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In a move reported by beat writer Henry Schulman in the San Francisco Chronicle, the Giants have called up outfielder Francisco Peguero from Triple-A Fresno, where he is batting .415 and scorching the baseball.
To make room on the roster San Francisco optioned their #3 catcher, Hector Sanchez, to Fresno. The 23 year old Sanchez was Buster Posey's back-up throughout the team's 2012 Championship season, and a switch-hitting pinch hitter off the bench.
But management was not pleased when Sanchez reported to Spring Training out of condition and then proceeded to go into a hitting slump. His OPS in 11 April games was .411 and he was less than agile behind the plate.
Francisco Peguero, 24, had an outstanding 2013 Spring, hitting .328 with an .833 OPS. and would likely have made the team but the math worked against him. Hoping that Sanchez would straighten out at the plate, the Giants took the rare step of going with three catchers to start the 2013 season. And Peguero ...
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On Friday, May 3, the San Francisco Giants will pay tribute to some of the great city’s favorite sons, Metallica, with a tribute night at AT&T Park. While Metallica technically was formed in Los Angeles in 1981, the band relocated to San Francisco Bay Area early on at the request of bassist Cliff Burton (the more you know). As part of the buildup to the festivities, Giants...
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On Friday night, the San Francisco Giants held Metallica Night to honor of the legendary metal band.
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The San Francisco Giants have optioned pitcher Sandy Rosario to Triple-A Fresno. This move is in accordance to having to clear a roster spot for Jeremy Affeldt.
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San Francisco is the hometown of Metallica so it makes perfect sense that AT&T Park honor the infamous rock band. On Friday, May 3rd it will be “Metallica Night” before the San Francisco Giants take on the rival Los Angeles Dodgers. The members of Metallica will throw out the first pitch as well as perform the National Anthem. However Giants pitcher Barry Zito got to celebrate...
From their legendary game promotions to their response to #RandomActsofOpeningDay to, oh yeah, Metallica Night...the San Francisco Giants are making it hard not to root for them. Friday night the World Champs celebrated the Bay-area Rock and Roll Hall of Famers with a slew of Metallica-related stunts...free hats, Metallica guitars and hair metal-themed player pictures. And of...
Back on Friday night, the San Francisco Giants hosted a "Metallica Night" and the actual band was on hand to play the "Star Spangled Banner".
The performance can be seen below and watch as the legendary metal band gives one of the more interesting renditions of the National Anthem that I've seen in awhile:
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The San Francisco Giants extended a streak from ten games to eleven in which a Giants’ starting pitcher has not earned a victory with their 10-9 extra inning victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers. The streak , dating back to April 21 when Barry Zito beat the San Diego Padres, is the longest span without a victory dating back to August 4-18, 2010 (a span of 14 games).
The San Francisco Giants held a "Metallica Night," which included having the band itself shred the national anthem (aka "Star Spangled Banner").
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The San Francisco Giants have recalled outfielder Francisco Peguero from Triple-A Fresno to serve as bench depth for the outfield and some right-handed pop. To make room for him on the parent roster, the Giants have optioned catcher Hector Sanchez to the same minor league affiliate.
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Went well for the Dodgers.
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