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Former Giants second baseman and fan favorite Robby Thompson has been climbing the coaching ranks since he became San Francisco's first-base coach in 2000.
ST. PETERSBURG – You’d be correct to assume that a pitcher is having a very good year when he’s 11-6 with a 2.69 ERA for a last-place club.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Bruce Bochy sensed that Brandon Belt was squeezing the bat, and not in the colloquial way that players do when they’re pressing.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Barry Zito had this outlook on going to the bullpen:
Better to join them than beat on them.