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San Francisco Giants Sign Cuban Outfielder
June 16th, 2014 at 11:47 AM
 ***PHOTO1*** The San Francisco Giants signed Cuban outfielder Daniel Carbonell to a major league contract, General Manager Brian Sabean announced today. Carbonell's contract is a four-year deal worth $3.5 million and and the 23-year-old can earn another $3.5 million in bonuses. The outfielder played four years in the Cuban Serie Nacional for Camaguey, batting...

Orange and Black Tuesday Inside Scoop
May 27th, 2014 at 9:28 AM
After sweeping the Minnesota Twins over the weekend, the San Francisco Giants suffered their first loss of the homestand on Monday Memorial Day by losing 8-4 to the Chicago Cubs. The eight runs were the most runs the Giants have allowed this season at home. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants are 12-5 in series...

Orange and Black Thursday Inside Scoop
May 15th, 2014 at 9:19 AM
***PHOTO1*** The San Francisco Giants took two of three from the Atlanta Braves by winning 10-4 Wednesday afternoon on a hot day at AT&T Park. The team is 14-1 when scoring five runs or more and 12-4 in day-games. For the second time this season, Madison Bumgarner allowed runs in the first inning...

Orange and Black Tuesday Inside Scoop
February 25th, 2014 at 3:54 PM
San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy announced Tuesday that Madison Bumgarner will be the Opening Day starter in Arizona on Monday March 31st when the Giants face the Diamondbacks. ***PHOTO1***  This will be Bumgarner's first season opener after establishing himself as the team's best pitcher a season ago. Matt Cain will pitch the second...

San Francisco Giants Acquire Left-Handed Pitcher
January 25th, 2014 at 9:48 AM
***PHOTO1*** The San Francisco Giants acquired left-handed pitcher David Huff from the New York Yankees Friday for cash. The 29-year-old was designated for assignment by the Yankees on Wednesday and the Giants 40-man roster is all set and the team will have 66 players in Spring Training next month. Huff spent the 2013...

San Francisco Giants Reach Deal with Joaquin Arias
January 24th, 2014 at 9:17 AM
The San Francisco Giants reached a deal with Joaquin Arias Thursday to avoid arbitration. ***PHOTO1*** Arias agreed to a two-year deal worth $2.6 million and his contract includes some performance incentives. With four of their five arbitration eligible-players locked up, the Giants will look to settle on a deal with Brandon Belt. The...

Orange and Black Monday Inside Scoop
January 20th, 2014 at 12:37 PM
The San Francisco Giants still remain far apart on arbitration figures with Brandon Belt and Joaquin Arias.  ***PHOTO1*** Jeff Passan of Yahoo!Sports is reporting Belt is asking for $3.6 million, while the team is offering $2.05 million. Passan also reports Arias is asking for $1.5 million, while the Giants are offering him...

Major League Baseball to Ban Home Plate Collisions
December 11th, 2013 at 11:02 PM
Major League Baseball announced Wednesday they plan to eliminate home plate collisions as early as next season and no later than 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Buster Olney of ESPN is reporting there is a strong desire for MLB's rules committee to implement the rule changes in affect for next season. According to Olney, these are...

San Francisco Giants 2014 Top Prospects
December 6th, 2013 at 4:22 PM
Baseball America released their top 10 prospects for the San Francisco Giants Friday. ***PHOTO1*** 1. Kyle Crick- right-handed pitcher 2. Edwin Escobar- right-handed pitcher 3. Chris Stratton- right-handed pitcher 4. Adalberto Mejia- left-handed pitcher 5. Mac Williamson- outfielder 6. Christian Arroyo- shortstop 7. Heath Hembree- right-handed pitcher 8. Ty Blach- left-handed pitcher 9. Joe Panik- second base 10. Clayton Blackburn- right-handed pitcher    

Orange and Black Wednesday Inside Scoop
December 4th, 2013 at 12:52 PM
Five San Francisco Giants minor league players avoided disaster after being involved in a two-car accident in Scottsdale, Arizona on Tuesday. ***PHOTO1*** Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com is reporting Bryce Bandilla, Jeff Soptic, Daniel Slania, Adalberto Mejia and Kelby Tomlinson were among 11 players riding in a van when the accident occurred on...

