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Cumming enjoying breakout campaign in Minors

June 8, 2024

This story was excerpted from Maria Guardado's Giants Beat newsletter. To read the full newsletter, click here. And subscribe to get it regularly in your inbox.

Ben's Biz: An afternoon with the Triple-A Giants

@BensBiz
May 31, 2024

This is an excerpt from the latest edition of the Ben's Biz Beat Newsletter, bringing Minor League Baseball business and culture news to your inbox each and every Thursday. Check out the full newsletter HERE. The following ballpark road trip recap is presented by Wyndham, proud sponsor of Minor League

Could Crawford become the third flamethrower in the Giants' bullpen?

May 25, 2024

This story was excerpted from Maria Guardado’s Giants Beat newsletter. To read the full newsletter, click here. And subscribe to get it regularly in your inbox.

Carson Ragsdale highlights

May 21, 2024

Josh Bostick highlights

May 21, 2024

Giants' No. 3 prospect powers career-high 6-RBI night behind first pro slam

@thevandalorian
May 19, 2024

Bryce Eldridge felt stuck. Returning from a hamstring injury in April, the Giants’ No. 3 prospect and 2023 first-round selection tried gaining his timing back at the plate on the fly. While his swing felt right, his rhythm felt off, as he made late movements toward pitches.

'The best is yet to come' for Giants prospect who converted from catcher to outfield

May 18, 2024

RICHMOND, Va. -- Growing up, Victor Bericoto could only imagine what a professional baseball player feels in front of fans. His journey started as a catcher on his family’s team, called Las Vegas, in a stadium near his hometown in Maracay, Venezuela. Now, years later, he knows. “You can feel

Snell K's 10 in latest hitless rehab start as he nears return

@benweinrib
May 18, 2024

In case there was any doubt, Blake Snell's stuff looks in top form and ready to return to the big leagues. The reigning National League Cy Young Award winner tossed his second straight hitless rehab start, this time striking out 10 overmatched hitters across five frames in Triple-A Sacramento's 5-1

A pair of former Giants first-rounders get promoted to Triple-A

May 15, 2024

This story was excerpted from Maria Guardado’s Giants Beat newsletter. To read the full newsletter, click here. And subscribe to get it regularly in your inbox.

Ben's Biz: An evening with the Single-A Giants

@BensBiz
May 10, 2024

This is an excerpt from the latest edition of the Ben's Biz Beat Newsletter, bringing Minor League Baseball business and culture news to your inbox each and every Thursday. Check out the full newsletter HERE. The following ballpark road trip recap is presented by Wyndham, proud sponsor of Minor League

'A dream come true' as Rodríguez debuts with Giants

May 8, 2024

This story was excerpted from Maria Guardado’s Giants Beat newsletter. To read the full newsletter, click here. And subscribe to get it regularly in your inbox. The Giants knew they’d have to be patient with pitching prospect Randy Rodríguez when they added him to the 40-man roster in November 2021.

Here are the top 10 prospects in the Complex leagues

@SamDykstraMiLB
May 7, 2024

The Rookie-level Arizona Complex and Florida Complex leagues began play last Saturday, a month earlier than they did a year ago. The changes mean that the circuits will be populated more by players making the jump from the Rookie-level Dominican Summer League the season before and less by guys coming

'A whirlwind of emotions' as Black debuts vs. childhood team

Giants' No. 7 prospect surrenders five runs over 4 1/3 innings in sweep by Phillies
May 6, 2024

PHILADELPHIA -- Tara Black has a picture on her wall of her two sons, Mason and Dixon, walking into Citizens Bank Park with their Phillies jerseys on when they were kids. She never could have imagined that one of them would end up entering the Majors at the very same

Pennsylvania native Black set to make MLB debut in Philly

May 6, 2024

PHILADELPHIA -- The circumstances couldn’t have lined up any better for Mason Black. A native of Scranton, Pa., Black will get a chance to make his Major League debut against his childhood team when he’s called up to start for the Giants in Monday’s series finale at Citizens Bank Park.

Here are the top 10 closer prospects in the Minors

@SamDykstraMiLB
April 30, 2024

The role of the reliever continues to evolve in baseball, but there’s still something to be said about closers. They’re the ones who get the entrance music and the light show just for coming out of the bullpen in the biggest of spots. (Think of what Edwin Díaz has done

Could Black be next up in Giants' rotation?

April 27, 2024

This story was excerpted from Maria Guardado’s Giants Beat newsletter. To read the full newsletter, click here. And subscribe to get it regularly in your inbox.

Could Luciano, Matos help spark the lineup?

April 13, 2024

This story was excerpted from Maria Guardado’s Giants Beat newsletter. To read the full newsletter, click here. And subscribe to get it regularly in your inbox.

Here's where the Giants' Top 30 prospects are starting the season

April 4, 2024

With the Minor League season opening this week, here's where the Giants' Top 30 prospects are projected to start: 1. Kyle Harrison (MLB No. 22), LHP -- San Francisco (MLB) 2. Marco Luciano (MLB No. 38), SS -- Sacramento (Triple-A) 3. Carson Whisenhunt (MLB No. 79), LHP -- Sacramento (Triple-A)

Matos, Luciano provide pop at top of Triple-A order

@jesus_cano88
April 4, 2024

Luis Matos and Marco Luciano would be everyday contributors at the Major League level in some organizations. But with the shoring up of the Giants' roster toward the end of Spring Training, the two Latino players started the season in Triple-A. Both of them will get their chances in San

Luciano leads list of Giants prospects to watch in '24

April 3, 2024

LOS ANGELES -- The Giants have already turned to their farm system to help boost their pitching staff early this year, with Landen Roupp, Erik Miller, Kai-Wei Teng and Nick Avila each making their Major League debuts over the first week of the regular season. The quartet of relievers figures

Utility man Fitzgerald learning new position for Giants

April 3, 2024

This story was excerpted from Maria Guardado’s Giants Beat newsletter. To read the full newsletter, click here. And subscribe to get it regularly in your inbox.

Whisenhunt displays electric stuff in brief Triple-A season debut

@jesus_cano88
March 31, 2024

The Giants are already loaded with a starting rotation consisting of Logan Webb, Blake Snell, Jordan Wicks and Kyle Harrison, but a young arm is strong-arming his way toward San Francisco. In his 2024 debut, Carson Whisenhunt struck out six batters while allowing just one hit over three scoreless innings

Trio of rookies ready to impact Giants' bullpen

March 30, 2024

This story was excerpted from Maria Guardado's Giants Beat newsletter. To read the full newsletter, click here. And subscribe to get it regularly in your inbox. SAN DIEGO -- The Giants didn’t make any free-agent additions to the bullpen over the offseason, but there are still several new faces who

Harrison on the attack in Giants' first victory of '24

Chapman logs multihomer game to back up rookie left-hander's season debut
March 30, 2024

SAN DIEGO -- It didn’t take Kyle Harrison long to flash his electric stuff when he debuted with the Giants last year, but he left some room for improvement when it came to efficiency. The 22-year-old left-hander completed six innings only once in his seven Major League starts last season,

Defense gives Ahmed Giants' shortstop job over Luciano

March 28, 2024

SAN DIEGO -- For the first time since 2011, someone other than Brandon Crawford served as the Giants’ Opening Day shortstop, though it wasn't the top prospect who had been viewed as his heir apparent. Veteran Nick Ahmed, who came into camp as a non-roster invitee, earned the start there