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Minor League Comeback Story Highlights Giants’ Non-Roster Invites

Fans of the San Francisco Giants have their first underdog story of the year to get ready for. The team announced their non-roster invitees to Spring Training yesterday, and perhaps most interesting among them is 30-year-old utility infielder and organizational soldier Mark Minicozzi. Minicozzi might be the most little-known of any Giants player to trot out to the field in Arizona...
Via BaySportsNet
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants Salary Matrix

Here is the salary matrix for the San Francisco Giants through 2020. Updated: 10/29/2013 Player Pos 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Current Max Contract Tony Abreu 2B $- $- $- $- $- $- $- $- Ehire Adrianza SS $- $- $- $- $- $- $- $- Jeremy...
Via 85% Sports
October 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants sign Tim Lincecum to two-year, $35 million deal

The San Francisco Giants agreed with right-hander Tim Lincecum on a two-year, $35 million contract on Tuesday, reports CBS Sports. The two-time Cy Young winner also receives a full no-trade clause in the deal.  The deal will become official pending a physical examination, which has 
Via Sports-Glory
October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Best and Worst Case Scenarios for Giants in 2014

With our favorite non-Giants teams out of the playoffs, we're shifting our focus from back to Giants baseball . . . with a little rooting interest on the side for anyone playing the Los Angeles Dodgers. Okay, a lot of rooting interest. Anyway, it's already time to start thinking about the floor and the ceiling for next year's San Francisco Giants. How good can...
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October 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Best and Worst Case Scenarios for Giants in 2014

With our favorite non-Giants teams out of the playoffs, we're shifting our focus from back to Giants baseball . . . with a little rooting interest on the side for anyone playing the Los Angeles Dodgers. Okay, a lot of rooting interest. Anyway, it's already time to start thinking about the floor and the ceiling for next year's San Francisco Giants. How good can...
Via Nation Orange
October 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Best and Worst Case Scenarios for Giants in 2014

With our favorite non-Giants teams out of the playoffs, we're shifting our focus from back to Giants baseball . . . with a little rooting interest on the side for anyone playing the Los Angeles Dodgers. Okay, a lot of rooting interest. Anyway, it's already time to start thinking about the floor and the ceiling for next year's San Francisco Giants. How good can...
Via Nation Orange
October 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Best and Worst Case Scenarios for Giants in 2014

With our favorite non-Giants teams out of the playoffs, we're shifting our focus from back to Giants baseball . . . with a little rooting interest on the side for anyone playing the Los Angeles Dodgers. Okay, a lot of rooting interest. Anyway, it's already time to start thinking about the floor and the ceiling for next year's San Francisco Giants. How good can...
Via Nation Orange
October 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Predicting the Fate of the Giants Free Agent Crop

We hope you're enjoying the MLB playoffs; we sure are, even with the Giants being out of it. But the real excitement comes not when the World Series approaches, but when the World Series ends. That's when free agency heats up, and we Giants fans get to see who we land . . . and who we lose. The Giants have 12 members of their 2013 team that are set to become free agents...
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October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

What’s on Second

It’s that sad time of the year again – Giants offseason. We’ve been so fortunate to be watching them in the postseason two out of the last three years, so that softens the blow a bit for 2013. But it turns out that we’ll have some things to watch even though the Giants aren’t playing. The offseason moves are going to be crucial if the black-and-orange hope to re-take the...
Via BaySportsNet
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Tony Abreu Knocks in Four Against His Old Team; Dodgers Fall 6-4

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Via Valley Bay News
September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Zito tops Dodgers for first win in nearly four months

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Barry Zito won in what likely was his final hurrah for San Francisco, Pablo Sandoval backed him with a two-run homer and the Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-4 on Wednesday night. Tony Abreu hit a bases-loaded triple to stake Zito to a quick 3-0 lead in the second, then added an RBI double in the sixth as last year's World Series champions put themselves...
Via Fox Sports West
September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants' offense still cold in 2-1 loss to Dodgers

Giants manager Bruce Bochy described his team's offense as being ''cold right now.'' He might have been talking about the entire season for the defending World Series champs. San Francisco struggled at the plate for the fifth straight game Tuesday night, a problem that has plagued Bochy's ballclub all year. ''We couldn't get guys on base,'...
Via AP on Fox
September 25, 2013  |  Discuss

American League wild-card race update: Sept. 22

Want drama? The American League wild card chase is heating up. Here's the latest look at how teams in the race stack up. Sunday's key results Tampa Bay Rays 3, Baltimore Orioles 1 Buzz: Rays left-hander Enny Romero only allowed one hit in 4 23 innings in his major-league debut. David DeJesus, Matt Joyce and James Loney each had RBI, helping Tampa Bay earn its third consecutive...
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September 22, 2013  |  Discuss

American League wild-card race update: Sept. 22

Want drama? The American League wild card chase is heating up. Here's the latest look at how teams in the race stack up. Sunday's key results Tampa Bay Rays 3, Baltimore Orioles 1 Buzz: Rays left-hander Enny Romero only allowed one hit in 4 23 innings in his major-league debut. David DeJesus, Matt Joyce and James Loney each had RBI, helping Tampa Bay earn its third consecutive...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants' Tony Abreu placed on the DL with knee bursitis

