Ryan Vogelsong Giants NLCS 630x300
March 18, 20146

Vogelsong isn’t discouraged after giving up nine runs

“It’s a tough night out there to be a pitcher,” Ryan Vogelsong said. He was right. The Indians won 12-11. Cleveland had 20 of the game’s 37 hits, and Bruce Bochy

Aubrey Huff Giants
March 18, 201426

95.7 The Game adds ex-Giant Aubrey Huff to morning show

In two weeks 95.7 The Game will add a deeper, slightly raspier voice to their morning show. Starting Monday, March 31st, two-time World Series Champion and former San Francisco Giant Aubrey

Tim Lincecum SFG
March 18, 20141

Strikeouts, who needs ‘em: Tim Lincecum is all about pitching to “crappy” contact this Spring

Tim Lincecum’s calling card has always been his elite strikeout ability. Since he broke into the majors he has never failed to strikeout at least 23% of the batters that

Marco Scutaro San Francisco Giants St. Patrick's
March 17, 20140

Scutaro’s busy Spring debut, Lincecum keeps pitching to contact, Giants lose 8-7 on walk-off HR

I’ve seen a lot of things on this Arizona trip I never would’ve expected. The Giants lost the first game I attended by a score of 18-3. Barry Bonds said

Madison Bumgarner 2014 San Francisco Giants
March 14, 20140

Pence homers twice, Giants feeling good after two-hit shutout over Rockies

Yesterday it hit me that the 2014 San Francisco Giants are looking pretty good right now. They’re loose yet energetic, supple yet radiant. Wait, scratch the last two. We talked

Brandon Belt Giants
March 14, 20140

BASGcast (Ep. 84): Giants Spring Training update with Alex Pavlovic

The Bay Area News Group’s Alex Pavlovic joins Bay Area Duck Guy and Bay Area Sports Guy (who is in Arizona for spring training) to talk about a variety of

Damon Bruce Hooters
March 14, 201433

Lowell Cohn was right – Giants revoked Damon Bruce’s 2012 postseason credential

After the San Francisco Giants clinched the National League West on Sep. 22, 2012 with an 8-4 win over the San Diego Padres, everyone in the press box hustled down

Ryan Vogelsong SF Giants
March 13, 20140

Vogelsong scraps new mechanics and reaps benefits, Susac shines in tie with Rangers

For Ryan Vogelsong, this was more like it. He struggled mightily in his last outing, an 18-3 bludgeoning at the hands of the Seattle Mariners. In Thursday night’s 4-4 tie

Buster Posey SF Giants 2014
March 13, 20141

Talkin’ photos with Buster Posey

Right before the Giants left the clubhouse (half the team went to Surprise to play the Rangers, the other half stayed in Scottsdale to practice), I walked over to Buster

Marty Lurie
March 13, 20149

Marty Lurie: the man behind the catch phrases

We all know and love Marty Lurie. Listening to his soothing voice come across the air waves every weekend during baseball season is as ritualistic as a pitcher digging in

Tim Lincecum SF Giants
March 12, 20142

Tim Lincecum just looks different somehow

A year ago, everything about Tim Lincecum seemed almost manic in Scottsdale. Maybe that’s too harsh. A better word might be “anxious” or “antsy.” On the field, everyone was obsessing

Tim Hudson SF Giants
March 11, 20140

Tim Hudson can hit, and apparently so can Ehire Adrianza

It’s been a wild day in the Bay Area sports (and sports media) world, but I can’t leave Goodyear Ballpark before writing a little something on the San Francisco Giants’

Buster Posey home run San Francisco Giants
March 11, 20143

Buster Posey hits first Spring Training home run of 2014 (photos)

I was shooting photos at this afternoon’s Giants game, and I caught some decent ones of Tim Hudson collecting a base hit (more on Hudson’s hitting is coming shortly in

Matt Cain Giants
March 10, 20140

Cain makes short work of Cubs, has advice for teammates on how to make time with Bonds count

Today in Scottsdale, the appetizer lasted much longer than the main course. After Barry Bonds faced the media for nearly 30 minutes and was the focus for most in attendance

Barry Bonds San Francisco Giants
March 10, 20142

Barry Bonds carries on legacy of father, godfather with coaching stint

There are going to be a multitude of columns about Barry Bonds over the next 24-to-48 hours discussing his personal “brand,” his desire to rehabilitate his image, his Hall of

Pablo Sandoval
March 09, 20140

Notes from an up-and-down weekend of Giants baseball

I kept hearing about the fantastic performances coming from the Giants’ starting pitchers on a daily basis, so it wasn’t a shock to see Ryan Vogelsong get lit up from

Oakland Athletics Waterfront Ballpark
March 04, 20145

AT&T Park triangle: Giants open to being neighborly with A’s and Warriors

According to recent reports, two Oakland teams (hint: not the Raiders) might be looking toward 24 Willie Mays Plaza as a place to call home. It would be a short-term

March 03, 20140

Tim Hudson looks strong in spring debut

Tim Hudson provided some reassurance to Giants fans when he tossed two hitless innings in his first start of the Spring, leading the Giants to a 5-3 victory over the

February 26, 20143

Happy 46th Birthday, J.T. Snow!

J.T. Snow’s birthday should really be a national holiday in San Francisco. The six-time Gold Glove winner and current special assistant to the Giants is as beloved in the Bay

Madison Bumgarner SF Giants Dodger Stadium
February 25, 20147

Bumgarner gets Opening Day nod over Cain, as he should

Today Bruce Bochy announced his rotation, which will look like this: Madison Bumgarner Matt Cain Tim Hudson Tim Lincecum Ryan Vogelsong A lot of people are surprised that Bumgarner got

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