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Former Giants star Orlando Cepeda stands in front of his old No. 30 during a ceremony to retire his number, in San Francisco in 1999.
Jun 29, 2024
Orlando Cepeda, baseball slugger known as the Baby Bull, dies at 86
Playing for 17 seasons in the major leagues, Cepeda hit 379 home runs, had 2,351 hits, drove in 1,365 runs and had a career batting average of .297.
A tribute to Willie Mays behind home plate at Rickwood Field in Birmingham, Alabama, on Thursday.
Jun 21, 2024
In Alabama, Willie Mays is the star of the show, one more time
Willie Mays' death added poignancy to MLB’s celebration of the Negro Leagues at Rickwood Field — the nation’s oldest professional ballpark.
San Francisco Giants outfielder Willie Mays poses for a portrait at Crosley Field in Cincinnati, Ohio, on April 1, 1967.
Jun 19, 2024
Willie Mays, baseball’s do-it-all ‘Say Hey Kid,’ dies at 93
One of Major League Baseball’s first Black stars, Mays was widely considered the greatest all-around player of his era, perhaps ever.
South Korea's Jung Hoo Lee bats during a World Baseball Classic pool game against Australia at Tokyo Dome on March 9.
Dec 16, 2023
South Korea's Lee promises to impress San Francisco Giants fans
The 25-year-old left-handed slugger won five Golden Gloves as best overall KBO League player at his position over his seven seasons for the Kiwoom Heroes.
South Korean outfielder Jung Hoo Lee during the Olympic semifinal against Japan in Tokyo in 2021.
Dec 13, 2023
San Francisco signs South Korean Jung Hoo Lee for $113 million
Lee, 25, was the Korean Baseball Organization MVP in 2022 after he hit .349 with 23 home runs.
Seiya Suzuki hits a three-run double against the Giants in Chicago on Wednesday.
Sep 7, 2023
Seiya Suzuki drives in three runs as Cubs earn fourth straight win
Suzuki drove in three runs for the third straight game for the Cubs.
Chicago Cubs right fielder Seiya Suzuki hits a one run double against the San Francisco Giants during the seventh inning at Wrigley Field, Chicago, on Monday.
BASEBALL / MLB / Baseball
Sep 6, 2023
Seiya Suzuki looks to stay hot as Cubs take on Giants
Cubs right fielder Seiya Suzuki is off to a sizzling start in September.
Yoshitomo Tsutsugo has played for the Rays, Dodgers and Pirates during his MLB career.
Aug 21, 2023
Yoshitomo Tsutsugo reaches minor league deal with San Francisco
Tsutsugo has a .197 average in 182 games across three MLB seasons.
Angels starter Shohei Ohtani pitches against the Giants at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California, on Wednesday.
Aug 10, 2023
Angels' Shohei Ohtani makes more history with 10th victory of season
Ohtani became the first player in MLB history with multiple seasons with at least 10 wins as a pitcher and 10 home runs.
Japan Times
Jan 11, 2023
Carlos Correa comes to terms with Twins, leaving the Mets behind
The Twins deal is also pending a physical. So until it is completed, everyone will have to stay tuned.
Japan Times
Dec 7, 2022
Giants go big with $360 million offer for Aaron Judge
Judge turned down a seven-year, $213.5 million extension offer from the Yankees in March and went on to hit an American League-record 62 home runs.
Japan Times
Jul 10, 2022
Yu Darvish's strong outing not enough as Padres lose to Giants
The Japanese right-hander, who has not won a game since June 20, made a quality start but was outdueled by Carlos Rodon in the clash between Californian clubs at Petco Park.
Japan Times
Nov 5, 2021
Giants great Buster Posey retires
Posey made his MLB debut in late in the 2009 season and batted .302 with 158 homers and 729 RBIs in 1,371 games with the Giants.
Japan Times
Sep 24, 2021
Yu Darvish gets no-decision as Padres end losing streak
Victor Caratini's infield single in the 10th inning off Dominic Leone (3-5) allowed San Diego to avoid being swept by the Giants.
Japan Times
Jun 24, 2021
Shohei Ohtani gets no decision as Angels fall to Giants in 13 innings
The game at Angel Stadium featured 14 pitchers and had a wild finish, with the eventual game-winning run scoring on a bases-loaded walk in the 13th inning.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jun 10, 2021
Shun Yamaguchi set to restart career with Giants in Japan
Yamaguchi posted a 15-4 record and led the CL in strikeouts, wins and winning percentage with the Giants in 2019, his previous season in Japan.
Japan Times
Jun 3, 2021
Shun Yamaguchi leaving Giants' organization to return to Japan
Right-hander Shun Yamaguchi, who plays for the Triple A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants, revealed that he will return to Japan in an Instagram post on Wednesday.
Japan Times
Mar 6, 2021
California's MLB teams get go-ahead to open season with limited number of fans
The California Department of Public Health gave baseball teams and fans cause for spring fever Friday when it announced that spectators can return to the state's baseball stadiums in gradually increasing numbers starting on opening day as the coronavirus pandemic subsides.
Japan Times
Feb 23, 2021
Shun Yamaguchi determined to earn major league spot with Giants
Shun Yamaguchi said Monday he is determined to make his mark in the majors after inking a minor league contract with the San Francisco Giants.
Japan Times
Feb 21, 2021
Giants sign Shun Yamaguchi to minor league deal
The San Francisco Giants have signed right-handed pitcher Shun Yamaguchi to a minor league contract with an invitation to major league spring training, the club announced Saturday.


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