Latest San Francisco Giants News

Roger Clemens will be an analyst for ESPN on opening day

Mar. 22, 2023 18:29 PM EDT

Roger Clemens will be an analyst for ESPN when the defending World Series champion Houston Astros host the Chicago White Sox on opening day. Clemens made four appearances on last year's KayRod Cast with Michael Kay and Alex Rodriguez. He will be stepping in on March 30 for David...

Turner's grand slam lifts US over Venezuela, into WBC semis

Mar. 19, 2023 00:25 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Trea Turner hit a go-ahead grand slam in the eighth inning that lifted the United States over Venezuela 9-7 Saturday night and into the World Baseball Classic semifinals. The defending champion U.S. will face Cuba on Sunday night for a spot in the WBC final against...

Romo, 3-time World Series winner, to retire with Giants

Mar. 18, 2023 15:44 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Sergio Romo will retire as a member of the San Francisco Giants after helping the franchise win three World Series titles. The 2013 All-Star was an integral part of the team's bullpen from 2008 to 2016; the Giants won titles in 2010, 2012 and 2014. He also pitched...

Fernando Tatis Jr. gets 1st hits for Padres since 2021

Mar. 11, 2023 21:47 PM EST

A hit is a hit, even if it's only spring training. For Fernando Tatis Jr., it's been a long time coming. The San Diego Padres superstar had been 0 for 16 this spring before hitting a smash shot off the glove of Chicago White Sox shortstop Erik Gonzalez for a single in the first...

Retired Pujols believes moving into coaching `will happen'

Mar. 09, 2023 18:14 PM EST

Albert Pujols is open to transitioning into coaching. Eventually. Just not yet. The retired slugger popped into the St. Louis Cardinals spring training camp on Thursday to visit with former teammates and while he believes coaching or some other role within Major League Baseball will...

Goldschmidt's HR highlights U.S. team's loss to Giants

Mar. 09, 2023 00:42 AM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Mark DeRosa finally got to make his managerial debut in the World Baseball Classic. DeRosa is guiding a United States team that's packed with considerable power as it defends its WBC title from 2017, the last version of the competition due to the pandemic....

Dodgers SS Gavin Lux out for season after knee injury

Feb. 28, 2023 20:18 PM EST

Gavin Lux hasn't seen the video of the injury that ended his chance of being the Los Angeles Dodgers' starting shortstop this season, and has no plans to watch it. Lux will miss the season with torn ligaments in his right knee after getting hurt running the bases in a spring...

Machado rips RBI double after agreeing to $350M deal

Feb. 26, 2023 22:54 PM EST

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Manny Machado continues to be a very rich man. He also is still a very good hitter. Machado ripped an RBI double on Sunday, the same day he agreed to a new $350 million, 11-year contract that will keep him with the San Diego Padres through 2033, according to a...

Twins finalize 1-year deal with vet infielder Donovan Solano

Feb. 23, 2023 17:04 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Infielder Donovan Solano finalized a $2 million, one-year contract on Thursday with the Minnesota Twins, who added another productive and versatile player to an already deep bench. The deal was agreed to on Tuesday and completed after Solano took a physical...

Minor league pitcher Sonny Vargas gets 2nd drug suspension

Feb. 10, 2023 16:20 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Free agent pitcher Sonny Vargas was suspended for 110 games on Friday following a positive test for Boldenone, his second positive test for a performance-enhancing substance under baseball's minor league drug program. Then in the San Francisco Giants organization,...