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February 15, 2017
High hopes as always in first spring training workouts
Even for an accomplished veteran like Justin Verlander, the start of spring training can be special. "I usually sleep pretty ...
February 14, 2017
Giants' Mark Melancon: a closer who's open to sports science
Mark Melancon sprints to the mound and his heart starts racing — at precisely 183 beats per minute. It's all by careful ...
January 24, 2017
C Nick Hundley, Giants agree to $2 million, 1-year contract
Nick Hundley agreed to a $2 million, one-year contract with the Giants on Tuesday to serve as Buster Posey's backup catcher.
January 21, 2017
Santiago Casilla returns to A's on $11M, 2-year contract
No hard feelings about leaving San Francisco for Santiago Casilla. He is focused on his second stint with Oakland, the place ...
December 06, 2016
Melancon, Giants reach $62M, 4-year deal pending physical
The San Francisco Giants landed the top-tier closer they have been seeking for months, agreeing to a $62 million, four-year ...
December 02, 2016
Smokeless tobacco to take a dip among big league newcomers
That visible circle in the back pockets of big leaguers — typically a sure sign of smokeless tobacco — might be far less ...
November 02, 2016
Seven for 7: Maz, Morris and other Game 7s to remember
The Chicago Cubs have played 178 games this season, the Cleveland Indians 175. On Wednesday night, they get one chance to ...
October 13, 2016
LEADING OFF: Dodgers-Nats in Game 5; Indians set rotation
A look at what's happening all around the majors today: ___ MUST-WIN GAME In the only Division Series to go the distance, ...
October 12, 2016
Cubs rally for 4 runs in 9th, beat Giants 6-5 to win NLDS
Kris Bryant tossed his glove high in the air, Jake Arrieta jumped over the dugout railing and the rest of the Chicago Cubs ...
October 11, 2016
Panik, Giants top Cubs 6-5 in 13 to force Game 4 in NLDS
Sure is hard to send these San Francisco Giants home in October. Joe Panik doubled off the right-center wall in the 13th ...
October 10, 2016
LEADING OFF: Cubs, Indians go for sweeps; Dodgers vs a lefty
A look at what's happening all around the majors today: ___ THEY'VE DONE THIS BEFORE Cubs fans have waited a long time to ...
October 08, 2016
Lester, Baez help Cubs blank Giants 1-0 in NLDS opener
Jon Lester gave the Chicago Cubs a chance, Javier Baez supplied the power and Aroldis Chapman finished the job. A positive ...
October 07, 2016
Cueto, Giants set for Game 1 of NLDS against Lester, Cubs
It's October in an even-numbered year, and the San Francisco Giants appear to be following their usual routine. The Chicago ...
October 06, 2016
Bumgarner, Gillaspie lead Giants over Mets 3-0; Cubs next
Nobody takes to October like Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants. Bumgarner pitched a four-hitter for his latest ...
October 05, 2016
Country hardball in the big city: Bumgarner vs Syndergaard
Bright lights, big city, ol' country hardball. Madison Bumgarner against Noah Syndergaard with the season on the line. A pair ...
October 03, 2016
Cubs? Kershaw? Big Papi? Plenty of playoff questions pop up
After a scramble to finish the regular season, the playoffs are finally on deck. With 10 teams left, here are 10 questions ...
October 02, 2016
Scully calls final game in Hall of Fame broadcasting career
Vin Scully's iconic voice on the videoboard welcomed a sellout crowd to Game No. 162, the regular-season finale, yes, and ...
October 02, 2016
Blach outpitches Kershaw, Giants hold wild-card lead, top LA
For his second start in the majors, Ty Blach's task was pretty simple: Beat Clayton Kershaw, boost San Francisco's playoff ...
October 01, 2016
Bumgarner pitches, hits as Giants win; Pagan body-slams fan
Madison Bumgarner wants another even-year World Series championship. That's what drives him, not the milestones and accolades ...
September 25, 2016
Giants blow 6-run lead before beating Padres 9-6 in 10
As much as the San Francisco Giants have been through since the All-Star break, with all the blown leads and the offensive ...