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Giants, pitcher Jon Lester to meet next week

Inside Bay Area (By Alex Pavlovic <a href='mailto:apavlovic) — Former A's, Boston Red Sox ace Jon Lester is a free agent and will sit down with the Giants next week to discuss the possibility of coming to AT&T Park.
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Report: Giants plan to meet with Jon Lester next week

Inside Bay Area (Bay Area News Group) — Jon Lester, the former Oakland A's and Boston Red Sox left-hander, is a free agent, and the Giants' rotation has some questions after Matt Cain's elbow surgery and subpar years by Tim Lincecum and...
  • 2 days ago
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Giants' third base coach Flannery leaving club

Inside Bay Area (By Alex Pavlovic <a href='mailto:apavlovic) — Tim Flannery's Facebook post says his nine-year run with Giants is over.
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Sandoval on leaving Giants: He wants 'a new challenge'

Inside Bay Area (By Alex Pavlovic <a href='mailto:apavlovic) — San Francisco Giants former third baseman Pablo Sandoval finalizes $95 million deal with the Boston Red Sox and is introduced at Fenway Park
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Giants statement regarding Pablo Sandoval's departure

Inside Bay Area (Bay Area News Group) — San Francisco Giants wish Pablo Sandoval the best with the Boston Red Sox, say they will miss the 2012 World Series MVP.
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Kawakami: Why Giants will so dearly miss Pablo Sandoval

Inside Bay Area (By Tim Kawakami Mercury News columnist) — San Francisco Giants without the Kung Fu Panda at third base will be taking a step backwards.
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Purdy: Pablo Sandoval yielding to Beantown love

Inside Bay Area (By Mark Purdy Mercury News Columnist) — Boston made the case that Sandoval could slip into the team's current lineup at third base, then become the team's designated hitter when 39-year-old David Ortiz retires.
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Giants' Pablo Sandoval heads to Red Sox: Social media reaction

Inside Bay Area (By George Kelly Bay Area News Group) — San Francisco third baseman, nicknamed "Kung Fu Panda" and beloved for astonishing post-season productivity, reportedly signs five-year $100 million contract Monday
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Report: Giants lose Pablo Sandoval to Red Sox

Inside Bay Area (By Alex Pavlovic <a href='mailto:apavlovic) — San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval has reportedly agreed to a free-agent contract with the Boston Red Sox
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Giants' Evans expects Sandoval's decision by Thanksgiving

Inside Bay Area (By Alex Pavlovic <a href='mailto:apavlovic) — During an appearance on KNBR on Thursday, San Francisco Giants assistant general manager Bobby Evans said he thinks Pablo Sandoval will decide by Thanksgiving whether to re-sign with the Giants or...
  • 6 days ago
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Purdy: Giants have no excuse not to sign Sandoval

Inside Bay Area (By Mark Purdy Mercury News Columnist) — The San Francisco Giants have plenty of money, and if they allow Pablo Sandoval to leave, they should be ashamed of themselves.
  • 7 days ago
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How Hulk Hogan's MLB dreams got crushed

Inside Bay Area (By Daniel Brown <a href='mailto:dbrown@mer) — Hulk Hogan continued his Bay Area tour Friday at Levi's Stadium, site of upcoming WrestleMania event.
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Alvin Dark career highlights

Inside Bay Area (By Elliott Almond <a href='mailto:ealmond@) — Alvin Dark was three-time All-Star who appeared in three World Series as a player and managed in two more in San Francisco and Oakland
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1974 A's championship manager Alvin Dark dies

Inside Bay Area (Bay Area News Group) — Former A's and Giants manager Alvin Dark dies.
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No joking around when Rob Schneider talks about the San Francisco Giants

Inside Bay Area (BY JOHN STANLEY Special to the Tribun) — Among the 35,561 spectators at Kansas City's Kauffman Stadium (aka "The K") during the final two games of the 2014 World Series, almost anonymously lost among a roaring crowd, sat one-time...
  • 14 days ago
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Kawakami: Five reasons Pablo Sandoval stays with the Giants

Inside Bay Area (By Tim Kawakami Mercury News Columnist) — Gut feeling is that free agent third baseman Pablo Sandoval will wind up staying with the World Series champion San Francisco Giants.
  • 15 days ago
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Vandals cause over $ 140,000 in damages to MUNI buses after Giants' World Series win

Inside Bay Area (Bay City News Service) — Twenty-eight San Francisco Muni buses sustained $140,000 worth of damage at the hands of vandals following the San Francisco Giants World Series win last month, according to a San Francisco...
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San Francisco Giants pitcher Jake Peavy planning to buy a SF cable car and turn it into a mobile bar

Inside Bay Area (Pueng Vongs, Bay Area News Group) — San Francisco Giants Jake Peavy plans to commemorate his team's 2014 World Series win in a very special way.
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Thompson: Giants smart to prioritize Sandoval

Inside Bay Area (By Marcus Thompson II Bay Area News Group) — San Francisco Giants are in the business of winning titles, which is why they have to re-sign Pablo Sandoval
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Pablo Sandoval is Giants' only concern -- for now

Inside Bay Area (By Alex Pavlovic <a href='mailto:apavlovic) — For the World Series champion San Francisco Giants, no other moves will contemplated until they reach a decision on free-agent third baseman Pablo Sandoval.
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Blog Articles

Tim Flannery steps down as SF Giants’ third-base coach

SFGate.com (Henry Schulman) — Twenty minutes ago, Tim Flannery announced on his Facebook page that he is stepping down as the Giants’ third-base coach. “I thought you should know that today, officially, I have...
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Pablo Sandoval explains his move to Boston

