Andrew Baggarly is the San Francisco Giants Insider for Comcast SportsNet Bay Area in San Francisco. He joined the network in February 2012 and covers several different multiplatorm outlets, including CSNBayArea.com’s GiantsTalk page, SportsNet Central, Chronicle Live, Giants Pregame Live, and Giants Postgame Live.
Baggarly spent a combined eight years with the Oakland Tribune, from 2004–2006, and the San Jose Mercury News, from 2006-2012. As a beat writer, he covered Giants baseball. He also follows the Giants in his blog, "Extra Baggs," created for Bay Area News Group.
Before covering the Giants, Baggarly worked for the Riverside Press-Enterprise, where he served as a beat reporter covering the Los Angeles Dodgers, from 2002–2003, and the Anaheim Angels, from 2000-01. In 1998, he began covering Major League Baseball for the San Bernardino County Sun.
Baggarly is the author of the bestselling title, A Band of Misfits: Tales of the 2010 San Francisco Giants, published in 2011.
Education and Personal Life
Baggarly was born in Naperville, IL and graduated from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. In 2012, he fulfilled a dream by becoming a three-time champion on "Jeopardy!" He lives in Palo Alto, CA.