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Seven innings from Ryan Vogelsong and a literal walk-off led to the San Francisco Giants managing to pull out a 3-2 win over the Red Sox on Tuesday night. As Marco Scutaro said, “A win is a win. It doesn’t matter how you do it.”
Vogelsong got off to a shaky start, hitting Shane Victorino and allowing two singles before giving up a run on a sacrifice fly. After that, however, Vogelsong was able to limit the damage and get out of the inning with just one run for Boston.
“Even when Rags and Buster came out, the conversation was make your pitches, and that’s what I did,” said Vogelsong.
A third-inning home run from Shane Victorino was the last run Vogelsong allowed. In his third start after his return from the disabled list, he threw 103 pitches through seven innings, giving up six hits and two runs while walking one and striking out five.
Manager Bruce Bochy said he said improvement with Vogelsong’s command, adding, “He’s a guy that, even when his velocity was up a little bit, he’s a g...
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Earlier today, the Boston Red Sox clobbered the San Francisco Giants 12-1. With Chad Gaudin going on the disabled list, Barry Zito was scheduled to start for possibly the very last time at At&t park. Zito lasted only 3.2 innings. Giving up 7 hits, 6 earned runs, and 2 walks. The Giants hoped Zito would retain his 2012 form but is falling short of expectations, much like the...
San Francisco Giants right fielder Jeff Francoeur has teased every club that he has played for.
His penchant for hot streaks and cold endings have only gotten him so far.
According to a report, Francoeur has been designated for assignment as the Giants bring up pitching to help their cause.
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San Francisco Giants third baseman Joaquin Arias found himself competing with a Giants ball girl for a foul popup during Monday night's game at AT&T Park.
It happened in the ninth inning as Boston Red Sox batter Stephen Drew hit the popup into foul territory near the Giants bullpen on the third base side. As Arias was chasing...
The San Francisco Giants have cut outfielder Jeff Francoeur. The fancy term that they use in major league baseball for cutting a player is “designated for assignment.” Designated for assignment sounds like an important military term, but in major league baseball it means that you are no longer wanted. It also means that they don’t know what they want to do with you. This...
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As if it weren’t hard enough catching a ball in foul territory, what with the terrain to deal with and all that, Giants 3rd baseman Joaquin Arias had to fight off an overzealous ball girl as he drifted into foul territory to snare a foul ball off the bat of Red Sox shortstop Stephen Drew in the top of the 9th inning of Monday’s Boston-San Fran game…
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The San Francisco Giants scratched third baseman Pablo Sandoval from last night’s lineup against the Boston Red Sox as he was dealing
with a sore back. Manager Bruce Bochy told reporters – including Chris Haft of MLB.com – that he could have used Sandoval as a pinch-hitter, indicating that
the injury wasn’t severe.
The Giants will re-evaluate Sandoval today before...
While San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval was out of the starting lineup for the second consecutive night Wednesday, manager Bruce Bochy told reporters -- including Chris Haft of MLB.com -- that the Panda's injury isn't significant. Bochy added that he Sandoval will be able to rejoin the regulars today when the team begins it's series against the Pittsburgh...
San Francisco outfielder Joaquin Arias runs into foul territory and takes a popup away from a Giants ballgirl in the ninth inning in game against the Red Sox Monday night.
Look at it this way —she could have been A-Rod getting beaned in Boston. Who said that?
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Your browser does not support iframes. With the San Francisco Giants losing 7-0 to the Boston Red Sox in the top of the ninth inning at AT&T Park on Monday, a Giants ball girl temporarily forgot that it isn’t her job to catch foul popups for the home team and that instead, she’s just supposed […]The post Giants ball girl wants to be part of the action, interferes on foul...
When a team such as the Giants is "dying for a win" as Marco Scutaro put it it cannot quibble about the method.
When the Giants beat the Red Sox 3-2 at China Basin on Tuesday night on Scutaro's two-out bases-loaded walk in the ninth the crowd was silent because everyone thought the pitch was a strike. Scutaro did not immediately jog to first. Roger Kieschnick was just...
Maybe it was a brain fart or maybe she just wanted a moment in the spotlight, but this ball girl forgot her role during Monday night’s Giants-Red Sox game in San Francisco. Sox shortstop Stephen Drew popped up an 0-2 pitch with two outs in the top of the ninth and the ball headed towards the ball girl’s area along the third base line.
But instead of getting out of the way like...
Monday: Boston Red Sox 7, San Francisco Giants 0 Win: Jon Lester (11-7) Loss: Tim Lincecum (6-13) Looking to grab a win following a tough loss on Sunday Night Baseball, the Red Sox started off this West Coast road trip with a bang, in part to the masterful pitching...
With twenty full weeks of the 2013 season in the books, today RotoBaller casts a critical eye on three players who are on the rise early in Week 21. Three Up for Week 21 1) Brandon Belt (1B, SFG): Belt’s sudden pop makes him a very attractive pickup for UTIL or CI spots on [...]
All the news from around the major leagues. The National League Player of the Week was the Giants’ Brandon Belt.