John Barr cited spin rates. He mentioned exit velocity. That’s right: The scouting director of the San Francisco Giants, an organization widely considered to remain rooted in bygone forms of player evaluation, spoke with casual familiarity about modern metrics.
The Giants stuck with youth at the outset of Tuesday’s third round of the 2017 MLB Draft by selecting left-hander Seth Corry from Lone Peak High School in Highland, Utah.
Life became one great big exclamation point for Cal State Fullerton left-hander John Gavin when the Giants picked him in the eighth round of the MLB Draft on Tuesday.
The Royals used a six-run sixth-inning rally to support Jason Vargas, who won his fourth straight start in Tuesday’s 8-1 victory over the Giants at AT&T Park.
Giants right-hander Johnny Cueto will face the Royals on Wednesday afternoon in San Francisco for the first time since he won a World Series championship with them in 2015.
Stay up to the minute with live Day 2 Draft results from Rounds 3-10, including player info, scouting video, sortable data and more on every selection. Day 3 will air live Wednesday on MLB.com, beginning at noon ET.
Giants catcher Buster Posey continued to dominate fan balloting at his position in the latest National League voting update announced Monday.
The Giants went for sheer athleticism in Monday’s first round of the MLB Draft, selecting Puerto Rican outfielder Heliot Ramos with the 19th overall pick.
The Giants didn’t lasso a left fielder in Monday’s second round of the MLB Draft, but they got the next best thing: the son of an All-Star one. San Francisco’s second pick (58th overall) was Jacob Gonzalez, from Chaparral High School in Scottsdale, Ariz. His father, Luis, played 19 years with six teams in the […]
On a Sunday afternoon full of prodigious Giants performances that generated a 13-8 victory over the Minnesota Twins, Buster Posey’s production still was notable.
The Royals make their first trip to AT&T Park in San Francisco since the 2014 World Series when they open a series Tuesday against the Giants.