brisbee

McCovey Chronicles main man Grant Brisbee joins Bay Area Duck Guy and Bay Area Sports Guy discussing the Giants season at the halfway mark. After the break, the guys dive

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