Marco Scutaro

Wilfredo Lee/AP File PhotoMarco Scutaro was designated for assignment today as he recovers from back surgery.

2B Marco Scutaro designated for assignment by Giants

SAN FRANCISCO -- Second baseman Marco Scutaro was designated for assignment by…

 

Eric Risberg/AP PhotoSan Francisco Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro has undergone back surgery that could end his career.

Giants second baseman Scutaro has back surgery

SAN FRANCISCO -- San Francisco Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro underwent back…

 

Ben Margot/2013 AP file photoWhile the Giants gave Marco Scutaro a nice contract after helping them win the 2012 World Series

Giants might have short leash when Scutaro returns from injury

Nobody will ever be able to accuse the Giants of a lack…

 

Michael Perez/APThe Giants’ Brandon Crawford strokes a bases-loaded double in the 14th inning to snap a 5-5 tie. Crawford came around to score.

Replacing Scutaro will be tough on Giants

The Giants announced their Opening Day roster on Saturday, and on paper,…

Michael Perez/APThe Giants’ Brandon Crawford strokes a bases-loaded double in the 14th inning to snap a 5-5 tie. Crawford came around to score.
Ben Margot/apSan Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford

Crawford would be ideal for No. 2 spot in Giants’ lineup

A lot is made of who hits where in a batting order,…

Ben Margot/apSan Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford
Ben Margot/apSan Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford

Giants headed back to The City after spring win

The Giants wrapped up Cactus League play in style as catcher Hector…

Ben Margot/apSan Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford
Ben Margot/apSan Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford

Giants second baseman Scutaro optimistic heading into 2014

The setbacks that limited Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro to 127 games…

Ben Margot/apSan Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford
AP Photo/Barry GutierrezSan Francisco Giants' Marco Scutaro

Rockies' Chacin takes no-hitter into 7th against Giants

Jhoulys Chacin did not allow a hit until there were two outs…

AP Photo/Barry GutierrezSan Francisco Giants' Marco Scutaro
AP Photo/Marcio Jose SanchezSan Francisco Giants' Marco Scutaro (19) is hugged by teammates Brandon Belt

Giants rally past Red Sox 3-2

Brayan Villarreal walked Marco Scutaro with the bases loaded and two outs…

AP Photo/Marcio Jose SanchezSan Francisco Giants' Marco Scutaro (19) is hugged by teammates Brandon Belt
AP Photo/Jae C. HongSan Francisco Giants' Gregor Blanco hits a RBI single to tie the game during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday

Kershaw outduels Lincecum, Dodgers beat Giants 4-2

LOS ANGELES — Clayton Kershaw outpitched Tim Lincecum in the seventh regular-season…

AP Photo/Jae C. HongSan Francisco Giants' Gregor Blanco hits a RBI single to tie the game during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday
Ben Margot/apSan Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford

Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro hoping to play through finger injury

Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro has a "mallet finger" but it may…

Ben Margot/apSan Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford
Ben Margot/apSan Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford

Marco Scutaro injured as Giants no match for Pirates' prized rookie Gerrit Cole

PITTSBURGH — The Giants had bigger issues to worry about after being…

Ben Margot/apSan Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford