Barry Bonds (R) of the San Francisco Giants speaks alongside manager Bruce Bochy during a press conference about his return to the organization as a special hitting coach for one week of Spring Training at Scottsdale Stadium on March 10, 2014 in Scottsdale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Barry Bonds Begins Stint As Giants Hitting Instructor; Says He Belongs In Hall Of Fame

Barry Bonds is wearing a San Francisco Giants uniform once again, now as a hitting coach at spring training.


Angel Pagan #16 of the San Francisco Giants is congratulated by Buster Posey #28 after Pagan scored on a Pablo Sandoval #48 (not pictured) RBI double in the third inning against the Atlanta Braves at AT&T Park on August 24, 2012. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Pagan Playing Like An All-Star In Second Half

In the midst of a whirlwind of news impacting the San Francisco Giants the past few weeks, three things have become certain.


Brandon Belt #9 of the San Francisco Giants rounds the bases after hitting a two run home run against the Houston Astros during the second inning at AT&T Park on June 13, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Has Belt Finally Turned The Corner?

Eight days ago Brandon Belt was hitting .224, shaking his head after most at-bats and working tirelessly before batting practice to try to level out his swing.


Melky Cabrera #53 of the San Francisco Giants is congratulated by Buster Posey #28 after Cabrera hit a two run home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the fifth inning of the Opening Day game at Chase Field on April 6, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: The Unlikely Success Of Melky Cabrera

San Francisco Giants outfielder Melky Cabrera has been the brightest star for the team’s sometimes struggling offense this season.


Kurt Suzuki #8 and Mark Ellis #14 talk to pitcher Brett Anderson #49 of the Oakland Athletics before he was taken out of the game in the sixth inning against the New York Yankees at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on May 31, 2011 in Oakland. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

A’s Strong Pitching Offset By Weak Offense

In what was supposed to be a season with improved offense, the gap between pitching and hitting has never seemed wider.

CBS San Francisco–06/02/2011