Yusmeiro Petit was a 26-year-old right hander without a job at this time last year. But after working on strengthening his shoulder in Mexico, Petit got an invite to Giants camp and has made the most of his opportunity.
Angel Pagan finally snapped an 0-for-24 slump with a double Tuesday. But he also struck out looking to end the Giants' loss to the Angels. Is his starting job now in jeopardy?
Tim Lincecum had his last spring tune-up Tuesday against the Angels, and while his pitching line indicated that he's regular-season ready, the Giants' ace was frustrated with his lack of fastball command.
Buster Posey had an eventful 25th birthday. He caught Tim Lincecum, ranged to pluck a foul pop out of the air, threw out two of four attempted base stealers, drew a walk and slid into second, too.
The Giants plan to have Ryan Vogelsong start the season opener for Triple-A Fresno on April 5. After one more rehab start for the Grizzlies, he would be lined up to start April 15 when the Giants first need a fifth starter.
The Giants have a bevy of able first baseman. They also have a few issues with Brandon Belt's development. Combined, it could yield an Opening Day roster bereft of Belt.
Pablo Sandoval battled the count full before crushing a home run in the ninth inning to give the Giants a 4-2 victory over Kansas City.
Buster Posey caught a spring-high seven innings on Monday, and told Bruce Bochy that he is ready to get back in the squat on Tuesday.
Second baseman Freddy Sanchezs repaired shoulder is stuck in a holding pattern. Now he and the Giants are hoping a cortisone injection will help him push forward so he can restart his career.
There has been plenty of speculation about whether or not Brian Wilson will be ready for opening day. He put an end to all of that on Monday re-iterating to the media, Youre not me. Youre not my arm.
Ryan Vogelsongs first appearance against big league hitters this spring was a complete success. He made it through 2 23 innings, he threw strikes with all his pitches, and his fastball hit 92 mph.
With each outing better than the previous one, Eric Surkamp was having a good spring. However, he recently went for an MRI exam on his left elbow and is awaiting results.
Ryan Vogelsong, who made his spring training debut on Mar. 23, will start Monday's game vs. the Royals with the idea of throwing 40 pitches.Rewind: Vogelsong not satisfied Vogelsong expected to start on DL
Zito faced 18 batters on Sunday and gave up nine hits plus two walks in 2 13 innings. Although he had to finish his workload in the bullpen, Bruce Bochy made it clear Zito is the team's fifth starter.
Chris Stewart or Eli Whiteside will make the club based on their ability to call a game, catch and throw... but both will get a chance to take hacks for the Giants on Sunday when Stewart catches Zito and Whiteside checks in at DH.