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Category: ‘Starting Pitchers’

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...

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...

Ryan Vogelsong 2013 Season in Review
October 8th, 2013 at 9:35 AM
San Francisco Giants starter Ryan Vogelsong had a interesting 2013 season and did not perform the way he would have liked.  ***PHOTO1*** Vogelsong produced a 4-6 record with a 5.73 ERA in 19 starts, allowing 124 hits, 73 runs, 66 earned runs, 15 home runs, 38 walks and 67 strikeouts in 103.2 innings....

San Francisco Giants Pitcher Charged in Las Vegas
July 10th, 2013 at 2:28 PM
Mike Blasky of the Las Vegas Review-Journal is reporting San Francisco Giants pitcher Chad Gaudin has been charged with lewdness. ***PHOTO1*** Police say Gaudin touched the breast of a woman on a gurney at a Las Vegas hospital earlier this year and was arrested by Las Vegas police on January 27. The Clark County...

San Francisco Giants Activate Chad Gaudin from 15-Day DL
July 7th, 2013 at 12:24 PM
The San Francisco Giants activated starting pitcher Chad Gaudin from the 15-Day DL Sunday and optioned Mike Kickham to Triple-A Fresno. ***PHOTO1***  Gaudin will start today against the Los Angeles Dodgers after being placed on the DL with a right elbow contusion. Kickham heads back to Fresno after three rough starts, going 0-3 with...

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 Surprise, a Lefty Tuesday Special
May 27th, 2013 at 1:02 AM
The San Francisco Giants will send a lefty surprise Tuesday night in Oakland, when Mike Kickham makes his Major League debut in the annual Bay Bridge Series. ***PHOTO1***  The 24-year-old will get the ball in the second game against the Athletics and will look to fill the shoes of Ryan Vogelsong. Kickham was...

San Francisco Giants Pitching Seeks Consistency
May 23rd, 2013 at 2:16 PM
If the San Francisco Giants want to defend their title and win a third crown in four years, the pitching needs to become more consistent and find their normal groove from previous seasons. ***PHOTO1*** The numbers don't lie and through 47 games, the Giants pitching has struggled. They own a 4.01 ERA,...

Spring Training Notes: Barry Zito Files Lawsuit
March 18th, 2013 at 3:06 PM
Matt Snyder of CBSSports.com is reporting San Francisco Giants left-handed pitcher Barry Zito has filed a lawsuit for $3 million against a friend for allegedly duping him out of that money in a "fitness software scheme that never materialized." ***PHOTO1***  According to courthousenews.com, Barry Zito Enterprises Inc. filed two Superior Court complaints...

Spring Training Notes: Tim Lincecum Recap
March 13th, 2013 at 2:33 PM
San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Tim Lincecum made his second start of Spring Training Tuesday night against the San Diego Padres. ***PHOTO1*** Lincecum went 2.1 innings allowing four hits, three runs and three strikeouts throwing 43 pitches. The Giants lost the game 6-2 to the Padres. During spring training, Lincecum is 0-1 with...

Spring Training Notes: Tim Lincecum Update
March 9th, 2013 at 12:05 PM
San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Tim Lincecum threw 32-pitches Saturday morning during a simulated game. ***PHOTO1*** It was the first time Lincecum faced live hitting in two weeks after missing two starts due to a blister issue on the middle finger of his right hand. Manager Bruce Bochy said, "It was a good day...

Spring Training Notes: Tim Lincecum Blister Update
March 7th, 2013 at 9:01 AM
***PHOTO1***  Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle is reporting San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Tim Lincecum will miss his scheduled start Thursday because of a lingering blister issue on his right middle finger. Manager Bruce Bochy said the blister, which grew along the fingernail on the index-finger side of his middle finger, is...

Spring Training Notes: Tim Lincecum News
March 2nd, 2013 at 10:42 AM
San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Tim Lincecum will miss his scheduled start Saturday against the Chicago Cubs because of a blister issue on the middle finger of his pitching hand. ***PHOTO1***  Lincecum believes the blister issue is not a serious matter that will keep him out long and plans on playing catch...

Spring Training News: Matt Cain Update
February 24th, 2013 at 8:58 PM
The San Francisco Giants were almost dealt a serious blow Sunday afternoon when starting pitcher Matt Cain was struck in his right knee by a ball hit by Alfonso Soriano of the Chicago Cubs. ***PHOTO1***  Cain was drilled in the first inning as Soriano clobbered the pitch in his direction and hobbled...

San Francisco Giants Player Review: Tim Lincecum
November 9th, 2012 at 2:58 PM
After four outstanding seasons capturing two straight Cy Young Awards, four All-Star Game appearances and a World Series title, San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Tim Lincecum had a frustrating year in 2012 unable to find any consistency. ***PHOTO1*** No one saw the struggles of Lincecum coming throughout the first half of the season...

San Francisco Giants Player Review: Madison Bumgarner
November 8th, 2012 at 11:04 AM
San Francisco Giants left-handed starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner enjoyed a great season in 2012 proving to be a solid rock for the team in the coming years. Christmas came early for the 23-year-old back in April signing a five-year contract extension worth $35 million ending any thoughts of leaving the team...

San Francisco Giants Player Review: Ryan Vogelsong
November 7th, 2012 at 3:56 PM
San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Ryan Vogelsong proved in 2012 his 2011 season was no fluke displaying his talents all season being mister consistent for the club most of the season. ***PHOTO1***  Coming off a 13-7 record with a 2.71 ERA the previous year, Vogelsong was looking for an even better season this...

San Francisco Giants Player Review: Barry Zito
November 6th, 2012 at 11:07 AM
San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Barry Zito finally won over the fans this year, earning his orange and black stripes, enjoying his best season since signing with the team in 2006. ***PHOTO1*** Zito had been a huge disappoint the last five years after signing his seven-year contract worth $126 million prior to the...

San Francisco Giants Player Review: Matt Cain
November 5th, 2012 at 2:01 PM
San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Matt Cain had one heck of a season in 2012 establishing himself as one of the best pitchers in the game taking his talents to the next level. ***PHOTO1*** Cain started the year off signing a five-year contract extension with the team worth $112.5 million ensuring he...

The Resurgence of Tim Lincecum Bodes Well for the San Francisco Giants Come October
September 24th, 2012 at 3:59 PM
The resurgence of Tim Lincecum bodes well for the San Francisco Giants heading into October as the team looks to win their second championship in three years. ***PHOTO1*** All year long fans and media people have been wondering when "The Freak" would return to form that earned him Two Cy Young Awards...