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  1. Tim Lincecum saves it for utterly spent Giants

    Jul 23, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT

    Tim Lincecum

    The Giants’ 9-6 victory over the Phillies lasted 14 innings, involved 16 pitchers throwing 507 times to the plate, took five hours and 46 minutes, included more cramping than a track meet for septuagenarians and it finally ended 7 minutes before 1 a.m. Wednesday morning at Citizens Bank Park when Tim Lincecum really and truly recorded his first career save.

  2. Sergio Romo removed from Giants’ closer role

    Jun 29, 2014, 4:37 PM EDT

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    Giants manager Bruce Bochy announced Sunday afternoon — as relayed by Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle — that right-hander Sergio Romo has been stripped of the club’s closer gig. The Giants plan to use a committee for a while.

  3. Matt Cain could pitch Monday after slicing open his finger

    May 1, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

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    Matt Cain was scratched from his scheduled Tuesday start after cutting his right index finger while making a sandwich in the Giants clubhouse hours before the first pitch, but for now at least the team is planning on him rejoining the rotation Monday.

  4. Giants’ Marco Scutaro, Jeremy Affeldt to begin season on disabled list

    Mar 29, 2014, 8:55 PM EDT

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    Alex Pavlovic of the Mercury News reports that the Giants will begin the season with second baseman Marco Scutaro and reliever Jeremy Affeldt on the disabled list. Scutaro has missed almost all of the spring with a bad back, while Affeldt suffered a strained medial collateral ligament in his right knee. The Giants placed Scutaro…

  5. Jeremy Affeldt headed to disabled list with MCL sprain

    Mar 26, 2014, 8:15 PM EDT

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    Bad news Wednesday night out of Giants camp. According to Alex Pavlovic of the San Jose Mercury News, left-handed reliever Jeremy Affeldt will be shut down for the next 10-15 days with a sprained MCL in his right knee. That means that he will open the 2014 regular season on the 15-day disabled list. Affeldt…

  6. Giants third base coach Tim Flannery raises $96,000 for Bryan Stow

    Jan 27, 2014, 7:50 PM EDT

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    It’s been nearly three years since Bryan Stow was seriously injured in an attack outside of Dodger Stadium on Opening Day, but he remains a constant in the hearts and minds of the Giants organization. According to the Associated Press, Giants third base coach Tim Flannery presented the Stow family with $96,000 over the weekend…

  7. Umpire Wally Bell dies at age 48

    Oct 14, 2013, 8:54 PM EDT

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    Sad news coming out of Ohio on Monday night: Wally Bell, who just finished working the Cardinals-Pirates NLDS series last week, has passed away of an apparent heart attack, according to the Youngtown Vindicator. “One on my dearest friends,” fellow umpire John Hirschbeck told Youngstown’s WFMJ. “We worked together for 11 years. He was like…

  8. Jeremy Affeldt is done for the season

    Sep 18, 2013, 7:04 PM EDT

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    Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle reports that left-handed reliever Jeremy Affeldt has been shut down for the remainder of the 2013 season due to renewed left groin discomfort. Affeldt missed 50 games between July 21 and September 12 with a severe left groin strain and aggravated that injury in his first appearance back.…

  9. All quiet with Rangers, Yankees, Giants; one more deal on way

    Jul 31, 2013, 4:01 PM EDT

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    4:20 p.m. EDT: Sadly, oh so very sadly, that last deal may have been Drew Butera from the Twins to the Dodgers for a player to be named. 4:15 p.m. EDT: Per ESPN.com’s Jayson Stark, there is still one more pre-deadline deal to be announced. /// Yahoo! Sports’ Tim Brown and FOXSports.com’s Ken Rosenthal both…

  10. Jeremy Affeldt out at least six weeks with groin strain

    Jul 21, 2013, 3:43 PM EDT

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    Giants reliever Jeremy Affeldt suffered a strained left groin during a relief appearance Saturday night against the Diamondbacks and has now been placed on the disabled list according to Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle. Jean Machi was recalled from Triple-A Fresno in a corresponding 25-man roster move to provide middle relief depth. Affeldt…

  11. Santiago Casilla ahead of schedule, could return in 2-3 weeks

    Jun 14, 2013, 7:45 PM EDT

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    Giants reliever Santiago Casilla is doing well recovering from recent surgery on his right knee which removed a cyst. In fact, according to CSN Bay Area’s Andrew Baggarly, the right-hander is doing so well that manager Bruce Bochy estimates a return in two to three weeks. Casilla wasn’t expected to return until after the All-Star…

  12. Jeremy Affeldt: “I had homophobia, and now I don’t”

    May 22, 2013, 2:00 PM EDT

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    Jeremy Affeldt was interviewed about his new book. Which, it seems, reveals the deeply Christian Affeldt to have experienced a transformation on the matter of homosexuality: When Jeremy Affeldt came to the Bay Area as an opposing player, he refused to leave his hotel room aside from going to and from the ballpark. He was…

  13. Jeremy Affeldt: honest man

    May 15, 2013, 10:30 AM EDT

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    Back in 2010 Jeremy Affeldt negotiated a deal with the Giants in which he was to be paid $4 million that year. Someone mistakenly wrote in $4.5 million in the paperwork and, according to everyone involved, including Giants officials, Affeldt was totally within his legal rights to keep it. Who turns down a free-and-clear half…

