3/7/2014 | Scutaro still a few days away from spring debut
Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro is still at least a few days away from his first appearance of the spring. The 38-year-old has made -- in manager Bruce Bochy's words -- "slow progress" in his return from an ailing back.
3/7/2014 | Effective Lincecum pleased with latest outing
Royals hitters made plenty of contact against Giants ace Tim Lincecum in his three innings on Friday afternoon. None of it was the good kind -- and that's all that matters to Lincecum.
3/7/2014 | Future Giants stars to appear in games Sunday
The Giants' youth will be on full display in their two games Sunday, as three pitchers age 24 or younger will make a start.
3/7/2014 | Healthy Crawford ready to return to consistent role
In case you hadn't noticed, defense comes easily to Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford. It took Crawford all of one play this spring to get back into regular-season form -- the first out of the first inning of the first game, to be exact.
3/7/2014 | Lincecum's strong start, Pence's homer lift Giants
Hunter Pence and Mark Minicozzi belted home runs and Tim Lincecum reeled off three scoreless innings as the Giants defeated the Royals, 5-0, in a Cactus League game on Friday at Surprise Stadium.
3/6/2014 | Giants starters regaining their championship form
Great starting pitching was the hallmark of San Francisco's two recent World Series-winning teams and the rotation intends to be competitive again in 2014.
3/6/2014 | Crowd forms to fill Giants' bullpen jobs
Four relievers already have jobs in the Giants' bullpen, but at least 11 other pitchers have a legitimate chance to secure any of three apparent bullpen vacancies.
3/6/2014 | Twelve players reassigned to Minor League camp
The Giants began their early-spring housecleaning Thursday by reassigning 12 players to Minor League camp, including right-hander Kyle Crick, the organization's top prospect.
3/6/2014 | Panda's homer gets Giants' offense going
Pablo Sandoval lined a fifth-inning leadoff home run to snap a scoreless tie, spark a three-run uprising and propel the Giants to a 3-2 victory Thursday over the Cincinnati Reds.
3/6/2014 | Hudson shows off his strikeout ability
Tim Hudson demonstrated during his three shutout innings Thursday against Cincinnati that he still can record a strikeout when he needs one.
3/5/2014 | Cain pitches well in Cactus League debut
The monotony has been marvelous for Giants starting pitchers, as Matt Cain sustained the rotation's Cactus League dominance in Wednesday's 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels.
3/5/2014 | Relief candidates shine against Angels
Keep an eye on Jose De Paula. Manager Bruce Bochy and the rest of the Giants' decision-makers say so. De Paula, 26, has made two Cactus League appearances and looked impressive both times. The left-hander was especially dominant in Wednesday's 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels.
3/5/2014 | Giants taking it slow with improving Scutaro
Giants manager Bruce Bochy said that Marco Scutaro, who's recovering from an ailing back, has increased his baseball-related activity. But the second baseman might make his first Cactus League appearance later than sooner.
3/5/2014 | Minicozzi travels improbable road back to Giants
Many players share Giants Minor Leaguer Mark Minicozzi's passion for baseball. Few have sustained the effort and savored the adventure that Minicozzi, 31, endured to stay in uniform.
3/5/2014 | Cain's solid outing backed by Sandoval's hits
The San Francisco Giants complemented Matt Cain's three scoreless innings with timely hitting by Pablo Sandoval and Michael Morse in a 3-2 exhibition victory Wednesday over the Los Angeles Angels.
3/4/2014 | MadBum, Vogey continue starters' strong spring
Madison Bumgarner and Ryan Vogelsong sustained the precision of the Giants' projected starting rotation in Tuesday's 3-2 Cactus League victory over the Colorado Rockies.
3/4/2014 | Dunning weathers missed DP to get save
The Giants spent Tuesday morning working extra on converting double plays. They proceeded to demonstrate why they needed practice.
3/4/2014 | Runzler loses phenom status, gains maturity
Dan Runzler's not preoccupied with whether he'll make the Giants' Opening Day roster. Make no mistake: The left-hander remains fiercely competitive and hopeful of helping the Giants. But if he never again wears a San Francisco uniform in the regular season, it won't wear on him.
3/4/2014 | Bumgarner shuts down Rockies in second start
Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner and Rockies starter Juan Nicasio each threw three strong and scoreless innings Tuesday as the Giants scratched out a 3-2 victory at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick
3/3/2014 | Giants top prospect Crick looks impressive
Giants prospect Kyle Crick pitched two innings of relief in a "B" game against the Chicago Cubs in Mesa and concluded his outing by striking out the side in the seventh inning. The right-hander looked every bit like an emerging talent, from his initial discomfort to his ultimate dominance.
3/3/2014 | Lincecum hurls two shutout innings in debut
At his best, Tim Lincecum displayed a knack for self-maintenance by adjusting his pitching mechanics in the middle of a game. Lincecum executed this sort of quick fix Monday, becoming the fifth Giants starter in a row to work two scoreless innings before the San Diego Padres surged to a 7-2 victory.
3/3/2014 | Affeldt feeling good after first game action
Jeremy Affeldt started Monday's "B" game against the Cubs and pitched one shutout inning, walking one and striking out one. He then declared that he feels healthier than he has since 2009, his first season as a Giant, when he made 74 appearances and recorded a 1.73 ERA.
3/3/2014 | Petit, J. Casilla roughed up in loss to Padres
Tommy Medica continued his torrid hitting Monday by belting a two-run homer during a six-run sixth inning that propelled the San Diego Padres past the San Francisco Giants, 7-2.
3/2/2014 | Crick, Kickham slated to pitch in 'B' game
Top prospect Kyle Crick likely will appear in Monday morning's "B" game against the Chicago Cubs in Mesa.
3/2/2014 | Scutaro, Affeldt make progress in spring work
Marco Scutaro increased his baseball-related activity Sunday, leaving manager Bruce Bochy feeling optimistic that the second baseman could begin participating in exhibition games by the end of the week.
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