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Giants retain Peavy with 2-year deal

By The Sports Network, 5 days 17 hours ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - The San Francisco Giants have apparently re-signed right-hander Jake Peavy to a two-year contract. Although the Giants have yet to confirm the deal, the pact is believed to be worth $24 million and contains a full no-trade clause. Peavy started last season with Boston, but was dealt to San Francisco in late July after going 1-9 with a 4.72 ERA in 20 outings for the...

Report: Giants bring back Romo

By The Sports Network, 1 week 17 hours ago
San Francisco, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Francisco Giants have reportedly re-signed reliever Sergio Romo on Wednesday. According to FOX Sports, Romo and the Giants have agreed on a two-year, $15 million pact. The right-hander's numbers dipped in 2014 as he finished the year with 23 saves, a 3.72 earned run average and a 6-4 record over 64 games. Romo, who has been a part of...

Madison Bumgarner named SI Sportsman of the Year

By The Sports Network, 2 weeks 2 days ago
New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner was named the 2014 Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year on Monday. The award is presented annually to the athlete, team or coach who transcended the year in both athletic performance and character. Bumgarner led the Giants to the World Series title in October, earning a pair of victories in his two...

Former All-Star, manager Dark dies at 92

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 1 week ago
Oakland, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Former Oakland Athletics manager Alvin Dark has died at the age of 92.Dark got his first managerial position in 1961 immediately following his retirement as a player. In his second season, he led the San Francisco Giants to a National League pennant, but they lost the World Series in seven games to the New York Yankees.After four years with the Giants and stints...

Champion Giants give Sandoval qualifying offer

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 3 weeks ago
San Francisco, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The newly crowned World Series champion San Francisco Giants began their offseason by extending impending free agent Pablo Sandoval a one-year qualifying offer at Monday's deadline.The move is a mere formality, with Sandoval certain to reject the $15.3 million tender for next season and receive a lucrative multi-year deal on the open market. If the 2012...

Giants throw spooktacular bash for third World Series parade

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 3 weeks ago
San Francisco, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - For the third time in five years, the San Francisco Giants dressed as World Series champions on Halloween.The Giants beat the Kansas City Royals 3-2 in Game 7 of the Fall Classic on Wednesday night and hosted a victory parade through the city and rally Friday afternoon, celebrating a third title since 2010 with their fans.The parade began near the...

Who else? Bumgarner is Series MVP

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 3 weeks ago
Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - In five innings, Madison Bumgarner went from World Series ace to World Series closer.All the while his manager avoided him, showing Bumgarner the type of wide berth normally reserved for pitchers in the middle of a no-hitter.The stakes in this one were even bigger."I was staying away from him every inning because I was hoping he wouldn't say, 'I'm starting to...

Rounding Third: Giants ride one-man wrecking crew to a title

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 3 weeks ago
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Francisco Giants got a combined nine outs from their starting pitchers in Games 6 and 7. Yet here they are celebrating a third World Series title in five years.How is that even possible?Well, had I not seen it with my own eyes, I would not have believed it.San Francisco lefty Madison Bumgarner put forth a postseason performance we may never see again...

2014 World Series Matchup - San Francisco vs. Kansas City

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 3 weeks ago
2014 World Series Matchup - San Francisco vs. Kansas City----------------------------------------------------------Upcoming Games and ResultsGame Two: Kansas City 7, San Francisco 2Game Three: Kansas City 3, San Francisco 2Game Four: San Francisco 11, Kansas City 4Game Five: San Francisco 5, Kansas City 0Game Six: Kansas City 10, San Francisco 0Game Seven: San Francisco 3, Kansas City 2Head-to-...

2014 World Series Matchup - San Francisco vs. Kansas City

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 3 weeks ago
2014 World Series Matchup - San Francisco vs. Kansas CitySan Francisco Giants (88-74) at Kansas City Royals (89-73)Upcoming Games and ResultsGame One: San Francisco 7, Kansas City 1Game Two: Kansas City 7, San Francisco 2Game Three: Kansas City 3, San Francisco 2Game Four: San Francisco 11, Kansas City 4Game Five: San Francisco 5, Kansas City 0Game Six: Kansas City 10, San Francisco 0Game Seven:...