Bruce Bochy knows how unique his cleanup-hitting catcher is. Now the baseball world does too and Buster Posey has the hardware to prove it.More: Buster Posey stats Ray Ratto's take Giants video
Insider Andrew Baggarly had a vote for the NL MVP Award and he cast his for the winner. Pull back the curtains and take a look at Baggs' ballot.
Now that the National League Rookie of the Year winner has been announced, Giants Insider Andrew Baggarly breaks down his own ballot and Bryce Harper's historic season.
In a move that all parties anticipated, the Giants declined a 10 million option on Aubrey Huff for 2013, instead choosing a 2 million buyout that amounts to a parting gift between the club and the first baseman.
The Giants don't plan to make qualifying offers to any of their free agents by the Friday deadline, which would leave them without a compensation pick should player like Angel Pagans move on to new teams.
Marco Scutaro, Angel Pagan and Jeremy Affeldt put their stamp on the 2012 World Series. It likely raised their value on the market, and they know it.
Ryan Theriot was forced to miss the Giants' ticker tape parade, but his teammates are well aware he showed up for them all season.More: Parade photo gallery Parade video
Matt Cain threw a perfect game, started the All-Star team, won two winner-take-all postseason series games and dealt in the World Series clincher. He's not getting complacent.
Sergio Romo's fastball for a called strike three ended up in Buster Posey's glove right before the Giants' began to celebrate their second World Series title in three years. What did Posey do with the historic baseball?
The finalists were announced Monday for the AL and NL Gold Glove awards, and not a single Giant made the top four at any position.
This was the team Brian Sabean always craved: one that was younger, more athletic, ran the bases with aplomb, and didnt give away extra outs.Ratto: Giants platinum standard Instant Replay World Series central
Marco Scutaro's two-out RBI single in the 10th gave the Giants a 4-3 victory, and their second World Series title in the last three seasons.
Matt Cain started Game 5 of the NLDS and Game 7 of the NLCS and propelled the Giants to the next round. He has the chance to pick up the biggest win of his career Sunday in Detroit.
The Giants' second title in three years looks like a mortal lock, according to the numbers. But Sergio Romo and Co. are not counting Detroit out yet.Ratto: Giants pitching at historic level Baggs' Instant Replay
Baseball loves a good story, and no better tale has emerged than the one of former minor-leaguers Gregor Blanco and Ryan Vogelsong.Ratto: Giants pitching at historic level Baggs' Instant Replay