San Francisco Giants

'Same butterflies' as Blanco eyes SF roster spot

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Being relegated to a substitute role would be fine with Gregor Blanco. From his perspective, there's no ...
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Bench role doesn't disturb cheery Sandoval

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Pablo Sandoval is a cornered cornerman, but he doesn't seem to mind. Sandoval, the hugely popular Giants ...
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Bochy: 'We're looking for these guys to step up'

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Giants manager Bruce Bochy delivered a message on Thursday to the organization's next wave of pitchers: If ...
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Strickland schooled by Smoltz on sliders

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- When Giants right-hander Hunter Strickland sought offseason pitching tips, he bypassed peers, turned past teachers, eschewed experts ...
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Giants impressed by Lincecum's showcase

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- The Giants liked what they saw of Tim Lincecum during the free agent's showcase effort Thursday. Whether ...
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Giants in high spirits at first full workout

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Almost midway through their calisthenics before Monday's opening full-squad workout, the Giants suddenly broke into rhythmic clapping, ...
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Cy Young winner Blue was Bay Area workhorse

Over the course of February -- which is Black History Month -- MLB Network and MLB.com are looking back at ...
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Stratton benefits from Cain's lessons

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Matt Cain is retired, but his wisdom endures in the hearts and minds of the Giants' younger ...
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Parker embraces battle for roster spot

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- The uncertainty surrounding Jarrett Parker's professional future could cause him to feel ill. Instead, he remains chill ...
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