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Barry Zito has Embraced the Struggles During His Career, Believes Fighting Through Adversity Helped Him Pitch Well in World Series

Monday, March 11th, 2013

Barry Zito went 7-0 in his last 11 starts last year and 9-0 over 14 starts including the postseason. The 2002 AL Cy Young Award winner came up huge for the Giants last season in the first game of the World Series. Zito is looking to pick up where he left ...

Buster Posey: “There Won’t be Another Derek Jeter. You have to Blaze Your Own Trail.”

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

The comparisons have been made. Buster Posey has played two healthy seasons in the major leagues with both ending in a World Series title. He's been called the Derek Jeter of the West, but the Giants star catcher doesn't want to get caught up in the hype. Posey is gearing up ...

Tim Lincecum: “Rebounding is Obviously the Biggest Priority on My Mind”

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

Tim Lincecum's struggles from a year ago are well-documented. The two-time Cy Young Award winner didn't start during the postseason last year and was relegated to coming out of the bullpen. Lincecum says that opportunity changed his perspective on pitching and now he enters 2013 with nothing on his mind ...

Bruce Bochy: Second World Series Ring Validated the First One

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

The San Francisco Giants never seemed to be the favorite to win the World Series during last season or during their remarkable postseason run, but they found a way to get it done. Now, as spring training begins, Giants manager Bruce Bochy can reflect on winning a second title in ...

Jim Leyland Reflects On 2012 And The World Series, Discusses What The Tigers Will Be Looking For In Free Agency

Friday, November 2nd, 2012

The Detroit Tigers fell flat on their faces in the World Series, but the team is still quite stacked and manager Jim Leyland is officially back after signing a one-year contract extension earlier this week. The veteran bench boss is confident that his team can bounce back, but he still ...

Bruce Bochy Pushes All The Right Buttons As Giants Win Second World Series In Three Years

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

It's astonishing to think the San Francisco Giants were down 0-2 in the NLDS, having to win three straight road games in the first year of a new playoff format, and this team went on the run they did to win a World Series title. The Giants had to overcome a ...

Buster Posey: “We were a tight-nit group and had some quirky ways of getting fired up but we’re also really good”

Monday, October 29th, 2012

For Buster Posey, last year had to be agonizing watching his team miss the playoffs as he was recovering from a broken leg. This year he gets to spend the offseason celebrating his second World Series title in the last three years. At times it looked like the San Francisco ...

“Lovable, Chubby” Pablo Sandoval Impresses Reggie Jackson With His Game 1 Performance

Friday, October 26th, 2012

There are only two people on Earth other than Pablo Sandoval who know what he felt like Wednesday night when he hit three home runs in Game 1 of the World Series. One of them is Albert Pujols and the other is Reggie Jackson, who says Sandoval's three-homer World Series ...

Ryan Vogelsong on Coming Through in the Clutch: “I don’t feel like we feel like we’re out of place in those situations”

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

The San Francisco Giants lost closer Brian Wilson and they found a new one in Sergio Romo. Melky Cabrera was suspended for 50 games and the team still had enough offense to make it to the postseason. The Giants went down 0-2 in the NLDS against Cincinnati and they rallied ...

Bruce Bochy Says Hunter Pence’s Speech Before Game Three Fired Up the Giants

Friday, October 12th, 2012

The San Francisco Giants were staring at an 0-2 deficit in the NLDS, their offense was struggling big time, Cincinnati looked like the superior team and history was very much against them. However, San Fran was heading to Cincinnati still feeling good about their chances to find a way to ...