Evan Webeck, East Bay Times

Evan Webeck

East Bay Times

Oakland, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Evan:

SF Giants shut down Brandon Crawford with knee discomfort

Between Crawford (knee) and David Villar (hip), the entire left half of the Giants’ Opening Day infield is currently sidelined. → Read More

Why SF Giants made former top prospect Heliot Ramos one of their first spring training cuts

"We need to see him perform at the minor-league level to earn another opportunity at the major-league level," Giants manager Gabe Kapler said of Heliot Ramos, who was optioned to the minors Friday. → Read More

SF Giants: Pleasanton’s Stephen Piscotty signs up for ‘developmental’ approach

While Stephen Piscotty is fighting for the 5th outfield spot on the Giants' roster, he said he would accept an assignment to Triple-A. → Read More

SF Giants: Luis González likely to miss Opening Day with back issue

González spent 2 stints on IL in 2022 with similar back issue, which González has described as chronic. → 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

SF Giants Cactus League schedule: How to watch, listen to each game

KNBR will carry 12 of the San Francisco Giants’ Cactus League games, plus 3 more exhibitions, while six will be televised on NBC Sports Bay Area. → 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

What SF Giants are doing this spring to fix league-worst defense in 2022

Bench coach Kai Correa has SF Giants focused on fundamentals after committing 4th-most errors in MLB last season. → 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

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

SF Giants: The position player Gabe Kapler is most excited to see report to camp

Plus: Ross Stripling experiments with pitch clock and more, and Kapler’s cooking metaphor for his pitchers. → Read More

Joc Pederson is SF Giants’ next man up at first base

“This guy’s a wide receiver. He’s a hand-eye coordination beast,” Gabe Kapler said. “So he can do it, but we have to put the work in.” → Read More

SF Giants: Why Logan Webb, Luis González aren’t participating in WBC

Webb said he thought it was more important to be in camp with the Giants, while González learned only 2 hours ahead of the announcement that he wouldn’t be on Team Mexico’s roster. → Read More

How Buster Posey impacted this SF Giants catcher with a 45-minute phone call

Rule 5 pick Blake Sabol lined up at least a dozen phone calls with his new Giants teammates, including one with Buster Posey. → Read More

Five under-the-radar SF Giants to watch this spring

Two middle infielders with track records of hitting in the minors, a pair of high-octane relievers and a pitching prospect other than Kyle Harrison could all contribute sometime in 2023. → Read More

SF Giants: Evaluating Farhan Zaidi’s offseason checklist

The Giants didn’t land a superstar, but did they check off the rest of their offseason shopping list? → Read More

These are the SF Giants’ 3 biggest position battles entering spring training

Can Joey Bart lock down the catcher’s job? Where does J.D. Davis fit in? And how will the Giants round out the bullpen while carrying so many starters? → Read More

Analysis: Five questions the SF Giants must address in spring training

From Brandon Crawford’s awkward offseason to Logan Webb’s contract situation, the Giants have some outstanding questions that need to be resolved before Opening Day. → Read More

Logan Webb says SF Giants need to ‘change the culture’ this season. What does he mean?

Logan Webb said the Giants got "complacent" at times last season. His goal this year, in the absence of veterans Belt and Longoria, "I don’t want to sound like a hippie," he says, "but positive vibes." → Read More