Brad Wakai

Brad Wakai

Brad Wakai graduated from Penn State University with a degree in Journalism. While an undergrad, he did work at the student radio station covering different Penn State athletic programs like football, basketball, volleyball, soccer and other sports. Brad currently is the Lead Contributor for Nittany Lions Wire of Gannett Media where he continues to cover Penn State athletics. He is also a contributor at FanSided, writing about the Philadelphia 76ers for The Sixers Sense. Brad is the host of the sports podcast I Said What I Said, discussing topics across the NFL, College Football, the NBA and other sports. You can follow him on Twitter: @bwakai

Sep 16, 2023; Kansas City, Missouri, USA; Kansas City Royals catcher Logan Porter (88) celebrates toward the fans after hitting his first career home run against the Houston Astros in the eighth inning at Kauffman Stadium
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San Francisco Giants Catcher Signs with Mets After Triggering Opt-Out

The San Francisco Giants lost some depth after one of their minor leaguers decided to trigger an opt-out clause in his contract.

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Jul 5, 2022; Phoenix, Arizona, USA; San Francisco Giants infielder Evan Longoria against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field
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Former San Francisco Giants Fan Favorite Rumored to Be Eyeing Retirement

Based on a new report, it sounds like one of the San Francisco Giants past stars is nearing retirement in the near future.

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Jun 1, 2024; San Francisco, California, USA; San Francisco Giants pitcher Logan Webb (62) walks up the clubhouse steps to the field before the game between the San Francisco Giants and the New York Yankees at Oracle Park
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San Francisco Giants Ace Responds to Executive's Critical Remarks

After the San Francisco Giants executive went public with some criticism of how the season has played out, their ace responded to those remarks.

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Apr 8, 2024; Toronto, Ontario, CAN;  Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (27) and shortstop Bo Bichette (11) celebrate after scoring against the Seattle Mariners in the third inning at Rogers Centre
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Insider Reports Multiple Rumored San Francisco Giants Targets Won't Be Traded

With the San Francisco Giants potentially becoming buyers ahead of the deadline, it seems like two of their rumored targets won't be on the move.

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Nov 8, 2023; Scottsdale, AZ, USA; San Francisco Giants president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi speaks to the media during the MLB General Manager's Meetings at Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa
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San Francisco Giants Could Reportedly Fire Executive if They Miss Playoffs

After the first half of the year has not gone as planned, it sounds like the San Francisco Giants could be making major changes if they don't get into the playoffs.

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Jul 14, 2024; San Francisco, California, USA; San Francisco Giants manager Bob Melvin (6) takes the ball from pitcher Camilo Doval (75) during the ninth inning against the Minnesota Twins at Oracle Park
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Insider Lays Out Why San Francisco Giants Shouldn't Sell Off Pieces

Despite being a fringe playoff team, one team insider gives a good reason why the San Francisco Giants shouldn't be sellers at the deadline.

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Jun 19, 2024; Chicago, Illinois, USA; San Francisco Giants designated hitter Jorge Soler (2) rounds the bases after hitting a grand slam against the Chicago Cubs during the eight inning at Wrigley Field
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How San Francisco Giants Skipper is Getting the Most Out of Star Slugger

It hasn't quite gone as expected for one of the San Francisco Giants' high-profile additions, but after one change, he's starting to turn his season around.

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Nov 9, 2022; Las Vegas, NV, USA; San Francisco Giants president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi answers questions from the media during the MLB GM Meetings at The Conrad Las Vegas
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San Francisco Giants Boss Calls Season 'Real Disappointment'

The San Francisco Giants president of baseball operations was blunt regarding how he views this season so far.

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Jul 9, 2024; San Francisco, California, USA;  San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Blake Snell (7) delivers a pitch against the Toronto Blue Jays during the first inning at Oracle Park
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Blake Snell Did Something for First Time in San Francisco Giants Jersey on Tuesday

The San Francisco Giants got their ace back on the mound Tuesday, and he just did something for the first time during his tenure with the team.

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May 22, 2024; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA;  San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Blake Snell (7) delivers a pitch against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the first inning at PNC Park
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San Francisco Giants Activate Ace, Other Stars Ahead of Blue Jays Series

The San Francisco Giants are getting back some much needed reinforcements after activating some important pieces off the injured list.

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San Francisco Giants center fielder Kevin Pillar (1) before the game against the Colorado Rockies at Oracle Park
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Former San Francisco Giants Star Shares He's Likely Retiring After Season

2024 could be the final season for one of the San Francisco Giants former stars based on his recent comments.

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Chicago Cubs outfielder Cody Bellinger (24) makes a diving catch in the fifth inning of the MLB game between the Cincinnati Reds and the Chicago Cubs at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati on Saturday, June 8, 2024
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San Francisco Giants Late-Night Trade Could Signal Upcoming Blockbuster Deal

The San Francisco Giants pulled off a trade late on Sunday night, and it could be a sign that another major one is coming.

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