Brian Sabean


Both the Giants and A’s hate when they are compared to each other.

They both prefer being taken as they are in their semi-separate universes -– a National one and an American one.


Programming note: Giants-Nationals coverage starts Sunday at 10 a.m. with Giants Pregame Live on Comcast SportsNet Bay Area


CHICAGO – Giants GM Brian Sabean said he was “skeptical” of adding any fresh blood prior to the end of August because the waiver period is progressing so slowly.


CHICAGO – Hector Sanchez was diagnosed with a second concussion and Giants manager Bruce Bochy acknowledged the switch-hitting catcher’s season could be over.


SAN FRANCISCO – The Giants will make a decision soon on whether Matt Cain will undergo arthroscopic right elbow surgery to clean out bone chips and other debris.