Month: December 2014

SFG: Casey McGehee: Get to Know the Newest San Francisco Giant

Jun 23, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Miami Marlins third baseman Casey McGehee (9) reacts after hitting a double against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. The Marlins defeated the Phillies, 4-0. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

Jun 23, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Miami Marlins third baseman Casey McGehee (9) reacts after hitting a double against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. The Marlins defeated the Phillies, 4-0. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

After playing for six teams in his baseball career, Casey McGehee has decided to come home to play for the San Francisco Giants. McGehee had previously played for the Chicago Cubs in 2008, the Milwaukee Brewers between 2009-2011, the Pittsburgh Pirates and New York Yankees in 2012, the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles in the Nippon Professional Baseball league in 2013, and the Miami Marlins in 2014, but the Santa Cruz native wanted to return to the Bay Area for the 2015 season.

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SFG: Madison Bumgarner Named 2014 AP Male Athlete of the Year

Oct 26, 2014; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner waves to the crowd after defeating the Kansas City Royals during game five of the 2014 World Series at AT&T Park. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Oct 26, 2014; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner waves to the crowd after defeating the Kansas City Royals during game five of the 2014 World Series at AT&T Park. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Madison Bumgarner can add yet another award to his résumé. After recently being named Sports Illustrated’s Sportsman of the Year, Bumgarner was just named the 2014 Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year.

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GSW: Golden State Warriors Power Rankings: Down from Number One

December 22, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) passes the basketball against Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins (15) during the third quarter at Oracle Arena. The Warriors defeated the Kings 128-108. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

December 22, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) passes the basketball against Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins (15) during the third quarter at Oracle Arena. The Warriors defeated the Kings 128-108. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

The Golden State Warriors have consistently been atop the power rankings for the past couple weeks. However, after two losses this past week to the Los Angeles teams, the Warriors have shown a little vulnerability.

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GSW: Steve Kerr Upset with Warriors’ Focus and Discipline

December 27, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr (right) instructs guard Andre Iguodala (9) against the Minnesota Timberwolves during the third quarter at Oracle Arena. The Warriors defeated the Timberwolves 110-97. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

December 27, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr (right) instructs guard Andre Iguodala (9) against the Minnesota Timberwolves during the third quarter at Oracle Arena. The Warriors defeated the Timberwolves 110-97. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

After the Golden State Warriors’ 110-97 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves last night, Warriors head coach Steve Kerr went on a bit of a tirade about the team’s lack of focus and discipline sometimes. This might sound odd, given the fact the Warriors blew out the Timberwolves, and they received 25 points from Stephen Curry in just 31 minutes and 21 points from Klay Thompson in just 24 minutes.

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SFG: San Francisco Giants Trade Rumors: Would Ben Zobrist Be a Good Fit?

Jul 29, 2014; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Rays second baseman Ben Zobrist (18) smiles in the dugout after he hit a solo home run during the sixth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Tropicana Field. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Jul 29, 2014; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Rays second baseman Ben Zobrist (18) smiles in the dugout after he hit a solo home run during the sixth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Tropicana Field. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

The San Francisco Giants have had a fairly quiet offseason, but their name has started to show up in trade rumors again, as they reportedly are interested in acquiring Tampa Bay Rays infielder Ben Zobrist.

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GSW: Golden State Warriors: Explaining the Loss to the Clippers

Dec 25, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) guards Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin (32) in the first half at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Dec 25, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) guards Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin (32) in the first half at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

After the Golden State Warriors got swept in their two-game road trip in Los Angeles, Draymond Green, the Warriors’ “heartbeat” according to head coach Steve Kerr, spoke to the media about why the Warriors lost their second consecutive game, this time to the Los Angeles Clippers.

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GSW: Golden State Warriors Face LA Clippers in Another Christmas Matchup

Dec 25, 2013; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry (30) calls out to his teammates against Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul (3) during the fourth quarter at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

Dec 25, 2013; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry (30) calls out to his teammates against Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul (3) during the fourth quarter at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

The Golden State Warriors will take on the Los Angeles Clippers today for the second time this season and for the second consecutive year on Christmas Day.

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