Monday, August 6, 2012

49ers: Crabtree Returns to Practice Field; Brooks, Hunter Impressing


Not since July 27 has San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree been on a practice field in Santa Clara.
            The long-awaited return of the talented wide-out had to wait 10 days, including seven practices, but Crabtree ran onto the field Monday suited up in full pads ready to practice -- sort of.

Sunday, July 29, 2012

49ers: Harbaugh Defends Rookie A.J. Jenkins As Criticism Builds


Of the several offseason topics surrounding the San Francisco 49ers prior to the start of training camp, one seemed to stand out because of the criticism it took at the time the decision was made.
            The overall consensus from people in the know and in the media was that 49ers’ 2012 first-round draft pick A.J. Jenkins was struggling.

Saturday, July 28, 2012

San Francisco Giants: Sandoval to the DL, Scutaro’s Arrival and Burriss DFA’d


The San Francisco Giants had a bevy of moves on the agenda before Saturday’s game against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
            As presumed, Pablo Sandoval was sent to the 15-day DL with a strained left hamstring, and Aubrey Huff was called up.

Sunday, July 22, 2012

Bob Melvin Sees Similarities in 2012 Oakland A’s and 2007 NL West Champion D-Backs


It is no secret the Oakland A’s have gone far above all expectations this season.  They have been arguably the biggest surprise in the MLB this season, and their walk-off win against the New York Yankees on Friday night only proved that on more of a national level.

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Melky Cabrera Willing To Re-Sign With San Francisco Giants

Lost in the news of the San Francisco Giants claiming ownage over the 2012 MLB All-Star Game on Tuesday night was the comments Melky Cabrera made before the game about his long-term plans for the future of his MLB career.

MLB.com's Chris Haft is reporting that Cabrera is willing to re-sign with the Giants on a long-term deal in the near future.

Sunday, July 8, 2012

San Francisco Giants: Bochy Will Not Skip Tim Lincecum's Next Start

Just minutes after the San Francisco Giants were blown out by the MLB's first-half surprise team the Pittsburgh Pirates, 13-2, Giants manager Bruce Bochy made it clear there would be no changes to the team's regularly scheduled starting rotation.

Tim Lincecum: Where Do the San Francisco Giants Go From Here?

Tim Lincecum gave up seven hits and six earned runs in 3.1 innings pitched on Sunday in Pittsburgh.  Bruce Bochy and the San Francisco Giants now have some decisions to make heading into the second half the season.