Found November 01, 2011 on Talking Points:
The world stopped on Nov. 1, 2010, right around 8 p.m. West Coast time, if I remember correctly. And I remember it fairly well, since I was in Arlington, Tex., when Brian Wilson whipped a third strike past Nelson Cruz to finish off the Giants’ World Series championship and champagne started... Continue reading...

Barry Bonds appears in PSA for Bryan Stow

Even if you hate the guy for what he allegedly (probably) did during his MLB career, you have to give him credit reaching out to Bryan Stow and his family by visiting Stow in the hospital shortly after the Giants fan was savagely beaten on Opening Day. Bonds then pledged to do his part to [...]

Giants Re-Sign Shane Loux

The Giants have re-signed RHP Shane Loux, according to…Shane Loux. Via Twitter: I resigned with the SF Giants today. By far one of the most classy orgs out there. Can’t wait until ST to see what 2012 has in store for me. Loux, 32, made 28 starts for Triple-A Fresno this season, posting a 4.67 ERA/4.56 FIP. In 1576.2 career minor-league IP, he has a K/9 of 5.2

Panik named to 2011 Rising Stars team

Panik was named to the 2011 Rising Stars Game, it was announced Tuesday. San Francisco Giants 2011 No. 1 draft pick Joe Panik has been named to the Arizona Fall League’s 2011 Rising Stars team, according to a tweet this afternoon from the league. Panik, who just turned 21 on Sunday, is one of three Giants position players currently playing for the Scottsdale Scorpions in the AFL...

SF Giants Rumors: Sandoval and Beltran Fall Short, Panik Looking To Shine In Rising Stars Game!

For those of you that haven’t already heard… Pablo Sandoval and Carlos Beltran came up short in the Rawlings Gold Glove Awards. Placido Polanco of the Phillies and Andre Ethier of the hated Dodgers beat out Sandoval and Beltran for the Gold Gloves at 3rd and right field. has reported that San Francisco Giants number one pick (29th overall) in the 2011 draft (Joe...

Giants listed as 17-to-1 favorites to win 2012 World Series

Congratulations, St. Louis. Now get back to reality. Not even 48 hours after the Cardinals won the 2011 World Series, Vegas oddsmakers are already dissing the new champs. BoDog has the Redbirds listed as 15-to-1 odds at repeating, slightly better than the San Francisco Giants, who are listed at 17-to-1. A year ago at this time, the World Series champion Giants were listed at 12...

On this date in Giants history — Nov. 1

(All entries courtesy 2010: Edgar Renteria, who drove in the winning run for the Marlins against Cleveland in the 11th inning during Game 7 of the 1997 Fall Classic, joins Yankees legends Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio and Yogi Berra as only the fourth player in baseball history to collect two World Series-winning hits. The Series MVP’s three-run homer off Cliff...

Panda, Beltran nominated for Gold Gloves

Will Sandoval win his first Gold Glove? (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) Carlos Beltran and Pablo Sandoval have been nominated as potential Gold Glove award candidates, according to a tweet from the San Francisco Giants. Beltran is no stranger to the annual award, given to the best defensive player in the league at each position. The 32-year old free agent has three Gold...

Are the Giants poised for a World Series return? Not according to this guy…

According to Neumann, a reincarnated Ted Williams will bat .407 during the 2036 regular season. With the free agent market doors opening over the weekend, it’s still too early to gauge just how well the San Francisco Giants will do in terms of finding another bat or two to support their top-notch starting rotation. With that being said, it’s difficult to make an assessment today...

Beltran, Sandoval denied in Gold Glove bids

DENIED: Pablo Sandoval and Carlos Beltran were nominated for but did not win Gold Gloves. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) Giants right fielder Carlos Beltran and third baseman Pablo Sandoval were denied in their respective bids at winning the Rawlings 2011 Gold Glove awards for their respective positions, it was announced Tuesday night. Beltran, a three-time winner, lost...

San Francisco 49ers notebook: Team helping S.F. become a 'football town' once again

One year after San Francisco was designated a 'baseball town' by Giants general manager Brian Sabean at the World Series, th 49ers are quickly reclaiming their popularity thanks to this season's start, their best since 1998.

Giants Lock in Lopez, Affeldt for 2011

Offense is the Giants biggest offseason concern, but the team is taking care of the bullpen first, after announcing that they got lefty relievers Javier Lopez and Jeremy Affeldt locked in for 2012. Lopez, who was scheduled to become a free agent, signed a two-year, $8.5 million deal. "I wrestled with wanting to test the waters, but ultimately trying to get back to the playoffs...
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