San Francisco Giants

Karl Buscheck
September 12, 2017 - 1:25 pm
The Oakland A's and San Francisco Giants released their 2018 schedules on Tuesday morning and both Bay Area clubs are set to begin next season on March 29. The A's will host the Los Angeles Angels to begin the year, while the Giants will visit the Dodgers for the first of six series with their...
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Karl Buscheck
September 11, 2017 - 1:09 pm
Two-time World Series champ Ryan Vogelsong is set to retire as a San Francisco Giant on Sunday. The right-hander, who was drafted by the club way back in 1998 and debuted for the orange and black in 2000, will be honored before the matinee with the Arizona Diamondbacks. “We are so excited to honor...
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Karl Buscheck
September 08, 2017 - 4:30 pm
Mark Melancon's debut season with the San Francisco Giants has reportedly reached its end, according to John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle: Mark Melancon will have season-ending surgery Tuesday (pronator release). Bochy said he'll be fully recovered long before spring training. — John Shea (@...
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Karl Buscheck
September 05, 2017 - 12:31 pm
Buster Posey and Liam Hendriks have been named as the 2017 nominees for the San Francisco Giants and Oakland A's, respectively. The annual recognition is awarded to a player from each MLB club who best represents the game of baseball through extraordinary character, community involvement,...
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Karl Buscheck
September 04, 2017 - 12:44 pm
Mark Melancon's nightmarish first season in the orange and black will reportedly be bookended with a surgery — just how soon remains to be seen. According to Andrew Baggarly of the Bay Area News group, the erstwhile closer need surgery to fix chronic exertional compartment syndrome in his right...
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Karl Buscheck
September 03, 2017 - 2:31 pm
Madison Bumgarner destroyed a fifth-inning home run on Sunday afternoon, connecting on a 420-foot home run that soared over the left-field wall. MadBum's blast, his third of the year, left his bat at an exit velocity of 107 mph, tying the game at 2-2. Madison Bumgarner = Paul Bunyan. #...
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Karl Buscheck
September 03, 2017 - 1:49 pm
In Sunday afternoon's homestand finale, Gorkys Hernandez made one of the plays of the year for the San Francisco Giants. With Madison Bumgarner on the mound and Tommy Pham at the plate, Hernandez raced back to the wall to rob the St. Louis Cardinals left fielder of a home run and the guests of an...
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Karl Buscheck
September 03, 2017 - 1:04 pm
San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy spoke at length about Brandon Belt, on the 7-day concussion list since Aug. 5, before Sunday's homestand finale against the St. Louis Cardinals. Bochy admitted that the Giants soon will have to make a call whether to shut down Belt for the remainder of the...
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Dan Dibley
August 31, 2017 - 5:31 pm
On September 1, 1961, in a small ceremony in Carmel, my parents Sue and Dwayne got married and promised to love one another, “until death do us part.” Just a couple years ago when my father passed away, that promise was sadly fulfilled. Marriage is one of the deepest and most impressive commitments...
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Karl Buscheck
August 30, 2017 - 11:48 am
51-home run man Giancarlo Stanton is still getting advice from an old coach — Barry Bonds. “Barry’s been huge for me,” Stanton told Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald. “We talk all the time. He’s guided me along this year.” Bonds, the San Francisco Giants legend and all-time home run king, was...
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