San Francisco Giants

Giants' Belt the best at 'good' swings
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Brandon Belt doesn’t get cheated at the plate thanks to his uncanny plate discipline.

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Duggar competing to earn SF's center-field job
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Steven Duggar hasn’t played in a Major League game. He’s not even on the 40-man roster. Yet Duggar’s performance in Spring Training, which begins next week for the Giants in Scottsdale, Ariz., could heavily influence the competition for roles in the ballclub’s outfield, as well as the definition of those roles themselves.

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Giants to retire Bonds' No. 25 on Aug. 11
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A day after posting a short teaser video on Twitter, the Giants officially announced on Tuesday that they will retire Barry Bonds’ No. 25 and celebrate his career before their Aug. 11 game against the Pirates at AT&T Park. The first 20,000 fans in attendance that night will also receive a No. 25 cap in […]

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Giants restock roster looking to flip NL West
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“There is a plan to put ourselves in a position to compete in our division,” Giants general manager Bobby Evans said. “That’s our plan, our annual plan. We’re not apologizing for trying to win.”

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Giants tease upcoming Bonds news in tweet
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The Giants posted a short video on Twitter on Monday night displaying a jersey with the number 25 along with the caption “coming soon.” While the club has not made any official announcement clarifying what the tweet may be implying, one thought that comes to mind is the potential retirement of the number, which was […]

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Skipper collaborates on 'Bochy Ball!' book
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Giants manager Bruce Bochy has collaborated on a book which is sure to delight baseball purists and could dismay the game’s acolytes of analytics. “Bochy Ball!” features a photo of Bochy on the cover and his name in the book’s title. As he insisted Friday, however, it’s not exclusively about him.

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Giants 'exploring opportunities' for 'pen adds
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When considering the Giants’ lack of significant personnel additions to the bullpen this offseason, consider this fact: The most productive reliever who they acquired last year arrived during the season. That would be right-hander Sam Dyson, who was obtained from Texas in early June.

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Game on: Pence pours passion into new cafe
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Hunter Pence, who will soon head to Arizona for Spring Training to resume his current gig as an outfielder for the San Francisco Giants, is now part-owner of Coral Sword, a gaming cafe located few miles from downtown Houston intended to bring together people who enjoy board and video games, specialty coffee, craft beer and […]

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Source: Giants agree with infielder A. Blanco
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The Giants, after signing outfielder Gregor Blanco to a Minor League deal on Monday, have agreed to a deal of similar nature with infielder Andres Blanco, a source confirmed to MLB.com’s Chris Haft on Wednesday. The club has not commented.

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Giants' 2018 promotions to honor 60 years in SF
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The Giants rewarded fans possessing long memories in creating this year’s list of promotional giveaways at AT&T Park.

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Inbox: How will Giants rebuild farm system?
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The Giants Inbox answers questions about the Giants’ farm system, Hunter Pence’s move to left field, Pablo Sandoval’s role and Ray Black’s status.

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Blanco returning to provide Giants OF depth
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Seeking depth and balance in their outfield, the Giants turned to a familiar face: Gregor Blanco, who agreed to a one-year Minor League contract with an invitation to the team’s Major League camp at Spring Training.

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