SFGate.com (Henry Schulman) — Pablo Sandoval just concluded his news conference in Boston after signing what proved to be a deal identical to what the Giants offered: five years, $95 million with a sixth-year option. He...
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It’s official: Pablo Sandoval going to Red Sox, plus SF Giants’ response

SFGate.com (Henry Schulman) — The Giants and the fans in San Francisco are losing their Kung Fu Panda. Third baseman Pablo Sandoval on Monday agreed to a five-year contract with the Red Sox reportedly worth about $100 million,...
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Sandoval might be Boston-bound, plus details of SF Giants’ offer

SFGate.com (Henry Schulman) — At the moment, the Giants know what you and I know, that a lot of media reports this morning suggest that Pablo Sandoval has agreed to sign with the Boston Red Sox. But the Giants also say they...
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SF Giants feel they are ‘right in the middle’ of Sandoval talks

SFGate.com (Henry Schulman) — I just got off the phone with Giants assistant general manager Bobby Evans, who said the club still feels confident that Pablo Sandoval will give San Francisco every chance of re-signing him....
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Report: Pablo Sandoval leaves Boston, expects offer

SFGate.com (Henry Schulman) — Gordon Edes of ESPN.com, who covers the Red Sox, just tweeted that Pablo Sandoval’s meet-and-greet in Boston ended today without the Panda getting an offer. He quoted Sandoval’s...
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SF Giants release spring training schedule, and here it is

SFGate.com (Henry Schulman) — The Giants will play 33 games in Arizona, starting Tuesday March 3 at the A’s new digs at HoHoKam Park in Mesa. Single-game tickets go on sale at 10 p.m. Jan. 13. Here is the schedule. All...
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SF Giants test out their Madison Bumgarner impersonations

SFGate.com (Katie Dowd) — It’s well established that Madison Bumgarner is a down-home, country sort of guy. And that distinctive personality makes for some very funny impressions. Fox Sports recently asked the San...
  • 11 days ago
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Touted SF Giants pitching prospect suspended under drug program

SFGate.com (Henry Schulman) — Adelberto Mejia, a left-hander who started 21 games for the Giants’ Double-A team in Richmond, Va., last season, was caught using a banned stimulant and will be suspended for the first 50...
  • 13 days ago
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Two-team race for SF Giants’ Pablo Sandoval? Don’t bet on it

SFGate.com (Henry Schulman) — The big problem with Hot Stove “rumors” is that some teams just don’t play the game. By “the game,” I mean using the media to disseminate information. Some teams...
  • 15 days ago
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Matt Williams wins NL Manager of the Year; Bruce Bochy third

SFGate.com (Henry Schulman) — Matt Williams, the former Giants third baseman and rookie skipper for the Washington Nationals, was just named 2014 National League Manager of the Year. Clint Hurdle of the Pirates was second. The...
  • 15 days ago
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The best photos of the 2014 San Francisco Giants

SFGate.com (Katie Dowd) — In 2014, the phrase “even years” took on a new meaning for Giants fans. After a season of the usual torture, the Giants brought home their third World Series championship in the last...
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Sabean, Bochy discuss Sandoval, Lincecum and where the other SF Giants free agents stand

SFGate.com (Henry Schulman) — Tim Lincecum is expected to return to the Giants’ rotation in 2015. Whom he sees when he swivels his head toward third base is the all-consuming question within the front office as the...
  • 20 days ago
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SF Giants coach to get Rays managerial interview

SFGate.com (Henry Schulman) — Giants bench coach Ron Wotus is one of eight finalist for the Tampa Bay Rays managing job that became open when Joe Maddon opted out of his contract. Wotus, the bench coach through three managers...
  • 21 days ago
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A-Rod offers reminder: Savor rare gem of World Series Game 7

SFGate.com (Ron Kroichick) — Here’s an early look at my Page 2 column in Thursday’s Sporting Green: One week, baseball rocks. The next week, it reeks. Last Wednesday showcased America’s national pastime at its...
  • 21 days ago
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Bruce Bochy a finalist for NL Manager of the Year

SFGate.com (Henry Schulman) — Bruce Bochy is a finalist for National League Manager of the year, as voted by members of the Baseball Writers Association of America, but despite all the accolades he received for third...
  • 22 days ago
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Madison Bumgarner gives Jimmy Fallon some “Mad Bum” underwear

SFGate.com (Peter Hockaday) — To the victors go the talk shows. Giants star and World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner made an appearance on the “Tonight Show” on Monday, joking with Jimmy Fallon about “Mad...
  • 23 days ago
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SF Giants extend Pablo Sandoval $15.3 million qualifying offer

SFGate.com (Henry Schulman) — The Giants, as expected, extended third baseman Pablo Sandoval a $15.3 million qualifying offer for 2015, a procedural move that could hurt Sandoval in free agency by forcing any team that signs...
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Today’s SF Giants parade — who, what, when, where, why (you can figure out why)

SFGate.com (John Shea) — Today’s parade starts at noon, rolling from the foot of Market near the Ferry Building down Market to the Civic Center, ending on the steps of City Hall. It’ll run two miles and about...
  • 27 days ago
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Live coverage: SF Giants celebrate with World Series Parade

SFGate.com (Katie Dowd) — Live updates from throughout the SF Giants' World Series parade route. The parade starts at noon.
  • 27 days ago
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