SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Giants pitcher Jeff Samardzija paid Steven Duggar a nice compliment Sunday.

“He seems like a player who would do this in his free time if he could,” Samardzija said.

Another day in the Cactus League, another impressive game for the Giants’ 24-year-old center fielder. Duggar made a diving catch of Chase
Utley’s liner and hit his third home run in a 9-3 loss to the Dodgers.

Duggar has seven hits in 17 at-bats, and his defense, speed, baserunning and exuberance are refreshing on a team that figures to be the oldest in the majors. …continue reading here…