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With 133 games down and just 29 left on the schedule, the San Francisco Giants find themselves 19 games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers for first place in the National League West and 15.5 games behind the Cincinnati Reds for the second Wild Card spot.
Even if the Giants finish the season 29-0, the Dodgers could go 11-18 and still have a better record, while the Reds could go 15-14. The Giants would need to finish 22-7 just to get to .500, and even if they pulled off this unlikely accomplishment, the Reds would still be better with a 7-22 finish and the Dodgers could go 4-25.
Indeed, little no hope remains for the Giants in 2013. With each passing day, the math becomes increasingly impossible. Considering that the Giants are all but eliminated from playoff contention in 2013, what’s everyone’s obsession with winning the remaining games? Sure, it’s nice when the Giants win, but a loss could be mor...
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We learned a few things this week; the San Francisco Giants placed Tim Lincecum, Hunter Pence and Javier Lopez on waivers, and all three of them were claimed. Don’t panic Giants fans, this doesn’t mean they’ll be going to another team. The Giants will pull them back off waivers and keep them. The team has expressed interest in re-signing all three players.
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The San Francisco Giants face a tough decision whether or not to re-sign Tim Lincecum as he will be a free agent after the 2013 season. A crowd favorite and one of the most popular players on the team, the Giants could alienate many fans if they don’t re-sign the former 2 time Cy Young Award winner. Though his statistics have been...
Yesterday, the San Francisco Giants defeated the Colorado Rockies 5-3 at Coors Field. It also was the day that Hunter Pence hit a colossal home run to left field. The 476 ft bomb cleared the seats and hit the brick wall located behind the bleachers, next to the beer stand of course. Dwarfed by Pence and a Giants victory, Yusmeiro Petit had a quality outing. He tossed six strong...
It was very fitting that on Tuesday, August 27th, Baseball Hot Corner released their special team reports chronicling each teams first round picks for the past decade (to see the team report for the San Francisco Giants, click here). It was fitting because it just so happens that the Giants triple-A affiliate, Fresno Grizzlies, was in town to take on the Oakland A’s triple...
San Francisco Giants prospect Ty Blach came out of relative nowhere this season in San Jose, boasting a (current) 12-4 record with a 2.90 ERA with 117 Strike Outs in 130 innings in the CAL League. Blach, a fifth round pick in 2012 out of Creighton is currently listed as the San Francisco Giants number 12 prospect in the organization and rising fast due to the year he is having...
Mike Napoli hit a baseball very, very far Tuesday night, but it paled in comparison up against the ball hit by Giants outfielder Hunter Pence.
Pence hit the farthest home run of the 2013 season Tuesday night, and he did it (of course) at Coors Field in Colorado. The outfielder lifted off for a 476-foot blast to left field in baseball’s friendliest hitter’s park, a blast that...
What seemed like a simple ankle sprain has turned into so much more for Andres Torres. The San Francisco Giants' outfielder's season is officially over and his recovery timetable will be a tough blow to his free agency hopes this offseason. Torres had been on the DL with an ankle injury, but now he will require surgery to remove bone spurs near his achilles tendon.
The San Francisco Giants are out nearly $545,000 after the team was ordered to pay back wages an damages to 74 clubhouse and administrative employees.
Federal law enforcement officials found that the club had violated minimum wage, overtime and record-keeping laws over a three-year period, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. Clubhouse employees had been working more hours than...
The Giants' Hunter Pence crushed a ball during the first inning of yesterday's game against the Rockies. The ball was estimated to have...
Hunter Pence hit a monster shot at Coors Field Tuesday night in what was the longest home run of the season at 476 feet. As our friend Kyle Mooney asks, “What are the chances some of those home run balls launch into orbit?” Pretty good last night, Kyle, pretty good.
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There's an expectation that MLB World Series winning teams should continue to be good and make the play-offs the following season. When they don't, when a championship team ends up underneath the Porto-Potty, there has to be some fallout.
Which means that what was once cute, funny, or endearing now tastes like 30 day old fish covered in sour milk. Or worse. And this applies...
The Giants evened up the series against the Rockies last night, winning 5-3, with the help of a pair of home runs by Hunter Pence and Pablo Sandoval to in the first inning to help set the ton.
With a man on and two outs in the top of the first, Pence crushed his 16th home run of the year. The monster shot was the longest home run hit in the majors so far this season with an estimated...
The Diamondbacks' remaining schedule looks inviting, and their six-game deficit behind the Reds in the race for an NL wild-card berth is hardly insurmountable given recent history.
But you will not catch many in the D-backs' camp looking further ahead than the first game of a three-game series against the Giants that begins Friday at Chase Field.
"I take one day at...
Giants 1, Diamondbacks 0. With AP Photos. By JOSE M. ROMERO Associated Press Tim Lincecum pitched six spotless innings and third baseman Pablo Sandoval made a diving play to save the San Francisco Giants in their 1-0 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night.
Angel Pagan doubled and scored in the first during his first game back from a long stint on the disabled list. Three...
Poor situational hitting left the Arizona Diamondbacks one win shy of a series sweep.
They'll look to rebound against Tim Lincecum, who they've hammered over the last three seasons, as he starts for the San Francisco Giants in Friday night's opener at Chase Field.
After plating 16 runs in taking the first two games at San Diego, Arizona (68-64) suffered a 5-1 loss Wednesday...