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  1. What's next for the San Francisco Giants?

    Jim Bowden

    What's next for the San Francisco Giants? Well, how 'bout a parade back in San Fran, with the expectation that starting pitcher Jake Peavy will buy a trolley to ride in the parade. (He rode a duck boat last year to celebrate the Red Sox's World Serie...

    Blog | October 30, 2014
  2. Giants closer in flux?

    AJ Mass

    While most of the attention given to the San Francisco Giants 4-1 win over the Colorado Rockies on Thursday went to starting pitcher Yusmeiro Petit and his record-breaking run of perfection, it was in the bullpen where things may have gotten interest...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  3. Who closes for Giants?

    AJ Mass

    The San Francisco Giants have watched a 9-1/2 game lead in the National League West on June 8 dwindle away down to nothing. During that stretch, closer Sergio Romo has blown three saves and posted a 15.19 ERA, which is why the pitcher no longer has t...

    Blog | June 30, 2014
  4. Reason to worry about Romo?

    AJ Mass

    After blowing saves and losing back-to-back games -- including Saturday's loss thanks to a Brandon Barnes inside-the-park home run -- Sergio Romo has now allowed runs in five of his last nine appearances and has seen his ERA skyrocket to 5.08 on the ...

    Blog | June 15, 2014
  5. Romo's velocity a concern?

    Joe Kaiser

    Sergio Romo is one of the smallest relievers in the game, and nobody would ever think of the San Francisco closer as having a blazing fastball. But recently, the velocity on Romo's usual low 90s fastball has taken a dive. Ken Rosenthal of FOX Spor...

    Blog | April 21, 2014
  6. Stephen Strasburg and others adding new pitches - MLB

    Mike Petriello

    Mike Petriello looks at the new pitches added by the likes of Stephen Strasburg and Tony Cingrani (among others) and explains their impact.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2014
  7. Opening Day closer shake-ups

    Eric Karabell

    If the first full day of the 2014 major league season is any indication, it's going to be a ridiculous season for big league closers, more so than normal. In a span of a few hours Monday there was one news item after another affecting the crazy world...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  8. Bullpen Report: Who closes in Texas?

    Eric Karabell

    Of the few closer situations that still have some degree of uncertainty, what's happening with the Texas Rangers should be of special interest. After all, the Rangers remain pretty good, having won 90 or more games four consecutive seasons, and simil...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  9. Kimbrel locked in for Atlanta

    AJ Mass

    Not only did the Atlanta Braves avoid arbitration with closer Craig Kimbrel by agreeing to terms on a new contract on Sunday, but they put an end to trade rumors for quite some time as the four-year deal could keep the pitcher under team control thro...

    Blog | February 16, 2014
  10. Projecting saves: Will Grilli, Mo set pace?

    Eric Karabell

    We're nearly two months into the season, and now is a perfect time to look closer at your closers to see if they're doing the job you expect from them. Saves and stolen bases are the easiest categories to move up in for fantasy owners after two month...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  11. Paul Maholm among pitchers who added something new - MLB

    Ben Lindbergh

    Ben Lindbergh provides a list of five pitchers who added something new to their arsenal. Braves lefty Paul Maholm, for example, now uses a slow curve to get batters out.

    Story | Conversation | April 12, 2013
  12. Four key market forces at play

    Buster Olney

    Only 20 days have passed since Sergio Romo struck out Miguel Cabrera to end the World Series, but this offseason has already generated one of the biggest trades in history and some aggressive signings. There are many market forces at play, baseball o...

    Blog | November 17, 2012
  13. Examining the key market forces at play this offseason - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney examines four key forces at play in this year's free-agent and trade markets, including the sticker shock some teams have experienced when looking at top free agents, which has led to a run on early bargain signings.

    Blog | Conversation | November 17, 2012
  14. The key to Sergio Romo's success

    Buster Olney

    DETROIT -- Sergio Romo will probably throw the last pitch of the 2012 World Series if the Giants win tonight, and it will probably be his slider, which is one of the best in the game, and a pitch that he learned out of desperation. Romo played at Co...

    Blog | October 28, 2012
  15. Why Sergio Romo's slider has been so effective this World Series ...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes about why Sergio Romo's slider is so successful, plus other news and notes from the World Series and around baseball.

    Blog | Conversation | October 28, 2012
  16. Five moves that got Giants to World Series

    Jim Bowden

    On Monday we discussed the five moves that helped get the Detroit Tigers to the World Series and established that to get this far, you not only need good, shrewd decisions, but also a little luck. For the San Francisco Giants, their drafts have h...

    Blog | October 24, 2012