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Giants spring training Day 13: Cain goes two; Melancon has perfect debut
In Matt Cain's first spring outing, the Giants stretched out the veteran while closer Mark Melancon was everything the team hoped for.
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Giants rookie Hwang goes opposite field for first spring homer
Giants fans saw a first glimpse of the power rookie Jae-gyun Hwang can bring to the team from Korea with his first spring training home run.
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After tumultuous 2016, Peavy making kids, not baseball, top priority
Jake Peavy has yet to find a team for the 2017 season, but that's by his own choice, as the 35-year-old deals with a fallout from a rocky 2016.
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Bumgarner allows two runs, Giants start spring training with walk-off homer
The Giants started off slow in their first spring training game, but ended with fireworks to take down the Reds...
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Giants spring training Day 12: Pence hits early, Marrero crushes walk-off HR
The Giants took the field against an opponent for the first time and Hunter Pence was ready to swing while a new face played hero.
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Hundley impresses while working with Bumgarner for first time
Buster Posey caught all but 10 of Madison Bumgarner’s innings last year, but Nick Hundley won’t be out of place if he’s called on...
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Bumgarner: 'I was ready to get back to it'
Giants starters Madison Bumgarner and Matt Cain meet the media ahead of the team's first exhibition game of the season.
Crawford leads off in first Giants game of 2017
Bruce Bochy went heavy on the regulars in the opener, as Brandon Crawford is one of six likely Opening Day starters to play right away...
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Giants spring training Day 11: Could Ty Blach open season in bullpen?
If Matt Cain begins as the fifth starter this season, is there a world where Ty Blach could still be in the big leagues on Opening Day?
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The Giants Insider Podcast: Michael Morse
Michael Morse talks about how he negotiated with Bobby Evans at Hunter Pence's wedding, the importance of making his comeback with the Giants, and much more...
Giants keep Christian Arroyo on fast track to big leagues
Bruce Bochy doesn’t need to see much more from Christian Arroyo — who is 14-for-26 in two springs — to know what’s on the way...
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1-on-1 with Evans: Giants competitions, Arroyo's timeline
Dave Feldman sits down with Giants GM Bobby Evans to talk spring training competitions and top prospect Christian Arroyo.
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MLB players’ union agrees to pitchless intentional walks
The intentional walk is getting a total makeover, for better or worse. One thing is for certain, no more wild pitches...
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As Samardzija ages, it isn't as easy to lose the weight gained in offseason
Jeff Samardzija turned 32 years old in January and is listed at 225 pounds...
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Key Giants lefty reliever Smith sidelined by elbow inflammation
An MRI came back clean, but Will Smith won't throw for about a week. Any setback would strike a big blow to the bullpen...
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Giants spring training Day 9: Bumgarner, Melancon face hitters
Madison Bumgarner threw his first live batting practice session of the spring on Tuesday. Mark Melancon, the new closer, followed him...
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Johnny Cueto hopes to join Giants camp this weekend
On Monday, Giants manager Bruce Bochy finally managed to get face-to-face with co-ace Johnny Cueto. Kind of...
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Giants spring training day 8: Melancon, Hundley go way back
In an odd twist, the Giants' new closer and new backup catcher have known each other for over a decade. They went to college together...
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Will Cueto be ready for the WBC? 'That’s the question we have to answer'
At some point, there will be a breaking point where WBC participation for Johnny Cueto becomes a real concern...
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Giants spring training Day 7: Rule change should help Bochy
Each MLB offseason, a number of rule changes are looked at and one popped out to Giants manager Bruce Bochy for all the right reasons.
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Tomlinson still a fit as Giants put bench together
The Giants went out and picked up a handful of veteran infielders for depth this offseason. So, where does that leave Kelby Tomlinson?
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Giants spring training Day 6: Bochy looks for improvement on bases
Bruce Bochy wants to be aggressive on the bases this season, but more than anything, he wants the Giants to be smart...
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Report: Giants sign former Yankees top OF prospect Slade Heathcott
A new name has been added to compete for outfield depth with the Giants as the team has reportedly signed a former top Yankees draft pick.
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Marlins shortstop admits to lying in Cuban smuggling probe
Miami Marlins shortstop told a federal judge he was not completely truthful in his telling of an alleged Cuban baseball smuggling network.
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Giants spring training Day 5: Staff being cautious with Pence
Hunter Pence had to pull back late in his offseason program after feeling something during a workout. On Friday, he didn't take batting practice...
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Brian Sabean: Tyler Beede will be with Giants 'before we blink our eye'
The Giants selected Tyler Beede in the first round (14th overall) of the 2014 draft...
