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Will the Giants Improve Their Bench?

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 07.22.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

After a charmed first half of the season, the San Francisco Giants stumbled badly from roughly June 9 until the All Star Break. They have played reasonably well since the All Star Break, winning three of four and are now back in first place in the NL West.

Can the Giants Move Timmy?

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 08.19.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Over the last five years, no team in baseball has been more successful than the San Francisco Giants, who have won two World Series. The Giants have done it in a strange way, winning the World Series in 2010 and 2012 while missing the playoffs entirely in 2011 and 2013. 2014 is another even-numbered years so Giants' fans expectations are high.

Are the Cardinals Really the Best Organization in Baseball?

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 03.06.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

The Cardinals are obviously a very good team, but some of the mistakes they make as an organization would draw much more attention if not for the best organization frame.

It's Getting Tougher to Improve in Mid-Season

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 08.25.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

In recent years contending teams, and even non-contending big market teams, went into the season with the understanding that their roster on the last day of the season would look substantially different than the roster with which they opened the season.

Play Ball! 6 Lessons From Baseball for Politics

Christine Pelosi | Posted 06.01.2013 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

Every Opening Day I reflect on all the hope that lies ahead for my team, and the zen of the ballyard that makes life worth living. So today, here are six lessons from America's pastime for American democracy.

Baseball's Less-Is-More Season: Low Numbers Were Highlights in MLB

Devra Maza | Posted 05.29.2013 | Sports
Devra Maza

As we tip our caps to the past year, we raise our glasses to a new one, and count down twelve top highlights of the 2012 Major League Baseball season.

Champs Bring Back Playoff Hero

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 12.05.2012 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO -- Second baseman Marco Scutaro is staying in San Francisco, right where he wanted to be. The NL championship series MVP agreed to a $2...

Sparkplug Scutaro: The Velcro Effect of Insults and Praise

Kare Anderson | Posted 12.25.2012 | Business
Kare Anderson

Praise individuals for praising others. This is a vivid, credible and becoming approach to bringing out the best in all of us. Heck, even waiters who compliment customers get three percent bigger tips, on average.

LIVE: World Series Game 1

Posted 10.24.2012 | Sports

The World Series Game 1 Detroit Tigers vs. San Francisco Giants AT&T Park 8:00 p.m. EST This is it. The Giants welcome the Tigers to picture...

How Tigers, Giants Match Up

AP | MIKE FITZPATRICK | Posted 10.24.2012 | Sports

A position-by-position look at the Detroit Tigers and San Francisco Giants going into the World Series, starting Wednesday night at AT&T Park: ...

World Series MVP Odds

Posted 10.24.2012 | Sports

It will hardly be a shock if the decisive hit in the 2012 World Series comes off the bat of Buster Posey. Likewise, a sterling showing by starting pit...

The Giants Are Headed Back to the World Series

Malaika Bobino | Posted 12.23.2012 | Sports
Malaika Bobino

In the last two years, we have seen players get traded, go down with injuries and admit to using PED's. But overall, the one goal was achieved and that's making it back to the World Series.

Time to Do Away With Championship Series MVPs

Danny Groner | Posted 12.23.2012 | Sports
Danny Groner

For a game so transfixed on records and tradition, Major League Baseball gives out some annual awards that are insignificant to a majority of players and fans.

Unlikely Giant Earns NLCS MVP Honors

AP | ANTONIO GONZALEZ | Posted 12.22.2012 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO — Marco Scutaro looked up through the pouring rain, caught Matt Holliday's popup for the final out and punched his ticket to the W...

Giants Reach World Series

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 12.22.2012 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO — In a postseason full of twists and turns, the San Francisco Giants are headed back to the World Series after a big comeback agai...

Scutaro Back In Lineup

AP | Posted 10.17.2012 | Sports

ST. LOUIS -- Giants infielder Marco Scutaro is in San Francisco's lineup for Game 3 of the NLCS, two days after getting run over by St. Louis Cardinal...

'Takeout Slide' Sparks Giants

AP | ANTONIO GONZALEZ | Posted 10.16.2012 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO -- Marco Scutaro stayed steady behind second base, absorbing Matt Holliday's hard takeout slide and tossing the ball to first for a poss...

Cahill Carries D-Backs To Victory

AP | Posted 09.06.2012 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO -- Trevor Cahill took a no-hitter into the seventh inning, helping the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Francisco Giants 6-2 Wednesday ...