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  • Giants prospect Shaw ready to showcase power
    Chris Shaw ranks No. 1 on MLB Pipeline's 2017 list of Giants prospects, lending the impression that his ascent to the Majors is inevitable. It just might be, given his propensity for power hitting.
  • McCutchen takes Bumgarner deep in BP
    The Giants scheduled their first session of live batting practice Tuesday, and Andrew McCutchen celebrated the occasion by clobbering a home run off Madison Bumgarner and crushing a wall ball off Andrew Suarez.
  • All clubs to don Douglas caps for ST openers
    All 30 Major League teams will wear Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School baseball caps before their Spring Training games this weekend to show support for the Parkland, Fla., community and the Stoneman Douglas student body after the tragic shooting at the school on Feb. 14.
  • Hall of Famer Cepeda hospitalized in Bay Area
    Giants legend and Hall of Famer Orlando Cepeda was rushed to a Bay Area hospital on Monday night.
  • Giants in high spirits at first full workout
    Almost midway through their calisthenics before Monday's opening full-squad workout, the Giants suddenly broke into rhythmic clapping. As left fielder Hunter Pence revealed, the moment was indeed planned. But the feeling behind it was spontaneous.
  • Watson open to any role in Giants bullpen
    Giants reliever Tony Watson is ready for anything. "Whatever the game dictates," he said in the Giants' clubhouse at Scottsdale Stadium on Monday, when the team officially announced his two-year deal with an option for a third season.
  • MLB announces pace of play initiatives for '18
    Major League Baseball will implement new pace of play rules for the 2018 season, Commissioner Rob Manfred announced Monday, but there will be no pitch clock this season.
  • Giants' Top 30 Prospects list
    Who do the Giants have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for San Francisco's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
  • Holland eyes spot on his family's favorite club
    Should Derek Holland win a job on the Giants' Opening Day rotation, he'll learn plenty about Willie Mays and Willie McCovey, Stu Miller and the 1961 All-Star Game, the Alou brothers, Masanori Murakami, Bobby and Barry Bonds, Jack and Will Clark, Brian Johnson, the 'Stick (Candlestick Park) and the Shooter (Rod Beck). Count on it.
  • Giants hope for more success with former Bucs
    Historically, engineering trades with the Pirates or signing free agents who are fresh off playing for them has worked well for the Giants.
  • Giants sign lefty reliever Watson to 2-year deal
    The Giants added a much-needed left-hander to solidify their bullpen by agreeing with free agent Tony Watson on a multiyear contract.
  • '18 Player Preview: Dominate your fantasy draft
    From baseball's brightest stars to the next great fantasy steal lurking on the Giants' depth chart, everything you need to know is one click away.
  • Rule 5 pick Fernandez aims for roster spot
    Rarely does a Rule 5 Draft choice make the Opening Day roster. Julian Fernandez might not be an exception, but he could force the Giants to consider alternate ways to retain his services.
  • Strickland schooled by Smoltz on sliders
    When Giants right-hander Hunter Strickland sought offseason pitching tips, he bypassed peers, turned past teachers, eschewed experts and spurned sages. Strickland didn't mess around. He went all the way to the master.
  • Giants impressed by Lincecum's showcase
    The Giants liked what they saw of Tim Lincecum during the free agent's showcase effort Thursday. Whether that was enough to prompt the club to seek a reunion with its former staff ace remains uncertain.
  • Family friend taught Blach how to throw lefty
    Anytime someone insists that left-handers are born, not made, invoke the saga of Ty Blach. The Giants lefty is a natural righty. He does everything right-handed -- eating, playing golf, swinging a bat and throwing a football. Everything, that is, except pitch.
  • Bochy: 'We're looking for these guys to step up'
    Hector Sanchez said on Thursday that two other teams expressed interest in him as a Minor League free-agent acquisition. Once the Giants contacted him, however, any discussion ended regarding which club he might select.
  • Bench role doesn't disturb cheery Sandoval
    With Evan Longoria acquired to play third base, Pablo Sandoval is likely relegated to the Giants' bench -- but Panda doesn't mind at all.
  • Lincecum back? Righty hits 93 mph for scouts
    Tim Lincecum's attempt at a Major League comeback took a huge step forward Thursday when the two-time National League Cy Young Award winner held a showcase outside of Seattle. According to a source who watched Lincecum throw, the 33-year-old right-hander should find himself in a big league camp in the near future.
  • Ailing Cueto to take it easy for a few days
    Right-handed pitcher Johnny Cueto began a five-day stretch of diminished activity Wednesday, which prevented him from participating in the Giants' initial workout for pitchers and catchers.
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