Stories tagged: San Francisco Giants
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 22, 2017, 8:34 P.M.
Eduardo Nunez set for regular role at third for Giants
Eduardo Nunez finally got his chance to play regularly in 2016 and made the most of it.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 15, 2017, 9:35 P.M.
Dodgers officially sign longtime Giants reliever Sergio Romo
Reliever Sergio Romo officially signed a $3 million, one-year deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday after nine seasons with the archrival San Francisco Giants. Romo’s deal includes $250,000 …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 8, 2017, 8:45 P.M.
Infielder Gordon Beckham, Giants agree to minor league deal
Infielder Gordon Beckham has agreed to a minor league contract with the San Francisco Giants, will attend big league spring training and would receive a $1.25 million, one-year deal if …
FRIDAY, DEC. 16, 2016, 6:47 P.M.
MLB record 6 teams to pay luxury tax
A record six teams are paying baseball’s luxury tax this season, led by the Los Angeles Dodgers at $31.8 million and the New York Yankees at $27.4 million.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2016, 5:45 P.M.
AP source: Giants agree to trade Chris Heston to Mariners
A person with knowledge of the talks says the San Francisco Giants have agreed to trade right-hander Chris Heston to the Seattle Mariners for a player to be named. The …
THURSDAY, NOV. 24, 2016, 7:18 P.M.
Former pro baseball player charged with inappropriate comments to young girl
Former major league baseball player Marvin Benard has pleaded innocent to one count of communication with a minor for immoral purposes, a gross misdemeanor.
TUESDAY, OCT. 11, 2016, 11:01 P.M.
Cubs rally for four runs in ninth inning to advance to NLCS
Javier Baez’s tiebreaking single capped a four-run rally in the ninth inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the San Francisco Giants 6-5 on Tuesday night in Game 4 to win …
SATURDAY, OCT. 8, 2016, 10:51 P.M.
Cubs beat Giants 5-2, one win from advancing to NLCS
Travis Wood took over when starter Kyle Hendricks got hurt and became the first relief pitcher since 1924 to hit a postseason home run, helping the Chiacgo Cubs beat the …
FRIDAY, OCT. 7, 2016, 9:29 P.M.
Lester, Baez help Cubs blank Giants 1-0 in NLDS opener
Jon Lester outpitched Johnny Cueto with eight sparkling innings, Javier Baez homered in the eighth and the Chicago Cubs beat the San Francisco Giants 1-0 in a tense Game 1 …
THURSDAY, OCT. 6, 2016, 6:50 P.M.
Cubs believe they’re up to Giant challenge in N.L. Division Series
The Wrigley Field stage swelled this summer with a 103-win team that featured four National League most valuable player and Cy Young award candidates in front of a syrupy environment. …
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 5, 2016, 11:05 P.M.
Madison Bumgarner, Conor Gillaspie lead Giants over Mets in N.L. wild-card game
Madison Bumgarner pitched a four-hitter in his latest postseason gem, Conor Gillaspie hit a three-run homer off Jeurys Familia in the ninth inning, and the San Francisco Giants beat the …
TUESDAY, OCT. 4, 2016, 6:20 P.M.
Country hardball in the big city: Madison Bumgarner vs. Noah Syndergaard
Bright lights, big city, ol’ country hardball.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 23, 2016, 11:36 P.M.
Seahawks hold out hope that RB Thomas Rawls can play Sunday
While the Seahawks have listed running back Thomas Rawls as doubtful for Sunday’s home game against the San Francisco 49ers, Seattle coach Pete Carroll said he remains hopeful that Rawls …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2016, 7:38 P.M.
Mariners unveil charming new television commercials
It’s always a spring highlight when the Mariners unveil their new television commercials. That happened Wednesday, and the result was predictably charming.
FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2016, 6:27 P.M.
Reliever Tony Zych survives shaky ninth inning in Mariners victory
It is the nature of spring training that Mariners reliever Tony Zych might have proved more Friday by turning a three-run lead into a 5-4 victory over the San Francisco …
FRIDAY, FEB. 19, 2016, 7:19 P.M.
