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6 hrs ago | McCovey Chronicles

MLB Trade Deadline Madness

The outfielder used to have power, but the Giants would have to hope it shows up in San Francisco, even though it didn't show up in Arlington.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball

8 hrs ago | BleacherReport

MLB Trade Deadline 2014: Recap and Report Cards for Every Deal

The 2014 MLB non-waiver trade deadline now is less than 12 hours away, as teams have until 4 p.m. ET Thursday, July 31, to make a deal without having to go through waivers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Justin Masterson, Jon Lester, Jeff Samardzija, Brandon McCarthy, Yoenis Cespedes

16 hrs ago | The Press Democrat

Giants finally win a game

Science entertains doubt about water going down the drain. South of the equator, it is said, water flows down a drain counterclockwise.

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Related Topix: Sports, Brandon Belt, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball, Tim Lincecum

Wed Jul 30, 2014

SFGate

When Pagan, Belt might both be back

UPDATE, 12:00 p.m.: The trade deadline is 25 hours and, manager Bruce Bochy said, "There's nothing on the horizon right now."

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Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, NFC West, Baseball Players, Justin Masterson, Brandon Belt, Asdrubal Cabrera

St. Petersburg Times

'Out of nowhere'

In one of their craziest scouting experiences, the Twins have reached a deal with a 24-year-old pitching prospect who has thrown 100 mph fastballs but has never been drafted.

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San Jose Mercury News

Matt Cain to see Dr. James Andrews, and other less depressing notes

Two more roster moves today for a team that makes one every day now, it seems. Travis Ishikawa - yes, Travis Ishikawa - had his contract purchased from Triple-A Fresno and Juan Perez was called back up.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Travis Ishikawa, Adam Duvall, Brandon Belt

San Jose Mercury News

Pregame Notes: Giants not throwing Tommy John around just yet; Belt could be back by the weekend

Bruce Bochy knows what you're thinking when you hear the names Matt Cain and Dr. James Andrews in the same sentence, but he said it would "be jumping to conclusions to say this is a Tommy John situation."

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brandon Belt, Buster Posey, Travis Ishikawa

The Miami Herald

Morse homers but Giants lose 6th straight

It's been quite some time since Giants manager Bruce Bochy heard booing from the home crowd at AT&T Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Pittsburgh Pirates, Buster Posey

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Frisco Fastball

San Francisco Giants: No cause for alarm-just stay the course

You don't need Bill James to tell you what's wrong with the San Francisco Giants, because it seems self-explanatory.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brandon Belt, San Francisco Giants, Clayton Kershaw

Frisco Fastball

SF Giants vs Pirates Pre-game: Lineups, Susac first start, Pagan, Cain Updates

Jul 19, 2014; Miami, FL, USA; San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Tim Hudson received a baseball during fifth inning against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Ballpark.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Buster Posey

McCovey Chronicles

Matt Cain getting second opinion from Dr. James Andrews

You knew the news wasn't exactly great with Matt Cain if the Giants were willing to trade two prospects for a rental pitcher like Jake Peavy.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball

Sun Jul 27, 2014

SFGate

Giants' initiative reinforced by Peavy

JULY 12: Jake Peavy #44 of the Boston Red Sox throws in the first inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on July 12, 2014 in Houston, Texas.

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Related Topix: Sports, Houston Astros, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Clayton Kershaw, Zack Wheeler

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Press-Telegram

Fantasy Baseball: Deadline deals could really shake things up

The non-waiver trading deadline of Thursday is fast approaching and the Giants beat the Dodgers to the punch by getting a deal done for Red Sox pitcher Jake Peavy on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Heath Hembree, Edwin Escobar, Matt Kemp, Andre Ethier, Carl Crawford

Star-Telegram.com

Hunter Pence helping Giants fend off star-laden Dodgers

The San Francisco Giants have a former league MVP on their roster, but don't currently have any MVP candidates.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Madison Bumgarner, Baseball Players, Hunter Pence, San Francisco Giants, Tim Lincecum

Inside Bay Area

Reports: Giants agree to trade for pitcher Jake Peavy

A person with knowledge of the trade says the San Francisco Giants are working to finalize the acquisition of right-hander Jake Peavy from the Boston Red Sox for a pair of minor league pitchers.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball, Heath Hembree, Baseball Players, Edwin Escobar

Chico Enterprise-Record

Reports: Giants agree to trade for pitcher Jake Peavy

A person with knowledge of the trade says the San Francisco Giants are working to finalize the acquisition of right-hander Jake Peavy from the Boston Red Sox for a pair of minor league pitchers.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball, Heath Hembree, Baseball Players, Edwin Escobar

Bradenton.com

Giants acquire righty Jake Peavy from Red Sox

He will start Sunday night's series finale against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Giants held a half-game division lead in the NL West against their rival going into Saturday night's middle game at AT&T Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, San Francisco Giants, Heath Hembree, Baseball Players, Edwin Escobar

Fri Jul 25, 2014

BleacherReport

Boston Red Sox Trade Deadline: Preview and Predictions

With just six days remaining until the July 31 trade deadline, it's finally become clear that the Boston Red Sox should focus more on 2015 and beyond than the immediate future.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Boston Red Sox, Baseball Players, Allen Webster, Brandon Workman, Andrew Miller

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Dodgers-Giants series big, but there's still more to season

Clayton Kershaw said his next start would be like any other. But as much as Kershaw tries to downplay the significance of the Dodgers' three-game series against the first-place San Francisco Giants, this is reality: Manager Don Mattingly considered it important enough that he made certain Kershaw would pitch this weekend at AT&T Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Madison Bumgarner, Clayton Kershaw, Baseball Players, Brandon Belt, San Francisco Giants

BleacherReport

MLB Trade Speculation: Why the San Francisco Giants Must Make a Splash Instantly

The last time the San Francisco Giants let go of their top prospect, they acquired a one-year stopgap who bolted after just two months on the shores of San Francisco lost pitcher Zack Wheeler to the New York Mets and has regretted that deal ever since.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball, Zack Wheeler, Baseball Players, Dan Uggla, Daniel Murphy

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