Posey catches Lincecum for first time in over a year

For the first time since April 26, 2014 Buster Posey was behind the plate to catch a Tim Lincecum start. It may have been Lincecum’s best start of the season as he threw eight shutout innings while allowing three hits and a walk. He had been coming off his worst start of the season, having allowed 4 earned runs over four innings in Los Angeles. Prior to the game, Andrew Baggarly...
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Hudson Goes Eight Innings, Crawford and Posey Homer In Giants 5-4 Win Over Angels

It began with a sparkling start from Tim Hudson and ended with a rare type of finale as San Francisco won their fifth straight game at AT&T Park, beating the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 5-4 on Saturday afternoon. Tim Hudson threw his best start of the season, leaving to a standing ovation in the top of the ninth after issuing a leadoff walk to Collin Cowgill. His only two hits...
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RECAP: Trout, Pujols both homer but Angels fall to Giants

Buster Posey and Brandon Crawford homered, Tim Hudson pitched into the ninth and the San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Angels 5-4 Saturday. Nori Aoki had two RBIs and Casey McGehee had three hits and drove in a run for the Giants, who won their fourth straight at home and eighth of 12 overall. Albert Pujols and Mike Trout homered in the same game for the 20th time with the...
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Nori Aoki Fuels Giants in 5-4 Win Over Angels

San Francisco Giants’ Nori Aoki drives in two runs with a double against the Los Angeles Angels during the second inning of a baseball game on Saturday, May 2, 2015, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) The Giants made it two straight wins over the Angels with a 5-4 win on Saturday, securing at least a series victory, and a possible sweep heading into Sunday’s series...
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Posey, Crawford homer in Giants' 5-4 win

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Buster Posey and Brandon Crawford homered, Tim Hudson pitched into the ninth and the San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Angels 5-4 Saturday. Nori Aoki had two RBIs and Casey McGehee had three hits and drove in a run for the Giants, who won their fourth straight at home and eighth of 12 overall. Albert Pujols and Mike Trout homered in the same game for the...
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Los Angeles Dodgers’ Bats Come Alive Again in 8-0 Win Over Arizona Diamondbacks

Los Angeles Dodgers’ Joc Pederson, left, hits a solo home run as San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey, right, catches and home plate umpire Sean Barber watches during the first inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Terrill/AP) The Los Angeles Dodgers continued right where they left off on Wednesday, coming out in...
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Bumgarner Outduels Kershaw, Posey Provides Offense

For the second time in a month, lefty aces Clayton Kershaw and Madison Bumgarner squared off against one another. The last time we saw these two match up, the Giants snapped up a win in walk-off fashion at AT&T before sweeping Los Angeles the very next day. Before the start of the game, the Dodgers held the advantage this time with a remarkable 9-1 record at home. Giants added...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants Can’t Get Hudson The Win, But Beat Rockies On A Squeeze 5-4

Tim Hudson came into Saturday night’s game in search of his first win at Coors Field. He was two outs away. Instead, the San Francisco Giants got the win, but they did so by squeezing past the Colorado Rockies 5-4 in the eleventh inning. Buster Posey went two-for-five on the night, first hitting an RBI double into the gap that gave Angel Pagan enough time to score and put the Giants...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants are 4-10, Let’s Keep Calm and Panik

The San Francisco Giants are in last place. Only two teams in baseball, the Miami Marlins and Milwaukee Brewers, have a worse record than the Giants’ 4-10 mark. The Giants are next-to-last to only the Boston Red Sox in hard-hit ball percentage. Buster Posey, the team’s cleanup hitter and former league MVP, is currently hitting .229 with two extra base hits. Casey McGehee, who...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Susac on Sacramento: 'That's Giants territory up there now'

Although the catcher may have been initially displeased to be in Triple-A Sacramento following spring training rather than serving as backup to Buster Posey in San Francisco, he might be feeling better about it now according to Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle. Not only does he have family in Sacramento, but he also feels like the Giants have become the more popular...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants, there is always the 2016 Season

By Sam Henry The San Francisco Giants are winners of three of the last five World Series’ played in the MLB.  World Champions in 2010, 2012 and reigning champs from the 2014 season.  The epic seven game series last October ended with the Giants celebrating on the home field of their opponents, the Kansas City Royals with a 3-2 victory.  But winning doesn’t come without its...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants’ Present Bumgarner and Posey With Silver Slugger Awards

The San Francisco Giants continued their Opening Week festivities with more celebrations of their championship season. This time, Buster Posey and Bumgarner were the center of attention, as each was presented with his Silver Slugger Award at AT&T Park before Tuesday night’s game against the Colorado Rockies. Bumgarner, after carrying the World Series Championship banner on...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Horses, Remembering a Legend, and a Banner Raised: Giants Home Opening Ceremony Recap

