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GIANTS RUMORS & GOSSIP

The return of Tim Lincecum

There was a time when San Francisco Giants starter Tim Lincecum could have been considered the most dominant pitcher in baseball. When he won the Cy Young Award in both 2008 and 2009, that declaration would have been a simple, and easily defensible, one to make. But there was always something of a cloud looming, representing the day that Lincecum’s violent throwing motion and...
Via Bloguin Best
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Angel Pagan, Brandon Belt, Joe Panik

San Francisco Giants center fielder Angel Pagan could begin a Minor League rehab assignment this week and return to the big club before or soon into the Giants' next road trip, which begins on Friday, August 1. In addition, first baseman Brandon Belt is showing signs of progress from his concussion on July 19, and second baseman Joe Panik has recovered from his ankle sprain...
Via Sports Injury Alert
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dan Uggla Botches Easy Play, Lets Grounder Go Through His Legs (GIF)

It’s been one rough year for San Francisco Giants second baseman Dan Uggla. Uggla started the year with the Atlanta Braves, where he hit just .162 with a .241 on-base percentage. Atlanta released him after 48 horrendous games. The Giants took a chance on the struggling Uggla last Monday when they signed him to a minor league deal. After starting second baseman Marco Scutaro...
Via NESN.com
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: Peavy Joins Giants

It’s Episode 100! Professors Adam Nodiff (@ANodBaseball) and Bryan Curley recap all the fantasy relevant news from around the league. Submit a question for the guys to answer on tomorrow’s show! Today’s topics include: A look at some players on the DL who will be returning soon How value Jake Peavy is in San Francisco Whether Chris Coghlan is worth adding Todd Frazier’s...
Via Baseball Professor
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Peavy On The Presidio

You know how when you move out of a place, you throw out a majority of your stuff, but a few things you just slide into the cubbyhole behind the washer/dryer? Maybe nothing significant. Just something to leave your mark, like an old pair of underwear. Then in a few years, maybe ten, you go back to your old place, knock on the door and ask to see what they've done with the...
Via Razzball
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants’ trade rumors: Are the Giants done?

The San Francisco Giants have proved their buyers in 2014 with the acquisition of Jake Peavy but GM Brian Sabean still has work to do before the arrival of the July 31 trade deadline. Matt Cain’s third and likely final trip to the DL in 2014 made an upgrade to the starting rotation crucial and the Giants will count on Peavy being a serviceable fourth or fifth starter to anchor...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  2 Comments

Giants fans grilling in McCovey Cove with horse masks (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.A couple of San Francisco Giants fans wearing horse masks were grilling in their boat in McCovey Cove during Saturday night's game against the L.A. Dodgers.Needless to say, it was an unusual sight, although it might have made more sense if Matt Cain was pitching. Video via MLB.Related posts:Giants fan in horse mask enjoys a beer (Video)...
Via Holdout Sports
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Giants place Hector Sanchez on concussion DL, call up prospect Andrew Susac

The Giants announced this afternoon that catcher Hector Sanchez was placed on the 7-day concussion disabled list. Andrew Susac has been called up from Triple-A Fresno to take his place on the active roster. Sanchez left last night’s game against the Dodgers after he was hit in the mask by a foul tip off the bat of Adrian Gonzalez in the third inning. According to Andrew Baggarly...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox trade Jake Peavy to Giants

Jake Peavy, who’s name has been swirling in trade rumors for some time now, has been traded. According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, Peavy has been traded to the San Francisco Giants, in return the Boston Red Sox get two Minor League pitchers. Peavy is going to giants — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) July 26, 2014 ESPN’s Buster Olney reports the Red Sox are getting back pitcher’s...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Marco Scutaro, Ehire Adrianza, Angel Pagan, Brandon Belt

The San Francisco Giants are awaiting the returns of four key players from the disabled list. Two of them are starting to show progress after some time already on while the others joined the disabled list on July 25. Here are the latest updates on Marco Scutaro, Ehire Adrianza, Angel Pagan, and Brandon Belt via Giants beat writers Carl Steward and Ryan Hood..@SFGiants place INFs...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Lincecum Selling Arizona Home With Spring-Fed Pool For $4M (Photos)

Starting pitcher Tim Lincecum re-signed with the San Francisco Giants during the offseason, getting a two-year, $35 million deal. He’s thrown two no-hitters in the past 12 months and even earned his first career save on Tuesday, proving he’s just as smooth on the mound as the Giants originally envisioned. Now, the 30-year-old is looking for a bit of extra change. Lincecum...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants News: San Francisco calls up Dan Uggla, Tony Abreu

The San Francisco Giants finally made some roster moves today after suffering a few more injuries and continued bad news on the injuries they already had. Sports Rumor Alert previously reported the Dan Uggla signing on July 21, and he is now on the Giants' roster and in the lineup for the first game of the series with the LA Dodgers.Second base shakeup: Giants purchase contract...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants Trade Deadline Targets

The July 31st trade deadline is only nine days away and the Giants are sitting at 55-44 (.556) with a .002 pct lead on the Dodgers. It’s time to look at all the hottest rumours, evaluate the Giants biggest needs and find the most likely trade candidates.Evaluating the Giants biggest needs:Second Base: Second base has been by far the biggest weakness in the lineup this year. Collectively...
Via TopSportsReport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Hunter Pence gives Phillie Phanatic CPR

Hunter Pence is back playing at Citizens Bank Park, and he's had to deal with plenty of boo birds during this week's Giants-Phillies series. But that's to be expected in the City of Brotherly Love.And Wednesday night’s game featured a comical moment with Pence and the Phillies mascot. Phanatic began by attempting to distract Pence while he was in the on-deck circle...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants’ trade rumors: Jimmy Rollins edition

With the recent signing of Dan Uggla and the return of Marco Scutaro, the San Francisco Giants may have addressed their deficiency at second base but the struggles of shortstop Brandon Crawford may make the team look at upgrading the other middle infield position prior to the July 31 trade deadline. Crawford managed to keep his head above water hitting .253 in the first four months...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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