Alvarez, the Giants’ newest reliever who signed Saturday to a one-year, $1.15 million contract, said he’s fully recovered from August surgery following the gruesome injury he sustained while pitching for the Phillies and taking a 105 mph line drive to his groin area. Alvarez was able to get the out with an underhanded toss to first base before collapsing and getting carted off the field. Testical surgery,” as he called it, was performed a few days later.
Posted: March 9, 2021, 5:53 am
In his eight at-bats, Luciano earned one hit and one walk. The six other at-bats ended with strikeouts, including a count that began 3-0. Although Luciano struggles in Scottsdale, Giants’ manager Gabe Kapler reminds fans he is still developing.
Posted: March 9, 2021, 2:30 am
He had a good feel for the zone and was throwing all his pitches in the zone,” skipper Torey Lovullo said after the game. What stood out to me was his quality changeup. It was one of those moments where he kept coming back to it and kept ready swings and had a lot of really productive moments with it.
Posted: March 8, 2021, 11:38 pm
The plan for prospects After Heliot Ramos, Joey Bart and Hunter Bishop had big days in Goodyear on Sunday, Giants prospects Logan Wyatt and Patrick Bailey each had their best swings of the spring in the late innings on Monday. Wyatt drilled a double into the right center field gap in the eighth inning while Bailey singled up the middle to open up the ninth in a tie game. The downside for the Giants was that Wyatt was picked off second base, taking away a scoring opportunity.
Posted: March 8, 2021, 11:29 pm
But the real reason to think that everything is on track for future success — the kind of winning that isn’t cyclical, but sustainable — comes from the big names. The kind of young players that Giants fans have been told for years now would make up not just the roster, but the core of the team’s future lineups. The players who will make that lineup one of the best in baseball.
Posted: March 8, 2021, 11:22 pm
After a string of very close polls in the 2021 Willie McCovey Memorial Community Prospect list, things have started to open up. The last few episodes have had clear winners, and the latest is no exception. Right-handed pitcher Matt Frisbee, a 24 year old who was selected in the 15th round in 2018, has been voted as the No.
Posted: March 8, 2021, 6:02 pm
Yastrzemski wasn’t a top prospect and wasn’t necessarily on track to eventually play in the big leagues, but upon arriving at Triple-A Sacramento, he forced his way up. The left-handed hitting Vanderbilt product slugged 12 home runs and had 24 extra-base hits in 40 games with the River Cats before the Giants gave him his first big league opportunity. Giants fans know the rest of the story.
Posted: March 8, 2021, 3:00 pm
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Posted: March 8, 2021, 12:04 pm
Why else would Jason Vosler start at second base Sunday, a day after he started in left field? Vosler is a third baseman, after all. First and third are his best positions,” Kapler said.
Posted: March 8, 2021, 9:49 am
Sunday marked the first time the two shared the field in San Francisco Giants uniforms, though. It just so happened to take place against their former team. It was for sure a little bit weird,” DeSclafani said.
Posted: March 8, 2021, 3:26 am
Cionel Pérez pitched his third scoreless inning of spring training, and he didn’t allow a hit to any of the four Giants batters he faced on Sunday. He’s electric, man,” said relief pitcher Sean Doolittle, who pitched the second inning. I love the way his arm works.
Posted: March 7, 2021, 11:44 pm
Mar. 7—Two years after the San Jose Giants retired Lenn Sakata’s jersey and packed it off to mark his place in the California League Hall of Fame, somebody will be wearing jersey No. 14 again this season at venerable Municipal Stadium. “Me, ” he said. “After all this time, it wouldn’t make sense to wear another one, ” Sakata said. After a six-year “retirement ” the parent San Francisco Giants …
Posted: March 7, 2021, 10:32 pm
As a matter of fact, manager Gabe Kapler said he expects the right-handed pitcher from Nakatsu, Japan, to continue mixing it in with the rest of his pitches in order for the team’s coaching staff “to get to know him. Yamaguchi, however, already understands that his new team wants him to throw his splitter, curveball and slider for strikes this year, something he tended to avoid with the Blue Jays when amassed an unsightly 8.06 ERA. It’s a change brought on by the Giants’ analytics-based approach.
Posted: March 7, 2021, 7:02 pm
Wilmer Flores adds on to the Mets’ lead with a two-run home run to left field to extend the lead to 16-5 over the Orioles.
Posted: March 7, 2021, 12:27 am
The state of California announced new guidelines Friday that could allow the Giants to have more than 8,000 fans at their home opener April 9.
Posted: March 5, 2021, 11:20 pm
Brandon Belt has resumed baseball activities with the Giants at spring training after dealing with what manager Gabe Kapler called a virus but not COVID-19.
Posted: March 5, 2021, 9:05 pm
The Dodgers and San Francisco Giants played to a 1-1 tie in seven innings on Tuesday in a spring training game.
Posted: March 3, 2021, 5:17 am