Freddie Sanchez will take infield with the Giants on Saturday and will take part in an extended spring game Monday, while Ryan Vogelsong threw 81 pitches for Triple-A Fresno on Thursday night.
Sandoval knows his ability to catch is part of what helped the coaching staff and front office decide to put Sanchez on the roster. So hes cool with it.
Bochy went with Ryan Theriot at second base in his opening day lineup, knowing the Giants needed every hit they could muster against Arizona's opening day starter.
Manager Bruce Bochy has posted his lineup for today's game in Arizona against Ian Kennedy and the D'Backs; catcher Buster Posey will hit cleanup.
No, this doesn't mean you can mark down 600 at-bats of Ryan Theriot this season. But Theriot is 3 for 9 against Arizona right-hander Ian Kennedy.
Tim Lincecum is about to twirl and deal for keeps, which means Id better hustle to get my 2012 predictions out there.
Get the Insider's sense for the Giants roster with Andrew Baggarly's quick look at each player -- his analysis of Pablo Sandoval will excite Giants fans.
The Giants and Matt Cain have reached an agreement on a 5 year extension through 2017 with a clubvesting player option for 2018.
Tim Lincecum will limit himself to fastballs, curves and split-changes when he starts the season opener. Bruce Bochy acknowledged the slider isnt so friendly on the elbow, and his ace is trying to pace himself this year.
It's not often a major league manager can call his son in from the bullpen to pitch. Bruce Bochy got that honor Sunday and his son, right-handed reliever Brett, didn't let his father down.
Sources tell Comcast SportsNet's Giants Insider that the volume of dialogue has increased between the Giants and Matt Cain's representatives as Friday's soft deadline edges near.
Barry Zito, hammered for 10 runs on 16 hits in his last two spring starts, threw from a more familiar, upright delivery during Sundays side session with pitching coach Dave Righetti, Giants manager Bruce Bochy said.
When he was eight years old, Brandon Crawford, while watching his childhood idol play shortstop for the Giants, knew what he wanted to be. Now, his idol has a message for him to always keep in mind.
The Giants have been playing a low level of baseball the past week, and Bruce Bochy has seen enough of it.
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