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The San Francisco Giants' road to the playoffs this year has been filled with timely pitching, hitting, running and catching. But nothing capped another postseason-bound year like the catch that third baseman Pablo Sandoval pulled off Saturday night as the Giants locked up their division for good. The Giants, 88-63 going into Saturday and needing just a win to swat away the quickly fading Dodgers, rode Madison Bumgarner's arm and some early hits to the lead Saturday night against the San Diego Padres. But Sandoval earned the defining moment in the win. In the fourth inning, Yonder Alonso popped up...

Pablo Sandoval Dives into the the Stands, Blows Bubbles

The San Francisco Giants third basemen, Pablo Sandoval, made a catch with a flavor that will last.  A Padres' hitter launched a pop fly that was almost out of play, but the Panda came into rescue it.Sandoval's mouth was full the whole time with a bubble gum, and a fan in the stands almost got a mouth full of Sandoval's cleats. Having your at-bat end on a play like that...

SF Giants Rumors: 2012 NL West Champs, Over The Weekend Side Notes

The race to the NL West title is over! Your San Francisco Giants have been on a tear, and weren’t stopping till they stamped their ticket to the 2012 playoffs! This NL West Championship is the Giants second in a three year span. I’m sure you didn’t forget about them winning the NL West in 2010, did you? Let’s hope this year has the same ending results as it did in 2010 ...

Pablo Sandoval Makes Catch Falling Over Railing

The San Francisco Giants clinched the NL West and a playoff birth Saturday night and one of the highlights involved Pablo Sandoval’s amazing catch down the 3rd base line.  Sandoval flipped over the dugout railing while also blowing bubble gum.   The post Pablo Sandoval Makes Catch Falling Over Railing appeared first on Ride The Pine.

Lincecum scratched for rest, Petit gets start

San Francisco Giants right-handed pitcher Tim Lincecum was scratched from his start Sunday, hours after the team clinched its second National League West title in three years. Lincecum, who has struggled through a 10-14 season with a 4.91 ERA, will be replaced on the month by rookie Yusmeiro Petit. It will be Petit's first major-league start since 2009 when he was with the...

(Video) Pablo Sandoval Flipped over the Railing to make a Spectacular Grab as the Giants Clinch NL West

Giants' third basemen Pablo Sandoval hangs on with one arm after making the catch on the Padres' Yonder Alonso's popup after he flipped over the railing into foul ground in the fourth. Your... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

SF Giants broadcasters show off 'Gangnam Style' dance moves (Video)

San Francisco Giants broadcasters Jon Miller and Dave Flemming showed off their 'Gangnam Style' dance moves between innings during Saturday night's game at AT&T Park against the San Diego Padres. The Giants needed a win to clinch the National League West division and entered the top of the ninth holding an 8-4 lead, victory seemed a near certainty. The crowd...

Giants Broadcaster Jon Miller Dances “Gangnam Style”

Giants broadcaster Jon Miller showed off his “Gangnam Style” dance moves following the San Francisco Giants clinching the National League West crown on Saturday. The San Francisco Giants clinched their second National League West crown in three years and there was plenty of celebrating in San Francisco, nut none better that Jon Miller’s. Your browser does not support iframes...

Giants' Posey honored with inspirational McCovey award

Buster Posey. In a landslide. If it wasn't a landslide, it should have been. Posey won the Willie Mac Award on Friday as the most inspirational member of the San Francisco Giants. It's mostly voted on by players, and Willie McCovey himself gets a vote. "Ladies and gentlemen, this is a big night for me," McCovey told the crowd before the Giants' 5-1 victory...

Melky Cabrera Does Something Right…For Once.

Melky Cabrera, serving a 50-game suspension for testing positive for testosterone, a performance-enhancing substance, will not win this year’s National League batting title. You think? At Cabrera’s request, the Commissioner’s Office and the Major League Baseball Players Association announced an agreement on Friday to suspend, for this season, part of a rule that might have...

Giants beat Padres to win NL West

The San Francisco Giants pulled on gray NL West champion shirts and white caps, then took a victory lap around AT&T Park slapping high-fives with any fans they could reach. The Giants have needed every face in their clubhouse and every ounce of support from their city. They lost All-Star closer Brian Wilson in April to season-ending elbow surgery, and top hitter Melky Cabrera...

GIF of the Week: What is His Butt Made Of Anyway?

Is that Barry Zito?  It sure looks like it.  Do we now know the reason why Zito’s gotten so many women over the past decade?  It can’t be the ridiculous millions of dollars he’s earned in the bigs while being a mediocre pitcher could it?  Of course not!  It’s his rock hard tushy as evidenced by the pain it put Aubrey Huff in. How’d you get those rock hard cheeks Barry?

Giants 8, Padres 4

Madison Bumgarner pitched San Francisco to its second NL West title in three years and newcomer Marco Scutaro had three hits and three RBIs in the Giants' 8-4 win over the San Diego Padres on Saturday night. The Giants captured their eighth divisional crown - wrapping it up once again with a victory over the Padres in front of their home fans, just as they did on the season...

Rather than being dirty ‘Leche,’ San Francisco Giants juicehead Melky Cabrera acts like a ‘man’ and is applauded by the Pittsburgh Pirates’ Andrew McCutchen

Following some legal wrangling, suspended San Francisco Giants juicehead Melky Cabrera had his request to be disqualified as the National League batting champion granted on Friday. “Leche,” who has compiled 69 homers, 417 RBI and 995 hits with a .284 … Continue reading →

Giants' Cabrera bows out of batting title, opening door for Pirates' McCutchen

Andrew McCutchen's chances of winning the National League batting title got a whole lot better Friday. Serving a 50-game suspension after testing positive for an excess amount of testosterone, San Francisco left fielder Melky Cabrera, who was leading the league with a .346 batting average, was removed from the batting championship race at his request. Major League Baseball...
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