Category: ‘Game Previews’

San Francisco Giants Sign Travis Ishikawa
April 25th, 2014 at 2:05 PM
Mark Polishuk of is reporting the San Francisco Giants have signed first baseman Travis Ishikawa to a minor-league contract. ***PHOTO1*** Ishikawa will report to Triple-A Fresno after passing his physical and his contract contains an out clause if the 30-year-old doesn't make the 25-man roster. Ishikawa played four seasons with the Giants (2006-2010) and...

Jeffrey Leonard Joins San Francisco Giants as Community Ambassador
March 13th, 2014 at 9:03 PM
***PHOTO1*** The San Francisco Giants announced Thursday that former Giant Jeffrey Leonard is joining the front office as a Community Ambassador. The two-time All-Star will represent the Giants at various in-season and offseason community events in San Francisco, including the Play Ball Lunch on Friday March 28 and Breast Cancer Awareness Night...

Doug Mapson Named West Coast Scout of the Year
December 11th, 2013 at 11:15 PM
San Francisco Giants senior advisor Doug Mapson was named 2013 West Coast Scout of the Year Wednesday during a dinner ceremony at baseball's Winter Meetings. ***PHOTO1*** The 2014 season will be Mapson's 22nd year with the Giants and has spent the last nine years as a national cross-checker. Before coming to the Giants, he...

San Francisco Giants Promote Four Members of Baseball Operations Staff
February 27th, 2013 at 4:20 PM
Andrew Baggarly of is reporting the San Francisco Giants have announced promotions for four senior members of their baseball operations staff. ***PHOTO1***  Vice Presidents Dick Tidrow and Bobby Evans have been named Assistant General Manager behind Brian Sabean. Tidrow is entering his 20th year with the Giants and has been Sabean's most...

San Francisco Giants and Anchor Brewing Announce Plans to Build Brewery
February 19th, 2013 at 10:31 AM
 ***PHOTO1*** is reporting the San Francisco Giants and Anchor Brewing have announced plans to build a brewery across McCovey Cove at Pier 48.  According to the story, Anchor Brewing will occupy Pier 48 with production and distribution facilities, a restaurant, museum and other public attractions. The 212,000-square-foot space in the Giants'...