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  1. MLB - Late-season marquee pitching matchup such as Tuesday's Bumg...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski takes a closer look at how rare marquee pitching matchups -- such as Tuesday's Madison Bumgarner-Zack Greinke duel -- are, and lays out the Giants' dwindling division-title chances.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2014
  2. Could Yankees move Cervelli?

    AJ Mass

    According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, odds are good that the New York Yankees will trade away catcher Francisco Cervelli in order to try and get some infield depth on their roster, not only for this season, but also for the future. "Fran...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  3. Brandon Belt ready to live up to high expectations

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell passes along notes from Scottsdale, Ari., and talks with Giants first baseman Brandon Belt.

    Blog | Conversation | March 05, 2013
  4. MLB - The Los Angeles Dodgers next owners will need to patient

    Dave Cameron

    Groups are lining up to buy the Dodgers, but as Dave Cameron explains, potential buyers should temper expectations regarding short-term success on the field.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2012
  5. Tribe make wrong move with Jimenez

    Keith Law

    The announced deal (pending a physical) for the Cleveland Indians to acquire Ubaldo Jimenez would constitute a very good return for the Colorado Rockies but is absolutely the wrong move for Cleveland given the team it has and the position of the fran...

    Blog | July 30, 2011
  6. Keith Law -- Indians make wrong choice in acquiring Ubaldo Jimene...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law writes that the Cleveland Indians have misjudged their own contender status in trading for Ubaldo Jimenez.

    Blog | Conversation | July 30, 2011
  7. Aubrey Huff's homer binge has fantasy owners thinking 2010 again

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell offers his thoughts on Aubrey Huff and tosses out some bold predictions on other Giants hitters, such as Brandon Belt, Andres Torres and Pablo Sandoval.

    Blog | Conversation | June 03, 2011
  8. MLB: A play on Thursday has epitomized the Giants, playing the an...

    Buster Olney

    A play on Thursday was an example of why the San Francisco Giants are where they are, namely, in first place. With a lineup that hasn't yet hit, the Giants are still holding onto first place.

    Blog | Conversation | May 13, 2011
  9. MLB: The Colorado Rockies are perhaps baseball's top team, which ...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney takes a look at the Colorado-San Fran series through the prism of the Rockies' bullpen culture, which is built on accountability.

    Blog | Conversation | April 18, 2011
  10. Bullpens: Franklin, Thornton struggling

    Eric Karabell

    It's tough to feel bad for St. Louis Cardinals closer Ryan Franklin, because to be honest, he has lasted as the team's closer a lot longer than most people thought he would. Then again, he's getting a bit of a bad deal today. Yes, Fran...

    Blog | April 11, 2011
  11. Giants could be buying short

    Buster Olney

    The Giants probably would not have won the World Series last season without Juan Uribe, who plugged lineup holes and positional holes throughout the 2010 season and wound up with more RBIs (85) than any teammate other than Aubrey Huff (86). San Fran...

    Blog | March 23, 2011
  12. MLB: Miguel Tejada is the current answer for the Giants at short,...

    Buster Olney

    When Juan Uribe left the Giants, he really surprised the organization. And many don't realize just how much he gave them last year. Miguel Tejada is a current fix, but it's hard to think San Fran won't be putting feelers out for help.

    Blog | Conversation | March 23, 2011
  13. Madison Bumgarner struggles on mound before getting ejected

    Kevin Goldstein

    Kevin Goldstein has the latest on Madison Bumgarner as well as a no-hitter from Angels minor leaguer Sean O'Sullivan.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2009
  14. Change is good for Francis

    Rockies ace Jeff Francis will try to make an adjustment against the Phillies after getting hammered in his last start against them.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2007
  15. San Fran's Secret Weapon

    Tristan Cockcroft ESPN Fantasy Games

    It took 142 games -- more than seven-eighths of the season -- but to all those unfortunate owners -- you know who you are -- you finally got your first-round pick, Barry Bonds, back on Monday. It's been a long wait, but the No. 3 man on the all-time ...

  16. Caught 'em Fishing

    Marlins right-hander A.J. Burnett has quite a few impressive feats on his resume, including a no-hitter in San Diego in 2001, back-to-back shutouts against the Devil Rays and Indians and his National League-leading five shutouts in 2002, and his fran...