It happens every year: A solid productive player on your fantasy baseball roster gets traded to a team that just plans on using him as a backup. If you’re lucky, one of your backups is the benefit of such a trade, too. However, every fantasy owner needs to make adjustments after July 31 to make sure their rosters are still competitive and productive. If not, it’s a slow crawl to the end of September and sixth place in your league.
Former San Francisco Giants player and postseason hero Cody Ross may be joining the Oakland A’s, according to a national sportswriter.
All four League Division Series are well underway now in the 2014 MLB Playoffs, and as usual, there are plenty of surprises.
“A dream,” is what Marco Scutaro says he’s living on a bustling spring morning as camp winds down and expectations for 2013 wind up. “Pretty much, it was a blessing from above.”
Ross was the 2010 NL championship series MVP for the Giants and helped them win the World Series that year after they picked him up off waivers.
Madison Bumgarner allowed one unearned run in seven strong innings and hit a two-run double, helping the San Francisco Giants keep their playoff hopes alive with their sixth straight win.
Carlos Beltran, Cody Ross and Pablo Sandoval homered in a rare show of power at AT&T Park, and the San Francisco Giants beat the San Diego Padres 8-3 on Monday night.
Willie Bloomquist hit a go-ahead two-run triple after Ryan Roberts’ solo homer tied it in the eighth, and the NL West-leading Arizona Diamondbacks extended their division cushion to a season-best seven games with a 4-1 win over the San Francisco Giants on Sunday.
Carlos Beltran hit a go-ahead two-run home run among his four hits, Matt Cain calmly recovered from a rough first inning and the San Francisco Giants beat the first-place Diamondbacks 6-2 on Friday night to snap Arizona’s season-best nine-game winning streak.
When you win a World Series you tend to forget the smallest of details. Who cares when you are the World Champions? Those details are proving to be the downfall of the San Francisco Giants in 2011.