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Dark horse Cy Young candidates for 2018

I’ve been putting together a list of dark horse Cy Young candidates since 2015 when I was writing for a different site. The topic was assigned to me by my editor and, since then, it’s been a little pet project of mine, and when I say dark horses, I mean dark. 1,118 more words

Andrew Heaney

Only the Beginning

Living in Pennsylvania all my life, I had never before seen what we baseball fans consider the light at the end of a long, baseball-less tunnel. 566 more words


The Giants: The Year in Preview

Spring training has started for the Giants and they’re already looking pretty solid… on paper. With the addition of Andrew McCutchen, and if they put Gregor Blanco in center, with Pence in left, the outfield will be quite flexible and the Giants still have plenty more outfielders to choose from if the first three fall apart. 364 more words


Bryce Harper

The hot rumor from yesterday is that the Giants are likely to make a run at Bryce Harper next off-season.

First, let’s temper any enthusiasm this might engender. 866 more words


Hundley's homer beats Cardinals, and gives pause to the Giant's most recent struggles

By Morris Phillips

SAN FRANCISCO–Nick Hundley has been one of the biggest bright spots for a bad Giants baseball team in 2017, a point that got hammered home on Saturday. 461 more words


Shark in the Water?

If it feels like there’s been a lot of big name players on the move after the trade deadline, you’re right. Jay Bruce, Curtis Granderson, Neil Walker, and just today Mike Leake are some of the players that have found homes for the end of the 2017 season after being placed on revocable waivers. 855 more words

Samardzija Pitches Gem In Giants' 3-0 Win Over Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) – Jeff Samardzija was about as dominant as a pitcher can be, short of throwing a no-hitter or perfect game.

Samardzija allowed just three singles – two that didn’t leave the infield – in pitching his first shutout since 2015, and Brandon Crawford and Joe Panik homered to lead the San Francisco Giants to a 3-0 victory over the San Diego Padres on Monday night. 690 more words