According to a report by Jessica Kleinschmidt of NBC Sports Bay Area, the SF Giants have signed first baseman John Nogowski to a minor-league contract. While the deal is technically a two-year deal, per Kleinschmidt, with the 2021 season coming to an end soon, it likely functions equivalently to a one-year deal signed in the coming offseason.
The SF Giants will call on a familiar name to start Wednesday’s game against the San Diego Padres: Scott Kazmir. The Giants will have to clear a spot on the active roster to recall the 37-year old. While the veteran southpaw hasn’t carved out a more permanent role in San Francisco’s pitching staff, he’s already had a pair of big-league stints with the team this season.
The SF Giants received some encouraging news on Sunday morning as it was revealed that Johnny Cueto will be able to ramp up baseball activities this week as Maria Guardado of MLB.Com reports. The veteran pitcher was placed on the injured list earlier this month with an elbow strain in his pitching elbow, which did not leave a promising outlook for a return in 2021.
The SF Giants lost a fan favorite on Tuesday when Atlanta claimed catcher Chadwick Tromp off waivers. The Giants designated Tromp for assignment last week to open up a 40-man roster spot, which put him at risk of being claimed by all other MLB teams. Atlanta immediately optioned Tromp to Gwinett, their Triple-A affiliate.
With two weeks left in the regular season, the baseball world has given up on a Padres team that appears to be in disarray. The first-place Giants must capitalize. At the outset of spring training, it was the Padres who were expected to challenge the Dodgers for a National League West title and the Giants were supposed to be the team that would struggle to finish at .
Despite being optioned to Triple-A on Friday, Thairo Estrada has made a nice impression in his first season with the SF Giants. The right-handed hitter has likely played himself into a larger role with the club beyond 2021. SF Giants: Does Thairo Estrada have a role in 2022?. His emergence...
The SF Giants boast the best bullpen in baseball with a 3.09 ERA. With the playoffs right around the corner, the bullpen is mostly set in stone. That said, there is an opportunity for one more intriguing arm to make the cut. SF Giants: Hard-throwing reliever could be key in...
The SF Giants activated starting pitcher Alex Wood off the COVID-19 IL on Saturday. Wood had been out since August 26th, when he first tested positive for the virus. Wood, who refused to disclose his vaccination status in conversations with reporters, which likely means he’s unvaccinated, struggled with a moderately severe case of the virus. To readd Wood to the roster, the Giants optioned southpaw Sammy Long and designated catcher Chadwick Tromp for assignment.
Kevin Gausman played an unlikely hero at the plate with a walk-off sacrifice fly that helped the SF Giants nab a 6-5 win on Friday night. With the Cincinnati Reds securing a 3-1 victory against the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Giants gained a game in the standings. They now hold a two-game lead in the NL West with 14 games left to play.
The SF Giants activated second baseman Donovan Solano off the injured list on Friday. To clear a spot on the active roster, they optioned infielder Thairo Estrada to Triple-A. Solano had been out since August 24th, when he was diagnosed with COVID-19. Since the Giants were in New York when...
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The SF Giants placed closer Jake McGee on the 10-day injured list retroactive to September 14 with a right oblique strain and recalled right-handed pitcher Jay Jackson on Friday. Manager Gabe Kapler told reporters that the team expects McGee to return to the bullpen before the end of the regular season.
The Atlanta Braves will step into the Oracle Park Diamond to bash it out with the Giants in Game 2 of 3 in San Francisco, California on Saturday, September 18, 2021, at 9:05 PM ET. Atlanta continued to struggle from the plate against Colorado going 10-38 from the plate including 1-10 with runners in scoring position to leave 12 men on base. LF Eddie Rosario was the only sign of resistance for the Braves offense going 2-3 yesterday to drive in a couple of runs. Despite the loss, Atlanta remains on top of the National League East Division with a win/loss tally of 76-69.
SAN FRANCISCO — One game. That’s all that separates the Giants and the Dodgers in the National League West with 15 games to play. That sound you hear is millions of Giants fans gulping at the same time. These are going to be an excruciating final two weeks, isn’t it?