Mike Fontenot

Shortstop Mike Fontenot #14 of the San Francisco Giants tags out Jose Altuve #27 of the Houston Astros as he tries to steal second base in the seventh inning on August 20, 2011 at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images)

Giants Reach Deal With Fontenot; Keppinger Let Go

The San Francisco Giants agreed to a $1.05 million, one-year contract with infielder Mike Fontenot, keeping him over second baseman Jeff Keppinger.


Giants pitchers Ryan Vogelsong delivers a pitch against the Colorado Rockies at AT&T Park in San Francisco, September 26, 2011. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Giants Fans Pack AT&T Park Even Without Playoff Bid

The San Francisco Giants returned to AT&T Park for the final series of the season Monday, playing in front of another big crowd despite being out of playoff contention.


Mike Fontenot #14 of the San Francisco Giants beats the throw to the plate avoiding the tag of Wilin Rosario #12 of the Colorado Rockies in the eighth inning during an MLB baseball game at AT&T Park on September 26, 2011 in San Francisco. The Giants won the game 3-1. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Fontenot, Vogelsong Lead Giants To Win Over Rockies

Ryan Vogelsong threw seven shutout innings, Mike Fontenot tripled in two runs and the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 3-1 on Monday night.


Chris Stewart #37, Jeff Keppinger #8 and Mark DeRosa #7 of the San Francisco Giants celebrate two runs off of a Justin Christian #51 double for a 5-0 lead over the Los Angeles Dodgers during the fourth inning at Dodger Stadium on September 21, 2011 in Los Angeles. (Harry How/Getty Images)

Giants Stay Alive With Victory Over Dodgers

Justin Christian had three hits and drove in three runs—all with two outs—and the San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-5 Wednesday night to keep their slim NL West playoff hopes alive.


Mike Fontenot #14 of the San Francisco Giants is high-fived by teammate Andres Torres #56 of the San Francisco Giants after Fontenot hit a two run home-run in the first inning during their game at Coors Field on Sunday September 18, 2011 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

Giants Trounce Rockies 12-5 For 8th Straight Win

Pablo Sandoval homered twice in an eight-run fourth inning, part of a six-home run barrage that led the late-charging San Francisco Giants over the Colorado Rockies 12-5 Sunday for their eighth straight win.


Brian Wilson #38 of the San Francisco Giants pitches against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on August 15, 2011 in Atlanta. (Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Wilson, Giants Unable To Close Out Braves

Freddie Freeman capped a three-run rally with a two-run, bases-loaded single to lift Atlanta to a 5-4 win over the Giants on Monday night.

CBS San Francisco–08/15/2011

Brandon Belt of the San Francisco Giants. (Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Belt Returns, Lifts Giants In Victory Over Dodgers

Brandon Belt hit a tiebreaking two-run double in the seventh inning in his first game back in the majors and the Giants finally gave Madison Bumgarner some run support at home while beating the Dodgers.

CBS San Francisco–07/19/2011

Aubrey Huff #17 of the San Francisco Giants is congratulated by teammate Cody Ross #13 after Huff hit a solo home run during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park on July 14, 2011 in San Diego. (Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Giants Return From All-Star Break, Beat Padres In 12 Innings

Aubrey Huff hit a tying homer off All-Star closer Heath Bell leading off the ninth inning and Mike Fontenot brought in the go-ahead run with a bases-loaded walk with two outs in the 12th.

CBS San Francisco–07/14/2011

Mike Fontenot #14 of the San Francisco Giants rounds the bases after a home run against the Los Angeles Dodgers during a MLB baseball game at AT&T Park April 13, 2011 in San Francisco. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Success Off The Bench

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – Reserves have played important roles in victories for their teams over the last couple of days. Jason Giambi hit three home runs for the Rockies Thursday. Mike Fontenot and Nate Schierholtz […]