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This week's KNBR Conversation is with newly re-signed Giants reliever Javier Lopez, who was interviewed by Brian Murphy and Paul McCaffrey on Nov. 1, the one-year anniversary of the team's championship. Q: Happy...
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According to Jon Morosi of FoxSports.com, the Giants are willing to trade Jonathan Sanchez “in an effort to free up money so they can pursue offensive upgrade.” Sanchez, 28, projects to make around $6MM in arbitration; with Barry Zito under contract through 2013 and Eric Surkamp under team control, Sanchez is somewhat expendable — that is, if the Giants are content with putting...
After a lot of work and deliberation, here are my Giants prospect rankings for 2012. These are based on a number of factors (scouting reports, tools, age relative to league, polish, upside, positional value, etc.), with performance and potential weighted similarly. I decided to arbitrarily go with a top-20, and I’ll break it up into two parts. Chances are I’ll post some honorable...
San Francisco Giants 2012 Top 15 Prospects
San Francisco Giants 2012 Top 15 Prospects by the Bullpen Banter staff.
2011 Beyond the Box Score Catcher Defense Ratings: Year-End Edition – Beyond the Box Score
End-of-season catcher defense ratings for 2011.
The Platoon Advantage: Arrogance and uncertainty
Margins of error and uncertainty matter.
The Flagrant Fan: Did All Three Alou...
One of the only bright spots of this year’s offense was Nate Schierholtz, who had somewhat of a breakout. It wasn’t a spectacular season, but he managed to post a pretty respectable .278/.326/.430 before his season was cut short due to injuries. Around late June, Schierholtz altered his batting stance, and shortly thereafter, he got red-hot: from June 25 to July 10, he hit .421...
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1963: The Cardinals trade outfielder George Altman and pitcher Bill Wakefield to the Mets for veteran right-hander Roger Craig (who would become the San Francisco Giants “humm baby” manager in 1986). Next season, the hard luck hurler, who has lost 20 games the last two years, will win Game 4 of the Fall Classic, beating the Yankees...
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Giants closer Brian “the beard” Wilson stopped by the set of college game day and we all know who he likes tonight.. “The Beard” will do just about anything for attention these days but i have to say i’m liking LSU myself .-TO
Brian Wilson Supports the Big Lebowski
Brian Wilson Gets His Campaign On
San Francisco Giants closer and former LSU pitcher Brian Wilson was the guest picker on this morning’s ESPN College GameDay.
I’m pleased to announce that after more than a year of existence, we’re finally adding a new contributor: Josh of GM Potential. He has a profound knowledge of the Giants — and in particular, Giants prospects, and I’m excited to have him on board. In the meantime, you can follow him on Twitter: @Gobroks, and check out his blog.
Matty, a .307 career hitter, played together in the same Giants outfield with brothers Felipe and Jesus for several games in 1963.
Matty Alou, once part of an all-Alou outfield for the San Francisco Giants with brothers Felipe and Jesus, died in his native Dominican Republic.