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Gary Brown of the San Jose Giants. Do you want to know who the Top Prospects are in the San Francisco Giants organization? You’re not alone! Jim Callis of Baseball America tells SF Giants Rumors his top 5 prospects in the Giants organization.   Jim Callis: Giants Top 5 Prospects   1. Gary Brown 2. Francisco Peguero 3. Eric Surkamp 4. Tommy Joseph 5. Joe Panik   Scouting Report On Top 2 Prospects 1 – Gary Brown – You might have heard him… He’s the Giants future center fielder/leadoff hitter. The 23 year old has above average speed, and is a big base stealing threat! Check out this Q&A With Gary Brown. Brown’s 2011 Stats With San Jose Giants G 131, AVG .336, R 115 HR 14, RBI 80, SB 53 OBP .407 2 – Francisco Peguero – Is a speedy outfielder with a good bat. His steals were down this year as he started the season on the DL. He had a knee injury that required surgery. Peguero isn’t one for taking walks, so he will have to learn to be a little more patient at the plate. Peguero’s 201...

B-Weez bails out of golf tourney

Just saw this over at CSN Bay Area: According to Mychael Urban, Giants closer Brian Wilson has withdrawn from participating in the 40th Annual Children’s Miracle Network Pro-Am in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. There’s been no official word from B-Weez, who participated in the annual tournament back in 2001, or the PGA Tour on why he disappeared faster than a black ops chalupa. Urban...

On this date in Giants history — Oct. 19

(All entries courtesy 2002: At Edison International Field of Anaheim, the Giants edge the Angels in Game 1 of the Fall Classic, 4-3. It is the first time two wild card teams have faced one another in the World Series. 2000: Dusty Baker, who led the Giants to a National League West flag with baseball’s best record (97-65), reaches an agreement with the Giants...

Off-Season Outlook: Shortstop Possibilities

The shortstop position had been a huge problem for the giants in 2011. In the past they have been set in the position: Rich Aurillia, Omar Visquel, Juan Uribe, Edgar Rent… maybe that last one is a little iffy, but you get my point. In 2010, the Giants started Uribe at shortstop for the majority…

Jeremy Affeldt Hamburger Injury Healing Well

Giants reliever Jeremy Affeldt is scheduled to make a visit to the Bay Area this week to get his injured hand checked out. You may remember that Affeldt missed the final weeks of the season after he cut his hand open while trying to separate frozen hamburgers with a knife during a rare off day.  The cut was deep enough to cause nerve damage and required surgery. AP reported that...

On this date in Giants history — Oct. 20

(All entries courtesy 2002: Twenty-year old Venezuelan right-hander Francisco Rodriguez becomes the youngest pitcher ever to win a World Series game. With just 15 days of major league experience, K-Rod throws 37 pitches, retiring nine consecutive batters in three innings to pick up the victory when the Angels outslug the Giants, 11-10 in Game 2 of the Fall Classic.

SF Giants' Bochy, Sandoval to go to Taiwan

If there were offseason baseball cards, the Giants would love Pablo Sandoval's to say, "bats left, eats right." Manager Bruce Bochy will get to monitor the Panda early next month, traveling halfway around the world to...

Five Keys To Winning The Fall Classic

By next Thursday, the San Francisco Giants will be replaced as the reigning World Series Champion. Who will take the Giants' crown? Will the title land in Texas for the first time or in St. Louis for the 11th?'s Cardinals expert, Brian Walton, and Rangers expert, Jason Cole, identify the five keys for their respective teams to win the Series.

Beard on Bird

Giants star Brian Wilson goes inside the new Lockout-proof NBA 2K12 from 2K Sports.
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