Found January 13, 2012 on Mercury News:
Giants ace, team are going to arbitration

Majestic unveils new ’80s-style Giants jersey

A couple of weeks ago we told you about the new (or is it ‘old’?) road alternate jerseys that the San Francisco Giants plan to wear during the 2012 season. Today, Majestic Athletic released pictures of the old (or is it ‘new’?) jersey on its website: This uniform is very similar to (but not an exact replica of) the uni’s worn by the Humm Baby Giants of the 1980s. That...

Brandon Belt and the Annual Spring Training Overreaction

It is a slow news time of year before we start seeing the arbitration players start signing and we are still over a month away from pitchers and catcher reporting. However Chris Haft who writes for has a new mail bag out today really sums up a line of thinking that just drives me mad, the magnification of Spring Training stats. Here is the question and answer that...

Rumor: Giants Re-Sign Matt Yourkin, Andrew Kown

According to an unconfirmed source, the San Francisco Giants have re-signed Triple-A starters Matt Yourkin and 2011 PCL All-Star Andrew Kown. Again, there’s no confirmation as of now. So take it for what it’s worth. But I wouldn’t be posting this if I wasn’t pretty confident about its accuracy.

Civil War reenactment to reach center stage as Selig prepares tr square off against Giants

If you’ve never attended a Civil War Reenactment, you probably should put that on your bucket list. I attended one a few years back and they’re actually pretty cool, if you’re into that sort of thing. Of course, you could save yourself the $40 bucks or so that it costs to get into a reenactment event by just tuning into Major League Baseball over the next couple of months....

On this date in Giants history—Jan. 13

Happy 50th birthday to former Giants star Kevin Mitchell. In honor of Mitchell’s golden celebration, check out the video at the bottom of this post of his famous bare-handed catch (with Giants announcers Hank Greenwald and Duane Kuiper behind the mic). On this date in Giants history… 1883: Both of the New York Major League clubs will play simultaneously at the Polo Grounds...

Lincecum tops list of arbitration filings

San Francisco Giants ace Tim Lincecum headed 142 players filing for arbitration Friday and is set to ask for a record salary when figures are exchanged next week. Lincecum, a two-time National League Cy Young Award winner, made $13.1 million last season, completing a two-year deal worth $23.2 million.

Giants Show Restraint With Roster Additions

Switch-hitting outfielders Melky Cabrera and Angel Pagan are the Giants' two biggest offensive additions. Not exactly Albert Pujols and Jose Reyes.

Lincecum among 142 players filing for arbitration

NEW YORK (AP) -- San Francisco Giants ace Tim Lincecum headed 142 players filing for arbitration on Friday and is set to ask for a record salary when figures are exchanged next week.

On this date in Giants history—Jan. 15

On this date in Giants history… 1888:  In San Francisco, New York Giants pitcher George Van Haltren (pictured) tosses a no-hitter against the St. Louis Browns in an exhibition game. The only solidly hit ball is a Tip O’Neill line drive caught by first baseman Buck Ewing. 1936: Horace Stoneham is elected president of the New York Giants, succeeding his late father...
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