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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.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: CSNBayArea.com - Andrew Baggarly


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.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: CSNBayArea.com - Andrew Baggarly


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.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: CSNBayArea.com - Andrew Baggarly


Giants | Darren Ford injured

Fri, 11 Apr 2014 06:02:43 -0700

San Francisco Giants OF Darren Ford (concussion) was diagnosed with a concussion after crashing into the wall at Triple-A Thursday, April 10.

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


Giants | Sergio Romo ill

Fri, 11 Apr 2014 06:01:42 -0700

San Francisco Giants RP Sergio Romo (illness) left the game Thursday, April 10, due to stomach cramps from an illness.

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


Giants | Angel Pagan cites patience for hot start

Wed, 09 Apr 2014 11:18:51 -0700

San Francisco Giants OF Angel Pagan said his biggest problem as a hitter in his first seven seasons was a lack of patience. He said he's learned to become more patient at the plate, and he's also trusting his hands more. "In this game, if you fall for the pitcher's game, he's going to get you out a lot," Pagan said. "When you're patient and wait for your pitch things can change drastically and you can get some good numbers." He is 45-for-127 (.354) with 11 doubles, two triples, three home runs and nine walks since returning last August from injury.

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


Giants | Extension talks off with Pablo Sandoval?

Tue, 08 Apr 2014 18:27:28 -0700

San Francisco Giants general manager Brian Sabean said in a radio interview Tuesday, April 8, that all contract talks with 3B Pablo Sandoval have been tabled. The two sides are at an impasse.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: CSNBayArea.com - Andrew Baggarly


Giants | Brandon Belt leads league with five homers

Tue, 08 Apr 2014 16:54:28 -0700

San Francisco Giants 1B Brandon Belt clubbed his league-leading fifth home run Tuesday, April 8, and he became the first hitter in team history since Jose Cruz Jr. in 2003 to hit five homers in the first eight games.

Fantasy Tip: Belt's early season hot streak has many thinking breakout season, and it wouldn't be a surprise. His second half last year hinted at this, and he has the skills and power to hit 30 home runs.

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


Giants | Angel Pagan stays hot

Tue, 08 Apr 2014 16:40:21 -0700

San Francisco Giants OF Angel Pagan doubled, singled and scored twice Tuesday, April 8, to extend his hitting streak to eight games to begin the season.

Fantasy Tip: Pagan should be picked up in a mixed league if he's still on the waiver wire for some reason. When healthy, Pagan is a nice source of stolen bases and runs, especially during his current hot streak.

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


Giants | Still far apart with Pablo Sandoval

Mon, 07 Apr 2014 20:56:13 -0700

The San Francisco Giants and 3B Pablo Sandoval are still far apart in contract extension talks, a source said Monday, April 7. Sandoval is looking for a deal of five or more years.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: FOXSports.com - Jon Paul Morosi


Giants | Continue talks with Pablo Sandoval

Sun, 06 Apr 2014 18:04:59 -0700

The San Francisco Giants continued contract extension talks with 3B Pablo Sandoval this weekend but no agreement is close at this point.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN - Buster Olney


Giants | Jeremy Affeldt struggles in rehab

Sun, 06 Apr 2014 00:42:53 -0700

San Francisco Giants RP Jeremy Affeldt (knee) struggled Friday, April 3, in his first rehab appearance for Triple-A Fresno, giving up four earned runs and retiring just one of seven batters he faced. Affeldt is no longer expected to come off the disabled list Tuesday, April 8.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: San Jose Mercury News


Giants | Homer power helps early

Sun, 06 Apr 2014 00:37:39 -0700

The San Francisco Giants have nine home runs in the first six games played this season. The Giants were 14th in the National League last year with 107 home runs.

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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
Willis Dontrelle SP
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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