Found February 27, 2012 on
Closer looks sharp and declares himself healthy
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It was a milestone day for Giants catcher Buster Posey, who hit live pitching for the first time since May 25, 2011.
I don’t need to remind you what happened on that crappy day.
Today, on the other hand, was glorious.
Posey stood in the batter’s box as Jeremy Affeldt stood on the mound waiting for the Giants catcher to get set. On Affeldt’s first pitch, Posey grounded one to...
What’s up with all the Giants-bashing going on these days from the disgruntled and bitter members of San Francisco’s discard pile?
<a title="22gigantes: "Is <a target=" href="http://22gigantes.com/2012/02/is-cody-ross-bitter-about-the-giants.html" target="_blank">Last week, it was Cody Ross telling reporters how much better it is in...
(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated.) Left-hander Madison Bumgarner enjoyed the flow of champagne over his head after San Francisco's successful run to the World Series title two years ago, a mere three months after he reached legal drinking age.
He's about to start his second full season in the majors this April and remains the youngest pitcher on the Giants' 40-man roster...
This is Nate Schierholtz's time to flourish. Having spent all or part of the previous five seasons with the Giants, Schierholtz finally is likely to open the season as a regular for the first time.
Let’s dig into the Giant’s third basemen for the upcoming 2012 season. Since Edgardo Alfonzo and Pedro Feliz manned the position from 2003 through 2007, the Giants have had little offensive power coming from the “hot-corner”.
After Feliz hit 22, 20, 22 and 20 home runs from the 2004 to 2007 seasons respectively and Alfonzo hitting 13 and 11 home runs in 2003 and 2004, the...
Giants general manager Brian Sabean said Sunday that he's still pondering whether to add former outfielder Pat Burrell to the team's stable of special assistants and part-time coaches.
A subdued Brian Wilson began Spring Training by admitting that he pitched with a sore throwing elbow and a bad hip through much of last season. Monday, a rejuvenated Wilson sounded much more like the prescient, confident, eloquent Giants closer from two years ago who hadn't yet grown his feared beard.
Buster Posey is healthy again and back behind the plate. Brian Wilson is back on the mound. Freddy Sanchez is back from shoulder surgery, eager to start turning double plays again. Aubrey Huff, he's just back in shape. Back together again as a full unit after an injury-plagued 2011 season derailed San Francisco's hopes of repeating as World Series champions, these rejuvenated...
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- From his 2010 postseason dominance to a sizzling second half a year ago, Madison Bumgarner already has a career's worth of impressive numbers.
Miguel Tejada had his best years in Oakland, and now the 2002 American League MVP would like to come back and help the A's with their hole at third base. "I've always had a lot of love for the A's," Tejada told The...