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San Francisco Giants May Get Bamgarner, Melancon Back Soon

Both San Francisco Giants pitchers Madison Bumgarner and Mark Melancon are getting closer to joining the team. The news couldn’t come soon enough. According to Bob Hille of The Sporting News, “The Giants saw progress on two fronts Thursday as ace Madison Bumgarner and closer Mark Melancon hit significant progress points in their return from injuries that have sidelined them all season.” Both players would be instrumental in a potential
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San Francisco Giants Place Closer Mark Melancon On Disabled List

This isn’t the San Francisco Giants needed knowing their pitching staff is already thin to start the 2018 season. Per ESPN.com, closer Mark Melancon was placed on the 10-day disabled list Thursday with a right elbow flexor strain. According to the story, the move was made retroactive to March 26. Right-hander Reyes Moronta was recalled from Triple-A to fill Melancon's roster spot. He becomes the third high-profile pitcher to hit
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BREAKING: Bryce Harper Suspended 4 Games, Fined For Fighting

BREAKING: Bryce Harper, of the Washington Nationals, has been reportedly suspended for four games. The same report also indicates that he will be fined. This suspension is the result of a physical altercation that took place between him, and San Francisco Giants pitcher Hunter Strickland. The incident occurred during a game yesterday. During the eighth inning, Strickland hit Harper with a pitch and then chaos ensured. Harper charged the mound,
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San Francisco Giants: Predicting the 25-man roster

As Spring Training winds down, the San Francisco Giants have some very serious decisions to make with regards to their 2017 Opening Day roster. Let’s take a look at the 25 players likely to make the roster when the Giants break camp. [Jeff] Catcher (2): Buster Posey, Nick Hundley Posey is the face of the franchise, but he turns 30 this week. Last year he started 37 games at catcher,
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San Francisco Giants: Three Spring Training Story Lines to Watch

The San Francisco Giants are hoping to return to prominence and the World Series this year. They seemed on the verge of pulling it off last year until their bullpen let them down against the Cubs. They are retooled and ready to make another playoff run. While the Giants are unlikely to surpass the Dodgers to win the NL West, they should still make it to the playoffs. If they
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San Francisco Giants: Five Bold Predictions for 2017

For the first time since 2009, the San Francisco Giants go into an odd-year Spring Training without a title to defend. This year finds the Giants in transition, with a new look bullpen. The Giants are one of the best teams in baseball, and fans have high expectations. Here are five bold predictions of how the season will play out. [Jeff] The Giants will have the best rotation in the
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San Francisco Giants’ 2017 Projected Starting Rotation

The San Francisco Giants have had a peculiar relationship with their rotation over the last decade or so. First it was “Lincecum, Cain and pray for rain” because Matt Cain and two-time Cy Young Winner-turned-worst-pitcher-in-baseball Tim Lincecum were dragging anemic rotations and offenses through the year. Then pitching, and specifically starting pitching, became a key component of their 2010, 2012 and 2014 campaigns, with Madison Bumgarner turning in arguably the
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Brandon Belt: The San Francisco Giants’ secret superstar

The San Francisco Giants of the 2010s conjure up images of Buster Posey, Madison Bumgarner, and Hunter Pence. These three have formed the public face of the Giants to much of the nation as the teams’ superstars during their run. As the Giants enter their first even-yeared Winter Meetings without being champs since 2008, a new face is emerging. Brandon Belt quietly had one of the most productive 2016 campaigns in
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San Francisco Giants Rumors: Possible Pablo Sandoval reunion makes sense

It's been an utter disaster between the Boston Red Sox and Pablo Sandoval ever since the two sides agreed to a deal two years ago. Ever since Sandoval left the San Francisco Giants to sign the five-year, $95 million deal with Boston before the 2015 season, it's been one thing after another for Sandoval that has spelled disaster and bust of a contract for the guy known as "Kung Fu