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Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the first inning at AT&T Park on August 23, 2013 in San Francisco. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Bochy Names Madison Bumgarner As Opening Day Starter For Giants

Manager Bruce Bochy made the announcement Tuesday at spring training that Bumgarner would pitch March 31 at Arizona. This marks Bumgarner’s first opening day start. He was the only member of the San Francisco rotation with a winning record last season at 13-9 with a 2.77 ERA in 31 starts and 201 1-3 innings. He made his first NL All-Star team.

02/26/2014

Pitcher Tim Lincecum #55 of the San Francisco Giants pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays during the game at Tropicana Field on August 3, 2013 in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Lincecum Gets Big Win, Awarded $100,000 In Dispute With Ex-Landlord

Two time Cy Young winner Tim Lincecum has won a settlement with a former landlord that sued him. The Chronicle is reporting the Giants pitcher has been awarded a $100 settlement from the former landlord.

02/21/2014

Grant Balfour Massive Black Truck Tampa Bay Rays

Former Oakland A’s Grant Balfour Shows Off Massive Truck At Rays Spring Training

Former Oakland A’s pitcher Grant Balfour has a new team and a new ride, pulling up in a gargantuan behemoth of a black truck at spring training with the Tampa Bay Rays.

02/19/2014

Starting pitcher Barry Zito #75 of the San Francisco Giants throws a pitch during the game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on July 30, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Brian Garfinkel/Getty Images)

Zito Won’t Retire, Plans Time Off From Baseball

CBS baseball insider John Heyman reports that there is no evidence that Zito, 36, actually sought a job this off-season. There is no word of any injury for the lefty, who just finished a 5-11season with a 5.74 ERA for the San Francisco Giants, the final year of a seven-season $126 Million deal.

02/18/2014

Scott Kazmir. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

A’s Nearing 2-Year Deal For Lefty Scott Kazmir

A person with knowledge of the negotiations says free-agent left-hander Scott Kazmir is closing in on a $22 million, two-year contract with the Oakland Athletics.

12/02/2013

St Louis Cardinals v San Francisco Giants - Game Seven

Giants Bring Back Lopez On 3-Year, $13 Million Deal

Free agent left-hander Javier Lopez has reached agreement on a $13 million, three-year contract to stay with the San Francisco Giants.

11/21/2013

Tim Hudson #15 of the Atlanta Braves against the Cincinnati Reds at Turner Field on July 11, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Giants Finalize $23M, 2-Year Deal With Tim Hudson

The San Francisco Giants have finalized a $23 million, two-year contract with the free-agent pitcher, who began his career with Oakland.

11/19/2013

Barry Zito

Giants Formally Part Ways With Barry Zito

Because the 35-year-old Zito realized this moment was coming, he recently took out a full-page newspaper ad to thank the fans for standing by him through a tough tenure on this side of San Francisco Bay. The 2002 AL Cy Young Award winner across the water for the Oakland Athletics, Zito just completed a $126 million, seven-year contract with the Giants.

11/04/2013

Pitcher Brian Wilson #00 of the Los Angeles Dodgers looks on from the dugout during a game against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on September 24, 2013. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Brian Wilson Publicly Slams Giants President Over World Series Ring

The game ended and Dodgers reliever Brian Wilson hustled toward the opposing dugout to lash out at Giants chief executive officer Larry Baer—the very man who employed the bearded pitcher for seven seasons until he recently joined rival Los Angeles.

09/27/2013

Tim Lincecum

Lincecum’s Start Thursday May Be His Last In Orange And Black

While the NL West champion Los Angeles Dodgers have seen plenty of Tim Lincecum over the years, he could be making his final start in a San Francisco Giants uniform Thursday night.

09/26/2013

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