Pablo Sandoval San Francisco Giants 2014
March 13, 201538

Pablo Sandoval on the Giants: “The truth hurts.”

I’ve avoided writing about this “story,” because it seemed so stupid from the jump. Hurt feelings shouldn’t exist after World Series wins. After three World Series wins in five years,

Hunter Pence speech 2014
March 06, 20158

Enough with the “odd year” doom, Giants fans

Hunter Strickland gave up another homer yesterday, but that wasn’t the worst thing to happen to a Giant named Hunter. Far from it, actually. Hunter Pence took a pitch off

March 05, 20153

Spring Training performances: How excited/depressed should we get?

All you will ever hear from baseball people about Spring Training is that “it doesn’t mean anything.” While this is mostly true, it’s not 100% true. Tell me it meant

March 03, 20159

San Francisco Giants Spring Training Portrait Day

Do you remember school portrait day? Mom yelling at you to comb your hair and tuck in your shirt. Maybe she even laid out a hideous new outfit for you to wear.

San Francisco Giants walk off win 2014 NLCS Game 3
February 25, 20151

The San Francisco Giants’ vision of team chemistry

The term “chemistry” can mean just about anything when it comes to sports, depending on whom you ask. To some, it’s about a group of teammates who get along extraordinarily

Hunter Strickland Giants
February 24, 20155

Options may keep two young SF Giants in Sacramento on Opening Day

The San Francisco Giants don’t have many intriguing roster-related subplots this Spring. They have seven starting pitchers who aren’t going anywhere, several established relievers (including four who’ve been a part

Bruce and Kim Bochy World Series Parade
February 19, 20153

An explanation of Bruce Bochy’s heart procedure

The San Francisco Giants announced Thursday evening that Bruce Bochy underwent a medical procedure. Here’s their statement: Following his physical yesterday, the Giants medical staff was monitoring Bruce Bochy’s heart

A's Zeets
February 19, 20153

Oakland A’s pitchers and catchers in new digs today (including Barry Zito)

Today marks the beginning of a new era in Oakland A’s baseball as they will open Spring Training at their facilities in Mesa, Arizona.  Many improvements have been made to

Sandoval Fat
February 17, 20154

Pablo Sandoval brings #FatChat to Boston

One of the major concerns with signing Pablo Sandoval to a lucrative long-term deal was how his conditioning would hold up once he got paid. Sandoval reported to Boston’s Spring Training complex in Fort

Tim Lincecum suit mustache glasses
February 13, 20153

BASGcast (Ep. 126): Alex Pavlovic on his new gig, Giants offseason

After being named the new Giants Insider for CSN Bay Area, Alex Pavlovic joins Bay Area Duck Guy and Bay Area Sports Guy to talk about his new gig and

Brandon Crawford San Francisco Giants
February 11, 201528

Brandon Crawford, 2015 All-Star?

a “The team, I think, is a little bit deeper. Especially (compared to) how we started last year,” Brian Sabean said on Friday. Since the Giants GM started speaking in bullet points

Madison Bumgarner San Francisco Giants World Series Parade 2014
February 10, 201513

The first Bay Area pro team power rankings

I thought this might be a fun idea, since this is a regional sports blog website and we try to cover all the professional teams. College is tough, since the

Brandon Belt San Francisco Giants Spring Training
February 09, 201511

Sabean on why the Giants haven’t seriously considered playing Belt in LF

I asked San Francisco Giants general manager Brian Sabean a few questions on Friday, when he met with reporters for about a half hour in a suite at AT&T Park.

25 Days until giants broadcast
February 06, 201530

Pavlovic to replace Baggarly, Flemming signs new contract with Giants

The defending world champion San Francisco Giants unofficially kick off the 2015 season tomorrow with their 22nd annual KNBR-Giants Fan Fest. With most of the team returning to San Francisco for the first time

February 06, 201541

Sabean on possibility of signing Moncada: “It would be a long shot.”

“We’re pretty much at our budget,” Brian Sabean said in response to the second question he faced at today’s Media Day interview about the Giants no longer considering “big ticket”

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

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