Making perhaps his final start for the Giants Wednesday against the rival Dodgers will be left-hander Barry Zito (4-11, 5.91). It may be the final appearance in the Bay Area as a member of the home team.
The right-hander goes for a fifth consecutive winning start Friday night when the Rays continue their push for the AL East lead with the San Francisco Giants making their second-ever visit.
Closer Brian “The Beard” Wilson, who played such an integral role in the San Francisco Giants’ 2010 World Series win, has chosen to sign with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
When the San Francisco Giants and San Diego Padres meet again Friday night, one pitcher starts for the first time since his misdemeanor charge was publicized, while the other takes a major league mound for the first time in nearly two years.
A San Francisco Giants pitcher has been charged with lewdness after police say he touched a woman’s breast at a Las Vegas hospital earlier this year.
It’s been over a month since the San Francisco Giants have won three in a row. Standing in their way is the Miami Marlins, who have the fewest road wins in the majors but have enjoyed success in recent years when visiting San Francisco.
Both Clayton Kershaw and Clay Buchholz find themselves off to absolutely electric starts in the 2013 season. So begs the question, which of them is the best?
Arizona’s Brandon McCarthy is taking medication and says he’s confident he’ll be fine after he collapsed at a restaurant with a seizure related to the head injury he sustained while pitching last September.
As Mark Appel sat in the Stanford dugout and glanced out at sun-kissed Sunken Diamond this week, the star pitcher reminded himself just how much it meant to return for his final college season.
Go figure – Ryan Vogelsong pitches his best game of the year, silences his critics, then gets hit on the hand while batting and breaks two bones in his pitching hand.