Hunter Pence

Hunter Pence returns to AT&T Park to help promote Gone Rogue Chips on Dec. 1, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

The reinvention of former Giants outfielder Hunter Pence begins this offseason

The last time Hunter Pence was on the AT&T Park grounds, he…

 

Hunter Pence had a home run and an RBI double for the Giants on Tuesday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Bonta Hill: It’s time to bury these Giants, not praise them

The 2018 baseball season officially came to end this past Sunday for…

 

San Francisco Giants right fielder Hunter Pence (8) reacts to being called out at first base against the Oakland Athletics at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 3, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Dodgers sweep Giants into what could be a turbulent offseason

AT&T PARK -- Hunter Pence was the first San Francisco Giant to…

 

San Francisco Giants pitcher Dereck Rodriguez delivers to home against the Oakland Athletics at Oakland Coliseum on Friday, July 20, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Dodgers clinch playoff spot as Giants suffer yet another indignity

AT&T PARK -- When Dereck Rodriguez was called up to the San…

San Francisco Giants pitcher Dereck Rodriguez delivers to home against the Oakland Athletics at Oakland Coliseum on Friday, July 20, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Giants reliever Will Smith pitches during spring training on February 22, 2017. He tore his UCL two outings later, and returned last week against the San Diego Padres.  (Courtesy San Francisco Giants)

Will Smith earns Willie Mac Award from San Francisco Giants

By Doug Bruzzone Special to S.F. Examiner AT&T PARK -- In a…

Giants reliever Will Smith pitches during spring training on February 22, 2017. He tore his UCL two outings later, and returned last week against the San Diego Padres.  (Courtesy San Francisco Giants)
Madison Bumgarner, seen here in 2017, got the walk-off single on Tuesday. (Stan Olszewski/2017 Special to S.F. Examiner)

Madison Bumgarner walk-off single in 12th beats San Diego Padres

 AT&T PARK -- When Hunter Pence went down to the batting…

Madison Bumgarner, seen here in 2017, got the walk-off single on Tuesday. (Stan Olszewski/2017 Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants right fielder Hunter Pence (8) reacts to being called out at first base against the Oakland Athletics at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 3, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Hunter Pence clear-eyed as he looks at possible curtain call with San Francisco Giants

 AT&T PARK -- On Sunday, the day before the San Francisco…

San Francisco Giants right fielder Hunter Pence (8) reacts to being called out at first base against the Oakland Athletics at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 3, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Hunter Pence had a home run and an RBI double for the Giants on Tuesday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Hunter Pence and Chris Shaw play the heroes as San Francisco Giants win fourth of last five

Non-contending baseball teams typically let the youngsters take the reins in September,…

Hunter Pence had a home run and an RBI double for the Giants on Tuesday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Hunter Pence had a home run and an RBI double for the Giants on Tuesday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants will continue to go with regulars, Chris Shaw to start Tuesday

AT&T PARK — San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy confirmed that rookie…

Hunter Pence had a home run and an RBI double for the Giants on Tuesday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Mark Melancon, seen here in May of 2017, couldn't hold back the Brewers on Thursday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Mark Melancon can’t hold back Brewers as San Francisco Giants fall back to .500

AT&T PARK -- He might not be the formidable closer the San…

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' Pablo Sandoval grimaces after being hit by a pitch against the A's at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Pablo Sandoval wins it with roller in ninth against Seattle Mariners

In a battle of lockdown bullpens, it was the San Francisco Giants…

San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval grimaces after being hit by a pitch against the A's at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants' Buster Posey connects on an RBI single against the Oakland Athletics at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Second half preview: Should the San Francisco Giants trade Buster Posey?

At the start of July, the San Francisco Giants were 44-40, in…

San Francisco Giants' Buster Posey connects on an RBI single against the Oakland Athletics at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Johnny Cueto, seen here in August of 2017, only threw 61 pitches on Saturday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants Notebook: Johnny Cueto, Steven Duggar, lefties and the Ballot Brothers

The #BallotBrothers are back for the #SFGiants pic.twitter.com/l33zE5gzjl — Ryan Gorcey (@RyanGorcey)…

Johnny Cueto, seen here in August of 2017, only threw 61 pitches on Saturday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija (29) walks off the mound after pitching against the Arizona Diamondbacks at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 6, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants: Jeff Samardzija will make another rehab start

AT&T PARK -- The San Francisco Giants wanted to be more cautious…

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija (29) walks off the mound after pitching against the Arizona Diamondbacks at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 6, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants right fielder Hunter Pence (8) reacts to being called out at first base against the Oakland Athletics at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 3, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants: Hunter Pence beats Padres with a walk off in the 11th

AT&T Park — Hunter Pence has enjoyed a longer leash than almost anyone…

San Francisco Giants right fielder Hunter Pence (8) reacts to being called out at first base against the Oakland Athletics at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 3, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Hunter Pence had a home run and an RBI double for the Giants on Tuesday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy still holding onto veteran outfielders despite Slater call-up

AT&T PARK -- The San Francisco Giants have an outfield problem. It's…

Hunter Pence had a home run and an RBI double for the Giants on Tuesday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants right fielder Hunter Pence (8) reacts to being called out at first base against the Oakland Athletics at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 3, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants, Miami Marlins behave themselves in series finale, Giants escape with win

AT&T Park — For the first time this week, the 50 grown men…

San Francisco Giants right fielder Hunter Pence (8) reacts to being called out at first base against the Oakland Athletics at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 3, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants right fielder Hunter Pence (8) reacts to being called out at first base against the Oakland Athletics at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 3, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants Notebook: Hunter Pence gets the start, injury updates on Johnny Cueto and Jeff Samardzija

AT&T PARK -- Two days after being activated, San Francisco Giants outfielder…

San Francisco Giants right fielder Hunter Pence (8) reacts to being called out at first base against the Oakland Athletics at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 3, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt (9) waits in the batter's box for a pitch against the Colorado Rockies at AT&T Park  on September 27. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt (9) waits in the batter's box for a pitch against the Colorado Rockies at AT&T Park  on September 27. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Madison Bumgarner. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants: Madison Bumgarner to start Tuesday, could Pablo Sandoval play shortstop?

AT&T PARK -- Madison Bumgarner will start Tuesday against the Arizona Diamondbacks,…

Madison Bumgarner. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)