Giants Final Report
Correspondent Andy Baggarly selects end-of-season awards for the Giants organization, naming a best player, best pitcher and a player to monitor in 2012.
Joseph Getting Acclimated To The Long Season
One of the tougher transitions to pro ball is staying healthy and strong for an entire season. Tommy Joseph is showing that he's figured out how to make it through.
Giants Midseason Report
Outfielder Gary Brown was one of the fastest players in the 2010 draft class and he is off to a running start in high Class A.
Giants Find Familiarity In Panik
The Giants took a middle infielder in the first round of the draft for the first time since 1988 when they selected St. John's shortstop Joe Panik. The Giants feel like they picked a player with similarities to former Giant Rich Aurilia.
Westcott Adapting To The Mound
Once a slugging first baseman, Craig Westcott has had early success in his switch to pitching.
Brown Soars Out Of Gates
Known for his speed, outfielder Gary Brown is off to a hot start for high Class A San Jose.
Fresno Hits The Ground Running
Steve Decker has his players at Triple-A Fresno taking off for the next base regularly.
Adrianza Deals With Tough Break
Ehire Adrianza is the latest Giants shortstop to go down with an injury.
Giants’ Tanner Movin’ On Up
Lefthander Clayton Tanner could see time in the Giants' bullpen this season.
Noonan On The Move
Recently a second baseman, Nick Noonan is playing shortstop at spring training. He hasn't played there since he was in high school.
Brandon Belt A Hit With Autograph Collectors
Brandon Belt hasn't taken an at-bat in the big leagues, but he's already a hit on the card show autograph circuit.
Verdugo Finding The Zone
Ryan Verdugo has an ability to miss bats and has a shot at earning a spot in the bullpen for the Giants during the 2011 season.
Giants Reap Draft Returns
The Giants have seen a lot of return on their draft picks recently and Conor Gillaspie is starting to show signs of his worth as well.
Surkamp Has Unfortunate Timing
Lefthander Eric Surkamp was in a position to move quickly through the minor leagues before a labrum tear in his hip sidelined him.
New Conversion Project
The Giants hope that in a few years, the template for converting a fielder to the mound will resemble what they're doing with Jake Dunning.
Neal Garners New Nickname
Thomas Neal's power can be likened to that of a locomotive, making for a good nickname.
Casillas Are Sizzling Siblings
Santiago Casilla just helped the Giants win a World Series, but he says his little brother—Jose—is even better.
Giant Track Record
With evidence of the Giants' ability to develop pitching showing up in the playoffs, the organization is hoping it has another find in Heath Hembree.
Posey Proves He’s Ready
Andy Baggarly selects end-of-season award winners in the Giants system, including Best Player, Best Pitcher, and one to Keep An Eye On.