Angel Pagan


Programming note: Pirates-Giants coverage starts tonight at 7:00 p.m. on KNTV NBC Bay Area


SAN FRANCISCO – Giants manager Bruce Bochy, in praising right-hander Jake Peavy, called him “like a Hunter Pence on the mound.”


PHILADELPHIA – The Giants are intensifying their search for a starting pitcher, but they are finding the cost of most top arms to be prohibitive in one respect or another.


MIAMI -– Here’s a hypothetical for the Giants. They’re driving along and see a couch on the curb. It’s got a rip in the upholstery. There’s an odd stain. A spring is sticking out.


SAN FRANCISCO – The Giants didn’t expect Marco Scutaro to handle the quick recovery needed to play day games after night games.