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Mark Melancon stood behind the podium at his new home and buttoned up a jersey with a familiar number: 41.
No longer will Bruce Bochy have to trot to the mound over and over to protect a lead. At least, that's the hope.
Major League Baseball and the players union have agreed in principle on a new collective bargaining agreement, preventing the first baseball lockout since 1995.
Joe Panik, Brandon Crawford, and Buster Posey will be known as the best defensive players at their respective infield positions from the 2016 season.
Miscommunication on the base paths seemed an ever-present issue through the 2016 season.
The Giants bullpen struggled all season, and the Giants are likely to make some moves to rebuild the relief staff this winter.
Almost as if it were meant to be, San Francisco lost a three-run, ninth-inning lead in Game 4 of the NLDS to send Chicago into the NLCS.
As Monday night's playoff drama unfolded, 16-year-old Louis B. from Burlingame tossed his orange rally rag to Giants reliever Derek Law.
A bomb to win the wild card wasn't enough Conor Gillaspie. So he came through again Monday night, with the season on the line.
In the 13th inning, fueled by Derek Law's incessant rally flag-waving, Joe Panik pummeled a walk-off boomer off Levi's Landing.
Despite the Cubs' 2-0 NLDS series lead, the mythical patterns through which we predict the fate of an otherwise sputtering team lean heavy in the Giants' favor.
As impressive as it was, the Chicago Cubs did nothing more than what was expected -- hold serve at home.
All the 'coconuts' in the world wouldn't crack the Cubs on their path toward destiny: they beat the Giants 1-0 Friday in Game 1 of the NLDS.
Though San Francisco got some runs in, their lack of productivity at the plate has put them into elimination mode.
Denard Span and Joe Panik sat, while Gorkys Hernandez and Kelby Tomlinson made their presence felt in Game 1 of the NLDS.
Javier Baez's solo home run was enough to knock off Johnny Cueto and the Giants, as the Cubs take a 1-0 lead in the NLDS.
The Giants did all the little things necessary to become the first team to win multiple winner-take-all wild card games.
Conor Gillaspie's ninth-inning bomb off one of the best closers in baseball forced a collective exhale across the Bay Area.
Conor Gillaspie is just one of several players the Giants have brought in as waiver pickups, who help out in a big way during the postseason.
Conor Gillaspie was a no-named utility player. After Tuesday's Wild Card win, he's the newest Giants star.
The key to a perfect Wild Card storm will be for San Francisco's core bats to play their game.
With a 7-1, series-sweeping win over the Dodgers in Game 162, the Giants clinched a spot in the postseason.
Giants rookie Ty Blach shut down the dangerous Dodgers with the team's entire season on the line.
Madison Bumgarner provided himself some run support in the Giants' rout of the Dodgers on Friday night.
Fending off Colorado, the Giants will remain in control of their wild card destiny for one more weekend, capping the season against the rival Dodgers.
SFBay Giants writer Shayna Rubin diagnoses what caused San Francisco to spiral into a historic collapse.
The Giants fell to the Colorado Rockies 2-0, failing to capitalize on the Cardinals' earlier loss to Cincinnati.
German Marquez was serving up strikes on a silver platter. The Giants couldn't resist.
The Giants were eliminated from NL West contention Sunday, which gives them six whole games to push aside the Mets and Cardinals.
Albert Suarez's role with the Giants has been up and down this season. But as a late fill-in fifth starter, he's been surprisingly solid.
The Giants lost 3-2 to the Cardinals and fell five games back of the Dodgers and behind the Mets for top spot in the Wild Card.
Buster Posey broke his 184 at bat homer-less streak and helped the Giants to a big win over the Cardinals
Bruce Bochy skipped batting practice so his squad could get extra rest, and the move paid major dividends.
The Giants lost another game to another beatable team in their home stretch.
Swimming upstream in a tight September race, the Giants needed a lively offensive night. Instead, they got shut out.
The Giants could hardly afford a cheap loss to the last-place Diamondbacks. One painful inning made it happen, though.