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San Francisco?s Ryan Vogelsong and Milwaukee?s Chris Narveson each pitched six impressive innings Wednesday and the Giants and Brewers played a neat 0-0, 10-inning tie in a game between split squads.
Vogelsong, fresh off a stint with the U.S. team in the World Baseball Classic, gave up three hits, walked one and struck out seven. Narveson had his best outing of spring training, allowing just one hit, walking none and striking out four.
The teams? closers, San Francisco?s Sergio Romo and Milwaukee?s John Axford, both had scoreless innings. Romo gave up a hit, walked a man and struck out a batter. Axford gave up one hit.
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Last night the World Baseball Classic came to an end, as Santiago Casilla and the Dominican Republic beat Angel Pagan and Team Puerto Rico in the championship. SF Giants Rumors would like to congratulate Team Dominican Republic!
Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com says (via Twitter) San Francisco Giants trainer Dave Groeschner said Pablo Sandoval had an MRI that showed same bone spur...
Pablo Sandoval's nerve irritation could be the result of bone spurs in his elbow. He underwent an MRI that ruled out any major structural damage says Andrew Baggarly of CSN Bay Area, but the San Francisco Giants will be cautious with him. The team is still optimistic about Sandoval's chances at being ready for Opening Day.
Sandoval was recently diagnosed with ulnar...
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A report says MLB is targeting Ryan Braun in its investigation of the Biogenesis Clinic. See some of the details of their investigation.
With apologies to Phil Collins for melting his lyrics...
You can tell everyone that Braun's a down disgrace,
drag his name all over the place,
I don't care anymore.
You can protect all you want the state ball is in,
I just want to watch and hope my team wins
I don't care anymore. I don't care anymore.
I don't care what you say.
I don't like the games that...
During Tuesday's Angels-Brewers game, home plate umpire Seth Buckminster got hit in the hand with a pitch from Brewers pitcher Wily Peralta. The injury was apparently severe enough to force Buckminster to leave the game, and since there are typically only three umpires at Spring Training games, that turned into quite the issue. Third base umpire Tim McClelland then took up...
MILWAUKEE -- While the bone-chilling cold wind made it hard to believe Opening Day is less than two weeks away, the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday unveiled a few changes to Miller Park when fans come through the gates April 1.
On the club level, the SKYY Lounge formerly known as the Home Plate Lounge - has been upgraded. Located on the concourse of the club level behind home plate...
Buster Posey‘s second half last year was absolutely ridiculous: 71 G, .385 BA, 43 R, 14 HR, and 60 RBI. Putting up numbers like that in the second half will generate lot of hype going into the following year. When that same player has won Rookie of the Year, Comeback Player of the Year, an [...]
Here are some of the local media outlets following the MILWAUKEE BREWERS. Newspaper- The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel is the large daily covering the Brewers. Tom Haudricourt (Twitter) and Todd Rosiak (Twitter) work the Brewers section at the paper. They also maintain the Brewers Blog. Columnist Bob Wolfley will also chime in on the Brewers from time to
Matt Cain wasn't so worried about the runs. It was a lack of command that bothered him.
The Giants' opening day starter gave up four runs and seven hits, one a two-run homer to Willin Rosario, and the Colorado Rockies went on to beat San Francisco 10-4 Thursday night.
''My stuff was fine, but I made some bad mistakes, location-wise,'' Cain said despite not...
The Milwaukee Brewers acquired third baseman Stephen Parker from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for right-handed pitcher Darren Byrd on Wednesday.
Over four seasons in the minors, the 25-year-old Parker has batted .277 with 43 home runs and 262 RBIs in 448 games. His best season was 2010, when he batted .296 with 21 homers and 98 RBIs in 139 games at Class-A Stockton.
Brandon Crawford had three hits and an RBI, leading a San Francisco Giants split squad to a 6-4 victory over the San Diego Padres on Wednesday.
The Padres hoped starter Andrew Cashner would get into the fourth inning with less that 40 pitches, but he didn't make it through the third - he threw 31 pitches in the first. But Cashner only gave up one run on three hits. He struck...
We've posted some pretty interesting moments from 2013 MLB spring training so far but this moment from last Tuesday's Los Angeles Angels/Milwaukee Brewers game might take the cake.
In the first inning, home plate umpire Seth Buckminster was injured after a pitch thrown by Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Willie Peralta deflected off Angels slugger Albert Pujols and then hit...
In a game where balls and strikes were briefly called from behind the pitcher's mound after an umpire was injured, Albert Pujols made his spring debut at first base for the Los Angeles Angels in a 6-1 loss Tuesday to the Milwaukee Brewers.
Pujols played the field for the first time since offseason surgery on his right knee. The slugger went 0 for 2.
Rickie Weeks, Aramis Ramirez...
Spring training turned into Little League for half an inning on Tuesday.
After home plate umpire Seth Buckminster broke his hand on and errant pitch by Wily Peralta, the Angels-Brewers game was left without a home plate umpire. Anthony Johnson scurried to the back to change into home plate gear, and veteran umpires Tim McClelland and Jim Joyce decided to keep the game moving. That...