Is he finally healthy? Is a dominant stretch like this sustainable?
A thrilling comeback, and Sacramento remembers how to hit against teams not from Las Vegas
The Pirates scored four first inning runs against Madison Bumgarner, and that was all they needed.
Bumgarner (LHP; 1-2, 4.53 FIP) vs. Jordan Lyles (RHP; 1-0, 3.19 FIP)
The Oakland slugger re-upped with the Athletics for two more years.
Leadoff hitters get the most plate appearances. Brandon Belt is the Giants only good hitter, so why not put him there?
Also: wait, what? Melky Cabrera?
Plus, Vegas does it again to Sacramento.
If you’re curious about how they work and why they’re useful, read on.
The Giants couldn’t solve Patrick Corbin, and Drew Pomeranz couldn’t solve the Nationals.
Drew Pomeranz (LHP; 0-1, 4.68 FIP) vs. Patrick Corbin (LHP; 0-0, 3.95 FIP)
It wasn’t really a great day in the system, but here’s some silver linings!
The Giants began the ninth down by seven, but they still managed to bring the tying run to the plate.
Jeff Samardzija (RHP; 1-0, 2.66 FIP) vs. Jeremy Hellickson (RHP; 1-0, 4.77 FIP)
The world is too advanced and fast for the decision-makers.
Despite the memorable moments, Pillar remains a mediocre-at-best offensive player.
Also, what do the voters think about all these player extensions?
Looking for sunshine on a cloudy day
The Giants hit three home runs and took advantage of just a terrible, terrible bullpen.
Dereck Rodríguez (RHP; 1-2, 4.35 FIP) vs. Stephen Strasburg (RHP; 1-0, 3.56 FIP)
Who is he? What does he want? Is his hot start for real?
Not exactly the day after news we were hoping for...
Come hear him walk through his final Opening Day in Petco.
Andrew Baggarly and Eno Sarris’ exclusive on The Athletic reveals that the front office and ownership are in the exploratory stages of making huge changes to Oracle.
Also a PSA: PLEASE DO NOT hit our star players with the base ball!
Their bullpen has held them back, but a team led by Anthony Rendon and Max Scherzer is a force to be reckoned with.