Found February 28, 2012 on
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.
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Madison Bumgarner could pitch behind Tim Lincecum as the Giants’ No. 2 starter to open the season, according to reports released earlier today.
The headline, “Bumgarner to be Giants’ No. 2 starter?” made uneasy right when I saw it.
I know this seems like relative non-news, and normally it wouldn’t stir up much more than a “Hm, that’s interesting,” but this news comes...
Giants infielder Freddy Sanchez took ground balls at second base and threw to first for the first time since he dislocated his right shoulder on June 10, a significant moment in his rehab.
Madison Bumgarner could be slotted at No. 2 in rotation
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.
Now that the start of the season is within view I thought it would be nice to take a little bit of time and take a look at how the teams in the NL West compare to each other.
Yesterday I took a look at the third basemen and today it is time to move on to the short stops, the projections for each player are from the ZIPS projections from Baseball Think Factory and projected...