  14. Jeremy Affeldt placed on disabled list with oblique strain

    Apr 16, 2013, 7:28 PM EDT

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    From Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com comes word that the Giants have placed left-handed reliever Jeremy Affeldt on the 15-day disabled list with an oblique strain. Jean Machi, a right-hander, has been recalled from Triple-A Fresno in a corresponding move. Affeldt began complaining of soreness in his side during Monday’s scheduled team off day and underwent…

  15. Cubs blow ninth-inning lead then rally to beat Giants

    Apr 12, 2013, 6:20 PM EDT

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    Starlin Castro homered in the fifth and played hero in the ninth, delivering a game-winning double as the Cubs avoided what would have been an ugly loss and defeated the Giants 4-3. The Giants scored all three of their runs off new Cubs closer Kyuji Fujikawa in the ninth, taking Matt Cain off the hook…

  16. 2013 Preview: San Francisco Giants

    Mar 16, 2013, 5:30 PM EDT

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    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 2013 season. Up next: The World Series champion San Francisco Giants. The Big Question: Can the Giants hold off the Dodgers in the National…

  17. Puerto Rico boots the U.S. out of the World Baseball Classic

    Mar 15, 2013, 10:36 PM EDT

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    Puerto Rico starter Nelson Figueroa was in top form in an elimination game tonight against the United States. The well-traveled right-hander tossed six shut-out innings, holding the opposition to four base runners on two hits, one walk, and one error. He was staked to an early 1-0 lead when Mike Aviles hit a two-out RBI…

  18. Gio Gonzalez pitches brilliantly and David Wright drives in five as USA defeats Puerto Rico

    Mar 12, 2013, 11:29 PM EDT

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    Gio Gonzalez was in mid-season form and David Wright continued his recent run of heroics as Team USA topped a punchless Puerto Rico squad 7-1 on Tuesday night at Marlins Park in Little Havana. Gonzalez went five scoreless innings, allowing only three hits, walking none and fanning five. His fastball hit 93-94 mph consistently and…

  19. Team USA keeps hope alive with 6-2 victory over Italy

    Mar 10, 2013, 12:32 AM EDT

    World Baseball Classic - Pool D - United States v Italy

    David Wright hit a grand slam in the fifth inning of tonight’s contest that resulted in a 6-2 victory for the U.S. over Italy, keeping their hopes alive in Pool D. The U.S. had stayed within striking distance of Italy, trailing 2-1 entering the fifth. Italy scored twice, once in each of the first and…

  20. Team USA’s roster announced for the World Baseball Classic

    Jan 17, 2013, 10:30 AM EDT

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    The roster for Team USA in the World Baseball Classic was just announced.  It breaks down like this: Catchers: Joe Mauer, J.P. Arencibia, Jonathan Lucroy 1B: Mark Teixeira 2B: Brandon Phillips SS: Jimmy Rollins 3B: David Wright Utility: Ben Zobrist, Willie Bloomquist Outfielders: Ryan Braun, Adam Jones, Giancarlo Stanton, Shane Victorino Lefties: Jeremy Affeldt, Tim Collins, Derek…

  21. Darren Oliver wants a raise to return to Blue Jays for another season

    Jan 3, 2013, 8:01 PM EDT

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    The Blue Jays exercised their $3 million club option on Darren Oliver earlier this winter in hopes of convincing him to come back for another season, but there’s still no resolution with the 42-year-old left-hander. FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal reports that while Oliver wants to play, he’s not willing to return unless the Blue Jays increase…

  22. 2013 Free Agency Tracker

    Dec 23, 2012, 9:36 PM EDT

    Zack Greinke, Ned Colletti, Magic Johnson

    We’ll be updating this one throughout the offseason. Players are listed based on their ranking in the Top 111 Free Agents. At the bottom is a listing of free agents who signed before the ranking came out, and we’ll be adding signings of players who didn’t make the top 111 as they come in. (Update:…

  23. Giants re-sign Marco Scutaro to three-year, $20 million deal

    Dec 4, 2012, 11:24 PM EDT

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    From FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal comes word that the Giants have re-signed infielder Marco Scutaro to a three-year contract worth a total of $20 million. The Giants were holding firm on their two-year offer to the 37-year-old native of Venezuela before the Cardinals swooped in and tried to work out a deal. The Yankees were…

  24. Breaking down Friday’s non-tenders: Wilson, Reynolds and more

    Dec 1, 2012, 12:30 AM EDT

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    Here’s the official list of Friday’s non-tenders: American League Angels: none Athletics: OF Jermaine Mitchell Mitchell had already been designated for assignment. He had a breakthrough 2011 in Triple-A, hitting .302/.401/.453, but he regressed to .252/.345/.386 for Sacramento last season. Astros: none Blue Jays: C Bobby Wilson Wilson is minor league contract material. The 29-year-old…

  25. Cardinals shopping for “an established lefty” reliever

    Nov 26, 2012, 10:45 AM EDT

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    Left-hander Mark Rzepczynski will likely be back in 2013 after an up-and-down season, but Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post Dispatch reports that the Cardinals are looking to sign “an established lefty” reliever to pair with him in the bullpen. “I’m not opposed to a multi-year deal with a reliever,” general manager John Mozeliak…

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