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Sandoval watch: Big week ahead

The Red Sox should soon learn if they will land their primary offensive target of the offseason, third baseman Pablo Sandoval, who is sifting through offers from three teams -- the Sox, the San Francisco Giants and the San Diego Padres. Michael Sandoval, Pablo’s brother who serves as the player’s agent with Gustavo Vasquez, said Sandoval will make a decision this week. All three teams are believed to have offered the 28-year-old Sandoval five-year deals in excess of $90 million, but it remains to be seen, of course, if one or all of the bidders tack on a sixth year, which is what Vasquez...
San Diego Union-Tribune 22 hours ago

Sandoval to make decision next week

Free agent will choose between Red Sox, Giants and Padres.

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San Jose Mercury News Nov 11, 2014

Vandals cause over $ 140,000 in damages to MUNI buses after Giants' World Series win

Twenty-eight San Francisco Muni buses sustained $140,000 worth of damage at the hands of vandals following the San Francisco Giants World Series win last month, according to a San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency spokesman.
San Jose Mercury News Nov 10, 2014

San Francisco Giants pitcher Jake Peavy planning to buy a SF cable car and turn it into a mobile bar

San Francisco Giants Jake Peavy plans to commemorate his team's 2014 World Series win in a very special way.

The best photos of the 2014 San Francisco Giants

In 2014, the phrase “even years” took on a new meaning for Giants fans. After a season of the usual torture, the Giants brought home their third World Series championship in the last five years.  It was an up-and-down season. There were slumps and streaks and everything in between — a Lincecum no-hitter, a cameo
San Jose Mercury News Nov 6, 2014

Thompson: Giants smart to prioritize Sandoval

San Francisco Giants are in the business of winning titles, which is why they have to re-sign Pablo Sandoval

Sabean, Bochy discuss Sandoval, Lincecum and where the other SF Giants free agents stand

Pablo Sandoval joins Tim Lincecum during a mound visit in 2014. Will they still be teammates in 2015? Tim Lincecum is expected to return to the Giants’ rotation in 2015. Whom he sees when he swivels his head toward third base is the all-consuming question within the front office as the hot-stove season begins. Those were the biggest takeaways from Thursday’s annual postseason debriefing from manager Bruce Bochy, general manager Brian Sabean and team president Larry Baer. Sabean said the Giants have made Sandoval an offer. Given the huge chunk of payroll that a contract for the third...
San Jose Mercury News Nov 6, 2014

Pablo Sandoval is Giants' only concern -- for now

For the World Series champion San Francisco Giants, no other moves will contemplated until they reach a decision on free-agent third baseman Pablo Sandoval.

OFFSEASON NOTES: The focus right now is Pablo, Pablo, Pablo … Lincecum to go back into rotation … Susac takes over backup job

Giants president Larry Baer, general manager Brian Sabean and manager Bruce Bochy met with the media for nearly 30 minutes on Thursday afternoon. The session could be summed up by one quick sentence. “I’m not going to address anybody as… Continue Reading → 

SF Giants coach to get Rays managerial interview

Giants bench coach Ron Wotus is one of eight finalist for the Tampa Bay Rays managing job that became open when Joe Maddon opted out of his contract. Wotus, the bench coach through three managers (Dusty Baker, Felipe Alou, Bruce Bochy) has interviewed for past managerial openings in Seattle and Pittsburgh. The Rays announced their candidates list. The only two with experience managing in the majors are Don Wakamatsu (Mariners) and Manny Acta (Nationals, Indians). Work to doOne small piece of business at AT&T Park this offseasaon: The Giants need to update this list of franchise World Series...

A-Rod offers reminder: Savor rare gem of World Series Game 7

Here’s an early look at my Page 2 column in Thursday’s Sporting Green: One week, baseball rocks. The next week, it reeks. Last Wednesday showcased America’s national pastime at its coolest: Game 7 of the World Series, a rare and precious treat. Nine innings of riveting tension and drama. You didn’t have to be a Giants fan to relish the delicious theater. Game 7 offered terrific theater — not even Alex Rodriguez can ruin that. (Chronicle photo by Carlos Gonzalez) This Wednesday offered baseball at its slimiest: Alex Rodriguez. Is anyone with half a clue surprised to discover...
San Jose Mercury News Nov 5, 2014

World Series Giants: One last look at the 2014 champions

From first pitch in Arizona to final pitch in Kansas City, from Madison Bumgarner to Buster Posey to Hunter Pence to Pablo Sandoval, the 2014 San Francisco Giants believed it could happen
San Jose Mercury News Nov 5, 2014

DA: Suspect got drunk at Giants parade, tried to kill girlfriend's sister, neighbor

Kelson Aweau, of Redwood City, was charged with two counts of attempted murder ain an alleged attack Friday evening on his girlfriend's sister and their neighbor after reportedly drinking all day at the San Francisco Giants championship parade.

Bruce Bochy a finalist for NL Manager of the Year

Bruce Bochy, walking the sidelines before the 49ers game Sunday, is a Manager of the Year finalist Bruce Bochy is a finalist for National League Manager of the year, as voted by members of the Baseball Writers Association of America, but despite all the accolades he received for third championship in five seasons, Bochy is not expected to win. Two writers from each National League city had to submit their ballots before the first pitch of the postseason. Nationals manager Matt Williams is favored after guiding Washington to a league-best 96 wins in his rookie managerial season. The other...
San Jose Mercury News Nov 4, 2014

Video: Giants' Madison Bumgarner gives Jimmy Fallon 'Mad Bum' underwear

World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner brings the World Series trophy and a pair of underwear to his "Tonight Show" appearance.

Madison Bumgarner takes the World Series trophy to The Tonight Show

Hunter Pence was the one making the rounds after the 2012 World Series, and he did a great job with Conan. Today it was Madison Bumgarner’s turn. The World Series MVP was on the Dan Patrick Show, Mike & Mike… Continue Reading → 

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