What’s wrong with a Giants defense that just isn’t good enough?

Really wherever you look, the numbers are damning. Errors are passe, a blunt way of measuring a defensive play without much context. And yet, the Giants rank last in the majors with 19 entering Tuesday’s action. Their .970 fielding percentage, which again is imprecise and does not take into account range, is a big league-worst […]

MLB Rumors: Latest Buzz on Aaron Judge’s Injury Rehab, Joey Bart, More

The New York Yankees had to rely on their depth to win in 2019. Stars like Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton, Luis Severino, Miguel Andujar and others all spent extensive time on the injured list, forcing unheralded players like Gio Urshela and Luke Voit to take on key roles. New York’s collective will paid off in […]

Why George Springer should be Giants’ Mookie Betts free-agency Plan B

No, $310 million isn’t a smokescreen. That’s what the Giants offered Harper in February 2019 before the former NL MVP eventually signed with the Philadelphia Phillies. Harper, at 26 years old, was the rare free agent who made sense for the rebuilding Giants to offer such a larger, and long (12 years), contract. So, who’s next in line for the […]

How will the Giants catch the ball in 2020? Let’s consult ‘The Fielding Bible’

Reigning AL Gold Glove second baseman Yolmer Sánchez made his first spring start as a shortstop for the Giants the other day. He was playing to the right of second base in an exaggerated shift. The batter hit a popup to the left side. Sánchez sprinted and sprinted and sprinted and then left his feet […]

Breaking down the Giants’ five CF options

The Giants waited until the second week of the regular season to acquire their everyday center fielder last year, sending three players to the Blue Jays in exchange for veteran Kevin Pillar. After non-tendering Pillar in December, the Giants will be on the hunt for another center fielder this spring. They will have less depth […]

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