Found February 04, 2012 on SF Giants Nirvana:
Eric Surkamp discusses his long 2011 season, his health, and reflects on what it was like to pitch in the majors.

San Francisco Giants 2012 FanFest—a big yawn

If standing in line for three hours to get an autograph is your thing, then no doubt you had a great time at the San Francisco Giants’ annual FanFest today. I went the past two years and I can tell you from my own experience, it ain’t all that. Today’s event drew an estimated 36,000 fans, most of them wearing Panda hats and Tim Lincecum or Buster Posey jerseys. Many more wore...

On this date in Giants history—Feb. 3

There are just 16 days remaining until pitchers and catchers report to spring training and 60 days until Opening Day. On this date in Giants history… 2006: The San Francisco Giants rename their ballpark AT&T Park. The stadium was originally called “Pacific Bell Park” and was later renamed “SBC Park.” The ballpark is scheduled to host the 2007 All-Star Game. (Entries...

Greetings from Media Day

I’m here at AT&T Park, awaiting the beginning of Giants Media Day. I just rode up in an elevator with Brian Sabean, Santiago Casilla, and a bunch of people I don’t know, which was interesting experience. Now I’m staked out at Sergio Romo‘s table right now, which will hopefully ensure that I get a chance to talk to him. The list of players and coaches that are expected...

Interview: Sergio Romo

I talked with Sergio Romo about his fantastic 2011 season (yes, I mentioned his FIP-), his durability, how he would feel about closing, and the sinker that Jeremy Affeldt taught him.

San Francisco catcher Buster Posey is eager to come back from injuries | Baseball

Catcher Buster Posey of the San Francisco Giants is eager to hit the comeback trail after suffering gruesome injuries in a May 25 collision at home plate that ended his 2011 season.

Busting back onto scene? Posey, Giants ready

When he hasn't been caring for his baby twins this winter, Giants catcher Buster Posey has been fully immersed in rehab. He is convinced he'll be back in form by Opening Day, ready to catch, play some first base and hit.

Lincecum returns as Giants ace, with options

Tim Lincecum showed up at AT&T Park on Friday with a hooded sweatshirt pulled over his cap and signature shaggy hair, hiding his appearance.

Lincecum has last word on new contract

Speaking publicly Friday for the first time since he and the Giants agreed to their deal on Jan. 24, Tim Lincecum calmly rebutted the assumptions of his skeptics as if they were so many helpless hitters.

San Francisco Giants look to push through the adversity of disappointing 2011 season

'This year, I do think there are guys in there who will help hold each other more accountable, to do things right,' says manager Bruce Bochy.

SF Giants' Buster Posey ready for 2012 season

This week's edited KNBR conversation between Giants catcher Buster Posey and Brian Murphy and Paul McCaffrey: Murphy: Looking back a little bit, how frustrating was it to sit on the sidelines and then see what happened...

San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey uncertain how ankle will respond to playing again

Star says he's still not 100 percent recovered from devastating injury

Lincecum not cutting out In-N-Out burgers, he's just not eating as many

Tim Lincecum said the two-year contract he reached with the Giants is where he and the team "found the most common ground" and he fully expects future conversations about a longer term contract that would buy out his free-agent years.
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