February 04, 201512

Those who’ve watched Kyle Crick the most still think he’s the Giants’ top prospect

Here’s the thing about being the top prospect — one doesn’t hold the title for several years. The prospect-rankers get antsy, other players come along, and those who don’t show rapid improvement and

Larry Baer Virgin America trophy tour SF Giants
January 23, 20159

Q&A with Giants CEO Larry Baer on Lester, Sandoval and more

About a week ago, Virgin America invited me to fly out to New York with a group of Giants employees and the World Series trophy. It was a whirlwind trip

Ryan Vogelsong
January 23, 20155

Ryan Vogelsong reunites with his Giants family for one more year

That halfhearted goodbye I wrote to Ryan Vogelsong a few days back was a bit premature, as the Giants reportedly signed the starter to a one-year deal after things fell

January 22, 201536

The curious rivalry of the A’s and Giants

As a Bay Area native, I’ve found it curious how the perceived rivalry between the A’s and the Giants has now reached such a bellicose state. Growing up in the

Joe Panik World Series Trophy Madison Square Garden SF Giants
January 21, 201510

“In life you don’t get too many of these moments.” — St. John’s honors Joe Panik at Madison Square Garden

How much do the Giants love and appreciate Joe Panik? Team CEO Larry Baer traveled with the team’s newest World Series trophy to Madison Square Garden for an on-court celebration of the

Ryan Vogelsong leads Giants in “YES! YES! YES!” chant (video)
January 20, 201513

Looks like Vogelsong is heading to Houston, Giants competing with Yankees (among others) for Moncada

Update (11:11 pm EST, Jan. 21): Looks like all of those Vogey-to-Houston reports might turn out to be wrong. Sources: Vogelsong shifts course. No deal with #Astros. In serious discussions

January 16, 201527

Five thoughts about new San Francisco Giants OF Nori Aoki

The Giants signed a free agent outfielder, and you can pretty well assume he’ll hit somewhere in the mid-high .280s. Oh, and he probably won’t hit many (any?) home runs.

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

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