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Before a rapid-fire conversation with CC Sabathia (39:19), Buster Olney and Karl Ravech discuss Karl's Spring Training observations (3:14), make their predictions for the season (15:45) and more. Plus, Pedro Gomez with a report on the Giants thinking differently (23:14) and a conversation with Jessica Mendoza (25:59).
Baseball is a young man's game these days -- except in San Francisco, where the Giants are hoping a pair of veteran additions can get them back on track and show that older guys can still get it done on the diamond.
Charles Moynihan ESPN Producer
Pablo Sandoval is battling for a back-up infield spot with the Giants. San Francisco opens up Cactus League play Friday.
Charles Moynihan ESPN Producer
Prized off-season acquisition Evan Longoria takes some grounders at 3rd base under the watchful eye of Spring Training instructor and 2000 N.L. MVP Jeff Kent.
Hall of Fame first baseman Orlando Cepeda remains hospitalized in critical condition after a cardiac incident, the San Francisco Giants said Wednesday.
Marly Rivera ESPN Writer
Declaración de los Gigantes de San Francisco sobre el Salón de la Fama puertorriqueño Orlando Cepeda. Está hospitalizado en estado crítico tras sufrir un problema cardíaco la noche del lunes.
Hall of Fame first baseman Orlando Cepeda was hospitalized in the Bay Area on Monday night, according to a report.
Evan Longoria, who played for 10 seasons with the Rays, is disheartened by Tampa Bay's treatment of Corey Dickerson, whom the team DFA'd over the weekend: "The guy was an All-Star last year. It just doesn't make sense to me."
Relief pitcher Tony Watson has reached an agreement with the Giants. The former All-Star with the Pirates was traded to the Dodgers last season at the July 31 deadline.
With Tim Lincecum bidding to return to the major leagues, Giants general manager Bobby Evans said, if all business aspects work accordingly, San Francisco is interested in reuniting with its former pitcher.
Tim Lincecum, who hasn't pitched in the major leagues since 2016, will work out for teams Thursday in Scottsdale, Arizona. Scouts from at least 12 teams are expected to be in attendance.
Johnny Cueto says he decided to stay with the Giants and not opt out of his contract because he likes the team and was coming off a tough season.
Sure, there are still unsigned free agents. But as pitchers and catchers report, talking about actual baseball again has never felt more refreshing.
Veteran left-hander Derek Holland has signed a minor league deal with the San Francisco Giants.
Barry Bonds, who spent 15 of his 22 seasons with the Giants while slugging an MLB-record 762 home runs, will have his number retired by the team in 2018.
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By adding Andrew McCutchen and Evan Longoria, the aging Giants sold the farm for one more shot at October. Does a barren system doom a team to mediocrity for years to come? We crunch the numbers to find out.
David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer
Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens saw only a minimal increase in their percentages -- up to 56.4 percent for Bonds and 57.3 for Clemens. They have four years left on the ballot and while they continue to fare well with new voters, the old-timers remain more entrenched as anti-steroid voters and I don't know if they have enough momentum to get to 75 percent.