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San Francisco Giants Trade Jonathan Sanchez to Kansas City Royals for Melky Cabrera

The San Francisco Giants traded left handed starting pitcher Jonathan Sanchez to the Kansas City Royals for Melky Cabrera.  Let me just start off by saying that Sanchez had to go, but I still hate this trade for the Giants.  A couple of years ago there was legitimate talk about who was the better pitcher […]

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I Hope Buster Posey has Room on the Couch: Freddy Sanchez most likely out for the Year

San Francisco Giants 2B Freddy Sanchez is most likely out for the year after receiving the news that his dislocated right shoulder will need surgery.  Sanchez was the Giants # 3 Batter in the line-up and their hottest hitter since Buster Posey went down with his ankle injury. The good news for the Giants is […]

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Brandon Belt Moved to Outfield

According to the San Francisco chronicle when Brandon Belt of the Giants gets recalled to the majors it will be as either a left or right fielder and not as a first baseman.  In his first 4 games at AAA this year Belt has only played in the outfield. This has probably more to do […]

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BRANDON BELT SENT PACKING BY GIANTS

Rookie first baseman was sent to the minors today by the San Francisco Giants.  May have been too early for the promising hitter who burst on the NL Fantasy scene with last year’s tremendous minor league season.  Cody Ross came off the DL and replaced Belt on the roster.  Aubrey Huff will go back to […]

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Lance Berkman and Pablo Sandoval – Weight Key To Success?

In the pre-season, we wrote about Lance Berkman dropping 20 pounds and Pablo Sandoval dropping 40 pounds.  If NL fantasy owners were listening and grabbed these two as potential bounceback candidates, you are loving the early returns. Berkman has already pounded 6 home runs for the Cardinals to go along with 13 RBI, 14 runs […]

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Giants Will Tell Belt His Fate After Today’s Game

The San Francisco Giants play the Oakland A’s at 3:45 ET in what will be the Giants final preseason game.  Afterwords Rookie of the year candidate Brandon Belt 1B will learn his fate on whether of not he made the big league roster.  Many baseball writers around the bay area were surprised that Belt has […]

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Brian Wilson to Start Season on DL

San Francisco Giants closer Brian Wilson is going to start the season on the DL according to manager Bruce Bochy.  Bochy said Wilson feels “great” but they don’t want to rush him back from his oblique strain before he is 100% ready. Bochy named both Jeremy Affeldt, a lefty and Sergio Romo, a righty as […]

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Cody Ross Strains Calf. Injury Sounds Pretty Serious

Cody Ross of the Giants strained his right calf while making a diving catch in a spring training game yesterday.  I usually try not to report on minor insugnificent injuries (like Bryce Harpers sprained ankle a couple of days ago.  He’s in the minor leagues for heavens sake!).  But this Cody Ross injury sounds pretty […]

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Giants Notes: Mark DeRosa has Tendinitis. Brian Wilson has Strained Oblique

Mark DeRosa of the San Francisco Giants is experiencing tendinitis in his surgically repaired left wrist.  DeRosa is expected to be the primary back-up for the Giants this season at 2B,3B,SS.  DeRosa basically missed the entire season last year because of a wrist injury which eventually required surgery.  This is definetly not good news for […]

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Aubrey Huff to Start Playing More Outfield this Spring

Aubrey Huff will start to play in the OF more this spring as the Giants are seriously considering having Brandon Belt be their opening day 1B.  Huff played some outfield last season and actually played pretty well.  He would most likely play LF for the Giants as post season hero Cody Ross had RF locked […]

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