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Giants | Buster Posey survives injury scare

Mon, 27 Jun 2016 05:23:17 -0700

San Francisco Giants C Buster Posey (foot) was hit on the outside of his left foot by a bunted foul ball in the fifth inning Sunday, June 26, against the Philadelphia Phillies. Posey was checked by head athletic trainer Dave Groeschner but remained in the game.

Fantasy Tip: Keep an eye on Posey in the next couple contests. This should not be a factor but sometimes it takes a bit for complications to arise. However, it's a pretty safe bet this isn't a serious problem.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press - Michael Wagaman


Giants | Matt Cain ready for rehab?

Mon, 27 Jun 2016 05:20:36 -0700

San Francisco Giants SP Matt Cain (hamstring) could be ready for a rehab assignment as early as Friday, July 1. He will have one more throwing session this week.

Fantasy Tip: Cain's fantasy value is down this season due to a subpar performance, and expectations are that would continue. Hold off on utilizing Cain unless he turns a corner.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press - Michael Wagaman


Giants | Johnny Cueto struggles Sunday

Mon, 27 Jun 2016 05:10:15 -0700

San Francisco Giants SP Johnny Cueto gave up a season-high six runs in six-plus innings Sunday, June 26, but did not get a decision as the Giants came back for an 8-7 win over the Philadelphia Phillies.

Fantasy Tip: Cueto owners have had no reason to panic so far, and they are not about to start now. Chalk this up to a bad outing and continue to start Cueto in all formats.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press - Michael Wagaman


Giants | Bruce Bochy picks up 800th team victory

Mon, 27 Jun 2016 05:01:16 -0700

San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy picked up his 800th victory with the team Sunday, June 26, as the Giants beat the Philadelphia Phillies, 8-7.

Fantasy Tip: Obviously you don't get points for victories by a manager in fantasy circles, but Bochy's firm hand has helped several Giants produce like Madison Bumgarner and Santiago Casilla, among others. This is a big milestone for the team and for Bochy.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press - Michael Wagaman


Giants | Conor Gillaspie wins with double

Sun, 26 Jun 2016 23:25:38 -0700

San Francisco Giants 3B Conor Gillaspie hit a game-winning double, one of his two hits on Sunday, June 26, in an 8-7 win over the Philadelphia Phillies.

Fantasy Tip: Gillaspie finished the game with two hits and raised his batting average to .219. That alone should tell you not to play Gillaspie in any regular format, as that batting average is just too low. He may be worth an occasional DFS turn, but it depends on the matchup vs. the pitcher.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press - Michael Wagaman


Giants | Four hits for Angel Pagan

Sun, 26 Jun 2016 17:53:41 -0700

San Francisco Giants OF Angel Pagan recorded a season-high four hits against the Philadelphia Phillies Sunday, June 26, finishing with two doubles, two RBI and three runs scored, and he has hit safely in eight straight games.

Fantasy Tip: He is a solid option in NL-only leagues and could be a useful DFS option while he is streaking at the plate.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press


Giants | Buster Posey takes foul ball off foot

Sun, 26 Jun 2016 17:49:23 -0700

San Francisco Giants C Buster Posey (foot) had to be examined by trainers after taking a foul ball of the outside of his left foot Sunday, Jun 26, but he remained in the game.

Fantasy Tip: It doesn't sound like anything serious, but check out Posey's status over the next day or two to make sure he doesn't receive a day off.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press


Giants | Gregor Blanco not starting

Sun, 26 Jun 2016 12:03:52 -0700

San Francisco Giants OF Gregor Blanco is not in the starting lineup against Philadelphia Phillies SP Aaron Nola Sunday, June 26. OF Jarrett Parker will start in right field and is batting sixth in the lineup.

Fantasy Tip: Parker has at least one hit in six of his last eight games and is hitting .302 in June. He is not the best option available but should be considered by some daily fantasy league owners.

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Giants | Joe Panik on the bench

Sun, 26 Jun 2016 11:58:08 -0700

San Francisco Giants 2B Joe Panik is not in the starting lineup against Philadelphia Phillies SP Aaron Nola Sunday, June 26. 2B Ramiro Pena will start at second base and is batting seventh.

Fantasy Tip: Pena is hitting .381 with four RBI since being recalled from the minor leagues earlier in the month. He should be considered a starting option by desperate owners in daily fantasy leagues.

