SF Giants lineup: Crawford returns, pending batting practice

Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford returns to the lineup Saturday after missing three games with a pair of sprained fingers. He sustained the injury sliding into second base during a stolen attempt on Tuesday, a 5-4 win against San Diego. The spot in the lineup is not guaranteed, as Hank Schulman reports that he . . . → Read More: SF Giants lineup: Crawford returns, pending batting practice

Angel Pagan injury: Giants center fielder goes to DL

The Giants finally sent center fielder and lead-off man Angel Pagan to the disabled list before Friday night’s game. Pagan has been sidelined with a hamstring injury and hasn’t played since his walk-off inside-the-park home run on May 25. The Giants expect to rest Pagan for at least five more days, according to Andrew . . . → Read More: Angel Pagan injury: Giants center fielder goes to DL

SF Giants lineup: Pagan out again, Sandoval dropped to No. 5

The waiting game on Angel Pagan is getting old. After the Giants decided not to put their center fielder on the disabled list 12 days ago Pagan has not played a lick, as he is out of Bruce Bochy’s lineup for the 11th straight game. The Giants’ bench has been down a man, and was . . . → Read More: SF Giants lineup: Pagan out again, Sandoval dropped to No. 5