Found October 24, 2012 on San Francisco Giants Baseball (SF Giants...:
The stage is set for the start of the 2012 World Series. The Detroit Tigers are representing the American League and the National League is represented by your San Francisco Giants.   Manager Bruce Bochy has announced the Giants pitching rotation for the first four games. Our 2010 ace (Tim Lincecum) was left out as [...]

Will Lincecum end up in the bullpen?

Despite struggling in the regular season, the two-time Cy Young winner has done well coming out of the bullpen in the playoffs, and the Giants might be best suited keeping him there. 

San Francisco Giants nearly spent 100 million on Tim Lincecum

The Giants’ Tim Lincecum turned down a 100 million dollar deal Imagine the sigh of relief the San Francisco Giants organization is breathing right now. They nearly signed Tim Lincecum to a 5 year, 100 million dollar deal. However in a fortuitous moment for the Giants, Tim Lincecum actually turned it down! Why you ask? Well, Lincecum at the time possessed a 95 mph fast ball and...

If And When The Giants Should Trade Tim Lincecum

The following sentence was buried at the bottom of Nick Cafardo’s Sunday notes column in the Boston Globe: Tim Lincecum, RHP, Giants — He will be available in trade, and it will be interesting to see who bites on the two-time Cy Young winner. Next season will be the last under Lincecum’s current contract with the Giants. Last winter, he signed a 2-year/$40.5 million deal with...

2012 World Series manager comparison: Leyland VS Bochy

As the 2012 World Series kicks off tonight, if course there has been a lot of discussion about the two participants. Coming into this season, the Tigers would be considered the favorite. But, the Giants had more regular season wins (91-88) and they also have homefield advantage because of the National League’s victory in this year’s All Star Game. Of course, the NL got their...

Giants rout Cardinals 9-0 to punch ticket to World Series

SAN FRANCISCO -- Bruce Bochy never had a feeling like the one he experienced on Monday. "I'm still numb," the Giants manager said. "These guys deserve all the credit. They were determined not to go home." Rallying from the brink of elimination in consecutive playoff series, San Francisco celebrated a second National League pennant in three seasons with...

2012 World Series predictions and preview

While the National League will be represented by the San Francisco Giants who last appeared in the World Series in 2010, winning it all against the Texas Rangers. With that said lets take a look at the 2012 World Series between the Detroit Tigers and San Francisco Giants:

Column: Old baseball hands to match wits in Series

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By JIM LITKE AP Sports Columnist The longer it goes, the messier this World Series is likely to get. Not that it's necessarily a bad thing. Detroit skipper Jim Leyland smokes cigarettes to relieve tension, though a Michigan state law passed more than two years ago bans him from doing so inside the Tigers' home, Comerica Park. So opening the series...

Bryan Stow: San Francisco Giants Fan attends Game 2 of World Series

Bryan Stow, the San Francisco Giants fan who was nearly beaten to death outside Dodger Stadium on Opening Day of 2011, attended Game 2 of the World Series Thursday night as a guest of the team. A spokeswoman for the Giants said Stow’s family requested privacy and the team didn’t announce where in AT&T Park Stow was watching the game from. During the game the scoreboard greeted...
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