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Giants | Madison Bumgarner topped at home

Sat, 25 Jun 2016 22:37:49 -0700

San Francisco Giants SP Madison Bumgarner allowed three earned runs, five hits and a walk with seven strikeouts over 6 1/3 innings in a loss Saturday, June 25, against the Philadelphia Phillies.

Fantasy Tip: Bumgarner slipped to 8-4 while his ERA inched up from 1.85 to 1.99. He has 13 straight quality starts and remains a must-start in all fantasy formats and DFS regardless of price tag.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press


Giants | SF could bring back Angel Pagan

Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:37:52 -0700

The San Francisco Giants are reportedly willing to re-sign OF Angel Pagan to a short-term deal this offseason.

Fantasy Tip: The 34-year-old Pagan is batting .282 with three home runs, 22 RBI and seven steals through 44 games and would only command a short-term contract offer because of his age and injury history. However, the Giants' pursuit of Pagan could end if the club acquires an outfielder or two before this year's trade deadline.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: San Francisco Chronicle - Henry Schulman


Giants | Matt Cain throws bullpen session

Sat, 25 Jun 2016 05:49:43 -0700

San Francisco Giants SP Matt Cain (hamstring) threw 20 pitches during a bullpen session Friday, June 24, and is scheduled to throw again Sunday, June 26, according to manager Bruce Bochy.

Fantasy Tip: Cain probably will be able to return to the starting rotation after the All-Star break and should make at least one rehab start. He has struggled this season and should not be a great fantasy option once he is activated from the disabled list.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press


Giants | Angel Pagan fills up box score

Fri, 24 Jun 2016 23:56:35 -0700

San Francisco Giants OF Angel Pagan went 3-for-4 with two RBI and a stolen base against the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday, June 24.

Fantasy Tip: Since being activated from the disabled list, Pagan is 11-for-36 (.306) with a home run, nine RBI, six runs scored and a pair of steals. He's not a dynamic offensive option in any one area, but he can fill a starting slot in deeper mixed setups.

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Giants | Brandon Belt stays hot in June

Fri, 24 Jun 2016 23:48:23 -0700

San Francisco Giants 1B Brandon Belt went 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles, a run scored and three RBI against the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday, June 24.

Fantasy Tip: After a middling month of May (.280-2-8), Belt has been a steady producer in June, hitting safely in 17 of his 19 starts and going for 25-for-73 (.343) with five home runs and 13 RBI. Belt is a solid option in all leagues.

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Giants | Jake Peavy rolls to fourth win

Fri, 24 Jun 2016 23:36:43 -0700

San Francisco Giants SP Jake Peavy allowed just two runs on seven hits in seven innings against the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday, June 24. He walked two and struck out four.

Fantasy Tip: Outside of a mini-hiccup against the Cardinals on June 5, Peavy has been in a real groove of late with five quality starts in his last six outings to drop his ERA from an unsightly 8.21 all the way down to 5.22. He's worth owning in deeper mixed leagues now and is becoming a possible addition even in standard setups.

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San Francisco Giants Player News

