Giants to use Michael Morse as designated hitter

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- It's impossible to picture now, but Michael Morse, the 6-foot-5, 245-pound slugger, was a shortstop when he was first called up to the big leagues by the Seattle Mariners a decade ago.

"That's still funny to me," Giants ...

ALCS MVP Cain taking challenges in stride

Sure, it was a worthy challenge to make breathtaking catches and hit .533 in the American League Championship Series and thus be honored as its Most Valuable Player.

But if you want to know what's weighing on Lorenzo Cain right now, well, it's ...