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Both benches cleared after Giants starter Madison Bumgarner threw a pitch behind Padres' first baseman Jesus Guzman in the second inning of their game Wednesday.
Bumgarner's first pitch to Guzman sailed about belt-high, apparently in response to Guzman's excessive celebration after hitting a pinch-hit home run Tuesday night.
Guzman jumped out of the way and then took several steps toward Bumgarner with his bat pointed at the pitcher. Giants catcher Buster Posey and plate umpire Tony Randazzo immediately stepped in front of Guzman.
Bumgarner walked toward home plate as players and coaches from both sides gathered around the area between home plate and the mound. Guzman was restrained along the first base line as order was restored and both teams warned. No one was ejected and no punches were thrown.
Guzman flied out to the warning track in left field.
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On Wednesday, the San Francisco Giants and San Diego Padres cleared the benches after pitcher Madison Bumgarner hit first baseman Jesus Guzman.
San Diego's Will Venable made an incredible full extension diving catch into the center field dirt to prevent the winning run from scoring in the bottom of the 12th last night. Your browser does... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
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The San Diego Padres say minor league outfielder Donavan Tate has reported to extended spring training in Arizona.
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Will Venable is not somebody who you expected to hear being compared to Ozzie Smith, but the play he pulled off to save the Padres in the 12th inning of Monday night's victory over the Giants is incredible enough to make the Wizard of Oz blush.
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Will Venable makes an outstanding diving catch to rob Juan Perez
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Your browser does not support iframes. San Diego Padres outfielder Will Venable made the catch of the year at a crucial time during his team’s win over the San Francisco Giants on Monday night. With two outs and a runner on second, Juan Perez stung a ball to center field that looked like it was [...]
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