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Karl Buscheck
July 22, 2019 - 8:15 am
Hours before Mike Yastrzemski parked a walk-off home run beyond the wall in left, pushing the Giants to 14-3 in July, Farhan Zaidi, the president of baseball ops, held court in the home dugout at Oracle Park. With trade chips like Madison Bumgarner and Will Smith on hand, but his team sitting 2.5...
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Karl Buscheck
July 19, 2019 - 4:00 pm
At some point during the summer of 2014, when the San Francisco Giants were drudging through back-to-back sub-.500 months, I made a regrettable declaration. “The Giants are done. They’re cooked,” I assured an orange and black friend. They weren’t done. They weren’t cooked. They were, improbably,...
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Karl Buscheck
July 19, 2019 - 8:13 am
Madison Bumgarner was characteristically blunt when asked about the trade noise swirling around him after Thursday night’s 16-inning win. “I don’t give a sh--,” Bumgarner responded, when asked if the Giants’ strong play lessens his concern about a potential trade. Bumgarner threw nine innings of...
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Karl Buscheck
July 18, 2019 - 4:42 pm
The Giants, suddenly, improbably, one of the hottest clubs in the National League face the unexpected quandary: buy, sell or do nothing at all. On Thursday afternoon, Bruce Bochy, the future Hall of Famer, joined “The Damon Bruce Show” and discussed that topic. Bruce Bochy joins the Damon Bruce...
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Karl Buscheck
July 17, 2019 - 2:03 pm
With the trade deadline looming less than two weeks out on the horizon, the Giants are one of the most intriguing, or puzzling, clubs to keep an eye on. Amid a summer hot spell, the Giants, long left for dead in manager Bruce Bochy’s final season, have suddenly vaulted into the wild-card...
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