MLB Notes: Longtime utility player Tony Phillips dies
Tony Phillips, an infielder and outfielder who made the final defensive play in the Oakland Athletics’ sweep of the Giants during the earthquake-interrupted 1989 World Series, has died. He was …
FRIDAY, OCT. 2, 2015
Spokane’s Jeremy Affeldt retires at 14 major league seasons
SAN FRANCISCO – Torn between being a present father to his three young sons and a professional pitcher, Jeremy Affeldt nearly walked away from baseball for good at the All-Star …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 4, 2015
Giants’ Tim Lincecum facing five months of rehab after surgery
DENVER – San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum had surgery on his left hip Thursday and will need five months of rehab to be ready for the 2016 season. The …
WEDNESDAY, JULY 22, 2015
Feds end prosecution of Barry Bonds without conviction
SAN FRANCISCO – After a nearly decade-long steroids prosecution, Barry Bonds emerged victorious Tuesday when federal prosecutors dropped what was left of their criminal case against the career home runs …
SATURDAY, JUNE 27, 2015
Affeldt goes on DL
The San Francisco Giants have placed left-hander Jeremy Affeldt on the 15-day disabled list with a strain in his pitching shoulder. The Giants made the move before Friday night’s game …
FRIDAY, JUNE 19, 2015
Lack of offense, poor defense costly for Mariners
SEATTLE – It isn’t just a snooze-susceptible attack the Seattle Mariners need to address. Their concept of re-gifting requires some work. One night after capitalizing on a defensive misplay for …
THURSDAY, JUNE 18, 2015
Felix Hernandez outduels Madison Bumgarner as Mariners beat Giants 2-0
SEATTLE – Well, what’d you expect Wednesday night when the pitching match-up at Safeco Field was Felix Hernandez and Madison Bumgarner? This was an absolute dandy and it turned, not …
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17, 2015
Mariners close trip with another missed opportunity in 6-2 loss to Giants
SAN FRANCISCO – An eight-game trip that offered breakthrough opportunities for the Seattle Mariners at all three venues ended Tuesday with another bite of disappointment in a 6-2 loss to …
UPDATED: TUESDAY, JUNE 16, 2015, 5:13 P.M.
Mariners end road trip with 6-2 loss to Giants
SAN FRANCISCO — J.A. Happ hit his spot the first time he faced Matt Duffy only to watch the ball leave the ballpark.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10, 2015
MLB notes: Giants rookie Chris Heston no-hits Mets
Chris Heston pitched a no-hitter in his 13th major league start, coming within three hit batters of a perfect game and leading the San Francisco Giants over the New York …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 31, 2014
Lefty Madison Bumgarner shines in another Giants title
SAN FRANCISCO – Madison Bumgarner sat in the outfield alongside Jake Peavy before Game 7 of the World Series and told his teammate exactly what needed to happen: Tim Hudson …
TUESDAY, DEC. 23, 2014
Twins give pitcher Phil Hughes new deal for five years with $58 million contract
Phil Hughes finished his first season in Minnesota one out shy of a $500,000 bonus. His new deal with the Twins more than takes care of that. The Twins and …
FRIDAY, OCT. 31, 2014
A lot goes right for Giants
SAN FRANCISCO – Bruce Bochy is crazy superstitious. It’s a little-known fact about the unflappable San Francisco Giants manager. Mere mention of anything about a dynasty during the World Series …
THURSDAY, OCT. 30, 2014
Madison Bumgarner, Giants beat KC 3-2 to win World Series
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A giant, indeed. Madison Bumgarner punctuated a World Series performances for the ages by pitching the San Francisco Giants to their third title in five years …
THURSDAY, OCT. 30, 2014
Giants ace Bumgarner wins World Series MVP
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Madison Bumgarner was limbering up at Kauffman Stadium this week, getting loose with his San Francisco teammates near the dugout, when Tim Hudson and Michael Morse …