Found September 18, 2012 on San Francisco Giants Baseball (SF Giants...:
Congratulations to pitcher Madison Bumgarner for getting the win last night, which happens to be his 15th on the season. The last San Francisco Giants left-handed pitcher to get 15 wins in a season was Shawn Estes in 2000. We all learned in 2010, once you get to the playoffs it’s a different kind of game. Every pitch is crucial to the outcome of the game. The Giants know there is going to be some really close 1-run games come playoff time. With that said, the G-Men lead the majors with 29 wins in 1-run games this season. Sounds like a recipe for success!Outfielder Hunter Pence adds another RBI to his baseball card for 2012. That gives him 94 on the season, and 35 in a Giants uniform. Pence might not be putting up a high average with the Giants, but he’s doing his job with guys on base. He finds a way to drive runs in.Don’t forget to go to the SF Giants Rumors Facebook page to share your thoughts on Bumgarner reaching 15 wins, Giants winning the close games, and Pence driving in runs...

Brian Wilson heads to AT&T Park on scooter

Yeah, that makes sense. If anyone thought that an elbow sprain that has had San Francisco Giants closer Brian Wilson on the shelf since April 13 would somehow lessen the weirdness coefficient that everything Brian Wilson does is multiplied by, well, they’d be wrong. As you can see above, Wilson’s choice of vehicular conveyance is [...]

Upon further review, Posey is NL MVP

Two years ago, Buster Posey was a little bit of a milder version of what Trout is doing this season. Though not quite as young as Trout, Posey took baseball by storm, won the Rookie of the Year Award and came in eleventh in MVP voting despite only playing in 108 games. Posey went on to lead that pitching staff into the playoffs and the team brought home a World Series trophy. Not...

Giants' Lincecum looks as if he's figured it out

Tim Lincecum is in a good place these days. With the playoffs apparently around the corner, Lincecum is doing his best pitching of the year when it counts the most. He threw shutout ball for six-plus innings in the San Francisco Giants' 6-3 win over the Rockies on Tuesday, and his stats are looking more Lincecum-like with every start. He has had an ERA topping 5.00 all season...

Giants' Sandoval has heated up ... finally

San Francisco's Pablo Sandoval, the NL's starting third baseman in the All-Star Game, had eight home runs at the break. He had none afterward. Until Wednesday, when he homered after 161 homerless at-bats. His first since July 8. More than two months ago. He remained the No. 3 hitter because manager Bruce Bochy was faithful with the Panda, knowing he homered 23 times last...

MLB unlikely to bar Cabrera from batting title

Major League Baseball appears unlikely to interfere if Melky Cabrera wins the NL batting title while serving his 50-game suspension for a positive drug test. The San Francisco Giants outfielder began Wednesday with a league-leading .346 average, seven points ahead of Pittsburgh's Andrew McCutchen. Cabrera has 501 plate appearances, one fewer than the required amount if the...

MLB not likely to bar Cabrera from NL batting crown

Major League Baseball isn't likely to prevent Melky Cabrera from winning the National League batting title, despite his 50-game suspension for a failed drug test. The San Francisco Giants outfielder is seven points ahead of Pittsburgh's Andrew McCutchen with a .346 average entering Wednesday. "We'll see how it all plays out," baseball Commissioner Bud Selig...

SF Giants Rumors: Josh Hamilton To The Giants, Maybe?

Buster Olney of says (via Twitter) one NL official thinks outfielder Josh Hamilton could end up in San Francisco next season. Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle says (via Twitter) if the Giants were to sign Hamilton, it would have to be to a high annual salary and short-term contract.Hamilton is phenomenal player that can help any team light up the scoreboard...

Giants 7, Rockies 1

Matt Cain pitched eight solid innings to earn his career-best 15th win, Pablo Sandoval homered for his first time in two months and the San Francisco Giants moved another game closer to clinching the NL West title with a 7-1 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night. Sandoval's three-run shot in the first inning off Tyler Chatwood (4-5) was his ninth homer of the...

Giants 6, Rockies 3

Tim Lincecum pitched San Francisco one win closer to an NL West crown, and the Giants lowered their magic number to clinch the division to seven with a 6-3 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night. Lincecum (10-14) struck out six and walked two in 6 1-3 scoreless innings on a day the second-place Los Angeles Dodgers were postponed by rain in Washington. Marco Scutaro...

The San Francisco Giants Should Trade For David Wright

What the Mets should do with David Wright after the 2012 season has been the talk of the town as the season winds down. There has been a healthy mix of opinions on what the Mets should actually do with regards to David – some argue to hang on to the aging third baseman, while others want to trade him while the Mets can still lure top tier prospects for him. One team that may be...
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