San Francisco Giants: Latest Cuts Clear Up Roster Battles

San Francisco Giants Roger Kieschnick

On Friday the San Francisco Giants eliminated two players from contention to make the Opening Day roster, optioning infielder Nick Noonan and outfielder Roger Kieschnick to Triple-A Fresno. Though neither of these cuts were overly surprising, they do give us […]

Projecting San Francisco Giants Minor League Rosters: Triple-A

San Francisco Giants Gary Brown

San Francisco Giants Stay Uncontroversial with Latest Cuts

San Francisco Giants Jose De Paula

The San Francisco Giants made their second round of mass roster cuts on Wednesday, reassigning pitchers Mason Tobin, Jason Berken and Mitch Lively, third baseman Chris Dominguez, and catcher Andrew Susac to minor league camp while optioning pitchers Mike Kickham […]

Predicting the San Francisco Giants’ Opening Day 25-Man Roster

San Francisco Giants Marco Scutaro

Analyzing the San Francisco Giants’ Roster as Cutdowns Approach

San Francisco Giants Mike Kickham

Now that the midway point of spring training is upon us, it’s about time for teams to start making some sizable cutdowns as they start to give their regular players some more playing time and give more consistent work to […]

San Francisco Giants: Angel Villalona Showing Promise

San Francisco Giants Angel Villalona

There wasn’t much to take away from Sunday’s matchup of San Francisco Giants prospects pitted against current Giants and players trying to make the big-league club. However, one bright spot was first baseman Angel Villalona, and there’s reason to believe […]

San Francisco Giants: Brandon Hicks Making an Impression

San Francisco Giants Brandon Hicks

The San Francisco Giants have pretty much narrowed down their group of Opening Day roster candidates to just a few players beyond the 25 that they’ll end up carrying. 28-year-old big-league veteran Brandon Hicks had not appeared to be part […]

No Surprises Among San Francisco Giants’ First Round of Cuts

San Francisco Giants Angel Villalona

The San Francisco Giants began the annual process of trimming their spring training roster on Thursday morning, optioning first baseman Angel Villalona to Triple-A Fresno and reassigning pitchers Clayton Blackburn, Ty Blach, Chris Heston, Jose Casilla, Kyle Crick, Sandy Rosario, […]

San Francisco Giants: Has Gary Brown Finally Figured It Out?

San Francisco Giants Gary Brown

Things haven’t gone too well for former San Francisco Giants first rounder Gary Brown over the past couple  years, and each time his struggles have started in spring training. So could things be looking up for the 25-year-old now that […]

San Francisco Giants: Will Mark Minicozzi be a Big League Contributor?

Milwaukee Brewers v San Francisco Giants

Every year during the early days of spring training, we see the media fawn over lovable minor league veterans who are fighting the odds to try to gain spots on the big-league roster. Last year, in the San Francisco Giants’ […]

San Francisco Giants: Mark Minicozzi Continues to Open Eyes

San Francisco Giants Mark Minicozzi

Coming into the first official start of his MLB spring training career on Friday, San Francisco Giants non-roster invitee Mark Minicozzi gained quite a bit of press detailing his tumultuous journey just to make it into a big-league camp. It […]

Ehire Adrianza Impressive in Early San Francisco Giants Action

San Francisco Giants Ehire Adrianza

Last week, San Francisco Giants infielder Ehire Adrianza opened some eyes when he hit a home run on the first live batting practice pitch he faced. Now with a few days of game action under his belt, the 24-year-old is […]