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San Jose Mercury News 5 hours ago
Giants gain interest in Tim Lincecum return; lose finale to Reds

Giants gain interest in Tim Lincecum return; lose finale to Reds

Giants pitchers continue struggles, and Bruce Bochy says team now more interested in re-signing Tim Lincecum
Giants Extra | San Jose Mercury News 8 hours ago

Giants notes: Bruce Bochy empties bench vs. Reds, hopes to have Joe Panik and Angel Pagan back soon

CINCINNATI – With a couple regulars resting and a couple more still unavailable because of injuries, the Giants lineup looks a tad different for Wednesday’s road trip finale at Great American Ball Park. Buster Posey and Matt Duffy are getting… Continue Reading → The post Giants notes: Bruce Bochy...
Red Reporter 5 hours ago

Reds top Giants 7-3 in dinger-happy matinee

Cincinnati salvaged one game in the series. That's something! The Joe Nuxhall Memorial Honorary Star of the Game Eugenio Suarez hit a bit of a lull recently after his scorching hot start to the 2016 season, but the Cincinnati Reds 3B burst out of that in a big way on Wednesday.  Suarez blasted a...
Red Reporter 10 hours ago

Reds vs. Giants, Game 3: Preview/Predictions Thread

Cincinnati Reds vs. San Francisco Giants Wednesday, May 4, 201612:35 PMGABP Jake Peavy vs. Dan Straily The Reds try not to get swept in a businessman's special today. The bullpen has a chance to build on their historical achievement...

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Cueto allows 6-run inning in homecoming, but Giants still win

Cueto allows 6-run inning in homecoming, but Giants still win CINCINNATI — The sparse crowd gave Johnny Cueto a standing ovation when he took the mound. The Giants overcame a six-run third inning against Cueto with a five-run seventh against Cincinnati’s inexperienced bullpen and won 9-6, with Brandon Crawford’s three-run homer provided the lead and he padded it with an RBI single in the ninth. Coming off a shutout against the Padres, Cueto extended his scoreless streak to 14 innings before a third inning that required 46 pitches to complete, the most by a Giant since Wayne Franklin...

Johnny Cueto struggles, but Giants torch Reds bullpen in comeback win

CINCINNATI – It was a bizarre scene last season when the Giants played a series at Great American Ball Park. One of the faux smokestacks in center field went up in flames, and firefighters battled the blaze as play continued.… Continue Reading → The post Johnny Cueto struggles, but Giants torch Reds bullpen in comeback win appeared first on Giants Extra.

Giants notes: Williamson's quick exit, MRI results on Angel Pagan, Joe Panik makes progress, timing is everything for Hunter Pence, etc.

CINCINNATI – You’d imagine that Mac Williamson found himself in an awkward spot Sunday night. How do you explain getting called up to the big leagues while one of your Triple-A teammates is having a three-homer game? Jarrett Parker got… Continue Reading → The post Giants notes: Williamson's quick exit, MRI results on Angel Pagan, Joe Panik makes progress, timing is everything for Hunter Pence, etc. appeared first on Giants Extra.

Giants probable starters, May 3-5

On deck Tuesday at Reds 4:10 p.m. CSNBA Samardzija (3-1) vs. Moscot (0-2) Wednesday at Reds 9:35 a.m. CSNBA Peavy (1-2) vs. Straily (0-1) Thursday vs. Rockies 7:15 p.m. CSNBA TBA ...

Giants recall Mac Williamson, plug him into starting lineup as Johnny Cueto opposes Reds

CINCINNATI – The Giants left one famous skyline in New York. Now they can sample the infamous Skyline Chili here on the banks of the Ohio. It’s not recommended. The Giants made an expected roster move, recalling outfielder Mac Williamson… Continue Reading → The post Giants recall Mac Williamson, plug him into starting lineup as Johnny Cueto opposes Reds appeared first on Giants Extra.

