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10 hrs ago | 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

Wed Jul 23, 2014

McCovey Chronicles

Jake Peavy rumors and the Giants

The Giants might be in the market for a starting pitcher. Let's look at Jake Peavy, the most likely fit.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brandon Belt, Emmanuel Burriss, Jon Lester, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball

Isportsweb.com

San Francisco Giants: Weakest bench in baseball?

The San Francisco Giants bench is incredibly weak. That's pretty obvious. The bench has been exposed even more as the season has gone on: especially with Angel Pagan's injury, Brandon Belt being out for significant time and Marco Scutaro's career almost being over.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brandon Belt, San Francisco Giants, Hector Sanchez, Matt Kemp

BleacherReport

San Francisco Giants Rumors: Playing Fact or Fiction with Latest Trade Chatter

Just over a week remains until the July 31 trade deadline, which means we'll start to see the market heat up over the next few days.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Buster Posey, Tim Lincecum, Hunter Pence, David Price, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball

WKXW-FM Trenton

Giants beat Phillies 9-6 in 14 innings

Crawford snapped a 2-for-22 skid with his two-out hit off the wall in left-center field and finished with four RBIs.

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Related Topix: Sports, Madison Bumgarner, Baseball Players, Brandon Belt, Buster Posey, Hunter Pence, Jimmy Rollins

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Sports Media 101

Boston Red Sox Vs Toronto Blue Jays Tuesday Preview

Red Sox 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Boston Red Sox as a part of Sports Media 101 .

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Boston Red Sox, Toronto Blue Jays, David Ortiz, Baseball Players, Dustin Pedroia

SFGate

SF Giants update: Bruce Bochy explains why Buster Posey is not...

UPDATE, 3:30 p.m.: Manager Bruce Bochy said we will not see Hector Sanchez catch all Yusmeiro Petit and Tim Lincecum games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Buster Posey, Brandon Belt, Tim Lincecum, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball, Hector Sanchez

Amazin' Avenue

Mets Trade Rumors: Giants interested in Bartolo Colon

The last time Sandy Alderson and Brian Sabean got involved in a trade deadline move, it worked out alright for the Mets .

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Related Topix: Sports, Angel Pagan, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, New York Mets

SFGate

Matt Cain injury surely signals an SF Giants...

The Giants are fortunate to have a guy like Yusmeiro Petit to step in and start for injured pitchers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball, George Kontos, Michael Kickham

Frisco Fastball

San Francisco Giants in the market for relief pitching

June 6, 2014; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Matt Cain delivers a pitch against the New York Mets during the first inning at AT&T Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball, Sergio Romo, Santiago Casilla

Frisco Fastball

Could Bartolo Colon be the San Francisco Giants next trade target?

Apr 19, 2014; New York, NY, USA; New York Mets starting pitcher Bartolo Colon looses his batting helmet while batting against the Atlanta Braves during the second inning at Citi Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Francisco Giants, Baseball Players

Los Angeles Times

Colorado Rockies put Justin Morneau on disabled list

First baseman Justin Morneau, who leads Colorado with 60 RBIs, goes on the 15-day DL because of a neck strain The Colorado Rockies on Monday placed first baseman Justin Morneau on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained neck, a move retroactive to July 14. Morneau, hitting .312 with 13 home runs and a team-high 60 RBIs, hasn't played since ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brandon Belt, Sergio Santos, Mark Teixeira

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