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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...

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SF Giants Rumors: Vogelsong’s Replacement, Scutaro’s Streak, Tonight’s Matchup, Etc.

Photo Courtesy of Jesse Montellano Let’s put the 1-5 road-trip behind us, and just be glad it’s in the past. The San Francisco Giants kicked off a homestand last night with a big win over the Nationals. Ryan Vogelsong looked like he finally found his groove till he fractured his finger and dislocated his joint in the pinky finger (pitching hand). He’s scheduled to have surgery...

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...

Giants Ryan Vogelsong suffers fractured right hand

Getty Images San Francisco Giants RHP Ryan Vogelsong fractured his right hand on Monday. Vogelsong tossed five scoreless innings against the Washington Nationals before he was hit in the hand with a pitch while swinging a bat. Nicole, his wife posted on Twitter that Vogelsong “has a dislocated joint in the pinky finger of his throwing hand and it’s broken above and below his...

San Francisco Giants Recall Brett Pill And Sandy Rosario

The San Francisco Giants have recalled first baseman Brett Pill and right-handed reliever Sandy Rosario from their Triple-A Fresno farm club. To make room for them, the Giants have opted to place right-handed starter Ryan Vogelsong and right-handed reliever Santiago Casilla on the 15-day disabled list. Expect Vogelsong, who has a fractured right hand to miss a good month and a half...

Vogelsong's Injury a Precursor to 2014 Changes for Giants

This was the season the San Francisco Giants planned to give the 2012 World Championship team a chance to repeat the magic in 2013. Other than improving the bullpen (Chad Gaudin for Guillermo Mota), changing back-up catchers (Guillermo Quiroz for Hector Sanchez) and back-up infielders (Nick Noonan for Ryan Theriot), this season's squad was the essentially same one that swept...

Marco Scutaro on Contact

“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 and a flick of the bat. He swung a bat the whole time we talked, even. But...

Affeldt has grown to love open-minded Bay Area

(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. AP Photo Planned.) By JANIE McCAULEY AP Baseball Writer When Jeremy Affeldt came to the Bay Area as an opposing player, he wouldn't even leave his hotel room. He was admittedly homophobic. When he joined the San Francisco Giants five years ago, he was determined to get rid of his negative feelings toward the gay population. The transformation...

POSTGAME RECAP: Django Uncained

Everybody predicted that Game One of the 2010 World Series would be one for the record books. Two-time Cy Young Award Winner Tim Lincecum was going up against Cliff Lee, a man eight feet tall with flaming red hair, with an arm made mostly of titanium who had yet to give up a run in his entire playing career.  Lincecum, a man of slight build and a back just four pitches away from...

No Clear Replacement For Vogelsong

I’m beginning to think that this just isn’t Ryan Vogelsong’s year. Even when he pitches well, it’s a letdown. On Monday night, Vogelsong pitched what was easily his best game of the season, tossing five shutout innings against the powerful Washington Nationals. As he was cruising right along, though, tragedy struck. While swinging at a pitch in the bottom of the fifth inning...

Giants Pitcher Ryan Vogelsong Breaks Hand While Hitting, out 4-6 Weeks

  This is one of the many reasons why pitchers shouldn’t be hitting, there’s too high a risk of them getting injured. During last night’s game between the San Francisco Giants and the Washington Nationals, pitcher Ryan Vogelsong, broke his hand while at the plate and will now be sidelined for 4-6 weeks after having surgery on Tuesday according to ESPN. “I’ll be back, no...

POSTGAME VIDEO: Bruce Bochy 5/22/13

Bochy talks about the progress of Bryce Harper as a hitter, the Nationals studly defense, and an unselfish performance turned in by Marco Scutaro.

S.F. Giants Chunker Shoves Skinny Chick During Last Night’s Postgame Show

What happenend last night during the Giants postgame show after Pablo Sandoval, who was fighting the flu, drilled a 2-r…

Giants Win With a Walk Off Home Run Against Nationals

The San Francisco Giants (26-20) won in 10 innings and walk off fashion Tuesday night against the Washington Nationals (23-23).  After a single from IF Marco Scutaro, IF Pablo Sandoval came up with the winning home run on a 1-0 pitch from Nationals’ pitcher, Maya Yunesky (0-1). After the game, Sandoval admitted that he wasn’t feeling well and received IV treatments before the...
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