Veteran first baseman Aubrey Huff went deep against the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday night, a sign that his bat and his mental state are improving after the constant struggles he faced last season.
A spray-tanned Matt Cain took the mound in Arizona for his Cactus League debut and looked sharp, despite millions of dollars hanging in the balance as his agents and the Giants work on a contract extension.
While Buster Posey is once again absent from the Giants' lineup for Monday's game, he is making progress by sliding for the first time since May 25 and could see Cactus League action at the end of the week.
Madison Bumgarner continued his sharp spring by striking out four and didn't walk a batter in 2 23 innings. He may wind up as the Giants' No. 2 starter when the season begins.
Angel Pagan has the tough task of setting the table for the Giants' lineup and filling the void in the clubhouse left behind by the energetic Andres Torres. Two games into his Giants career, he seems to be doing just fine.
A day after the Giants evacuated Scottsdale Stadium because of a gas leak, their game against the Diamondbacks at Salt River Fields was delayed for 41 minutes because of a bee swarm.
Brian Wilson continued to look strong in his slow and cautious buildup from a strained right elbow. He faced hitters Sunday morning for the first time this spring, and appeared to throw crisp and hard during his session.
As expected, Buster Posey isn't in either of the Giants' split-squad lineups on Sunday. It's still anyone's guess when their cleanup-hitting catcher will make his spring debut.
After a solid debut for the Giants' new 1-2 punch of Angel Pagan and Melky Cabrera, Bruce Bochy clarified his future lineup plans, including how he expects Pablo Sandoval and Buster Posey to be positioned.
Brandon Belt presents a quagmire for Bruce Bochy as he creates his 25-man roster. After a big day at the plate in the Giants' Cactus League opener Saturday, Belt did not make his manager's job any easier.
True it was only spring training, but admittedly, Tim Lincecum's adrenaline was going against the NL West-rival Diamondbacks.
Second baseman Freddy Sanchez and right-hander Ryan Vogelsong both made progress in their rehab work Saturday.
A visit with Dr. Andrews is never a good thing if you're an MLB pitcher. Giants reliever Dan Runzler will visit the arm expert in Florida and await the update on his lat muscle.
It's gameday! With the Giants set to face the Diamondbacks in the first exhibition of 2012, Bruce Bochy's handiwork crafting lineups begins.More: Lincecum ready Posey out MLB scoreboard