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San Francisco Giants rumors: Third Base edition

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...
Via isportsweb.com
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals lose replay challenge, 1st in World Series

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...
Via AP on Fox
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers 9, Giants 1: NL West champions

The Dodgers won the National League West for a second consecutive year by defeating the Giants on Wednesday night 9-1 behind a great performance by Clayton Kershaw and some timely hitting (the best equation for success). The Giants actually struck first, as Kershaw was in a spot of bother in the third inning. With runners on second and third with no outs, Kershaw made a behind-the...
Via Dodgers Digest
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Umpire does James Brown split while making call (VIDEO)

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...
Via The Other Paper
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Defense Struggles In Another Giants Loss

In their first trip to Kansas City since 2008, the San Francisco Giants (62-54) just couldn’t pull it together and dropped the series opener to the Royals (61-53), 4-2. Starting pitcher, Madison Bumgarner (13-9, 3.22 ERA),  gave up a two-run, home run in the first inning to Royals’ first baseman Billy Butler on a mistake fast ball. After righting the ship, he gave the Giants...
Via BaySportsNet
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Pen to Win, Royals Win 4-2

        Greg Holland got his 100th career save tonight in a 4-2 win, so that’s a huge accomplishment for him. Jason Vargas was very solid over five innings of work, and only allowed two earned runs while striking out five San Francisco batters. Both Giants runs were scored in the third inning when Joaquin Arias doubled in Pablo Sandoval to put San Fran on the board. Matt Duffy...
Via Royals Blue
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals blanked by Giants, 8-0

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...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Time to Grade the Giants with the Overused Report Card Cliche

I get requests to “grade” the San Francisco Giants from other bloggers, sport talk radio shows and so on who want an assessment of the Giants and every other MLB team going into the 2014 season. What "grade" do the Giants get for their 2013-14 offseason? What about Spring Training? How do they look going into the 2014 season? There's no sugar-coating San Francisco’s 2013...
Via The Giants Cove
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Time to Grade the Giants with the Overused Report Card Cliche

I get requests to “grade” the San Francisco Giants from other bloggers, sport talk radio shows and so on who want an assessment of the Giants and every other MLB team going into the 2014 season. What "grade" do the Giants get for their 2013-14 offseason? What about Spring Training? How do they look going into the 2014 season? There's no sugar-coating San Francisco’s...
Via The Giants Cove
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants, Joaquin Arias agree on $2.6M, 2-year deal

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...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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