Bullpen consistency can be the difference between a pennant and going home early. Who's best at nailing down wins and protecting leads?
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Buster Posey most likely will not catch in any spring training games until early March, Giants manager Bruce Bochy said Wednesday.
Not only could Manny Machado's $300 million pact increase the price tag for Bryce Harper, it also could lead to even heftier free-agent hauls for Mookie Betts and Mike Trout in two years.
Even with the rise of new tactics like the opener, old-school aces are leading the way.
The Baltimore Orioles have a season win total of 59.5, while the Yankees are at 96.5. Here are the odds you need to know for all 30 MLB teams.
Starting with baseball's reigning best player, out on the grass is where you find the stars to build contenders around.
As rumors swirl for both superstar free agents, we examine each team believed to be interested.
Buster talks to David Schoenfield about Mike Trout's future, the legendary career of Bruce Bochy, labor talks and more (6:01). Plus, Sarah Langs' Numbers Game (26:52), Marc Topkin with some Inside Heat on the Rays (33:01) and Karl Ravech chats with Alex Cora and Mookie Betts (35:44).
Giants manager Bruce Bochy says he will retire after the 2019 season.
We break down the cases for why you might crown Barry Bonds, Hank Aaron or Babe Ruth.
Madison Bumgarner was joking when he told manager Bruce Bochy he absolutely refuses to pitch behind an opener.
The San Francisco Giants have agreed to a deal with outfielder Cameron Maybin to bring the 32-year-old to camp as a non-roster invitee.
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Giants have reached a deal with 31-year-old free agent OF Cameron Maybin to bring him to camp as a non-roster invitee, according to multiple reports.
Switch-hitting, versatile infielder Yangervis Solarte has reached agreement on a minor league contract with the San Francisco Giants.
Three and a half months after the pursuit started, here's where things stand with Bryce Harper, Manny Machado and their suitors. Plus, updates on Craig Kimbrel, Nolan Arenado and other stars seeking paydays.
These under-the-radar players could open some eyes during spring training and make some noise in the majors before the year is out.
The slugging first baseman has become an endangered species, but there's still some pop at the top of our list.
The San Francisco Giants acquired reliever Trevor Gott from the Washington Nationals for cash.
San Francisco Giants veterans Madison Bumgarner and Buster Posey would love to for free agent Bryce Harper to join the team.
San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey, who was limited to 105 games last season, says "everything's feeling good" ahead of spring training.
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Lincoln's B'day trivia - according to Baseball-Reference.com - 3 MLB players had "Abraham Lincoln" as their given name: P "Sweetbread" Bailey (1919-21 Cubs/‘21 Dodgers), OF "Ham" Wade (‘07 Giants) & C/OF Abe Wolstenholme (1883 Phi.)
We start our position-by-position tiers at catcher, where franchise performers aren't exactly easy to come by in 2019.
Free-agent catcher Stephen Vogt, who didn't play last year after having shoulder surgery in May, agreed to a minor league contract with the Giants.
The Padres and Dodgers have bumper crops on the farm and the D-backs and Rockies have help on the way, while the Giants have their work cut out for them.
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