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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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Ishikawa brings experience, 1 shining moment
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Shortly after the Giants named Travis Ishikawa as hitting coach for their Arizona Rookie League squad, a former teammate of his suggested a handy instructional method. The ex-player jokingly advised Ishikawa that he could convey whatever he wanted about hitting simply by using a continuous loop to replay video clips of his walkoff home run […]

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Shaw among top prospects invited to SF camp
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The Giants extended non-roster invitations to 16 players for Major League Spring Training, the club announced Thursday. Among those invited was outfielder Chris Shaw, the club’s No. 1 overall prospect per MLB Pipeline.

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Vizquel has solid showing in HOF ballot debut
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Omar Vizquel commanded attention, much as he did as a Giants shortstop, in his first year on baseball’s Hall of Fame ballot. Vizquel received 156 of 422 votes cast by tenured members of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America, as announced Wednesday on MLB Network.

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Giants' outfield 'facelift' not quite complete
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To hearken a U2 melody, the Giants still haven’t found what they’re looking for.

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Giants find center fielder, sign free agent A-Jax
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The Giants and free-agent center fielder Austin Jackson have agreed to a two-year deal, the team announced Monday. A source told MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand that the contract is worth $6 million, and it could reach $8.5 million with incentives.

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Well-traveled Vielma heads back to Giants
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The Giants acquired infielder Engelb Vielma from the Pirates on Thursday, according to multiple reports.

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