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FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2019 file photo, Atlanta Braves' Billy Hamilton reacts after popping out to end a baseball game against the Washington Nationals in Atlanta. The San Francisco Giants believe they might be making a little major league history this spring: as the first team with uniform numbers 0 and 00 in the same year. When the Giants added Hamilton on a minor league deal earlier this month, equipment manager Brad Grems called the league to make sure there's a difference between the two, because new first base coach Antoan Richardson had claimed 00 already. (AP Photo/John Amis)

San Francisco Giants are putting up zeroes, using Nos. 0, 00

Feb. 18, 2020 9:52 AM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The San Francisco Giants are putting up zeroes. They believe they are doing something rarely seen: using uniform numbers 0 and 00 in the same year. When San Francisco added speedy outfielder Billy Hamilton with a minor league deal earlier this month, equipment manager Brad Grems...

Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin watches as pitchers throw during spring training baseball, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in Mesa, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Bay Bridge spanned: A's, Giants make 1st trade since 1990

Feb. 15, 2020 4:23 PM EST

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — The first baseball trade in almost 30 years between two teams separated only by a bay and a bridge happened Saturday, when the San Francisco Giants and Oakland Athletics completed a deal. In a move to add experience to their bullpen, the A’s got right-hander Burch Smith from the...

San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey, right, jumps in the air as he warms up with teammates during spring training baseball workouts for pitchers and catchers Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Buster Posey feeling healthy at last, power stroke returning

Feb. 13, 2020 4:26 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Buster Posey caught a pair of bullpens on Day 1 and his body recovered beautifully. Sure, that's hardly his full workload or even close to comparable to a long regular season of travel and quick turnarounds. But Posey can certainly relish how reassuring it is to finally feel like...

Giants' Bart makes early impression in spring training

Feb. 12, 2020 6:35 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Joey Bart might not be ticketed for the big leagues to start this season, but at least the San Francisco Giants’ top catching prospect will get a long look in spring training. Bart, the No. 2 overall pick in Major League Baseball’s first year player draft in 2018, is...

FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019 file photo, Arizona Diamondbacks second baseman Wilmer Flores (41) in the first inning during a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies, in Phoenix. Versatile infielder Wilmer Flores and the San Francisco Giants finalized a $6.25 million, two-year contract Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020 as spring training began, giving the club a proven hitter against left-handed pitching. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)

Flores, Giants finalize $6.25M, 2-year deal; Cahill agrees

Feb. 12, 2020 5:52 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Versatile infielder Wilmer Flores and the San Francisco Giants finalized a $6.25 million, two-year contract Wednesday as spring training began, giving the club a proven hitter against left-handed pitching. Flores will earn $3 million each of the next two seasons, and the deal...

Giants add veteran pitcher Cahill on minor league deal

Feb. 12, 2020 12:44 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The San Francisco Giants signed veteran right-hander Trevor Cahill to a minor league contract Wednesday, and Cahill took part in the day's first spring training workout for pitchers and catchers. Cahill, 31, is on his eighth team in his 12th major league season. He's wearing his...

FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2019, file photo, San Francisco Giants manager Gabe Kapler stands on the field and looks out at Oracle Park in San Francisco after being introduced. Kapler knew from the get-go when named San Francisco's new manager the pressure he would feel taking over as leader of a franchise that has had so many good ones in recent memory. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

Kapler enjoys new digs as San Francisco Giants manager

Feb. 11, 2020 4:22 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Gabe Kapler’s bright orange shoes stood out in a room decorated with blackboards, a black standing work desk on which sat a dark laptop and speakers, gray interior wall paint, black furniture and a dark large screen. Kapler’s manager’s office at spring training...

FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2018, file photo, San Francisco Giants Hunter Pence waits on deck  club before batting against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the ninth inning of a baseball game in San Francisco.  Pence is returning to the Giants, agreeing to a contract that will give the young club a veteran presence in both the outfield and clubhouse in a season of big change ahead. A person with direct knowledge of the deal said Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, that Pence had reached agreement pending a physical. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because no announcement had been made. (AP Photo/John Hefti)

Popular OF Hunter Pence returning to Giants

Feb. 8, 2020 10:38 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hunter Pence could hardly hide his enthusiasm about returning to San Francisco. “I have GIANT news... I’m back!” he posted on Twitter along with a photo of him walking across the street to the ballpark. A fan favorite while playing parts of seven seasons for the...

Giants C Garcia to miss up to eight months after hip surgery

Feb. 8, 2020 9:07 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Giants catcher Aramis Garcia had surgery on his right hip after getting injured during winter ball in the Dominican Republic in December. He will miss up to eight months. The Giants said Saturday that Garcia underwent surgery Thursday to repair the labrum in his hip. He...

FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2019, file photo, San Francisco Giants manager Gabe Kapler stands on the field and looks out at Oracle Park in San Francisco after being introduced. Kapler knew from the get-go when named San Francisco's new manager the pressure he would feel taking over as leader of a franchise that has had so many good ones in recent memory. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

Manager Gabe Kapler works on building trust with Giants fans

Feb. 7, 2020 7:27 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Gabe Kapler knew right away when he was hired as San Francisco's manager in November about the pressure he would feel taking over as leader of a franchise that has had so many good ones in recent memory. The skeptics were fierce, and he didn't deny that. He is committed to earning...