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San Francisco Giants news, rumors and injuries
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Giants | Pablo Sandoval could be moved in order

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:58:27 -0700

San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy said the team could move 3B Pablo Sandoval down in the starting lineup in order to take some of the pressure off him.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: - Andrew Baggarly

Giants | Buster Posey could be rested Friday

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:41:10 -0700

San Francisco Giants C Buster Posey (shoulder) took a foul ball off his shoulder Thursday, April 17, and manager Bruce Bochy said he could rest Posey Friday, April 18.

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Giants | Being cautious with Angel Pagan

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:30:24 -0700

San Francisco Giants OF Angel Pagan (knee) is sitting out as a precaution Thursday, April 17, due to some knee soreness after hitting the outfield wall a few days ago.

Fantasy Tip: Pagan could be back in the lineup as early as tomorrow night. Check the starting lineups before inserting him into yours.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: - Andrew Baggarly

Giants | Brandon Crawford remains out

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:14:52 -0700

San Francisco Giants SS Brandon Crawford (hamstring) took ground balls and reported improved, but he remains out of the lineup for one more day as a precaution Thursday, April 17. Crawford is dealing with a tight right hamstring.

Fantasy Tip: Expect Crawford to be back in the lineup any day now. Once he's back in, put him back in your lineup, as well.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: - Andrew Baggarly

Giants | Sergio Romo shakes off rough spring

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:10:33 -0700

San Francisco Giants CL Sergio Romo, who had an abysmal spring, has converted his first four save chances this season. He has a 1.29 ERA, a 0.57 WHIP and nine strikeouts in seven innings.

Fantasy Tip: Romo is iffy for Thursday, April 17, because he has pitched in three of the last four days. Two of those outings lasted just 10 and 11 pitches, so he may be able to pitch if called upon.

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Giants | Ryan Vogelsong rights ship

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:07:27 -0700

San Francisco Giants SP Ryan Vogelsong allowed a run on two hits and fanned four in six innings in his no-decision against the Los Angeles Dodgers Wednesday, April 16.

Fantasy Tip: He still has a ways to go to be rosterable in mixed leagues, but it's an encouraging sign for those that took a flyer on him in NL-only leagues.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press

Giants | Dontrelle Willis released

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:03:25 -0700

The San Francisco Giants released P Dontrelle Willis Wednesday, April 16.

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Giants | Brandon Crawford hopeful for Thursday

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:27:37 -0700

San Francisco Giants SS Brandon Crawford (leg) is dealing with some tightness in his right leg, and he is out of the starting lineup Wednesday, April 16. He said he is available off the bench, and he hopes to be ready to return to the starting lineup Thursday, April 17.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: San Francisco Chronicle - Henry Schulman

Giants | Brandon Crawford with tight hammy

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:05:51 -0700

San Francisco Giants SS Brandon Crawford (hamstring) is sitting out due to a tight hamstring Wednesday, April 16. Manager Bruce Bochy said the move is a precaution.

Fantasy Tip: Expect to see Crawford back in the lineup for the team's next game. It makes sense to sit him tonight with the team facing a lefty.

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Giants | Jeremy Affeldt activated, Juan Perez optioned

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:26:44 -0700

The San Francisco Giants activated RP Jeremy Affeldt (knee) from the 15-day disabled list Wednesday, April 16, and optioned OF Juan Perez to the minors in a corresponding move.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: San Francisco Chronicle - Henry Schulman

Giants | Marco Scutaro not close to return

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:35:07 -0700

San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy said Tuesday, April 15, that 2B Marco Scutaro (back) that there is no update, and that Scutaro is still not close to returning.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: San Francisco Chronicle - John Shea

Giants | Jeremy Affeldt to return Wednesday

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:41:04 -0700

San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy said RP Jeremy Affeldt (knee) threw off a mound and will likely be activated Wednesday, April 16.

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Giants | Dontrelle Willis injured at Triple-A

Sun, 13 Apr 2014 20:19:00 -0700

San Francisco Giants P Dontrelle Willis (forearm) suffered an apparent forearm injury in an appearance with Triple-A Fresno Sunday, April 13. Manager Bob Mariano expressed relief that Willis did not suffer an elbow injury.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: Sacramento Bee - Bryant-Jon Anteola

Giants | Could keep 13 pitchers on 25-man roster

Sun, 13 Apr 2014 12:09:21 -0700

The San Francisco Giants may consider going to a 13-man pitching staff when RP Jeremy Affeldt (knee) is activated from the disabled list. Affeldt threw 22 pitches in a two-inning rehab appearance for Class A San Jose Saturday, April 12.

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Giants | Sergio Romo's arm fine

Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:12:51 -0700

San Francisco Giants RP Sergio Romo (flu) doesn't have anything wrong with his arm, according to manager Bruce Bochy. Romo doubled over in pain Thursday, April 10, because of stomach cramps he's dealing with while fighting the flu.

Fantasy Tip: The Gigantes were trying to get Romo some work since he hadn't pitched in a while. Expect him to be fine moving forward.

