Breaking: SF Giants extend manager Gabe Kapler’s contract — Red Bluff Daily News

The Giants rewarded manager Gabe Kapler with a contract extension on Friday after a season that saw San Francisco defy all projections and win the NL West with a franchise-record 107 victories. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed, but the extension goes through the 2024 season. Kapler, 46, in two seasons has guided the…

Breaking: SF Giants extend manager Gabe Kapler’s contract — Red Bluff Daily News

Why the SF Giants chose Logan Webb for NLDS Game 1 — East Bay Times

SAN FRANCISCO — After pitching the Giants to a National League West title with a stellar performance in the regular season finale, right-hander Logan Webb will start Game 1 of the NLDS on Friday. Manager Gabe Kapler announced Wednesday that Webb, and not All-Star right-hander Kevin Gausman, will start Game 1 of the NLDS on…

Why the SF Giants chose Logan Webb for NLDS Game 1 — East Bay Times

Crowley: A different answer to the ‘How are the SF Giants doing this?’ question — Red Bluff Daily News

The answer often appears simple, but Giants players know it’s not as easy as pointing to Buster Posey and Brandon Crawford and saying, “That’s it.”

Crowley: A different answer to the ‘How are the SF Giants doing this?’ question — Red Bluff Daily News

SF Giants blow past 75-win projection, but still forecast to finish behind Dodgers — Chico Enterprise-Record

The Giants have a well-earned reputation of being one of the most data-driven teams in Major League Baseball. So how is it there wasn’t an algorithm to forecast their spectacular success? Before the season, the Giants were forecast to finish 75-83 according to their PECOTA ranking from Baseball Prospectus. For the uninitiated, PECOTA stands for…

SF Giants blow past 75-win projection, but still forecast to finish behind Dodgers — Chico Enterprise-Record

SF Giants add lefty prospect in trade with Rays, send struggling reliever to Tampa Bay — Santa Cruz Sentinel

The San Francisco Giants have traded right-handed reliever Matt Wisler along with cash considerations to the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for 24-year-old lefty Michael Plassmeyer, who will report to Double-A Richmond, according to a team press release. 386 more words

SF Giants add lefty prospect in trade with Rays, send struggling reliever to Tampa Bay — Santa Cruz Sentinel

Belt crushes grand slam, Posey homers in SF Giants’ biggest inning since 2008 — Red Bluff Daily News

For as good as the Giants’ offense was last year, one of the lineup’s biggest weaknesses was producing runs in doubleheader games. In their first doubleheader matchup of the 2021 season, the Giants wasted little time giving their pitching staff a little breathing room. 480 more words

Belt crushes grand slam, Posey homers in SF Giants’ biggest inning since 2008 — Red Bluff Daily News

SF Giants’ Curt Casali catches his fifth straight shutout win, 21-year-old flamethrower steals show — Red Bluff Daily News

SAN FRANCISCO — It’s no secret that when Buster Posey elected to sit out the 2020 season, Giants pitchers struggled to adjust to working with a group of inexperienced catchers who left the staff longing for the good old days. With Posey back in the fold this year, the Giants are obviously thrilled, but they…

SF Giants’ Curt Casali catches his fifth straight shutout win, 21-year-old flamethrower steals show — Red Bluff Daily News

Matt Wisler gives up go-ahead homer, SF Giants lose to spoil strong debut from Aaron Sanchez — East Bay Times

In 18 appearances with the Minnesota Twins last season, right-hander Matt Wisler was one of the best relievers in the majors as he struck out 35 batters in 25 1/3 innings while posting a minuscule 1.07 ERA. 709 more words

Matt Wisler gives up go-ahead homer, SF Giants lose to spoil strong debut from Aaron Sanchez — East Bay Times

SF Giants’ Buster Posey views COVID-19 vaccine as ‘light at the end of the tunnel’ — Red Bluff Daily News

After choosing to sit out an abbreviated 2020 MLB season due to health concerns, Giants catcher Buster Posey is slated to make his return to the lineup in Thursday’s season-opener against the Seattle Mariners. Posey, who elected not to play after he and his wife Kristen adopted identical newborn twin girls, said he’s already received…

SF Giants’ Buster Posey views COVID-19 vaccine as ‘light at the end of the tunnel’ — Red Bluff Daily News

Spring training: Giants sell out of tickets for Cactus League games at Scottsdale Stadium — East Bay Times

Fans hoping to attend a Giants home game during spring training won’t find any tickets available at Scottsdale Stadium or on the team’s website. A team spokesperson told the Bay Area News Group the Giants offered tickets to spring training season-ticket holders last week and then placed a small number of remaining tickets for home…

Spring training: Giants sell out of tickets for Cactus League games at Scottsdale Stadium — East Bay Times

San Francisco Giants’ contract with La Stella a sign the franchise is (almost) ready to spend big — Marin Independent Journal

When the San Francisco Giants announced they signed infielder Tommy La Stella to a three-year, $18.75 million deal Thursday, the contract represented a significant milestone for the franchise. La Stella wasn’t considered one of the premier free agents on the market this winter, but he still received the longest guaranteed contract the franchise has given…

San Francisco Giants’ contract with La Stella a sign the franchise is (almost) ready to spend big — Marin Independent Journal

What Kevin Gausman accepting Giants’ qualifying offer means for San Francisco — East Bay Times

When Kevin Gausman’s first season with the San Francisco Giants was winding down, the starting pitcher indicated he had unfinished business. Gausman said one of the primary reasons he signed with the franchise was to throw to catcher and six-time All-Star Buster Posey. Now he’ll have his chance. Gausman reportedly accepted a qualifying offer from…

What Kevin Gausman accepting Giants’ qualifying offer means for San Francisco — East Bay Times