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Karl Buscheck
July 26, 2019 - 12:03 pm
Derek Holland, the recently DFA'd left-handed pitcher, is now a Cub. The Giants, Holland's erstwhile employer, announced the news via their Twitter account on Friday morning: OFFICIAL: Derek Holland and cash considerations traded to the Chicago Cubs in exchange for cash considerations. #SFGiants —...
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Tommy Call
July 25, 2019 - 10:35 pm
Is there a player in the NFL who garners more hype than Jimmy Garoppolo? Garoppolo generates the same excitement as Kyler Murray or Patrick Mahomes, but their resumes are a bit different. Garropolo has been a darling ever since he subbed in for Tom Brady, but a lot has changed since then and yet...
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Karl Buscheck
July 25, 2019 - 12:05 pm
The 49er inked their top two picks, Nick Bosa and Deebo Samuel, in rapid order on the eve of training camp. While the 49ers officially announced the signings on Thursday afternoon, ESPN's Adam Schefter had the scoop on the No. 2 overall pick from last spring's draft. No. 2 overall pick Nick Bosa...
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Karl Buscheck
July 25, 2019 - 9:31 am
On the eve of Year 3 of training camp in the Shanahan/Lynch era there are myriad questions and concerns swirling around the 49ers. And hopes. High hopes. Bleacher Report’s Tyler Dunn has spun a serpentine profile on the club, delving into what is poised to be a make-or-break season for the club’s...
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Tommy Call
July 24, 2019 - 7:42 pm
In 2018, the San Francisco 49ers went out and signed Richard Sherman before free agency even started and he played well in Year 1. Sherman will benefit from a revamped defensive line in his second season in Santa Clara, but there is still a serious question mark across the field from No. 25. One of...
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Karl Buscheck
July 24, 2019 - 9:49 am
Before Madison Bumgarner delivered seven innings of three-run ball and Pablo Sandoval connected on the Giants’ fourth walk-off in six games, the same question echoed around Twitter, populated newspaper headlines and hijacked sports radio segments. Could tonight be Madison Bumgarner's last start as...
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Karl Buscheck
July 23, 2019 - 8:32 am
The Giant and Rays, wild-card hopefuls in the National and American League races, respectively, have reportedly talked about a rare major league player for major league player swap. Source: #Rays , #SFGiants have been in contact regarding Giants relievers. Giants may move a reliever and keep...
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Karl Buscheck
July 22, 2019 - 12:34 pm
The Golden State Warriors are now one of the 10 most valuable sports franchises, ranking No. 9 on Forbes’ new list, valued at a cool $3.5 billion. Thank ranking makes the club, on the verge of moving into Chase Center, the third-most valuable NBA setup behind the Knicks (No. 5, $4 billion) and the...
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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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