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Karl Buscheck
October 10, 2019 - 9:08 am
Add another name to the reported list of candidates in the running to succeed three-time World Series champion Bruce Bochy. Gabe Kapler immediately becomes a strong candidate for the #SFGiants managerial opening. He and Farhan Zaidi had a strong relationship with the #Dodgers together. — Bob...
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Karl Buscheck
October 04, 2019 - 11:56 am
As the Giants begin what is expected to a protracted pursuit for Bruce Bochy’s successor, Mark Kotsay, the former A’s outfielder turned green and gold coach, has catapulted into the conversation. Hear Mark Kotsay is a strong candidate for the #SFGiants managerial job. A’s quality control coach is...
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Karl Buscheck
August 05, 2019 - 11:52 am
The Giants have scooped up ex-A's reliever Ryan Dull, the team announced on Monday morning, about a week before the clubs face off in Round 1 of The Bay Bridge Series. Dull will report to Triple-A Sacramento. Dull, who was lugging around a 12.00 ERA in seven appearences for the A's, was designated...
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Karl Buscheck
July 31, 2019 - 2:42 pm
Madison Bumgarner and Will Smith, the Giants’ foremost trade chips, survived deadline day. A whole bunch of other pitchers, including Drew Pomeranz, Mark Melancon and Sam Dyson, did not. Bumgarner had a very Bumgarner-y response to his staying with his only MLB club. Madison Bumgarner said Giants...
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Karl Buscheck
July 31, 2019 - 8:24 am
On deadline day, the Giants are reportedly ready to pivot and potentially cash in on the club's most valuable asset: orange and black pitchers, a group headlined by Madison Bumgarner and Will Smith. Source: #SFGiants having "sell" conversations on their pitchers, with under 5 hours left before the...
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Karl Buscheck
July 29, 2019 - 9:25 am
The resurgent Giants are poised to hold onto their top trade pieces, most notably one Madison Bumgarner, according to Jon Morosi. The MLB Network and Fox Sports insider swung by ‘Joe, Lo & Dibs” on Monday morning, a couple of days before the MLB trade deadline, to discuss all the latest...
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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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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 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 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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