Giants make two moves in wake of Pagan injury

Giants make two moves in wake of Pagan injury CINCINNATI — The Giants on Monday made the two logical moves to gain coverage in the wake of Angel Pagan’s left-hamstring strain. Given the struggles at the back end of the rotation, the Giants were going to carry 13 pitchers for the foreseeable future. Return here later for lineups and more news ahead of the series opener at Great American Ball Park, Johnny Cueto’s return to Cincinnati.

Willie Mays’ heartfelt words for mentor Monte Irvin

Willie Mays’ heartfelt words for mentor Monte Irvin Monte Irvin’s celebration of life was Saturday in South Orange, N.J., where he was raised. The Negro Leagues legend and baseball ambassador was one of the first two African Americans to play for the New York Giants and befriended a young Willie Mays in 1951, Mays’ rookie year. Mays wasn’t at Saturday’s memorial, but his heartfelt words were. Monte came into my life at the beginning of my professional baseball career. Monte let me know that he knew the things that I didn't want him to know, the things I tried to hide or keep...
San Jose Mercury News May 2, 2016

Would Reds' star Joey Votto really walk away from $200 million?

Cincinnati Reds' first baseman Joey Votto is really struggling going into Monday night's game with the San Francisco Giants, and he says he'd rather retire than continue to play so poorly.
San Jose Mercury News May 2, 2016

Giants' Johnny Cueto licking his chops to pitch in Cincinnati on Monday

NEW YORK – Johnny Cueto made 213 starts over eight years with the Cincinnati Reds, winning 92 of them.

Tim Lincecum’s showcase set, and Giants will be there

NEW YORK — Tim Lincecum is finally ready to show teams he is worth signing, and the Giants plan to take a look. Lincecum will host his long-awaited showcase in Arizona on Friday, according to Jon Heyman of MLB Network. Whether the Giants will change their mind in light of the Jake Peavy and Matt Cain struggles remains to be seen, and they might not have room in their budget for the kind of deal Lincecum wants. According to a recent report by Heyman, Lincecum has been throwing in the low 90s.

Giants' Johnny Cueto licking his chops to pitch in Cincinnati on Monday

NEW YORK – Johnny Cueto made 213 starts over eight years with the Cincinnati Reds, winning 92 of them. Not once did he celebrate with a steaming bowl of Skyline Chili -- the town’s most beloved dish, for all its… Continue Reading → The post Giants' Johnny Cueto licking his chops to pitch in Cincinnati on Monday appeared first on Giants Extra.

Tim Lincecum's showcase reportedly set for Friday in Scottsdale

NEW YORK – Tim Lincecum’s long-awaited showcase for major league clubs will be held on Friday in Scottsdale, Ariz., according to Jon Heyman of MLB Network. And yes, the Giants will be there – along with up to 20 other… Continue Reading → The post Tim Lincecum's showcase reportedly set for Friday in Scottsdale appeared first on Giants Extra.

Madison Bumgarner’s day was not routine

NEW YORK — Sunday’s game seemed headed for a lengthy rain delay or even postponement until the Mets decided at close to the last minute to start on time during a drizzle. “I was 20 minutes late for my pregame routine,” Bumgarner said. Bumgarner struck out six and had to work out of a lot of trouble, the worst being the bases loaded and two outs in the sixth, facing pinch-hitter Asdrubal Cabrera in a 4-0 game. After pitching coach Dave Righetti visited the mound to give Derek Law more time to get warm, Bumgarner struck out Cabrera on three pitches. Bumgarner now owns the lowest ERA...

Angel Pagan's run of health comes to sudden stop, Giants plan roster move

NEW YORK – Angel Pagan’s run of good health came to a sudden stop on the basepaths Sunday afternoon. Pagan exited the game at Citi Field in the seventh inning because of a strained left hamstring, and although the Giants… Continue Reading → The post Angel Pagan's run of health comes to sudden stop, Giants plan roster move appeared first on Giants Extra.

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