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  1. Rockies game recap for the cold, cold days of JanuaryRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Purple Row

    ... fewer outs to go. It was a close game throughout. The Giants took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the third when Brandon Belt hit a sacrifice fly against Rockies starter Jeremy Guthrie. But in the top of the fourth, Troy Tulowitzki hit an RBI single ...

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  2. Ryan Vogelsong deal with Giants finalized, pending physicalRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | McCovey Chronicles

    ... ($6 million) That World Series windfall? There's $750,000 of it. The rest of it went to raises for players like Brandon Belt, Brandon Crawford, and Gregor Blanco. This ... wasn't what we were expecting. It's efficient, though! Sure is efficient. The ...

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  3. Giants need career year from BeltRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | KNBR-AM San Francisco

    After the Giants' introductory press conference for Nori Aoki, general manager Brian Sabean wasn't only asked about what Aoki could bring to the defending World Series Champions, but also about what he wouldn't bring - power. The Giants appear poised to enter the 2015 season without a feared power hitter and for a squad that eeked into the playoffs in 2014, missing out on the 32 home runs lost when Pablo Sandoval and Michael Morse left this offseason could play a huge difference in getting back into the postseason or having their year end in September.

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  4. Predictions for Each Top Acquisition's Career with the San Francisco GiantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | BleacherReport

    ... Giants' Triple-A affiliate. Ishikawa was so down on himself that he considered quitting the game. Injuries to Brandon Belt forced manager Bruce Bochy to move Michael Morse from left field to first base and open up a roster spot. Ishikawa was ...

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  5. San Francisco Giants introduce new left fielder Nori AokiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Marin Independent Journal

    ... far more athletic lineup. Pagan, Aoki and Hunter Pence give them three burners in the outfield, Joe Panik and Brandon Belt run well for their positions, and Brandon Crawford is one of the savviest base runners in the league. The planned catching duo ...

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  6. Aoki 'excited' to join defending-champion GiantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Major League Baseball

    An outfield market void of power led the Giants on a path to the next-best find: a bundle of energy in Nori Aoki , who was officially welcomed to town Tuesday with a news conference at AT&T Park. "Aoki gives us speed," said Giants manager Bruce Bochy, "and speed is the best way, I think, to replace power."

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  7. How San Francisco Giants will be able to compete with LARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Frisco Fastball

    ... to rest players to keep them productive throughout a long season. I don't think we can easily afford to have Brandon Belt and Angel Pagan out for two months, but Susac can rest Posey who can rest Belt. And Ishikawa can rest Belt, and Joaquin Arias ...

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  8. Why the SF Giants have been so quiet this offseasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | SFGate

    ... to produce more runs without homers. They also hope that (relatively) full and healthy seasons from Pagan and Brandon Belt, plus a full year of Joe Panik , will help the Giants offset the loss of power. These are monumental ifs, but the truth is, ...

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  9. AP Source: Giants, OF Gregor Blanco agree on 2-year dealRead the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | Boston Herald

    ... Petit earned $845,000 last season. The Giants have three remaining arbitration-eligible players: first baseman Brandon Belt, shortstop Brandon Crawford and new third baseman Casey McGehee, acquired from the Marlins to replace departed Pablo Sandoval ...

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  10. Giants reach deal with Blanco; McGehee remains arbitration-eligibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    SAN FRANCISCO >> The Giants avoided arbitration with outfielder Gregor Blanco, agreeing to a two-year deal that will pay the veteran $7.5 million over his final two years before free agency. The deal, which has not yet been made official, leaves Brandon Belt, Brandon Crawford and Soquel High product Casey McGehee as the club's only arbitration-eligible players.

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  11. Giants, Gergor Blanco come to termsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | The Fresno Bee

    The deal, which has not yet been made official, leaves Brandon Belt, Brandon Crawford and Casey McGehee as the club's only arbitration-eligible players. Blanco had filed for $4 million Friday when the sides exchanged arbitration figures, with the Giants countering at $3.3 million for the 2015 season.

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  12. Report: Giants, OF Gregor Blanco Agree On 2-Year DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | CBS Local

    ... Petit earned $845,000 last season. The Giants have three remaining arbitration-eligible players: first baseman Brandon Belt, shortstop Brandon Crawford and new third baseman Casey McGehee, acquired from the Marlins to replace departed Pablo Sandoval ...

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  13. SF Giants reach two-year deal with outfielder Gregor BlancoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | SFGate

    ... flashes of power. His .707 OPS last year was his best in three seasons in San Francisco. Blanco's deal leaves Brandon Belt, Brandon Crawford and new third baseman Casey McGehee as the Giants' final three arbitration-eligible players. All are ...

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  14. San Francisco Giants: All we are saying is, Give Juan Perez a chanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Frisco Fastball

    ... few examples: Giancarlo Stanton (.209 average, 22 games), Mike Trout (.230, 29 Gs), Buster Posey (.257, 28 Gs), Brandon Belt (.224, 33 Gs), Troy Tulowitzki (.261, 22 Gs). Carmot's point is that as long as a player is only inserted into the lineup ...

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  15. Nori AokiRead the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | Watersblogged

    ... (Mcgehee) (Crawford) / Peavy *** As a bonus, I'm going to let you in on a secret. Gumby not only looks like Brandon Belt , but not unlike a green baby giraffe! The way I look at it, how can we go wrong with our very own Gumby and Paoki? Brandon & ...

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  16. Roundup: Updates from arbitration deadlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | CBS Sports

    ... million), RHP Addison Reed ($5.6 million/$4.7 million) Giants : 3B Casey McGehee ($5.4 million/$4 million), 1B Brandon Belt ($4.5 million/$3 million), OF Gregor Blanco ($4 million/$3.3 million), SS Brandon Crawford ($3.95 million/$2.4 million) ...

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  17. The Giants signed Nori Aoki, won't hit home runsRead the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | McCovey Chronicles

    ... the worst in baseball last year , and you can probably trust him. Probably. OBP projections Buster Posey: .368 Brandon Belt: .346 Nori Aoki: .343 Hunter Pence: .329 Angel Pagan: .326 Casey McGehee: .321 2014 NL average OBP: . 312 Joe Panik: .309 ...

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  18. Giants add former Kansas City Royals outfielder Nori AokiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... of a contract/s they pick up between now and the end of the season. Hope for the full season breakout from Brandon Belt and for Cain to have a comeback player of the year type season; essentially filling the role of the putative Shields or Lester ...

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  19. SF Giants agree to terms with free-agent outfielder Nori AokiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | SFGate

    ... teams to exchange salary arbitration figures. Typically that leads to a number of signings, so players such as Brandon Belt, Brandon Crawford , Yusmeiro Petit and Blanco could get deals for 2015 and even beyond.

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  20. Tale of the Tape, Dynasty Edition: Brandon Belt vs. Lucas Duda by J.P. BreenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Baseball Prospectus

    ... hit .253, and Belt scuffled to a .243 average. The former hovered around his career norms. But what happened to Brandon Belt? Most bluntly, the 26-year-old broke his thumb and only amassed 235 plate appearances. In that way, we should be careful to ...

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