2009 San Francisco Giants Preview

The San Francisco Giants are generally thought of as the most improved team in the NL West this year. But with an overrated pitching staff, shaky infield defense, and anemic offense that wasn't addressed this winter, it figures to be a fifth-consecutive losing season for Brian Sabean's boys.
March 30, 2009

Around The Majors: N.L. West

The N.L. West is wide open headed into 2009, writes Tyler Hissey, in the debut of a division-by-division breakdown.
December 20, 2008

Top Giants Outfield Prospects

In Part IV of our series on the top prospects of the San Francisco Giants, Richard examines the organization's top outfielders. Brian Sabean hopes to find a youngster who can match the apparent success of left fielder Fred Lewis.
September 15, 2008

Lincecum: A Force For The Giants

Tim Lincecum entered his start on Thursday afternoon against the first-place Chicago Cubs with a 16-6 record in 40 career starts, posting a 3.30 ERA in 256.0 innings pitched. He added to that total on Thursday with another effective start, striking out eight in six innings to pick up his 10th victory in the Giants' 8-3 win over the Cubs.
July 3, 2008

Fresno Team Report | May 14

The one-time Grizzlies and future Giants are getting it done in San Francisco. While they blossom, Fresno flounders. If the changes are long-term or in some cases, permanent, the Grizzlies need solutions -- and quickly.
May 14, 2007

Minor League Notebook | May 5

Errors start bothering the farm system. It doesn't cost everyone a win, but it comes close. Plus, the hot hitters and cold pitchers might surprise you. It's Just Another Night in the Minors!
May 6, 2007

Minor League Notebook | May 2

Fresno's bullpen nearly implodes before a former big-league reliever saves the day, while Augusta goes extra innings to get back in the win column. Connecticut's bats rally late, but it's not enough, and San Jose drops a tough one. Just Another mixed bag Day in the Minors!
May 2, 2007

Prospects Worth Trading

Trading prospects may not always seem to jive with the mandate of getting younger, but there may be good reasons to do it. Perhaps a prospect is blocked and won't get a chance to make it. Perhaps he had a hot season and is overvalued. But there are always options, if the right deal is out there.
April 8, 2007