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NL Wild Card Game Could Be Sandoval’s Last

Let’s make a couple of Del Maguey Vida Mezcal margaritas and take a close look at several logical end-of-the-season givens. The first given is that Los Angeles Dodgers will hold off the San Francisco Giants and take the National League West title. A logical second given is the Giants will continue their superglue hold on an NL Wild Card slot and grab a place in the postseason....
Via The Giants Cove
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Stealth MVP Candidacy of Hunter Pence

I’ll say it up front; the headline you just read is a little bit of a trick. This post is about Hunter Pence perhaps being more valuable this year than most of us realized, but because I have an NL MVP ballot this year, I can’t get too deep into my personal opinion of where […]
Via Fangraphs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cue up Yello: Giants’ Matt Duffy has bats with Duffman on the knobs (video)

Given his name, it’s hardly surprising that San Francisco Giants rookie infielder Matt Duffy gravitated toward Duffman, the beloved, ego-maniacal, macho, beer-pushing corporate spokesman from “The Simpsons” when coming up with a way to identify himself, and more notably, his bats. That’s right, Duffy has Duffman emblazoned upon the knobs of his bats. Your browser […] The...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Angel Pagan, Michael Morse

The San Francisco Giants (84-68) are in contention for a spot in the post season but they may not sure when outfielder Angel Pagan or first baseman/ outfielder Michael Morse will return to the team from their injuries.As reported yesterday by Sports Injury Alert, Angel Pagan was a late scratch on Monday with back tightness, an injury that has been bothering him since late June...
Via Sports Injury Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pagan to get another MRI on back; Morse not able to “let it go” at plate

Angel Pagan is back in the MRI machine. Pagan’s back has kept him out of the lineup three straight days and manager Bruce Bochy said his leadoff hitter is again dealing with an inflamed nerve in his lower back. “We’ll take a look and see where we’re at,” Bochy said. “It’s possible he would be ready for San Diego.” That seems optimistic given Pagan’s past experiences...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NL West race is another exciting chapter in Dodgers-Giants rivalry

The Yankees and Red Sox may claim to be baseball’s best rivalry…but don’t tell that to those who live on the West Coast. The Dodgers and Giants have been settling their differences on the diamond for 125 years. It’s a battle that, ironically, originated on the East Coast (New York City, to be specific). Los Angeles and San Francisco began as Brooklyn and New York, respectively—with...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jake Peavy has funny quote about facing Dodgers

We’re just a couple weeks away from the postseason and the race for the NL West crown is heating up. As you can see below, the Giants are now just three games back of the Dodgers. Sure enough, on Monday, the Giants and Dodgers will begin a three-game series. As of now, Jake Peavy is slated to start the first game for the Giants. When asked about it, Peavy explained just how excited...
Via Next Impulse Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Angel Pagan, Brandon Belt, Pablo Sandoval, Michael Morse

Monday night's 6-2 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks sank the San Francisco Giants to four games back of the Los Angeles Dodgers in the race for the NL West, but the Giants still have a 2.5 game lead over the other NL Wild Card contenders. As for injuries to key players that could affect regular and postseason results, there is good news and bad news, as we see below.First baseman...
Via MLB Injury News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants Outfileder Hunter Pence Stars in Hilarious Rap Video

When the Giants took on the Mets at Citi Field, Giants outfielder, Hunter Pence, was met with hecklers attempting to troll Pence by holding signs and delivering creative insults. Multiple Twitter counts emerged called “Hunter Pence Signs” and people began tweeting their own versions of the signs and using the hash tag #HunterPenceSigns. Then, Pence had these hysterical comebacks...
Via Sports Mockery
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants Rumors: Jake Peavy wants to pitch past this year

San Francisco Giants starter Jake Peavy will be a free agent after the 2014 season, but has expressed that he wants to continue pitching past this year. If he continues to pitch well for the Giants, there is a good possibility that the club will resign him next year.#455291556 / gettyimages.comPeavy came to the Giants from the Boston Red Sox in late July with a 4.72 ERA and a 1...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Brett Bochy makes major league debut, history

Brett Bochy, who pitched at the University of Kansas from 2008 to 2010, made his major league debut on Saturday night for the San Francisco Giants. Brett Bochy’s father, Bruce, is the manager of the Giants and it set up for a major league first. With the bases loaded in the sixth inning, Bruce Bochy made a pitching change and handed the ball to his son. It was the first time in...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bochy family makes history

In the 20th round of baseball’s 2010 Amateur Draft, the San Francisco Giants selected Brett Bochy, son of manager Bruce Bochy. Saturday night, the Giants made history against the Los Angeles Dodgers when the elder Bochy called on his son to pitch in the sixth inning. You see, of the handful of instances where a son has played for his dad, the Bochys are the only manager-pitcher...
Via Hall of Very Good
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Trio of lovely ladies wildly celebrate after one snags foul ball at Giants game (video)

It was a glorious day for baseball at AT&T Park on Thursday as the San Francisco Giants hosted the Arizona Diamondbacks on a beautiful and sunny afternoon. Among the fans soaking up the rays and enjoying some baseball were a trio of lovely young ladies seated behind home plate. There already-wonderful day at the ballpark […] The post Trio of lovely ladies wildly celebrate after...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: 3 reasons why they will win NL West

The San Francisco Giants have one of the highest rated offenses in Major League Baseball since the All-Star break and it has been a major factor in the Giants’ turnaround down the homestretch.  However, the offense is not one of three reasons why San Francisco will end up NL West champs. Petit and Peavy The emergence of Jake Peavy and Yusmeiro Petit has provided the Giants starting...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: Brian Sabean strikes again

Fire Sabean, Fire Bochy, Larry Baer is cheap. Brian Sabean doesn’t even know what kind of a team he has. These were all the things written on social media about Giants General Manager Brian Sabean and others as the trade deadline came and went. The Giants did nothing except making a trade for Jake Peavy; whom almost everyone, myself included, thought was washed up. However, Sabean’s...
Via isportsweb.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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