Christian Arroyo

Evan Longoria is coming to San Francisco after the Giants completed a trade with the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday. (Courtesy Keith Allison/Flickr)

Giants add proven third baseman Evan Longoria in exchange for Denard Span, others

The San Francisco Giants made their move on Wednesday, and found the…

 

Matt Moore knew it was better to be seen and not heard when he was thrust into action when he was a September call-up for the Tampa Bay Rays in 2011. (Courtesy Keith Allison/Flickr)

‘Be seen, not heard’: the life of a September call-up

AT&T PARK — Six Septembers ago, a 22-year-old Matt Moore found himself…

 

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Ty Blach, seen here against the Cincinnati Reds at AT&T Park on May 11, had a gem of a game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Giants make it 5 in a row thanks to Blach’s gem

AT&T Park — As Cody Bellinger’s tailing line drive went flying into…

 

Mark Melancon, seen here in May of 2017, couldn't hold back the Brewers on Thursday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Mark Melancon set to rejoin Giants on Friday

AT&T PARK — After throwing a bullpen on Monday, Mark Melancon is on…

Mark Melancon, seen here in May of 2017, couldn't hold back the Brewers on Thursday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Matt Cain, seen here April 24, was solid against the Mets on Wednesday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Giants steal series finale against Mets with come-from-behind victory in New York

New York Mets closer Jeurys Familia took the mound for the third…

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Matt Cain, seen here April 24, was solid against the Mets on Wednesday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Christian Arroyo appears to be an everyday player in April, exceeding expectations early in the season — even as the San Francisco Giants struggle. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Giants’ early-season struggles provide opening for stars of the future

Staying together because of the kids AT&T PARK — In between finding…

Christian Arroyo appears to be an everyday player in April, exceeding expectations early in the season — even as the San Francisco Giants struggle. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Manager Bruce Bochy will now be writing Christian Arroyo's name into the lineup on a regular basis. (Stan Olszewski/2016 Special to S.F. Examiner)

Giants’ ice-cold April, Arroyo’s hot start lead to top prospect’s promotion

AT&T Park — Throughout the opening weeks of the season, general manager…

Manager Bruce Bochy will now be writing Christian Arroyo's name into the lineup on a regular basis. (Stan Olszewski/2016 Special to S.F. Examiner)
Seattle Seahawks outside linebacker Bruce Irvin (51) steps in for a touchdown after making an interception against the Oakland Raiders in  2014. Irvin signed a contract to join the Raiders on Wednesday. (Stephen Brashear/AP)

For roaming Raiders, the future has arrived

It’s Oakland’s luck. Just when the Raiders threaten to be good again,…

Seattle Seahawks outside linebacker Bruce Irvin (51) steps in for a touchdown after making an interception against the Oakland Raiders in  2014. Irvin signed a contract to join the Raiders on Wednesday. (Stephen Brashear/AP)

Giants sign first-round pick Arroyo

The Giants locked up their first-round draft pick Tuesday, agreeing to terms…

Ben Margot/apSan Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford

Florida prep shortstop a surprise pick by Giants

For the second straight year, the Giants made a surprising pick. For…

Ben Margot/apSan Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford