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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...

Hunter Pence 2013 Season in Review
October 19th, 2013 at 11:05 AM
***PHOTO1*** The San Francisco Giants may have had a losing season in 2013, but right fielder Hunter Pence was a winner all season as he clearly demonstrated he was the team's best player throughout the year. Pence enjoyed a great season, batting .283 with 178 hits, 35 doubles, five triples, a career-high...

Hunter Pence a Finalist for the 2013 Hank Aaron Award
October 8th, 2013 at 9:56 AM
The good times keeping rolling for San Francisco Giants right fielder Hunter Pence as he was selected as a finalist for the 2013 Hank Aaron Award on Monday. ***PHOTO1*** The award named after former All-time Home Run leader Hank Aaron is given annually to the top hitter and best offensive performer in...

Hunter Pence Reaches 20/20 Club Tuesday Night
September 11th, 2013 at 12:22 PM
San Francisco Giants right fielder Hunter Pence became the seventh player in the San Francisco era to reach the exclusive 20/20 club Tuesday night. ***PHOTO1*** Pence blasted a three-run homer in the bottom of the first to record his 20th home run of the season, joining some great company. Barry Bonds was...

San Francisco Giants Sign Jeff Francoeur
July 9th, 2013 at 10:31 AM
Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports is reporting the San Francisco Giants have signed right fielder Jeff Francoeur. ***PHOTO1*** Francoeur will head to Triple-A Fresno and hopefully join the Giants soon. The 29-year-old was released by the Kansas City Royals last week and cleared waivers after no club showed interest in him. He batted .208...

Angel Pagan Carted Off Field Thursday Night
June 21st, 2013 at 1:29 PM
San Francisco Giants center fielder Angel Pagan suffered a setback Thursday night during his first rehab assignment with Class A San Jose at Stockton. ***PHOTO1*** Pagan was unable to run out a grounder to second base in the ninth inning and limped to first base before collapsing to the ground. He stayed...

Angel Pagan Hamstring Injury Update and Notes
June 17th, 2013 at 4:44 PM
San Francisco Giants center fielder Angel Pagan continues to rehab his injured left hamstring and there is no timetable for his return. ***PHOTO1*** According to Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com, the Giants medical staff presented the option of surgery to Pagan, which would sideline him 6-to-8 weeks. Pagan has decided against surgery for...

San Francisco Giants Month in Review: May 2013
June 1st, 2013 at 11:32 AM
The San Francisco Giants struggled during the month of May, going 14-13 with a 12-6 record at home and 2-7 mark on the road. The champions sit in second place entering the month of June with a 29-25 record. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants offense was one of the few bright spots in May,...

San Francisco Giants News and Notes
May 29th, 2013 at 3:27 PM
San Francisco Giants center fielder Angel Pagan has been sidelined the past three games due to some bursitis in his strained left hamstring. After undergoing an MRI this week, Giants manager Bruce Bochy said the news was good and the hamstring is a little sore. Pagan remains day to day. ***PHOTO1*** Right-hander...

A Giant Pence is on the Loose
May 10th, 2013 at 2:36 PM
***PHOTO1*** San Francisco Giants right-fielder Hunter Pence has put together a solid season so far, displaying his full talents to the orange and black nation. Pence is batting .279 in 35 games, smacking 39 hits, eight doubles, one triple, seven home runs, 21 RBI's, eight walks, 16 runs scored and six stolen...

Spring Training Notes: Hunter Pence News
March 3rd, 2013 at 11:24 AM
Jim Bowden of ESPN.com is reporting on his Twitter account, that San Francisco Giants right-fielder Hunter Pence wants to sign a long term contract with the team before becoming a free agent after the season. ***PHOTO1*** Pence will make $13.8 million this season and hopes he will become the third Giant to...

San Francisco Giants Sign Andres Torres
December 13th, 2012 at 10:28 AM
The San Francisco Giants announced Thursday they have signed Andres Torres to a one-year deal worth $2 million.  ***PHOTO1***  Torres was one of the most beloved and popular Giants during his tenure from 2009-2011 making a name for himself during the 2010 season. He was an integral part of the Giants championship...

San Francisco Giants Player Review: Gregor Blanco
November 26th, 2012 at 3:34 PM
San Francisco Giants outfielder Gregor Blanco proved to be an important player in 2012, adding speed and a golden glove, providing some memorable moments throughout the season. ***PHOTO1***  After the Giants signed Blanco last offseason to a minor-league contract, he proved in Spring Training he was worth the signing. He batted .333...

San Francisco Giants Player Review: Hunter Pence
November 20th, 2012 at 4:29 PM
***PHOTO1***  San Francisco Giants right fielder Hunter Pence is one unique individual perfectly suited for this team and the city of San Francisco displaying an infectious attitude rallying this team together in the postseason. Pence was acquired from the Philadelphia Phillies on July 31 during the trade deadline making his Giants debut...

San Francisco Giants Player Review: Angel Pagan
November 20th, 2012 at 10:40 AM
San Francisco Giants center fielder Angel Pagan was the catalyst for this team in 2012 igniting a spark that jump started the lineup with his power and speed throughout the whole season.  ***PHOTO1*** Pagan made a great first impression with Giants fans early in the season setting a Giants home record for...

Melky Cabrera Ruled Ineligible to Win National League Batting Title in 2012
September 21st, 2012 at 3:11 PM
Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com reported that All-Star Game MVP Melky Cabrera was ruled ineligible Friday to win the National League Batting Title after disqualifying himself. Cabrera's representatives sent a letter to union officials Wednesday after Cabrera asked to be removed from consideration. ***PHOTO2*** He had 501 plate appearances and a .346 batting average...

San Francisco Giants Given an Angel in 2012
September 13th, 2012 at 3:09 PM
The San Francisco Giants have been given an Angel this season with the spectacular play of Angel Pagan throughout the 2012 season. As the team prepares for a three-game series this weekend against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Pagan is batting .289 on the year in 136 games. He has collected 155...

San Francisco Giants Activate Justin Christian
September 7th, 2012 at 4:03 PM
Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com is reporting the San Francisco Giants have activated outfielder Justin Christian from the DL. Christian sprained his left wrist after making a spectacular diving catch against the Los Angeles Dodgers on August 22. The 32-year-old is batting .132 in 26 games with six hits, one double,...

The Aftermath of Melky Cabrera’s Suspension, is the MLB Doing Enough?
August 24th, 2012 at 9:10 AM
***PHOTO1*** Last week, the world of baseball was shocked when news broke out that San Francisco Giants’ outfielder Melky Cabrera was being suspended for 50 games due to a positive drug test for testosterone. Three other players including Giant’s reliever, Guillermo Mota, were also caught cheating this year, but none were...

San Francisco Giants Make Roster Move
August 23rd, 2012 at 8:51 PM
The San Francisco Giants announced today they have placed outfielder Justin Christian on the disabled list with a left wrist sprain after sustaining the injury during Wednesday's game while making a diving catch. The team called up outfielder Francisco Peguero from Triple-A Fresno who has never played a game in...