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CBS Sports Blog: Spring Training Has Sprung

The Giants are putting the pieces together for a winning 2012 season. But not all your 2011 favorites are a part of the plan.


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CBS Sports Blog: A Last Look Back At The 2011 Giants (Part 3)

Here are the top five most memorable moments of the Giants’ 2011 season.


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Former Giant Sanchez Ready To Help Royals Win

Jonathan Sanchez walked through Kauffman Stadium on a blustery fall morning, bundled up in a black coat with a black stocking cap pulled onto his head.


Orlando Cabrera of the San Francisco Giants drops this infield blooper by Michael Bourn of the Atlanta Braves in the ninth inning on August 17, 2011. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

CBS Sports Blog: Giants Look Awful, Bruised And Beaten, Marred In Losing Rut

The injury-laden Giants have looked downright ugly while dropping 5 of the last 6 series, losing ground in the NL West and the wild card.


Shane Victorino of the Philadelphia Phillies charges the mound as home plate umpire Mike Muchlinski attempts to hold him back after Victorino was hit by a pitch in the sixth inning on August 5, 2011.  (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

CBS Sports Blog: Baseball Diamond Becomes MMA Octagon As Giants And Phillies Brawl

The benches empty and three are ejected after Ramon Ramirez plunks Shane Victorino in a rematch of 2010’s NLCS.


Mark DeRosa returns to the Giants after rehabbing his injured wrist. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

CBS Sports Blog: Updates On The Orange And Black (And Blue)

Brandon Belt again draws the short straw and Barry Zito heads back to the DL, as newly-healthy Mark DeRosa and Jonathan Sanchez rejoin the Giants.


Barry Zito steps off the mound as Jesus Guzman of the San Diego Padres rounds the bases after hitting a three-run homer during the first inning on July 16, 2011. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

CBS Sports Blog: Giants’ Rotation Is Only As Strong As Its Weakest Links

The Giants will soon have some decisions to make concerning the weak links in the rotation, Barry Zito and Jonathan Sanchez.


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Sanchez Helps Giants Blank Angels 4-0

Jonathan Sanchez is not quite ready for the season. Could have fooled the Los Angeles Angels. Sanchez gave up only one hit in six innings to lead the San Francisco Giants to a 4-0 victory over the Angels on Thursday night.