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Giants set initial 2021 Flying Squirrels roster

Three top-30 prospects set to join Richmond to open new season
May 1, 2021

RICHMOND, Va. – Ahead of Tuesday’s season opener, the initial 2021 Richmond Flying Squirrels roster has been set by the San Francisco Giants, the team announced on Saturday.

State of the System: San Francisco Giants

Bart, Ramos will play major part in ongoing youth movement
November 13, 2020

Starting in October and running through the end of the year, MiLB.com's State of the System series will evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of each Major League organization, highlights prospects who've made the biggest strides in 2020 and offers a peek at 2021. Following a decade in which the San

The Show Before the Show: Episode 256

Giants' Hjelle discusses climbing heights of San Francisco system
May 7, 2020

Check out the latest episode of The Show Before the Show, MiLB.com's official podcast. A segment rundown is listed below, in case you want to skip to a particular section. Like the podcast? Subscribe, rate and review "The Show Before the Show" on iTunes. The podcast is also available via

Giants promote Bart, Ramos to Richmond

San Francisco sends top two prospects, No. 6 Hjelle to Double-A
August 8, 2019

The Richmond Flying Squirrels are about to take off to new heights. The Giants are promoting Top-100 prospectsJoey Bart (No. 21) and Heliot Ramos (No. 55) from Class A Advanced San Jose to Double-A Richmond for this weekend's homestand, the Eastern League club announced Thursday. San Francisco is also sending its

Prospect Roundup: Games of July 24

Cards' Carlson continues to hit, Hjelle racks up zeros for Giants
July 25, 2019

Cardinals OF Dylan Carlson, Double-A Springfield: 3-for-4, 2B, BB, 3 R -- St. Louis' second-ranked prospect continues to make noise at the top of Springfield's lineup. Carlson reached safely four times and scored three runs to put to bed a 1-for-13 skid over his previous three games. The 2019 Texas League

Cal notes: Hjelle stands tall in San Jose

At 6-foot-11, No. 5 Giants prospect using height to his advantage
July 15, 2019

Baseball is a game of inches, and San Jose's Sean Hjelle uses all his 83 inches to his advantage.The 6-foot-11 right-hander, drafted by the Giants in the second round in 2018, has a special angle to his pitches that keeps batters off-balance -- at least the first couple of times

Hjelle thriving with higher pitch count

Giants No. 6 prospect records career highs in innings, K's
April 20, 2019

Four starts into his second professional season, Sean Hjelle -- and his competitive spirit -- is embracing an increased workload.The Giants' No. 6 prospect was on top of his game Saturday, posting career highs in innings and strikeouts before Class A Augusta dropped a 3-1 decision to Charleston at SRP Park.