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San Francisco Giants Player News

Abreu Tony 2B
Acosta Kelyn P
Adrianza Ehire 2B
Affeldt Jeremy RP
Agosta Martin P
Anderson Luke P
Arias Joaquin 2B
Arnold Jeff C
Arroyo Christian SS
Athas Jamie 2B
Begg Chris P
Belt Brandon 1B
Berken Jason RP
Blach Tyson P
Blackburn Clayton P
Blanco Gregor OF
Bochy Brett P
Brinson Morgan P
Broshuis Garrett P
Brown Gary OF
Bumgarner Madison SP
Cain Matt SP
Cameron Kevin RP
Carignan Andrew RP
Casilla Jose RP
Casilla Santiago RP
Clark Craig P
Clay Caleb P
Colvin Tyler OF
Concepcion Edward P
Cook Daniel INF
Copeland Ben OF
Cordido Julio INF
Corgan Chance P
Corona Ramon INF
Correa Hector P
Cortes David RP
Cova Rafael P
Cowart Adam P
Cox Benjamin P
Crawford Brandon SS
Crick Kyle SP
D'Alessio Andrew INF
Daigle Casey RP
De La Cruz Diego P
de la Rosa Tomas INF
De Paula Jose P
Dolis Rafael RP
Dominguez Chris 3B
Doster Dave 2B
Dunning Jake P
Duvall Adam 3B
Dyche Joe OF
Edelfsen Steve RP
Eifel Michael P
Escobar Edwin SP
Espineli Geno RP
Estrella Leo RP
Estrella Luis P
Fikac Jeremy RP
Flaherty Tim C
Flanigan Robert INF
Fleet Austin P
Foltin Wayne P
Ford Darren OF
Fortunato Bartolome P
Graham Tyler OF
Guitierrez Henry C
Gutierrez J.C. RP
Hammond Steve P
Harrold Stephen P
Hedrick Justin P
Hembree Heath RP
Hernandez Carlos E. 2B
Herrera Javier OF
Heston Chris P
Hicks Brandon SS
Hudson Tim SP
Huff David SP
Hutting Tim SS
Irving Brian P
Jacobs Greg OF
Javier Nathanael 3B
Javier Omar P
Jennings Todd C
Johnson Mike SP
Jurica Carter SS
Kaufman Shane P
Kickham Mike SP
Kim Sun-Woo SP
King Aaron P
Kontos George RP
Koshansky Joe 1B
Kown Andrew P
Kuzmic Scott INF
LaTorre Tyler C
Law Derek P
Lincecum Tim SP
Linden Todd OF
Lindsley Brooks INF
Liriano Pedro P
Lively Mitch P
Lopez Javier RP
Lopez Josh INF
Lormand Ryan INF
Loux Shane RP
Lowenstein Aaron C
Lunsford Trey C
Machi Jean RP
Maday Daryl P
Mantle Ryan OF
Martinez-Esteve Eddy OF
Mateo Julio RP
Matos Osiris P
Mazzola Josh 1B
McArthur Evan INF
McCall Shiloh OF
McGrath Ryan P
McKae Dave P
McMains Derin INF
McNiven Brooks P
Meaux Ryan P
Mejia Adalberto P
Meloan John P
Mercedes Simon P
Miller Jeff P
Minicozzi Mark 1B
Minor Damon 1B
Morse Michael OF
Munter Scott P
Newton David SP
Nicholson Kyle P
Nieto Ben P
Noonan Nick SS
Osich Josh P
Pagan Andres C
Pagan Angel OF
Panik Joe SS
Pence Hunter OF
Pereira Nick P
Perez Juan OF
Petit Yusmeiro SP
Pickford Kevin P
Posey Buster C
Price Ryne OF
Quirarte Edwin P
Quiroz Guillermo C
Ray Ronnie P
Reifer Adam P
Reina Jesus P
Requena Alex OF
Rodriguez Rafael X. OF
Roibal Reinier P
Rojas Leonardo C
Romero Felix P
Romo Andrew P
Romo Sergio RP
Ronick Ari P
Rosario Sandy P
Runzler Dan RP
Sanchez Hector C
Sandoval Pablo 3B
Sanford Shawn P
Santos Chad INF
Santos Francisco 1B
Scutaro Marco 2B
Sharpless Josh RP
Shuman Scott P
Simmons James X. OF
Sisk Aaron 3B
Soptic Jeff P
Stanton Christopher INF
Stiner Drew C
Stratton Chris P
Strickland Hunter P
Susac Andrew C
Timpner Clay OF
Tobin Mason RP
Todd Chris INF
Turner Ben C
Valderrama Carlos OF
Villalona Angel 1B
Vogelsong Ryan SP
Weeks Joel C
Whitaker Craig SP
Wilding Taylor P
Williams Jackson C
Williamson Mac OF
Wilson Christopher P
Witter Adam C
Woodbury Benjamin OF
Woodruff Kyle P
Wright Damon OF
Wylie Mitch P
Yourkin Matt P

Bochy Bruce MAN
Kelly Roberto TO
Meulens Hensley TO
Righetti Dave PC
Sabean Brian GM
Wotus Ron TO

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