Found May 24, 2013 on Fangraphs:
“I’m probably leading the league in bad contact, too.” — Marco Scutaro We talked for a few minutes, Marco Scutaro and I, about hitting and contact before a game a few weeks back. When I told him he’s leading the league in contact rate since 2010, he offered the response above with a slight frown ...

SF Giants Blogs Around The Web: Vogelsong and Cain

Below are some San Francisco Giants related posts around the web. We try to gather some articles from Giants blogs that we know you will like! If you come across a post on the web that you think would be a good fit for this feature, please send an email to A look at Ryan Vogelsong‘s struggles from Scott Willis via Bay Area Sports Guy (prior to Vogelsong’s...

Pagan hits walkoff inside the park home run

On Saturday, Angel Pagan of the Giants hit perhaps the greatest walkoff of the season. With San Francisco trailing 5-4 in the bottom of the tenth following a Troy Tulowitzki homer in the top of the inning, Brandon Crawford led off with a walk against Rockies closer Rafael Betancourt. Quillermo Quiroz bunted Crawford over to second to bring up Pagan, who hit a deep fly ball off the...

Down on the Farm: Michael Kickham

“You always set high goals. That’s one thing I certainly do. I’m not getting ahead of myself by any means, but sure, it is something that you think about and dream about.” That was Michael Kickham‘s response during the 2012 NLCS when asked if he had mentally projected himself experiencing playoff baseball in the big leagues in 2013 or 2014. Given Ryan Vogelsong‘s injury...

Postgame Wrap: Lincecum Bad, Giants Worse

These days, it’s almost more confusing when Tim Lincecum succeeds than when he screws up. If there’s one thing we’ve learned by watching Barry Zito’s ascent to mediocrity these past couple of years it’s that when Zito’s breaking pitches are working, even a lineup of the best and brightest can’t catch up to an 84 mph. If Zito can establish the ridiculous curveball and...

Fan holding baby catches foul ball

Video: Dad with the sweet backhand grab

Giants fan holding toddler catches foul ball with bare hand (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. A San Francisco Giants fan caught a foul ball with his bare hand, while holding his young son, during the ninth inning of Wednesday's game at AT&T Park. The fan was standing in the aisle with a toddler sitting in his left arm as Giants infielder Brandon Crawford fouled a 1-2 pitch into the stands behind third base. The fan was...

SF Giants lineup: Belt, Sandoval to start Friday vs. Rockies

After being out of the starting lineup Wednesday against Washington, both Brandon Belt and Pablo Sandoval will start tonight against Colorado. Belt, suffering from back stiffness, was replaced at first base by recent call-up Brett Pill. Sandoval sat in favor of Joaquin Arias in an attempt to help the Panda recover from an illness. Both players pinch-hit in Wednesday’s game, but...

Giants Fan Catches Foul Ball While Holding Baby at AT&T Park (Video)

San Francisco may be a laid back kind of place, but, well, this is ridiculous. The Giants and Nationals played a matinee game on Wednesday at AT&T park under the California sun, and during the ninth inning of the contest one fan made the catch of his life. Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford fouled a pitch off to the left, into the lower bowl of the stands. The fan, holding his...

Surgery 'strong possibility' for Giants' Santiago Casilla

San Francisco Giants reliever Santiago Casilla has been dealing with a cyst in his knee for some time, but now it sounds as though he may actually undergo surgery to deal with the problem. According to Steve Corkran of the San Jose Mercury News, Giants manager Bruce Bochy is seriously considering surgery for the right-hander. An operation would require around four weeks recovery...

Surgery needed for Santiago Casilla?

Bruce Bochy said on Friday injured reliever Santiago Casilla, the pitcher formerly known as Jairo Garcia, might have to undergo surgery. The Giants put Casilla on the DL on Tuesday with a cyst on his knee. Via Steve Corkran: “That’s a strong possibility, to be honest,” Bochy said of the surgery option. “But we’re still weighing the other options before we go this way.”...

Lincecum Fails to Deliver While Giants Silenced

The San Francisco Giants were awfully quiet this Friday night against one of their division rivals, the Colorado Rockies, dropping game one of the weekend series 5-0. Tim Lincecum once again struggled early which seems to be his biggest problem over the past couple of seasons. Lincecum surrendered two quick runs in the first inning on a two out double off the bat of Michael Cuddyer...

The Month of May Has Belonged to Marco Scutaro

There is a group of hitters who are having a strong May–Joey Votto (.443 BA), Evan Longoria (.273 ISO), Paul Goldschmidt (7 HR, 18 RBI) and Norichika Aoki (.481 OBP,...The post The Month of May Has Belonged to Marco Scutaro appeared first on Bohemian Baseball.

Video: Giants’ Angel Pagan hits inside-the-park home run to beat Colorado

San Francisco Giants center fielder Angel Pagan hit an inside-the-park, walk-off home run to beat the Colorado Rockies in the 10th inning.

Giants Seeking Revenge Against Rockies

Coming off a series victory against the powerful Washington Nationals the Giants are set to begin another three game set this time within the division against the Rockies. Colorado took the last three of a four game series from the Giants just a week ago at Coors Field. During those three games the Giants pitching yielded 25 runs and made everyone wonder if the humidifier was...

SF Giants Rumors: Cain, Blanco, Sandoval, Scutaro, Etc.

Last night was the pitching duel that everyone expected with Matt Cain (after his rocky 1st inning) on the mound against Stephen Strasburg. Both guys did their job to give their team a chance to win, and the San Francisco Giants needed some ninth inning magic to tie the game. Blanco Payback Outfielder Gregor Blanco and the Giants were down to the last strike when Blanco hit a triple...
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