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Giants add veteran infielder Aaron Hill
Aaron Hill is a 12-year veteran who had a mixed season in 2016. He'll add another versatile glove to a crowded group of non-roster invitees...
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Bumgarner & Samardzija get reacquainted at spring training
Two of the Giants top starting pitchers share a laugh on day 2 of spring training in Scottsdale.
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Giants spring training Day 4: Hwang hopes power translates
Jae-gyun Hwang hammered 27 homers last year in Korea. Looking to make the Giants' roster, will his power follow him stateside?
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Michael Morse on returning to Giants: 'I know I’m not done'
Michael Morse's current deal is not guaranteed, as he is in camp as a non-roster invitee, fighting for one of the open bench jobs...
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Sergio Romo tries on first Dodgers jersey: ‘That is so dope’
Sergio Romo donned a Dodgers jersey for the first time on Wednesday. The former Giants reliever appeared very pleased...
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Pavlovic: What plays in Rollins' favor; Brown's versatility
Alex Pavlovic breaks down how both Jimmy Rollins and Trevor Brown can make the Giants' roster.
Giants spring training Day 3: Trevor Brown will get infield time
Based on Wednesday's news, be ready for the "Trevor Brown is playing second base!" tweets during a random game this spring...
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Jimmy Rollins ready for a new role, and one more shot at October
Jimmy Rollins watched a potential Phillies dynasty turn into a rebuild. Playing for a winner was just as important as proximity...
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The Giants Insider Podcast: Top prospect Tyler Beede
For his first podcast of spring training 2017, Alex Pavlovic spoke with Tyler Beede -- the Giants' first-round pick in 2014...
Dear MLB: Solutions for pitching changes, reviews, extra innings and more
A competition committee keeps firing out new ideas to speed up the pace of play. They have ideas and so does Ray Ratto...
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Giants spring training Day 2: Posey makes sure he catches Melancon
With his spring limited by the World Baseball Classic, Buster Posey wants to spend as much time as possible with the Giants' new closer...
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Bochy, Giants want bullpen competition: 'Roles are earned'
Bruce Bochy and Bobby Evans made one thing clear on Tuesday: The Giants aren’t ready to just give jobs away to young players...
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Giants sign reliever Hernandez to minor league deal: 'Easy decision'
David Hernandez arrived in Scottsdale on Tuesday and will make $1.5 million if he makes the team, a source told CSNBayArea.com.
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First San Francisco Giants arrive at Spring Training
The first sights and sounds of the 2017 Giants season have arrived...
Gallery: Giants report to Arizona for spring training
Baseball is officially upon us as Giants players report to Arizona for this year's spring training. Check out the first shots of the boys from the desert...
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Giants spring training Day 1: Cueto's arrival delayed, Bumgarner's contract
The Giants expect Johnny Cueto to miss the first two or three days of workouts...
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Matt Cain not planning on being a member of the Giants' bullpen
Although Matt Cain is the frontrunner to win the fifth starter spot, he will find tough competition in youngsters like Ty Blach and Tyler Beede...
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Braves acquire three-time All-Star second baseman Phillips from Reds
Brandon Phillips is headed back home. The Georgia native was traded from the Reds to the Braves Sunday for two minor league pitchers.
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Highlights of 2017 Giants FanFest: Melancon wins over the crowd
Giants FanFest was a fun, lighthearted event for everyone at AT&T Park. Alex Pavlovic brings you the best sights and sounds...
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Bonds stops on bike ride to sign autographs at FanFest
Barry Bonds shows fans love at Giants FanFest while on his bike ride.
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Stolen bases an afterthought as spring training starts
As spring training arrives this year, will we see an elite stolen base artist any time soon again in the majors?
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Notes: Giants hopeful Cain takes final rotation spot
As it pertains to the fifth spot in the rotation, Bobby Evans and Bruce Bochy are open to competition, but it’s not hard to read between the lines.
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Giants not concerned about stars playing in WBC
Given the importance of the three Giants playing in the tournament, there’s reason for pause. But manager Bruce Bochy isn't worried...
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After losing starting job, slim Sandoval shows up early for Red Sox
Pablo Sandoval played all of three games last season. But the former Giants All-Star is raring to go this year for the Red Sox...
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Part of Sergio Romo's message to Giants fans: 'Stop talking trash about me'
Sergio Romo will reportedly play for the Dodgers in 2017. In the middle of the night on Wednesday, the three-time World Series champion texted KNBR 680 morning host Paul McCaffrey, asking him to read his ...
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What they're saying: Wishing Javier Lopez luck after baseball
Javier Lopez is hanging up the cleats, coaxing plenty of well-wishes from baseball luminaries...
