There was little change in the Giants’ team that finished 2010 as world champions and the team that started the 2011 season, but there should be a wholesale shuffling of the roster in the offseason.
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Centuries ago, Sir Isaac Newton wrote that, in science, for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. Turns out that applies to sports, too. Just ask the Giants.
Everything went right for the Giants in the closing weeks of last season and the postseason. The San Diego Padres, who had been cruising atop the NL West all season and had a 6½-game lead, collapsed with a 10-game losing streak, giving the Giants a chance to win the division. Read More
San Francisco Giants outfielder Cody Ross will host a charity event later this month to honor the lives of two San Francisco firefighters who died in the line of duty in June.
Lt. Vincent Perez and firefighter paramedic Anthony Valerio, who both worked out of Station 26, died after they were injured battling a fire in Diamond Heights on June 2. Read More
June has arrived with promise and reminders. June rhymes with moon, spoon, loon and, as those who remember the Giants’ bad old days, swoon. A tradition presumably abandoned.
After a May in which San Francisco lost its star catcher and six games during the final eight days, the new month couldn’t be as troublesome as the past when a quick start became a sudden decline. Read More
The San Francisco Giants players Brian Wilson and Cody Ross appear to by dynamite in their new role — on YouTube.
TheGiants players, along with mascot Lou Seal, are featured in a new video with teenaged YouTube star Keenan Cahill. Read More
In many ways, the A’s offseason makeover is eerily similar to the Giants’ 2010 transformation. San Francisco jump-started a sagging offense last year with the additions of veterans Aubrey Huff, Cody Ross and Pat Burrell. Read More
He’s not quite a national monument. That label belongs to the other entity from Carlsbad, N.M.: the caverns. “It’s a pretty neat experience,” Cody Ross said of visiting his hometown attraction. “Especially as you get older.
“As a kid, I didn’t appreciate it as much.”
This from a ballplayer who in his career was not appreciated at all — until early last autumn. Read More
The San Francisco Giants are racking up their time in front of cameras while off the field.
The World Series champions Giants are scheduled for their own reality series and Giants pitcher Brian Wilson has entertained on late-night television. Read More