Evan Webeck, San Jose Mercury News

Evan Webeck

San Jose Mercury News

Oakland, CA, United States

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Past articles by Evan:

SF Giants injuries: Brandon Crawford speaks about his knee; González has back surgery, but there’s also good news

Crawford is hoping to make his 12th consecutive Opening Day start, this time against his brother-in-law, Gerrit Cole of the Yankees. → Read More

SF Giants name Logan Webb Opening Day starter (but how does the rotation line up behind him?)

Logan Webb will make his second Opening Day start on March 30 at Yankee Stadium, against Gerrit Cole and, yes, Aaron Judge. → Read More

Analysis: Five SF Giants who have impressed midway through spring training

Sean Hjelle, Tristan Beck, Stephen Piscotty, Blake Sabol and Casey Schmitt have all improved their standing this spring. → Read More

SF Giants’ Alex Cobb averts worst case after being hit by line-drive comebacker

Cobb escaped with a bruised knee after initially fearing the worst when he was struck by a hard-hit comebacker. → Read More

SF Giants: MRI reveals severity of Mitch Haniger’s oblique strain

Mitch Haniger, one of the San Francisco Giants' marquee free-agent additions, suffered a Grade 1 oblique strain, the least severe variety. But Gabe Kapler didn't provide a timeline for his return. → Read More

Playing alongside Team USA ‘dream come true’ for SF Giants minor leaguers

Seven Giants minor leaguers suited up with the star-studded American WBC roster and five made it into the game. → Read More

Bud Light, brotherhood and ‘Mafia’: Inside SF Giants’ ‘awesome’ pre-spring retreat

Before spring training began, a group of Giants players and staff members bonded over a weekend retreat in Flagstaff. → Read More

SF Giants vs. Rockies: New dad Alex Wood aces first start in front of son, first experience with pitch clock

Alex Wood faced 6 batters and struck out 5 of them while pitching in front of his 5-month-old son for the first time. → Read More

SF Giants: Why 4 different coaches will be managing games this spring

Gabe Kapler spreading split-squad managing duties between Kai Correa, Mark Hallberg, Craig Albernaz and Nick Ortiz. → Read More

Why Austin Wynns decided to re-sign with SF Giants, and where he fits in the catching competition

Austin Wynns was DFA’d by the Giants this winter and explored other opportunities but decided to come back and compete for a spot on the major-league roster. → Read More

SF Giants vs. Angels: Logan Webb earns ‘tip of the hat’ from Ohtani, Trout in spring debut

Both Angels superstars got the best of Webb, but he exchanged greetings while meeting them for the first time pregame. → Read More

SF Giants vs. Cubs: How new MLB rules came into play, who impressed in loss

Giants commit 3 rules violations, 6 errors in 10-8 exhibition loss to Cubs in Cactus League opener. → Read More

Austin Slater scratched from SF Giants’ Cactus League opener

Slater (sore elbow) was originally penciled in to play center field and bat cleanup, but the Giants aren’t concerned. → Read More

SF Giants adjust to MLB’s new rules, prepare for first live test in Cactus League opener

"I anticipate us being very inquisitive," manager Gabe Kapler said of the Giants' attitude toward the new rules, which will debut in their Cactus League opener on Saturday against the Cubs. → Read More

SF Giants: Gabe Kapler names starter for first Cactus League game, details bullpen plans

Right-hander Tristan Beck, a 26-year-old Stanford product, will start the Giants’ first game of spring training against the Cubs on Saturday. → Read More

How the SF Giants are telling the Rogers twins apart (and how to really do it)

“Surprisingly, it’s not as easy as I thought it was going to be,” manager Gabe Kapler said. “Yin and yang, for sure,” added starter Alex Wood. → Read More

SF Giants: The plan for Alex Wood, one prospect’s bullpen ‘as good as it gets’, health updates

Hard-throwing 24-year-old R.J. Dabovich impressed Gabe Kapler against live hitters; Alex Wood looks to build on 'really good' offseason; Luciano, Waites, Jackson make progress in return from injuries. → Read More

SF Giants: It’s David Villar’s time, and he knows it

Two offseason purchases — a brand-new BMW and a Little Red Machine — tell the story of David Villar’s status entering camp. → Read More

Brandon Crawford ready to put Correa saga behind him, move forward as SF Giants’ shortstop

"I would love to end my career as a Giant," Brandon Crawford said Monday after the San Francisco Giants' first full squad workout of spring training. "... But we'll see what happens." → Read More

Logan Webb has one of MLB’s best changeups. He’s spreading it around the SF Giants’ clubhouse.

Webb, 26, is dishing out tips, and his teammates are listening. Sam Long, Sean Hjelle and Jakob Junis have all picked up Webb’s changeup grip this spring. → Read More