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USA favored to win its first World Baseball Classic
The fourth World Baseball Classic begins on March 6 and the United States is favored to win it all.
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Brian Wilson attempting MLB comeback as knuckleballer
Brian Wilson hasn't pitched in the majors since 2014, but the former Giants All-Star has big plans for a comeback...
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Report: Longtime Giant Javier Lopez announces retirement
Javier Lopez, a brilliant under-the-radar move in the middle of the 2010 season, allowed just one earned run over 23 appearances in Orange and Black...
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Manfred's comments about gambling show Rothstein was on to something
The fleeting notion of Arnold Rothstein being inducted into the Hall of Fame some day is simply too delicious not to promote...
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Giants spring preview: Bullpen order should be set early
Fitting Matt Cain into the bullpen would be a bit more difficult, but the Giants aren't going to just cut bait with their longest-tenured player...
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Report: Beckham returns to Giants on minor league deal
Several employees compared Gordon Beckham to past Giants like Ryan Theriot and Jeremy Affeldt, who helped keep the team loose in bad times.
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Twins claim former Giants IF Adrianza off waivers from Brewers
It's already been a wild offseason for former Giants infielder Ehire Adrianza, who joined his third team on Monday.
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Bonds calls Brady ‘the greatest quarterback to ever play football’
Tom Brady vs Joe Montana. The debate is thick in the Bay Area, but one local sports legend drew his line in the sand after Super Bowl LI.
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Report: Sergio Romo took 'significantly less' money to join Giants' rivals
Sergio Romo has spent his entire MLB career with the Giants, but he reportedly took a discount to join the team's bitter rivals this offseason.
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Report: Former Giants reliever Sergio Romo agrees to deal with Dodgers
Sergio Romo is switching sides of the rivalry as the former Giants reliever reportedly agreed to a deal with the Dodgers on Friday...
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MLB commissioner: Pace of play an issue all of baseball must focus on
MLB commissioner Rob Manfred is vowing to make games faster and in order to do so, everybody in the game must buy in...
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Posey, Melancon among Giants set for FanFest
The entire lineup will be on hand next weekend at AT&T Park, with the exception of center fielder Denard Span...
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Report: Giants free agent reliever Romo down to Dodgers, mystery team
Giants free agent reliever Sergio Romo has spent his whole nine-year MLB career in San Francisco, but his next team could be his biggest rival...
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Former Giants INF DFA'd by Brewers, back on open market
Ehire Adrianza is a free agent yet again just two days after the Brewers claimed him off waivers from the Giants...
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Giants spring preview: Last outfield job up for grabs
To be a fit for the Opening Day roster, 2014 champion Michael Morse will need to show he can still handle a start in left field...
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Morse, Rollins among Giants' 28 non-roster invitees
The Giants will have 28 non-roster invitees in spring training this year, including a former fan favorite and also a 2007 NL MVP...
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Aubrey Huff: 'The one thing about Twitter that I can't stand...'
Speaking on the radio Wednesday -- Aubrey Huff apologized, defended himself, plugged his book and discussed "bad publicity."
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Mike Krukow talks Aubrey Huff's mistake, explains why he stays off social media
Why doesn't Giants broadcaster Mike Krukow have a Twitter account...?
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Romo: Reunion with Giants not likely, NL East teams interested
With spring training around the corner, free agent Sergio Romo provided an update on his search for a team for the 2017 season.
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Famous San Francisco baseball bar to close, future uncertain
San Francisco is girding for a legal showdown over one of its most beloved institutions: A baseball memorabilia bar named for legendary hitter and city son Lefty O'Doul.
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Brewers claim recently DFA'd Giants infielder
Over 154 career games with the Orange and Black, Ehire Adrianza hit .220 with three home runs and 26 RBI...
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Report: Former Giants reliever agrees to deal with Nationals
Joe Nathan made seven appearances for the Giants last season, and did not allow a run...
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MLB hits Cardinals with hefty penalty for hacking Astros' database
The Cardinals have been forced to give the Astros their two top picks and $2 million as compensation for hacking into their scouting database.
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Dodgers agree to minor league deal with former A's first baseman
Ike Davis, who spent time with the A's in 2015, has agreed to a minor league deal with the Dodgers.
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Kontos honors high school coach for setting path to Giants
A fixture in the Giants bullpen and a two-time World Series champion, George Kontos' journey all started with one key conversation...
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Giants RHP Johnny Cueto named 2016 Dominican Pitcher of the Year
Johnny Cueto was everything the Giants hoped for and more his first season in San Francisco. On Thursday, Cueto was honored for his 2016 season.
