Oct 22, 2014, 9:35 AM EST
Giants, Hunter Pence bring down the house in Kansas City. It may be a sign of things to come.
Oct 17, 2014, 7:26 AM EST
A handy checklist to help you decide who to root for in the Fall Classic
Sep 30, 2014, 7:31 PM EST
Ishikawa is 31 years old and has started a grand total of three career games in the outfield.
Sep 23, 2014, 8:30 PM EST
Whatever playoff run the Giants have in them this season will have to be without center fielder Angel Pagan.
Sep 10, 2014, 3:49 PM EST
Daniel Murphy has made all 126 of his starts this season at second base and hasn’t played an inning at third base since 2011.
Aug 6, 2014, 10:47 AM EST
After numerous delays in his recovery from a bulging disk in his lower back Giants center fielder Angel Pagan is finally ready to come off the disabled list and is expected to rejoin the lineup Thursday.
Aug 3, 2014, 8:25 PM EST
Angel Pagan is inching closer to returning to the Giants. He’ll play in a pair of rehab games before the Giants make an official decision.
Jul 4, 2014, 8:50 PM EST
The Giants won’t see Angel Pagan for at least another couple of weeks, according to manager Bruce Bochy. The outfielder is suffering from a bulging disk in his lower back.
Jul 1, 2014, 8:35 PM EST
Angel Pagan had been hoping to be activated from the disabled list on Tuesday for the Giants’ series opener against the visiting Cardinals, but Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com reports that the center fielder experienced a setback involving the bulging disc in his lower back Monday while running.
Jun 30, 2014, 11:51 AM EST
It became a meme on Twitter and beyond last summer, when the defending World Series champions took one gut shot after another and everyone in the Giants clubhouse wondered whether the most recent loss would represent #Rockbottom.
Jun 25, 2014, 2:44 PM EST
After leaving him on the active roster but unavailable for more than a week the Giants have placed center fielder Angel Pagan on the disabled list with a back injury.
Jun 23, 2014, 11:51 AM EST
The Giants were concerned enough with the ergonomic health of their players that they invested in a larger chartered jet this season that features more first class seats.
Jun 14, 2014, 8:21 PM EST
Not your typical game-winning RBI. That is, if game-winning-RBIs were still an official thing.
Apr 10, 2014, 3:31 PM EST
Maybe he’s helped, maybe not. But the Giants do seem to be mainstreaming the guy who was once baseball’s biggest villain.
Apr 4, 2014, 6:08 AM EST
Discover the one weird trick Coco Crisp used to hit a walkoff home run in last night’s Mariners-A’s game. The answer may shock you!
Mar 24, 2014, 6:00 PM EST
Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2014 season. Next up: The San Francisco Giants. The Big Question: Can the Giants prove that last year was an aberration? After winning their…
Sep 27, 2013, 6:32 AM EST
Rangers 6, Angels 5: They were up then down then bang! Jurickson Profar with the walkoff blast. This one would’ve been way easier, however, if Mitch Moreland, Ian Kinsler and Adrian Beltre all hadn’t committed errors in the second inning, allowing three unearned runs. But it was a must-win game and the Rangers won. Indians 6, Twins 5: A win,…
Sep 18, 2013, 9:23 AM EST
Jerry Seinfeld made his return to the Mets booth last night. The highlights, in super cut form: I like that he starts off by taking a shot at Hernandez. And later talks about Hernandez’s makeout scene with Julia Louis-Dreyfus in 1993. And for what it’s worth, he’s a big fan of the Mets rebuilding process.…
Sep 18, 2013, 6:18 AM EST
Rangers 7, Rays 1: The Rangers finally snap the skid. Ian Kinsler and Elvis Andrus homered and drove in three runs each to pull Texas back into a tie with Tampa Bay at the top of the wild card standings. Indians 5, Royals 3: Kansas City took a 3-0 lead into the sixth with the Indians…
Sep 9, 2013, 6:07 AM EST
Cardinals 9, Pirates 2: And the sweep. Four losses in a row overall for Pittsburgh which is back in wild card territory, looking up at the Cards, still stuck on 81 wins. Michael Wacha pitched seven shutout innings, allowing only two hits, and drove in two runs to boot. He hasn’t allowed a run in 19 and two-thirds…
Aug 30, 2013, 9:00 PM EST
The Giants have activated outfielder Angel Pagan from the 60-day disabled list. He will lead off tonight against the Diamondbacks. Pagan suffered the injury on May 25 when he hit a walk-off inside-the-park home run in the tenth inning against the Colorado Rockies. He went on the DL with a .688 OPS. In his absence,…
Aug 17, 2013, 11:18 AM EST
When Angel Pagan underwent surgery to repair a torn tendon in his left hamstring in June, he was far from a lock to make it back this season. While it doesn’t matter much anymore with the Giants out of the race, it looks he he’ll get some peace of mind going into 2014. Alex Pavlovic…
Aug 4, 2013, 7:15 PM EST
The Giants will go with a new lead-off hitter tomorrow. Since losing Angel Pagan to a strained left hamstring, Gregor Blanco and Andres Torres have shared responsibilities at the top of the batting order. CSN Bay Area’s Andrew Baggarly suggests the new lead-off man will be Marco Scutaro, but also mentioned this: Pence wants to…
Jul 2, 2013, 5:06 PM EST
Fan voting ends Thursday. Here are the results through yesterday for both leagues as we hit the home stretch: AMERICAN LEAGUE FIRST BASE 1. Chris Davis, Orioles, 5,468,703 2. Prince Fielder, Tigers, 3,280,681 3. Albert Pujols, Angels, 1,140,420 4. Mike Napoli, Red Sox, 1,123,281 5. Mitch Moreland, Rangers, 1,007,675 SECOND BASE 1. Robinson Cano, Yankees,…
Jun 24, 2013, 9:10 PM EST
When Angel Pagan discussed the small tear in his left hamstring tendon over the weekend, he said that he would miss about six weeks if the injury required surgery. It turns out that he’ll have to miss significantly more time. Giants manager Bruce Bochy told Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com that Pagan will undergo surgery tomorrow…
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- The Cubs have offered Jon Lester “north of $135 million” 68
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