San Francisco Giants

Giants acquire McCutchen from Pirates
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The Giants’ aggressive offseason objective of bolstering a power-starved lineup took another significant step on Monday, as San Francisco acquired longtime Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen and cash considerations from Pittsburgh.

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Giants avoid arbitration with Panik, 4 others
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The Giants avoided arbitration with all five of their eligible players, agreeing to one-year deals with second baseman Joe Panik and relievers Hunter Strickland, Sam Dyson, Cory Gearrin and Will Smith.

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Longoria opens up on move from Rays to Bay
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Evan Longoria spoke publicly Friday for the first time since the day he was traded, reflecting on his ambitions with the Giants.

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Distractions gone, Beede ready for big jump
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As the Giants’ top pitching prospect, Tyler Beede wasn’t expecting to become trade bait this offseason. Fortunately for him, he could focus on the vows he ultimately exchanged with his fiancee, Allie, on Nov. 26.

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Forever a Giants treasure, McCovey turns 80
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The term “legend” fits Willie McCovey as easily as the Giants cap that rests almost perpetually atop his regal head.

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Melancon's return is key to Giants' bullpen
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Two closers are theoretically better than one, though the Giants would prefer to define the role as a solo act this year.

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Longo: Joining Giants like going to new school
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Evan Longoria has been preparing to play for his first new team in a decade-long career, and he’s just about ready to go.

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Bumgarner, Cueto rebounding in '18 key to staff
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A look back at the efforts of the Giants’ starting rotation last year enables them to look forward to this season.

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Power behind Posey could perk up SF in 2018
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Despite the relative lack of player movement throughout the Major Leagues, the Giants have launched the transition process that they hope will lead them toward resurgence.

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Inbox: How will Smith fit into Giants' bullpen?
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The Giants Inbox answers questions about Will Smith’s bullpen role, the difficulty of developing outfield prospects, whether the team should rebuild and more.

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Bat crave: San Francisco in on Cutch, Bruce
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The Giants and Pirates have had recent contact regarding a trade that would send Andrew McCutchen to San Francisco, a source told MLB.com, although a deal is not imminent and multiple barriers remain.

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Lincecum, Cain up for Bay Area Sports HOF
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Right-handers Tim Lincecum and Matt Cain, who complemented each other on several Giants pitching staffs, are together again as nominees for induction to the 2018 class of the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame.

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