| Apr 21, 2015
| 12:47 PM
Our parents taught as young children never to kick anyone when they’re down, unless it’s the San Francisco Giants.
Then, have at it. So forgive the gleefulness here, but seriously, how do you plummet so miserably in one off-season? It’...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 7:10 PM
The San Francisco Giants placed right-hander Matt Cain on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday because of a flexor tendon strain in his right forearm.
Cain, 30, will return to San Francisco for further evaluation after an MRI exam revealed the strain, the...
| Apr 4, 2015
| 6:56 PM
These should be the big, bold, brash San Diego Padres.
They always could pitch. Now they can hit. Now they can win.
You do not import an entire outfield of sluggers — Matt Kemp, Wil Myers and Justin Upton — and talk gingerly of hoping to...
| Mar 8, 2015
| 7:00 PM
Even before Brandon McCarthy had any inkling he might sign with the Dodgers, he was intrigued when they hired Andrew Friedman to be their president of baseball operations. McCarthy's curiosity increased when the analytically-inclined Friedman added Farhan...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 1:56 PM
— As recently as 2008 Dan Haren threw 96 mph. He no longer has that in his back pocket, but what he does have continues to do the job.
Like just about every other guy who makes his living 60-feet, 6-inches from home plate, Haren has lost...
| Feb 18, 2015
Washington's star-studded rotation reports to Florida. Matt Harvey continues his comeback with the Mets. Russell Martin gets a closer look at Toronto's pitching staff.
While much of the Northeast and Midwest navigates bitter cold and piles of snow,...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 5:36 PM
Before the San Francisco Giants enjoyed their third parade in five years, before a Chevrolet executive memorably advised World Series most valuable player Madison Bumgarner he had won a truck equipped with "technology and stuff," before the "Mad Bum"...
| Feb 14, 2015
Max Scherzer and Jon Lester might as well have neon-green dollar signs stamped all over their uniforms and caps when spring training opens next week.
Their careers were redefined this offseason when they joined baseball's elite echelon of $100 million...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 3:18 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Free agent right-hander Ryan Vogelsong reached agreement Friday on a $4 million, one-year deal to stay with the San Francisco Giants.
Vogelsong, a former Kutztown University and Iron Pigs pitcher, passed a physical and reached...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 8:05 PM
PHOENIX — After grooming Ben Cherington replace him eventually with the Red Sox, Cubs President Theo Epstein goes head-to-head against his one-time protege for the first time since both interviewed Dale Sveum for their manager openings three years...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Judging from the various degrees of interest, the only stress free agent left-hander Jon Lester will encounter will be saying ‘’no thanks’’ to the teams he’ll turn down.
The interest in Lester, 30, has swelled and become...