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Past articles by John:

With MLB’s elimination of the shift, how the Giants will adapt at second base

With defensive shifts eliminated for the upcoming MLB season, the San Francisco Giants... → Read More

Will Giants dominate winter meetings? 29 other teams will have some say

MLB’s winter meetings begin Sunday in San Diego, and the San Francisco Giants could... → Read More

Giants pursuing elite free agents, and Scott Boras represents plenty

The San Francisco Giants’ interest in several top free agents means they must go... → Read More

Former Astros' executive Pete Putila looking forward to first GM meetings in new role with Giants

New San Francisco Giants general manager Pete Putila is looking forward to the the GM... → Read More

Why Trea Turner, not Aaron Judge, should be Giants’ top free-agent addition

There are plenty of reasons why the San Francisco Giants should target Aaron Judge in free... → Read More

Judge or Ohtani for MVP? Picking this year’s MLB award winners

Aaron Judge or Shohei Ohtani? Strong cases can be made for both to win the American League... → Read More

One of Brandon Crawford’s biggest fans: Giants teammate Thairo Estrada

San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford made many spectacular defensive plays... → Read More

Mixed reactions from A’s on handful of MLB rule changes

Reactions in the Oakland Athletics’ clubhouse were mixed Friday after MLB announced... → Read More

Top 10 baseball movies, with ‘Field of Dreams’ game on the mind

There are too many good baseball movies to list a top 10, but we’ll do so anyway as a... → Read More

The reality for Giants at MLB trade deadline? It’s time to sell

For the San Francisco Giants, the numbers point in one analytical and logical direction with the MLB trade deadline looming: It’s time to sell. → Read More

22 memories of Will The Thrill as Giants retire Will Clark’s No. 22

Will Clark cemented his legacy as a San Francisco Giants icon through these big moments, from his first MLB swing to an NLCS grand slam off Greg Maddux. → Read More

Luis Gonzalez (Giants), meet Luis Gonzalez (Diamondbacks): ‘Hi Gonzo’ ... ‘Hi Gonzo’

The San Francisco Giants’ Luis Gonzalez met Luis Gonzalez of the Arizona Diamondbacks... → Read More

Giants’ Anthony DeSclafani back on injured list with ankle problems

San Francisco Giants pitcher Anthony DeSclafani made just two starts after missing two... → Read More

U.S. Senators query MLB antitrust exemption over minor-league pay, contraction

Four U.S. Senators looking at MLB labor practices asked representatives for minor-league... → Read More

Cole Irvin, A’s lose pitching duel; Seth Brown’s risky diving attempt proves costly

Oakland Athletics pitcher Cole Irvin and Brad Keller of the Kansas City Royals engaged in... → Read More

Why Giants’ Joey Bart drew praise for backing Bryce Harper’s intentional walk

San Francisco Giants catcher Joey Bart has struggled mightily on offense, but still... → Read More

MLB suspends Reds’ Tommy Pham 3 games for slapping Giants’ Joc Pederson

A day after San Francisco Giants outfielder Joc Pederson was slapped by Tommy Pham of the... → Read More

Giants’ Joc Pederson says Reds’ Tommy Pham slapped him over fantasy football

Major League Baseball is investigating an on-field incident involving San Francisco... → Read More

San Francisco Giants: Manager Gabe Kapler skips national anthem over Uvalde shooting inaction

San Francisco Giants manager Gabe Kapler says he will protest against the nation’s lack of action on gun control following the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. → Read More

Every MLB rosin bag comes from one San Francisco craftsman’s workshop

You see MLB players using rosin bags in every game, and every one of them is made by Dave... → Read More