In the wake of Pablo Sandoval leaving the San Francisco Giants for a new challenge in Boston, the Giants have been scouring through the third base market. There aren’t any all stars on the market, but there are certainly some solid players who could serve as stopgaps for future generations.
The Giants have inquired about Chase Headley and Luis Valbuena, as they missed out on Yasmani...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost has lost the first instant replay challenge in the World Series under expanded rules this season.
In the sixth inning of Game 4 on Saturday night, San Francisco's Joaquin Arias was ruled safe at second on a pickoff attempt by Royals catcher Salvador Perez.
Yost hustled out of the dugout to challenge the call, which was upheld...
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October 25, 2014
Most baseball umpires aren't noted for their agility on the field but sometimes the old guys can fool you with their entertaining moves.For instance, during Friday's Giants-Royals game, umpire Gary Cederstrom went to call San Francisco infielder Joaquin Arias safe at third base, but inadvertently wound up doing a slow motion version of a James Brown split while slipping on the Kauffman...
ST. LOUIS -- Tim Hudson threw seven shutout innings and Joaquin Arias keyed a four-run first inning with a two-run single to lead the San Francisco Giants to an 8-0 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday.
The Giants have won five of six and have the best record in the NL at 37-20.
St. Louis has lost four of five. The Cardinals managed just four hits.
Hudson (6-2) gave up three...
Infielder Joaquin Arias has agreed to a $2.6 million, two-year contract with the San Francisco Giants to avoid salary arbitration.
Assistant general manager Bobby Evans announced the deal Thursday with Arias, a key utilityman and bench contributor for manager Bruce Bochy. The 29-year-old hit .271 with one home run, nine doubles, two triples and 19 RBIs in 102 games during his second...
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January 23, 2014