Risk vs. Reward: Using Giants Ace Bumgarner As Pinch HitterGiants lefty Madison Bumgarner is not only one of the best pitchers in baseball today--and the best post-season pitcher of all-time, according to some statistical categories--but he's also one of the best hitting pitchers in baseball history.
Giants Break 7-Game Losing Streak To Power Past MetsCain was more impressed by Pence's defensive gem in the sixth inning than he was with his own winning return to AT&T Park...
San Francisco Giant Madison Bumgarner Fires Back At Nats Pitcher Over Designated Hitter SuggestionThe Giants ace likes to take his hacks and took umbrage at Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer who suggested the designated hitter be applied in both leagues after Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainright suffered a season-ending rupture of his Achillies’ tendon during an at-bat.
Former A’s Pitcher Jeff Samardzija - ‘No Chance’ To $7,500 A Month Rent In San FranciscoAfter being traded to the Oakland A's last year, Samardzija stayed in hotels, rather than renting a spot in the Bay Area.
Ambidextrous Pitcher Could Be 2nd In Modern Major League Baseball If He Cracks A's RosterPat Venditte is used to it by now. Teammates, coaches and others regularly stop him for a chance to check out his one-of-a-kind glove, the same one he has used for years featuring space for either hand.
James Shields Turned Down Bigger Offer From Giants Before Joining PadresApparently James Shields doesn't believe in the old saying "if you can't beat 'em, join 'em." CBS Sports reports he turned down a larger contract from the Giants weeks before agreeing to sign with the San Diego Padres.
Bay Area Native Randy Johnson Inducted Into Baseball Hall Of Fame, Played 2009 Season With GiantsIn an expansive 42-minute news conference marking his election to baseball's Hall of Fame, Randy Johnson mixed humor, memories and humility in recalling a career he called "a great ride."
Former Giants Pitcher Randy 'The Big Unit' Johnson A Shoo-In For Hall Of FameThe Livermore High School graduate pitched 22 seasons with Montreal, Seattle, Houston, Arizona, the New York Yankees and San Francisco, compiling a 303-166 career record.
Peavy Agrees To $24 Million Deal To Stay With GiantsPitcher Jake Peavy staying with the San Francisco Giants w/ a 2-year contract
Bumgarner Named Sports Illustrated’s Sportsman Of The Year After Postseason HeroicsThe editors of Sports Illustrated have made their selection for the most outstanding athlete of 2014, and nodbody who watch the World Series will be surprised to hear it’s Madison Bumgarner of the San Francisco Giants.
Free Agent Ace John Lester Visiting Giants But Drawing Interest EverywhereFresh off a third title in five years, the San Francisco Giants are trying their best to spend some of their winnings on bolstering next year's lineup, with little luck so far.
Ex-Giant, Athletic Barry Zito Plans To Pitch Again In MajorsFormer Giants and A's pitcher Barry Zito wants to pitch again in the Major Leagues.