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  1. Wainwright decision looms for Matheny

    Buster Olney

    ST. LOUIS -- The topic was about managing in October with urgency, and San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy stood at the back rail of the batting cage before Game 1 on Saturday night and recalled, with great detail, a bullpen decision he regrets ...

    Blog | October 12, 2014
  2. Bochy staying positive amid Giants slump

    Buster Olney

    LOS ANGELES -- Hours before the Giants stepped in front of the pitching bulldozer otherwise known as Clayton Kershaw on Wednesday evening, San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy had a quandary: What should be done if his team were to lose yet still...

    Blog | September 25, 2014
  3. The secret to Posey's hot streak

    Buster Olney

    DETROIT -- Tilted back in his chair in the visitors clubhouse at Comerica Park on Saturday morning, San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy started to explain Buster Posey's recent hot streak by talking about his history as a great hitter, about a s...

    Blog | September 07, 2014
  4. Giants not looking to emulate A's

    AJ Mass

    On Friday, San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy addressed reporters after the game and said that the team had no intention of making any major deals prior to the the July 31 trade deadline. "Well, that's a pretty good club we're throwing out t...

    Blog | July 06, 2014
  5. Giants' contingency plans at 2B

    Doug Mittler

    Marco Scutaro is confident that he will be ready by Opening Day, but Giants manager Bruce Bochy dropped a hint Friday that he may need a contingency plan at second base. Scutaro, who had issues with his back and neck last season and also is dealin...

    Blog | March 08, 2014
  6. Position battle: Giants' fifth outfielder

    AJ Mass

    According to Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy all but said "the Giants will have to carry five outfielders, not four as they've done at times, because they plan to remove Michael Morse for defens...

    Blog | February 02, 2014
  7. Giants have leverage to burn

    Buster Olney

    Barry Zito was reassured by Giants manager Bruce Bochy, writes Andrew Baggarly, in the aftermath of the San Francisco Chronicle report that the Giants could consider dropping him. From the story: General manager Brian Sabean rejected the supposition...

    Blog | March 03, 2011
  8. MLB: The San Francisco Giants won't dump Barry Zito now, but they...

    Buster Olney

    If you want a good idea of how to age gracefully and still produce in the majors, you could do a lot worse than mimicking the path of Jim Thome, who has been able to produce because he's asked his body to do less. Chipper Jones is learning.

    Blog | Conversation | March 03, 2011
  9. 2010 World Series: Bruce Bochy will have to manage his way around...

    Buster Olney

    For the first time in the postseason, Giants manager Bruce Bochy may have to consider that fatigue is something he'll have to battle, just as much as the opposition. Exhibit A was the work of his starter in Game 3.

    Blog | Conversation | October 31, 2010
  10. San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy's seventh-inning outfiel...

    Dave Cameron

    Giants manager Bruce Bochy's decision to replace Pat Burrell with Nate Schierholtz in the outfield paid immediate dividends.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2010
  11. MLB: Tim Lincecum is at a crossroads and, now, so too are the San...

    Buster Olney

    Tim Lincecum might be the NL's best pitcher -- but right now, he's struggling, akin to what Pedro Martinez went through around 2000. He needs to figure out how to work within what he has, even as his fastball might trail off. Plus: updates from all races.

    Blog | Conversation | August 19, 2010
  12. Giants taking bullpen-by-committee approach

    Jerry Crasnick

    With Armando Benitez on the shelf, Felipe Alou must do some juggling in the Giants' bullpen.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2005
  13. Alou needs to do better for top spot

    Jim Baker

    In Ray Durham's absence, Giants manager Felipe Alou needs to find a better leadoff man than Neifi Perez.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2003
  14. Will Giants pass on Shields?

    Doug Mittler

    Are the San Francisco Giants losing interest in free agent James Shields? The Giants officially announced the signing of relieverSergio Romo on Monday, at which time general manager Brian Sabean reiterated the World Series champions are not lik...

    Blog | December 23, 2014
  15. Value of impending FAs Sandoval, Shields

    Jim Bowden

    When the World Series is over between the Kansas City Royals and the San Francisco Giants and all the champagne bottles have been popped, the general managers of the respective teams will not be able to enjoy their celebration or wallow in their mour...

    Blog | October 20, 2014
  16. Stability, continuity key to Giants' success

    JIm Bowden

    The San Francisco Giants hired Brian Sabean as their senior vice president and general manager on Sept. 30, 1996. Since then, he has led the Giants to seven postseason berths and, with this year's team, four World Series appearances, including two wo...

    Blog | October 18, 2014