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Giants manager Bruce Bochy, seen here in 2017. (Stan Olszewski/2017 Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants call up outfield prospect Austin Slater

AT&T PARK -- After two years of fans clamoring, the San Francisco…

 

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…

 

San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval (48) watches pitches from the on deck circle during a MLB game against the Milwaukee Brewers at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 21, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants avoid sweep against Miami Marlins with game-winner from Pablo Sandoval; Evan Longoria breaks hand

After squandering another late lead, the San Francisco Giants managed to escape…

 

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)
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)
Pablo Sandoval, seen here in 2017, hit a two-run homer but the Giants fell to the Dodgers on Friday. (Shenk/Flickr)

Cubs win battle of bullpens with San Francisco Giants

The story of Sunday wasn't the fact that Pablo Sandoval started and…

Pablo Sandoval, seen here in 2017, hit a two-run homer but the Giants fell to the Dodgers on Friday. (Shenk/Flickr)
Giants pitcher Derek Holland takes the mound during spring training at Scottsdale Stadium in Scottsdale, Ariz., on March 3, 2018. (Rodger Mallison/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS)

San Francisco Giants: Derek Holland outing wasted as Giants lose third in a row

An impressive outing by Derek Holland went by the wayside on Friday…

Giants pitcher Derek Holland takes the mound during spring training at Scottsdale Stadium in Scottsdale, Ariz., on March 3, 2018. (Rodger Mallison/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS)
Mac Williamson connects for an RBI-base hit against the New York Yankees in July of 2016. (Julie Jacobson/AP)

San Francisco Giants: Mac Williamson activated from disabled list

On April 24, San Francisco Giants outfielder Mac Williamson tripped over a…

Mac Williamson connects for an RBI-base hit against the New York Yankees in July of 2016. (Julie Jacobson/AP)
Nick Hundley notched four hits, including a home run, and three RBI in the Giants' 9-4 win over the San Diego Padres (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants: Bench crew buoys Giants in early part of season

It’s 3:55 p.m. — more than four hours before first pitch —…

Nick Hundley notched four hits, including a home run, and three RBI in the Giants' 9-4 win over the San Diego Padres (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Brandon Belt, seen here in July of 2017, struck out looking with runners at the corners in his pinch-hitting appearance on Friday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants: Fortunes turn on called third strike against Rockies

AT&T Park --  For the third time in three nights, the San…

Brandon Belt, seen here in July of 2017, struck out looking with runners at the corners in his pinch-hitting appearance on Friday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Johnny Cueto is working his way back.  (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants: Injury updates on Mac Williamson, Hunter Pence, Mark Melancon and Johnny Cueto

AT&T Park -- Injured San Francisco Giants starter Johnny Cueto (elbow) will…

Johnny Cueto is working his way back.  (Emma Chiang/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, seen here in May of 2017, couldn't hold back the Brewers on Thursday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Sean Manaea, pictured in September of 2017, threw a no-hitter on April 22, 2018, and finally returned to form on Sunday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Giants and A’s: Grading out the Bay Area’s baseball teams after the first month of the season

A common thread connects both Bay Area ball clubs: The Oakland A’s…

Sean Manaea, pictured in September of 2017, threw a no-hitter on April 22, 2018, and finally returned to form on Sunday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Carlos Hyde is gone after signing with the Cleveland Browns on Wednesday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

There’s been no shortage of madness this March

Get your Boss Buttons ready, day-jobbers … It’s that thrilling time of…

Carlos Hyde is gone after signing with the Cleveland Browns on Wednesday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Mark Melancon didn’t throw much in the 2017 season, but he faced live hitting for the first time since Sept. 5 on Wednesday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Johnny Cueto, Mark Melancon take the mound; A’s build a Treehouse

The San Francisco Giants’ two most-important right-handers — Johnny Cueto and Mark…

Mark Melancon didn’t throw much in the 2017 season, but he faced live hitting for the first time since Sept. 5 on Wednesday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The Giants front office likes what it's seen out of Jarrett Parker since the outfielder came off the disabled list. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Giants get early jump on daunting offseason

AT&T PARK — There’s a whiteboard hidden inside the San Francisco Giants’…

The Giants front office likes what it's seen out of Jarrett Parker since the outfielder came off the disabled list. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Hunter Pence was placed on the disabled list on Monday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Hunter Pence optimistic for short DL stint; Giants closer nears return

AT&T PARK — After Hunter Pence pushed through a right hamstring injury last…

Hunter Pence was placed on the disabled list on Monday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
With Angel Pagan out of the lineup, the Giants have a big question mark in left field. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Giants’ biggest lineup question heading into spring training: Who plays left field?

AT&T PARK — The San Francisco Giants have relatively few position dilemmas…

With Angel Pagan out of the lineup, the Giants have a big question mark in left field. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Johnny Cueto is expected to return later this week. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Johnny Cueto to start Thursday, while Eduardo Núñez unlikely to return until weekend

AT&T PARK — Bruce Bochy was some 15 minutes late to his pregame press…

Johnny Cueto is expected to return later this week. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
When baseball players struggle with hamstring injuries, as Hunter Pence did, caution is typically the way to go. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Giants take cautious approach with ailing stars

The Giants have struggled since the All-Star Break, stumbling to a 2-9…

When baseball players struggle with hamstring injuries, as Hunter Pence did, caution is typically the way to go. (Jeff Chiu/AP)