Angel Pagan injury: Giants center fielder may have surgery, seeking second opinion

Giants center fielder Angel Pagan had an MRI on his injured hamstring Friday that revealed a tear in his hamstring, according to Alex Pavlovic of the Merc. He is considering surgery that would keep him out six weeks, but is seeking a second opinion before going under the knife.

The tear occurred while . . . → Read More: Angel Pagan injury: Giants center fielder may have surgery, seeking second opinion

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

SF Giants lineup: Crawford out again, in fact all Brandons on bench

Before the 2012 season I invented a segment for our blog/podcast called “Brandon Watch”, based on the premise that the Giants could be successful if their young (and cheap) position players performed at the level of major-league caliber starters. What followed was a great defensive season from Brandon Crawford and a really nice all-around performance . . . → Read More: SF Giants lineup: Crawford out again, in fact all Brandons on bench