As Pablo Sandoval leaves the San Francisco Giants for the Boston Red Sox, Major League Baseball announced Monday that Sandoval and his now former teammates will receive payouts of nearly $400,000 each for winning the 2014 World Series.
Every indication is that Pablo Sandoval has played his last game as a San Francisco Giant. If that’s true, he generated a lot of good memories (and three titles) in San Francisco. Here’s a look at a few of our favorite moments.
The Oakland Athletics have apparently agreed to a three year contract with Kansas City fan favorite Billy Butler.
Former Giants and A’s pitcher Barry Zito wants to pitch again in the Major Leagues.
Matt Williams got 18 first-place votes and 109 points. Pittsburgh’s Clint Hurdle, who earned the NL honor last year, was second with eight first-place votes and 80 points. Bruce Bochy of the World Series champion San Francisco Giants was third with three firsts and 30 points.
With the offseason officially upon us, we say goodbye to the 2014 teams that we loved and hated and to the players on those rosters. I say this because the free agency period begins on Tuesday and there are many, many big-time players and MVP caliber athletes who can make an impact wherever they sign and cause chaos to the team they leave.
The latest computer model forecast Thursday night has delayed the start of the heaviest rain to mid-morning Friday in San Francisco. Previous computer models predicted the front would pass earlier in the morning.
Unruly World Series Revelers Vandalize San Francisco Nonprofit, Cause Thousands Of Dollars In Damage
Smack in the middle of San Francisco’s Mission district where thousands of Giants fans took to the streets following a World Series victory last night, vandals among the celebrants attacked a nonprofit neighborhood center.
Madison Bumgarner threw the last five innings in relief to preserve the Giants 3-2 lead and win the team’s third World Series championship in five seasons.
When the San Francisco Giants finished off the Kansas City Royals Wednesday night, they accomplished a sweep of sorts: every single postseason underdog heading into the series pulled off the upset.