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Barry Zito's scouting report
"Good follow-through. Still head. Excellent bat control. Can probably take on Justin Verlander some day and win." - Christian Petersen Back when the news broke about the Hall of Fame's vast repository of scouting reports , baseball nerds freaked out.
Thu May 23, 2013
Giants' strength is faltering
For years, Giants baseball has been associated mostly with one characteristic. Sure, Buster Posey is now one of the game's best players, and the lineup is very deep.
Wed May 22, 2013
Game Wrap: Rockies 4, Diamondbacks 1
Rockies take the series and move into a three way tie for the division lead with a strong performance from Jorge De La Rosa.
Washington sequester fails to account for San Francisco animal menagerie, Giants win late
If you're me, then "settling in" means making sure I've got a tall, cold drink and an open box of Red Vines before the movie starts.
Tue May 21, 2013
Searching for Vogelsong's replacement
Barry Zito was injured in 2011, you know. You'll read a lot of talk about how the Giants haven't had a hurt pitcher since Trevor Wilson went on the DL with a pulled dimple, but it wasn't that long ago that Zito missed significant time with a foot injury.
The Winnipeg Free Press
Giants place injured right-handers Ryan Vogelsong, Santiago Casilla on 15-day disabled list
The San Francisco Giants put Ryan Vogelsong on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday and prepared to be without their right-hander for two months in yet another challenge for their struggling starting rotation.
Mon May 20, 2013
Rockies target series win versus Zito and Giants
Barry Zito tries for his first win in five starts on Sunday when the San Francisco Giants close out a four-game set with the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Giants limp home after 1-5 trip
DENVER – Giants manager Bruce Bochy leaned back in his chair and tried to explain a week's worth of terrible starting pitching.
Sat May 18, 2013
Nicasio faces Giants with rotation spot in jeopardy
The clock is ticking for Juan Nicasio. Despite a 3-1 record, the Rockies right-hander hasn't performed up to snuff through the first six weeks of the season, unable to pitch longer than six innings in any of his eight outings so far while his ERA has ballooned to 5.13. All the struggles have Nicasio's spot in the Colorado starting rotation hanging ... (more)
Thu May 16, 2013
Vogelsong struggles as Blue Jays put up double-digit runs on Giants again
The surface at Rogers Centre is unforgiving turf, the seats are all a bright blue and the roof is made of a checkered metal pattern that was slowly pulled back before Wednesday's game.
Monitoring the Progress of the Process
With the Jays fresh of a sweep of the Giants I felt compelled to look at the actions of both teams front offices and see what it is that separates a perennial also-ran from a team that has won the World Series two of the last three years.
Wed May 15, 2013
Left Coast Sports Babe
Turn the lights back on, the party's not quite over
Toronto Maple Leafs fans are still shocked about their team's end of game seven collapse yesterday.
Lincoln Daily News
Zito struggles as Blue Jays beat Giants 10-6
Barry Zito battled as long as he could, though he had already buried the San Francisco Giants with a brutal first inning.
Tue May 14, 2013
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Preview: Giants at Blue Jays
The Toronto Blue Jays ' offseason makeover had many analysts ready to crown them as World Series contenders.
Mon May 13, 2013
Major League Baseball
Giants' rotation showing encouraging signs
The Giants' starting pitchers no longer look lost, but they'll need a few more encouraging turns of the rotation to prove they're on the right path.
Sun May 12, 2013
Toronto Blue Jays
Cabrera to get ring before Blue Jays play Giants
When the Giants visit Toronto for the first time in three years on Tuesday, it'll be a special day for one member of the Blue Jays.
Sat May 11, 2013
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Braves' Hudson still impresses former teammate Zito
SAN FRANCISCO – Giants left-hander Barry Zito said he figured his former teammate Tim Hudson was getting "bombarded" a couple of weeks ago after winning his 200th career game in Atlanta.
Thu May 09, 2013
San Francisco Giants
Braves outfield reminiscent of early '70s Giants
The Giants are getting their first look at the Atlanta Braves' talented outfield.
Wed May 08, 2013
San Francisco Giants
Vogelsong hopes to turn corner in opener vs. Braves
It turns out Saturday's unexpected day off -- a result of a rainout -- may have been all the Braves needed to snap out of a recent funk.
Phillies' rally falls short in 10th inning
Andres Torres lined a game-ending single to right field with two outs in the 10th inning, lifting the San Francisco Giants to a 4-3 victory against the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday to avoid a sweep.