Abreu Tony 2B
Aceves Alfredo RP
Acosta Kelyn P
Adrianza Ehire SS
Affeldt Jeremy RP
Agosta Martin P
Anderson Luke P
Arnold Jeff C
Arroyo Christian SS
Athas Jamie 2B
Beede Tyler P
Begg Chris P
Belt Brandon 1B
Beltre Engel OF
Berken Jason RP
Bickford Phillip P
Blach Tyson P
Black Ray P
Blackburn Clayton P
Blanco Gregor OF
Blanks Kyle 1B
Brinson Morgan P
Broshuis Garrett P
Brown Trevor C
Bumgarner Madison SP
Cabrera Fernando RP
Cain Matt SP
Cameron Kevin RP
Carbonell Daniel OF
Carignan Andrew RP
Casilla Jose RP
Casilla Santiago RP
Cedeno Ronny SS
Claiborne Preston RP
Clark Craig P
Concepcion Edward P
Cook Daniel INF
Copeland Ben OF
Cordido Julio INF
Corgan Chance P
Corona Ramon INF
Correa Hector P
Cortes David RP
Cova Rafael P
Cowart Adam P
Cox Benjamin P
Crawford Brandon SS
Crick Kyle SP
Cueto Johnny SP
D'Alessio Andrew INF
Daigle Casey RP
De La Cruz Diego P
de la Rosa Tomas INF
Del Orbe Ramon P
Denorfia Chris OF
Doster Dave 2B
Duffy Matt 3B
Dunning Jake RP
Dyche Joe OF
Edelfsen Steve RP
Eifel Michael P
Espineli Geno RP
Estrella Leo RP
Estrella Luis P
Fikac Jeremy RP
Flaherty Tim C
Flanigan Robert INF
Fleet Austin P
Foltin Wayne P
Ford Darren OF
Fortunato Bartolome P
Garcia Aramis C
Gearrin Cory RP
Gillaspie Conor 3B
Graham Tyler OF
Green Grant 2B
Gregorio Joan P
Guitierrez Henry C
Hammond Steve P
Harrold Stephen P
Hedrick Justin P
Hernandez Carlos E. 2B
Hernandez Gorkys OF
Herrera Javier OF
Heston Chris SP
Hutting Tim SS
Irving Brian P
Ishikawa Travis 1B
Jacobs Greg OF
Javier Nathanael 3B
Javier Omar P
Jennings Todd C
Johnson Mike SP
Jurica Carter SS
Kaufman Shane P
Kickham Mike SP
Kim Sun-Woo SP
King Aaron P
Kobernus Jeff 2B
Kontos George RP
Koshansky Joe 1B
Kottaras George C
Kown Andrew P
Kuzmic Scott INF
Lara Braulio RP
LaTorre Tyler C
Law Derek P
Lee Hak-Ju SS
Lerud Steve C
Linden Todd OF
Lindsley Brooks INF
Liriano Pedro P
Lopez Javier RP
Lopez Josh INF
Lormand Ryan INF
Lowenstein Aaron C
Lunsford Trey C
Machi Jean RP
Maday Daryl P
Mantle Ryan OF
Martinez-Esteve Eddy OF
Mateo Julio RP
Matos Osiris P
Mazzaro Vin RP
Mazzola Josh 1B
McArthur Evan INF
McCall Shiloh OF
McGrath Ryan P
McKae Dave P
McMains Derin INF
McNiven Brooks P
Meaux Ryan P
Mejia Adalberto P
Meloan John P
Mercedes Simon P
Miller Jeff P
Minor Damon 1B
Molina Nestor SP
Moncrief Carlos OF
Munter Scott P
Newton David SP
Nicholson Kyle P
Nieto Ben P
Olivo Miguel C
Osich Josh P
Pagan Andres C
Pagan Angel OF
Panik Joe 2B
Parker Jarrett OF
Parker Jarrett OF
Peavy Jake SP
Pena Ramiro 2B
Pence Hunter OF
Pereira Nick P
Pickford Kevin P
Posey Buster C
Price Ryne OF
Pucetas Kevin SP
Quirarte Edwin P
Rapada Clay RP
Ray Ronnie P
Reina Jesus P
Requena Alex OF
Reynolds Matt RP
Rodriguez Rafael X. OF
Rojas Leonardo C
Romero Felix P
Romero Ricky SP
Romo Andrew P
Romo Sergio RP
Ronick Ari P
Rosario Sandy P
Samardzija Jeff SP
Sanford Shawn P
Santos Chad INF
Santos Francisco 1B
Sharpless Josh RP
Shaw Chris 1B
Shuman Scott P
Simmons James X. OF
Sisk Aaron 3B
Soptic Jeff P
Span Denard OF
Stanton Christopher INF
Stiner Drew C
Stratton Chris P
Strickland Hunter RP
Suarez Albert SP
Susac Andrew C
Tejada Ruben SS
Timpner Clay OF
Todd Chris INF
Tomlinson Kelby 2B
Torres Alex RP
Turner Ben C
Valderrama Carlos OF
Villalona Angel 1B
Weeks Joel C
Welker Duke P
Whitaker Craig SP
Wilding Taylor P
Williams Jackson C
Williamson Mac OF
Wilson Christopher P
Witter Adam C
Woodbury Benjamin OF
Woodruff Kyle P
Wright Damon OF
Wylie Mitch P
Yourkin Matt P

Bochy Bruce MAN
Evans Bobby GM
Kelly Roberto TO
Meulens Hensley TO
Righetti Dave PC
Sabean Brian GM
Wotus Ron TO

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