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Tim Lincecum struck out eight in his fourth consecutive quality start, but it wasn’t enough as the Miami Marlins beat the San Francisco Giants 6-3 on Friday night.
There have already been reports of the Marlins beginning to shop Ricky Nolasco, but if he was auditioning for a spot in the Giants rotation, it didn’t go too well. After going 4-0 with an 0.87 ERA in his four starts in San Francisco, Nolasco allowed three runs, nine hits, two walks and just one strikeout on Friday night.
Nolasco was taken out of the game after giving up a triple to Tim Lincecum.
You read that correctly.
Lincecum boosted his batting average to a whole .077 with the shot to Triples Alley. Surprisingly, Lincecum actually has one other triple in his career, from July 13, 2008 against the Chicago Cubs.
“I just put a bat on it to put it in the place it needed to be,” said Lincecum.
Lincecum’s triple would have scored a run had Andres Torres stayed at second rather than attempting to take third on his hit to rig...
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San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford sprained his middle and index fingers on his right hand after jamming them into the bag while sliding into second base during a steal attempt on Tuesday. And while Crawford exited that game, he did serve as a pinch runner in the Giants’ 4-2 win over the San Diego [...]The post Brandon Crawford’s baby daughter sitting in his locker...
Photo by Marko Realmonte (GiantsInTheYard.com)
Last night’s loss to the Marlins was bad news, but it wasn’t as bad as hearing that San Francisco Giants outfielder Angel Pagan had to be carted off the field in Stockton. I’m not sure the extent of his injury, but I don’t see him coming back anytime soon.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to Barry Zito and his family. Zito’s...
San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford instituted his own ‘bring your daughter to work day’…
Just hangin in daddy's locker… @JalynneC35 pic.twitter.com/44tUoh03j7
— Brandon Crawford (@bcraw35) June 20, 2013
Before the 2012 season I invented a segment for our blog/podcast called “Brandon Watch”, based on the premise that the Giants could be successful if their young (and cheap) position players performed at the level of major-league caliber starters. What followed was a great defensive season from Brandon Crawford and a really nice all-around performance by Brandon Belt.
After weeks of trying to let his hamstring heal on its own, Angel Pagan was finally placed on the DL. Before he could return from the DL, though, Pagan was sent to San Jose for a minor league rehab assignment. It was there, last night, that things may have gotten much worse for the veteran outfielder. He was carted off the field in the ninth inning of the San Jose Giants&...
Giants center fielder Angel Pagan had an MRI on his injured hamstring Friday that revealed a tear in his hamstring, according to Alex Pavlovic of the Merc. He is considering surgery that would keep him out six weeks, but is seeking a second opinion before going under the knife.
The tear occurred while Pagan was sprinting down the first base line in a rehab start in San Jose, with...
San Francisco Giants center fielder Angel Pagan will seek a second opinion from a specialist on his injured left hamstring, which he said sustained a small tear when he re-aggravated the leg during a rehab game with Class A San Jose on Thursday night.
Surgery remains an option, and both Pagan and manager Bruce Bochy said Saturday that if he needs arthroscopic surgery, the expected...
Chad Gaudin was hit on the right forearm with a line drive during Thursday night’s start against the Marlins. He was expected to have a light catch session today but he was unable to go. Gaudin was also expected to throw a bullpen tomorrow, but that will likely be pushed back along with Tuesday’s scheduled start against the Dodgers according to the San Francisco Chronicle Giants...
There is a great debate going around in the Miami Marlins clubhouse as to how many cheeseburgers outfielder Marcell Ozuna consumed before Friday's game in San Francisco.Ozuna claims he only consumed three In-N-Out cheeseburgers and three chocolate chip cookies. However, many of his teammates beg to differ, as they insist he actually devoured five cheeseburgers."My teammates...
Carlos Lee has retired from baseball, according to a report from ESPNDeportes. Lee said on a radio show in Panama that he received offers from [...]
Hector Sanchez singled home the winning run with one out in the 11th inning, and the San Francisco Giants snapped a nine-game home losing streak to the Miami Marlins with a 2-1 victory Saturday.
Giants right fielder Hunter Pence made a diving catch to rob Placido Polanco of a likely go-ahead single to end the 11th as Miami left runners on first and second in back-to-back innings...
According to published reports, veteran slugger Carlos Lee has officially retired from baseball.
Lee, according to MLB.com, made the announcement Thursday on a radio station in his native Panama on his 37th birthday. Lee, who played last season for the Houston Astros and Florida Marlins, reportedly was seeking a two-year deal this season but was unable to secure one from the four...
On an emotional day, Barry Zito was spectacular, and the Giants came from behind once again to defeat the Miami Marlins 2-1 in eleven innings.
The Marlins got on the board first. Ed Lucas crushed his first home run of the season with one out in the top of the first to give Miami their early lead, but that’s all that they would get off of Zito.
Just three days after his father passed...
Drenched in all kinds of liquids poured out of a beat-up bucket that teammates conjured up in the clubhouse, Tom Koehler never felt better as a major league pitcher.
Pinch hitter Marcell Ozuna's two-run single gave Koehler his first victory in nine career starts, and the Miami Marlins rallied past the San Francisco Giants 2-1 Thursday night.
''I smell like a bar,'...
Moar like Lulz Of The Month. You’ll get over it.
Jose Iglesias did whatever the hell that was on what appeared to be a sure double.
Andre Ethier gives home plate umpire the death stare from hell
How many of the Pirates regret doing this intro? At minimum, Wandy Rodriguez…
Astros lose in the most Astros way ever
The Meet The Mess GIF of the year
Hank Conger, the definition...