Orange and Black Tuesday Inside Scoop
December 3rd, 2013 at 8:12 AM
Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com is reporting the San Francisco Giants have tendered contracts to all five of their arbitration-eligible players by Monday night's deadline.  ***PHOTO1*** The five arbitration-eligible players are Gregor Blanco, Brandon Belt, Joaquin Arias, Yusmeiro Petit and Tony Abreu. The Giants also choose to clear a roster spot by non-tendering right-hander Sandy Rosario,...

San Francisco Giants Re-Sign Ryan Vogelsong
November 29th, 2013 at 1:23 PM
Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com is reporting the San Francisco Giants have re-signed starting pitcher Ryan Vogelsong to a one-year deal.  ***PHOTO1*** Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle is reporting the 2011 All-Star is guaranteed roughly $5 million but can earn more than $6.5 million through incentives. Vogelsong produced a 4-6 record in 2013 with...

Orange and Black Thursday Inside Scoop
November 28th, 2013 at 9:41 AM
The San Francisco Giants made some roster moves Wednesday by adding two pitchers to the 40-man roster. ***PHOTO1*** The team claimed left-hander Jose De Paula off waivers from the San Diego Padres and signed right-handed reliever Erik Cordier. Paula is 29-24 with a 3.82 ERA in 89 appearances and 79 starts during his...

San Francisco Giants Re-Sign Javier Lopez
November 20th, 2013 at 12:22 PM
Steve Berman of Bay Area Sports Guy is reporting the San Francisco Giants have re-signed Javier Lopez to a three-year deal worth $13 million. ***PHOTO1*** The left-handed reliever has been so instrumental to the Giants since coming to the club in July 2010 especially on their two championship teams. Lopez had a...

Orange and Black Friday Inside Scoop
November 8th, 2013 at 2:56 PM
The San Francisco Giants top priority this offseason will be looking to sign at least two starting pitchers and get back to having one of the best staffs in baseball. ***PHOTO1*** Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle is reporting the team has a list of starters in mind that includes Tim...

You Always Remember Your First Time
November 1st, 2013 at 6:02 PM
 ***PHOTO1*** There's a saying, "you always remember your first" and the San Francisco Giants will always remember their first World Series championship in 2010. Today, November 1 marks the third year anniversary the Giants captured their first title since moving to San Francisco in 1958 on that epic night in Arlington. The...

San Francisco Giants Look to Get Even in 2014
October 31st, 2013 at 9:38 AM
It's official, the San Francisco Giants are no longer World Champions as the Boston Red Sox are the new kings of baseball after winning the World Series last night. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants will be highly motivated and have a chip on their shoulder in 2014, looking to reclaim the crown and win...

Orange and Black Friday Inside Scoop
October 25th, 2013 at 1:41 PM
For the second straight year, the San Francisco Giants have been shutout out of the Gold Glove nominations. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants did finish tied for seventh in baseball with 107 errors. Shortstop Omar Vizquel was the last Giant to win a Gold Glove back in 2006.  Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com is reporting the...

San Francisco Giants Offseason Priority List
October 24th, 2013 at 9:52 AM
This will be a critical offseason for the San Francisco Giants to make some solid moves and add pieces to a team that will be highly motivated to return as World Series champions in 2014. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants have already addressed some of their top priorities by re-signing Hunter Pence to a...

San Francisco Giants Re-Sign Tim Lincecum
October 22nd, 2013 at 3:26 PM
The San Francisco Giants announced Tuesday they have re-signed starting pitcher Tim Lincecum to a two-year deal through 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com is reporting the deal is worth $35 million over two years and will be finalized once Lincecum passes his physical. The deal also includes a full no-trade clause...