The San Francisco Giants were forced to make some roster moves today.  Tony Abreu was placed on the DL.  Initially the injury was not disclosed, but it's been no secret he has been battling knee problems all year.  Eventually, the Giants tweeted out the roster moves and Abreu's official diagnosis. #SFGiants made the following roster moves today: Kensuke Tanaka optioned...
Via MLB Injury News
July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants Hit, Score, but Can’t Overcome Reds in Extra Innings

The Giants made progress against the Reds Wednesday evening. They got a hit, scored a few runs and even held a lead for some time. Unfortunately it wasn’t enough to lead to a victory as the Reds forced extra innings before walking off against Javier Lopez and the Giants 3-2 in 11 innings. The Giants fell to 1-8 on their ten game road trip, and resigned themselves to at least one...
Via BaySportsNet
July 04, 2013  |  Discuss

DEVELOPING: Homer Bailey's 2nd No-No Vs. Giants

After throwing a no-hitter last season, Cincinnati Reds starter Homer Bailey has found a way to follow up the performance... With his second no-hitter... His ninth inning went fairly quietly... Brandon Crawford was retired on a comebacker, Tony Abreu was struck out on a 97 Miles Per Hour fastball and Gregor Blanco was retired 5-3 for the last out of the game... ((HT: MLB Network...
Via Online Sports Guys
July 02, 2013  |  Discuss

SF Giants lineup: Scutaro returns, Perez gets another start

Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro returns to the lineup after missing a week with “mallet finger”. Scoots was struck by a pitch in Pittsburgh, sustaining ligament damage in his pinky finger. The Giants elected to not put their second baseman under the knife and therefore on the disabled list, choosing to let the veteran play through the pain. Tony Abreu and Nick Noonan had...
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June 18, 2013  |  Discuss

SF Giants lineup: Giants play for the .500 road trip

After a disappointing loss in Atlanta last night behind Sergio Romo’s ninth-inning meltdown, the Giants still have a chance to break even on their current eight-game road trip. They’ll have to do it against one of the hottest young pitchers in baseball, Braves’ right-hander Julio Teheran. Getting of to a rough start in his first full major-league season by giving up 4+ runs...
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June 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants Road Woes Continue in 12-8 Loss to Pirates

The Giants struggles away from AT&T Park continued Wednesday night, as the Pirates battered Barry Zito and the Giants bullpen to the tune of 12 runs and 18 hits. Zito alone allowed eight runs and 11 hits in four and two thirds innings. Despite injuries to several Giants’ hitters, the offense managed eight runs and 15 hits on their own, led by new call ups Juan Perez and Tony...
Via BaySportsNet
June 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Marco Scutaro injury: Giants second basemen leaves game after being hit by pitch

Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro left Tuesday’s game against the Pirates after being hit by a pitch. On an 0-2 count in the seventh inning, Pittsburgh lefty Tony Watson came inside with a fastball that clipped Scutaro in his left hand. He was awarded first base, but Juan Perez was brought in as a pinch runner. A post-game MRI revealed that there was no fracture, according to...
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June 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants activate INF Abreu from DL

The San Francisco Giants have activated infielder Tony Abreu from the 60-day disabled list and optioned infielder Nick Noonan to Triple-A Fresno. The Giants also transferred right-hander Ryan Vogelsong to the 60-day disabled list with a broken hand. He had surgery after breaking several bones in his pitching hand while batting against the Washington Nationals on May 20. Abreu was...
Via Fox Sports
June 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants activate Tony Abreu, option Nick Noonan to Fresno

Infielder Tony Abreu has been activated from the 60-day DL and will join the San Francisco Giants, according to Henry Schulman of the Chronicle. To make room, Ryan Vogelsong was transferred from the 15 to 60-day DL and infielder Nick Noonan has been optioned to Triple-A Fresno. Abreu was the favorite to make the Opening Day roster as a backup infielder, only losing out to Noonan...
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June 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants 2, Rangers 1

Hunter Pence doubled, tripled and drove in both runs Monday in the San Francisco Giants' 2-1 victory over the Texas Rangers. Madison Bumgarner allowed a hit and a walk in four scoreless innings, his longest outing of spring training. Bumgarner struck out four and retired his final eight batters. After Kensuke Tanaka and Tony Abreu reached on infield singles in the third against...
Via AP on Fox
March 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Season Preview: San Francisco Giants

The comeback kids of 2013. Winners of 2 of the last 3 World Series. The Giants are at the top of their game; can they have another strong season? Key Losses: Melky Cabrera, OF (Blue Jays, Free Agent) Conor Gillaspie, 3B (White Sox, Trade) Xavier Nady, OF (Royals, Free Agent) Eli Whiteside, C (Yankees, Waivers) Key Additions: Tony Abreu, 2B (Royals, Waivers) Sandy Rosario, RHP (Cubs...
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March 11, 2013  |  Discuss
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