8 hrs ago
Inside Bay Area
Giants' Marco Scutaro frustrated by ailments
Seeking a second opinion about his persistent back issues, Marco Scutaro went to see renowned specialist Dr. Robert Watkins last season.
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17 hrs ago
Three free agents who should have signed with the Astros
Such lists are consistently fun to read, but few of them analyze transactions from the standpoints of the players themselves.
Barry Bonds shows no rust in Giants' batting cage
Hunter Pence walked into the Scottsdale Stadium clubhouse early Tuesday after getting some work in the batting cage down the right-field line with you know who.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Posey drives in 4 runs to lead Giants over Reds
Buster Posey had a three-run homer off Tony Cingrani among his three hits, leading the San Francisco Giants over the Cincinnati Reds 8-5 Tuesday.
Projecting Brandon Belt's 2014 season
Look at that damned beard. You think it's going to be easy to do a projection like this? Brandon Belt is a hirsute warrior now, something between a sea captain wrestling a kraken with his bare hands and Kimbo Slice.
Bonds says 'without a doubt' he belongs in Hall
It was Bonds all right, but with a much different disposition - a warm, infectious personality, one rarely seen during his 22-year career.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Partial transcript: Barry Bonds returns to San Francisco Giants
San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy, left, listens as former player Barry Bonds speaks at a news conference before a spring training baseball game in Scottsdale, Ariz., Monday, March 10, 2014.
Daily Press & Argus
Bonds says 'without a doubt' he belongs in Hall of Fame
There were 40 fans waiting at 7 a.m. for a glimpse at one of the greatest players in baseball history.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
San Jose Mercury News
Giants prospect Gary Brown's star has dimmed
Gary Brown's locker in the Scottsdale Stadium clubhouse was right near the front door last year.
San Francisco Giants Defuse Los Angeles Dodgers, 3-2
Mar 9, 2014; Glendale, AZ, USA; San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Hicks rounds the bases after he hits a two run home run in the second inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Camelback Ranch.
Giants beat the Dodgers
You call that meaningless? I call that a sentence full of meaning, overflowing with meaning.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Eager pupils await hitting lesson from Barry Bonds
"I choke up because of that poster," Pence said. "I thought, 'If Barry Bonds chokes up, I'm going to choke up.'
Inside Bay Area
Giants' Gregor Blanco earns bigger outfield role
By both the eye test and advanced statistics, Gregor Blanco is one of the best defensive outfielders in baseball.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Giants' shortstop Brandon Crawford expects more production at plate
The most famous grip change in baseball last season took place during a Giants batting practice session, when Brandon Belt tweaked the way he holds the bat, added a couple of other minor fixes and started hitting everything in sight.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Hudson scoreless again as Giants beat Reds 3-2
Tim Hudson extended his spring training scoreless streak to five innings, Pablo Sandoval homered to lead off a three-run fifth and the San Francisco Giants defeated the Cincinnati Reds 3-2 Thursday.
3 Reasons the San Francisco Giants Will Make the Playoffs in 2014
In modern baseball, with the number of teams that make it into the playoffs following losing seasons, it comes as no shock when "surprise" teams play in October.
Cincinnati Reds vs. San Francisco Giants: Pre-Game and Lineups, March 6
March 5, 2014; Scottsdale, AZ, USA; San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval hits an RBI single in the first inning against the Los Angeles Angels at Scottsdale Stadium.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
An unlikely candidate emerging in San Francisco Giants bullpen
When it comes decision time on the final spots in the Giants' bullpen later this spring, manager Bruce Bochy said the criteria will be fairly simple: "Best arm."
The Biggest Emerging MLB Star at Every Position
Last season, the transformations of Jose Fernandez and Yasiel Puig from potential stars into actual stars happened almost immediately after each reached the major leagues.
Fantasy baseball 2014 sleepers: Brandon Belt, 1B, San Francisco Giants
San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt continued a run of steady improvement last season, finally securing a full-time starting job in the process.