Jul 24, 2014, 7:01 AM EDT
The Rays stay hot, the Yankees get an assist from Mother Nature and Mike Moustakas showed us how to jar a bar loose from the catcher’s mitt without breaking the home plate collision rules.
Jul 6, 2014, 7:51 PM EDT
Find out who’s on the roster for each league in the All-Star Game at Target Field in Minnesota on July 15.
Jul 3, 2014, 9:14 AM EDT
Bruce Bochy shakes things up.
Jul 1, 2014, 1:13 PM EDT
There’s something to talk about in Houston besides yesterday’s leaked documents and PR disaster.
Jun 27, 2014, 11:34 AM EDT
Nelson Cruz could be elected to the All-Star Game. Melky Cabrera and Ryan Braun, too. Shouldn’t the public be more upset about this?
Jun 24, 2014, 11:51 AM EDT
What could have been a turn-around start in a disappointing season for Matt Cain quickly turned into another bad loss.
Jun 23, 2014, 11:51 AM EDT
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 22, 2014, 11:41 AM EDT
As only Hunter Pence can do.
Jun 7, 2014, 12:19 PM EDT
Prospect Domingo Santana was shipped to the Astros in the Hunter Pence deal in 2011, but the Phillies reportedly included him by accident.
Report: Astros call up top prospect Jon Singleton and sign him to long-term contract worth up to $35 million
Jun 2, 2014, 1:13 PM EDT
Six weeks after calling up George Springer from Triple-A the Astros are set to promote another stud hitting prospect to the big leagues, as Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle reports that first baseman Jon Singleton is on his way up from Triple-A.
May 28, 2014, 8:01 PM EDT
Hunter Pence’s stolen scooter was returned to AT&T Park by a group of people on Wednesday afternoon during the Giants’ game against the visiting Cubs.
May 28, 2014, 1:55 PM EDT
It should be obvious now which medieval helmet Michael Morse and Hunter Pence should order for Tim Hudson.
May 27, 2014, 5:03 PM EDT
That’s a low, low thing someone did, man.
May 26, 2014, 4:23 PM EDT
Hunter Pence lost his favorite thing and he’s really, really sad.
May 15, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT
Jon Singleton is thriving at Triple-A and the Astros are getting horrendous production at first base, so it sounds like Houston may soon be ready to call up the 22-year-old top prospect.
May 14, 2014, 8:21 AM EDT
Does the Giants catcher need to be more aggressive behind the plate?
Apr 25, 2014, 11:55 PM EDT
Pablo Sandoval is still seeking a nine figure contract despite his slow start to the season. Is he worth it?
Apr 11, 2014, 6:15 PM EDT
Seth Rosin has been a busy man. Where has life taken him since December?
Apr 7, 2014, 6:02 AM EDT
Matt Kemp and Hanley Ramirez each went yard twice. And I contemplate the return of the game-winning RBI stat.
Mar 24, 2014, 6:00 PM EDT
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…
Mar 23, 2014, 7:30 PM EDT
Earlier, we learned that the Giants and third baseman Pablo Sandoval haven’t made any progress on a contract extension. It appears Sandoval wants a deal similar to Hunter Pence‘s five years and $90 million, which was struck last September. CSN Bay Area’s Andrew Baggarly is reporting that, on Friday, the club offered Sandoval a three-year…
Mar 23, 2014, 4:09 PM EDT
Via the San Francisco Chronicle‘s Hank Schulman: The Giants and Pablo Sandoval’s representatives have not had any discussions about a contract extension for the third baseman, and general manager Brian Sabean said the club will hold off “as of now.” Schulman adds on Twitter that Sandoval and his reps want at least five years and…
Mar 6, 2014, 2:56 PM EDT
Courtesy of Hunter Pence‘s instagram account comes this little gem, in which the 5’11” Tim Lincecum and the 6’8″ Kameron Loe swapped jerseys.
Nov 22, 2013, 7:15 PM EDT
Upon hearing the news that the Tigers had traded Prince Fielder to the Rangers for Ian Kinsler, Miguel Cabrera appeared to be mourning a bit on Twitter, posting a collection of pictures involving the two during their time in Detroit. It was a humanizing moment for a player who has given us no choice over…
Nov 18, 2013, 1:01 PM EDT
I guess there is at least one team who isn’t scared away from Scott Boras’ claim that Shin-Soo Choo should make more than Jayson Werth: the Texas Rangers. Jon Heyman reports that the Rangers are among the teams looking at Shin-Soo Choo. But even if they’re not scared off by the claim, they’re not paying that…
- Dodgers announce Vin Scully will return for 2015 season 4
- Jon Lester scratched Wednesday amid trade speculation 7
- Rays are “talking and willing” to trade ace lefty David Price; Cardinals and Dodgers interested 27
- Phillies wanted Joc Pederson, Corey Seager, and Julio Urias from Dodgers for Cole Hamels 58
- Matt Cain is going to pay a visit to Dr. Andrews 4
- The Nationals and Orioles dispute over TV money is about to explode 78
- The Red Sox are expected to deal Jon Lester and the Pirates are a “dark horse” 36
- And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights 49
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