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Report: Free agent reliever Holland agrees to deal with NL West team
Free agent reliever Greg Holland has reportedly agreed to a one-year deal with the Rockies.
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Giants GM Bobby Evans lays out the challenges facing Jimmy Rollins
Former MVP shortstop Jimmy Rollins will be competing for a spot on the Opening Day roster...
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Giants sign veteran catcher Nick Hundley
The Giants added a veteran catcher on Tuesday, giving them three major league backstops as the team prepares to report to spring training.
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Dodgers trade top pitching prospect to Rays for 2B Forsythe
The Dodgers have found their second baseman as they acquired Logan Forsythe from the Rays for pitching prospect Jose De Leon on Monday.
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Spring training to be slightly shortened starting in 2018
As baseball looks to shortened the length of games, its preseason will soon be less taxing as well, after this year...
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Study: West Coast MLB teams at disadvantage due to jet lag
To no surprise at all, professional baseball players are just like anyone else when it comes to a lack of sleep. And those hurt most are on the West Coast.
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Source: Giants to add Korean infielder on minor league deal
The Giants are bringing in depth from overseas as the team will add Korean infielder Jae-Gyun Hwang, /CSNBayArea.com/ has confirmed...
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Former top prospect Andy Marte dies from car accident in Dominican Republic
In a separate accident from Yordanao Ventura, former major league infielder Andy Marte was announced dead from a car crash in the DR on Sunday.
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Royals ace Yordano Ventura dies in car crash at 25 years old
Tragic news hit the baseball world Sunday morning as Royals star pitcher Yordano Ventura died due to a car crash in the Dominican Republic.
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Santiago Casilla says he never received offer from Giants
Now a member of the Oakland A's, Santiago Casilla on Friday revealed details about how his tenure with the Giants came to and end.
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Authorities: Two Dodgers security guards arrested, accused of theft
Prosecutors say two security guards at Los Angeles' Dodger Stadium have been arrested and are accused of stealing equipment, baseballs and jerseys from the team.
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Ahmed's Classroom: Giants, A's games will be streamed live
It was announced on Thursday that Giants and A's games, starting with the 2017 season, will be available for streaming online. Ahmed's Classroom breaks down the news...
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What they're saying: 2017 Baseball Hall of Fame class
The National Baseball Hall of Fame inducted Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines and Ivan Rodriguez Wednesday. Here's what they and their peers are saying.
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Bonds improves nearly 10 percent, still well short of HOF
Barry Bonds' numbers rose, but he isn't headed for Cooperstown this year.
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Bagwell, Raines, Rodriguez elected to Hall of Fame
The National Baseball Hall of Fame elected three new members on Wednesday, as Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines and Ivan Rodriguez were voted in.
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Bonds makes significant leap, but not part of 2017 Hall of Fame Class
Barry Bonds was not inducted into the Hall of Fame Wednesday, but the former Giants slugger made a significant leap in voting.
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Former Giants OF Gregor Blanco agrees to deal with NL West rival
After five seasons with the Giants, outfielder Gregor Blanco is headed to the Diamondbacks on a minor league deal, according to his agent.
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President Obama pardons Giants legend Willie McCovey
In his final days in office, President Barack Obama pardoned former Giants legend Willie McCovey on Tuesday...
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Hall of Fame voters' biggest issue: Do they work for the job or the sport?
Hall of Fame voters face plenty of obstacles with baseball's tainted past. What's the true tough task when filling out a ballot?
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Obama celebrates World Series champion Chicago Cubs at White House
In his last week at President of the United States, Barack Obama welcomed his hometown team to the White House...
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Giants avoid arbitration with Nunez, Smith, Kontos
Entering the offseason, the Giants had six arbitration eligible players. With Friday's news, San Francisco won't have any hearings...
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Giants Hall-of-Famer Gaylord Perry: Enshrine Bonds, not Rose
Gaylord Perry, infamous for doctoring baseballs on the mound, recently gave his take on whether or not MLB villains Barry Bonds and Pete Rose should be enshrined in the Hall of Fame.
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Giants, Gillaspie avoid arbitration, settle on salary for 2017
Coming off a solid 2016 season with the Giants, infielder Conor Gillaspie will get a nice raise in 2017.
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Report: Vogelsong agrees to minor league deal with AL Central team
Ryan Vogelsong is headed to the American League, having reportedly agreed to a minor league deal with the Twins.
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Former Giants 1B/LF Pill signs minor-league deal with Tigers
Brett Pill, who totaled three seasons in the bigs with the Giants, has signined on with the Tigers after spending three years in Korea.
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