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Episode 86: Fifty Shades of Grant is out!
In the eighty-sixth episode, Thomas and Danny talk with Grant of McCoveyChronicles.com about the Marco Scutaro and Hanley Ramirez trades, other possible trades, Giants playoff odds, curses, jokes, and Boof Bonser.
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Marco Scutaro is moving again. After being traded by the Red Sox this offseason, the 36-year-old shortstop is now en route to San Francisco after the Rockies and Giants agreed on a deal. Scutaro will be swapped with former Giants infielder Charlie Culberson, and the Rockies will also be sending some money San Fran's way. Scutaro was batting .271 with four home runs and 30 RBI...
The Dodgers filled a hole on Wednesday when they acquired Hanley Ramirez, a much needed hitter for the middle of their batting order. But in the short term, the trade created a hole in the pitching staff, as the Dodgers need a starter for Friday's series opener in San Francisco. Nathan Eovaldi was scheduled to pitch against the Giants on Friday, but he was traded to the Marlins...
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Dodgers newcomer Hanley Ramirez hit a two-run homer in the 10th inning and Los Angeles beat the San Francisco Giants 5-3 on Friday night in a matchup of the top two teams in the NL West.
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Marco Scutaro arrived at the Giants' clubhouse two hours before gametime Saturday and was immediately put in the lineup at third base and batting seventh.
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The Los Angeles Dodgers are back in first place in the NL West. The Arizona Diamondbacks, though, aren't going away.
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