It’s a beautiful day for San Francisco Giants fans, as the orange and black returned to AT&T Park to ride a horse, raise a banner, and recognize those we lost with a home opener to remember on Monday afternoon. Fans were at Willie Mays Plaza hours before the gates opened, and weren’t disappointed with plenty of memorable moments throughout the pre-game ceremony that may seem...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Jake Peavy returns to Petco Park for first start

Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports The San Francisco Giants dropped their third straight to rival foe San Diego Padres on Sunday afternoon. Jake Peavy, the Giants starting pitcher returned to San Diego for his first start since being dealt away in 2009. Peavy was the ace in San Diego for five years, which included all-star appearances in 2005 and 2007.  In 2007, he won the Cy Young award...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Professio”Nole” Athlete of the Week: Buster Posey

The 2015 Major League Baseball season is underway and a number of former Florida State players have made an impact. Devon Travis’ first career hit was a home run at Yankee Stadium, but this week’s top professional athlete from FSU is the most accomplished current big leaguer to have played his college ball in Tallahassee. San Francisco Giants’ catcher Buster Posey is the Professio”Nole”...
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Are the San Francisco Giants ready to repeat?

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Since Bruce Bochy took over the San Francisco Giants in 2007, the team has instilled a simple, but winning philosophy. With three World Series titles in five years, the Giants have perfected the winning way. Great pitching and timely hitting are why the Giants are the present day baseball dynasty. During each title run, there has been a new ace...
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Long ball powers D-backs to first win of Hale era

PHOENIX -- Jake Lamb and David Peralta each hit three-run homers to power the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 7-6 win over the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night. Lamb finished with four RBI, giving him a club-record seven in Arizona's first two games. All seven runs were charged to Giants starter Ryan Vogelsong, who allowed six hits in 4 2/3 innings. He walked four and struck out five...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Vogelsong Gives Up Two 3-Run Shots, Posey and Crawford Homer in Giants’ 7-6 Loss

Buster Posey kicked things off with a bang, but it wasn’t enough on Tuesday night as Ryan Vogelsong gave up two three-run home runs and the San Francisco Giants fell to the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-6. The Giants offense started well as Posey knocked his first home run of the season over the left-center field wall and put two runs on the board in the first inning. That would be all...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: Making cuts and picking Hector Sanchez as backup catcher

Andrew Susac, Hunter Strickland, and Juan Perez are gone. All three members of the San Francisco Giants 2014 World Series team were optioned to Triple-A Sacramento, as the front office all but set the 25-man roster. Hector Sanchez appears to be the backup catcher, winning a spot he often wondered if he’d be able to do again after a series of concussions last year. Additionally...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Posey homers for Giants in 4-0 win over Athletics

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Matt Cain pitched four effective innings, Buster Posey hit his first home run of the spring and the San Francisco Giants beat the Oakland Athletics 4-0 on Friday night. Cain entered with an 8.22 ERA but was mostly sharp in his first game at AT&T Park since July 9. The three-time All-Star, who missed the second half of 2014 following elbow surgery, allowed...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Posey Homers, Matt Cain and Bullpen Shut Out A’s In 4-0 Win

After a troublesome return to AT&T Park last night, the San Francisco Giants were able to clean up their game and capitalize on Oakland’s mistakes in their 4-0 win over the Athletics on Friday night. San Francisco struck early. Nori Aoki and Angel Pagan reached base on errors, then quickly scored on Buster Posey’s first home run of the spring: a shot to dead center. The Giants’...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

SF Giants extend Bruce Bochy, Brian Saban

Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports The San Francisco Giants are rewarding general manager Brian Sabean and manager Bruce Bochy with contract extensions after guiding the team to three World Series titles in five years. “Brian and Bruce form the foundation on which all three championship teams have been built,” said Giants president and CEO Larry Baer. “The strength and stability...
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April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Defending World Series Champs San Francisco Giants Unlikely to Make Playoffs

Ryan Braun #8 of the Milwaukee Brewers slides across home plate to score a run as catcher Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants applies a late tag during the third inning of a Cactus League game at Scottsdale Stadium. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) With a whittled offense and fragile starting rotation, the San Francisco Giants look unlikely to contend for a playoff...
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March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Points Leagues: Ring Around The Posey, A Pocketful Of ADP

I've got to be "bust"ing your chops by suggesting Buster Posey as a first round pick in points leagues, right? First I declare Clayton Kershaw the top overall pick over Mike Trout, and now this? Some of you are probably thinking that I've been smoking a bit of the devil's lettuce with Tim Lincecum while putting together these posts! Well I can assure you, that couldn't be...
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March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 season preview: San Francisco Giants

You can forgive Giants fans if they got a little jumpy on the first of January, when the euphoria of another World Series championship was pushed aside by the creeping horror of the start to another odd year. Is there such a thing as an odd year curse? Some Giants fans certainly think so, and their team’s performances in years following a title could turn anyone into a believer...
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March 27, 2015  |  Discuss
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