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San Francisco Giants
San Diego Padres
SAN DIEGO -- Ryan Vogelsong's Sunday afternoon began with a struggle and it never got better. Padres leadoff man Everth Cabrera worked the Giants pitcher for 13 pitches, all of them fastballs, in the bottom of the first. Cabrera struck out, but neither Vogelsong nor San Francisco recovered. The Padres scored three runs in the first inning, starting them on their way to a 7-1 victory that dropped the Giants into second place in the National League West, a half-game behind the Dodgers. Eyeing a three-game sweep, Giants fans filled several sections of Petco Park, where San Francisco had scored 18 runs to claim the series' first two games. The Padres did the heavy hitting this time, though. They knocked out Vogeslong (10-7) in the fourth inning and scored three runs in the fifth against reliever Jose Mijares. San Diego had 16 hits, including four from its No. 7 hitter, Cameron Maybin. The Giants scored only an unearned run off Clayton Richard (10-12) in eight innings. ...
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For those of you who haven't heard the latest disturbing details on how Melky Cabrera tried to cover up his testosterone use, the New York Daily News dropped a massive bombshell with this article.
"In a bizarre attempt to avoid a 50-game drug suspension, San Francisco Giants star Melky Cabrera created a fictitious website and a nonexistent product designed to prove...
In a true “wow” moment it looks as if San Francisco Giants star Melky Cabrera has lost his mind.
According to reports, Cabrera put together a fake website that featured a fake product to create the illusion that he inadvertently ingested a banned substance that triggered his positive test result under MLB’s substance abuse program.
Coming on the heels that San Francisco Giants outfielder and 2012 MLB All-Star Game MVP Melky Cabrera tested positive for a banned substance that led to a 50 game suspension, we have now learned much more troubling details in the case of the game’s latest major drug violation.
File this under bizarre, even for a professional athlete.
According to the Daily News, Cabrera...
San Francisco Giants outfielder Melky Cabrera, who was suspended 50 games last week, allegedly created a fictitious website and product to convince Major League Baseball he unwittingly took a banned substance. However, MLB officials quickly were onto the rouse during the investigation of his positive test for a banned testosterone, the New York Daily News reported Sunday. The plot...
We all came into this game expecting a pitching duel. Clayton Kershaw, reigning Cy Young Award winner, 24 years old, going up against the just-turned-23-year-old Madison Bumgarner. This wasn’t the first time the two had faced — they’d met once before, in April 2011. But that wasn’t much of a battle. Today’s head-to-head, unlike the previous one, did not disappoint.
What is a “conundrum”? Well, according to the dictionary, a conundrum is ”a confusing and difficult problem or question”. Well, the recent suspension of Melky Cabrera has put me in a “conundrum”.
Who is Melky Cabrera you may ask ? Well, Melky Cabrera is a baseball player. He is a San Francisco Giant and was the 2012 All-Star Game MVP. And, in case you have not heard lately...
Angel Pagan when he was in the minor leagues.
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Since Melky Cabrera was suspended for elevated levels of testosterone, and even prior as part of Ryan Braun having come up positive for the same, discussions have swirled about the process by which players are tested. Recently, Victor Conte, the former head of BALCO has been just one.
Today the league and union for the players struck back issuing a joint statement on how testing...
Madison Bumgarner scattered four hits over eight scoreless innings, Pablo Sandoval drove in both runs and the San Francisco Giants defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1 on Monday night to regain the NL West lead by a half-game.
Bumgarner pitched his second scoreless outing of the season for the Giants, who have won six of their last nine games and 11 of 17. They erased the Dodgers...
Finally the Padres get to a guy in the rotation that knows how to actually pitch. Instead of throwing batting practice to Giant's hitters, Clayton Richard shut down their bats in route to a Padres victory yesterday. Just a small victory as it did end our losing streak, but it also gives us momentum going into the Pirates series. The Pirates just finished up a 19 inning game against...
Somehow WEPN's Michael Kay was able to swing ESPN baseball analyst Rick Sutcliffe as a guest yesterday...Rick has a plan for punishing San Francisco cheater Melky Cabrera getting caught with...
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On Around the Diamond 25, Tony, Adam and Scott will tackle the big stories in baseball from this past week and there were plenty to go around including:
The Rocket lifting off again?
“The Hailin’ Venezuelan and The Prince of Detroit”
“Spoiled Melk”, a Cabrera that disappointed this week was Giants slugger Melky Cabrera.
Another Red Sock down, Carl Crawford opts for Tommy...
The website is back up finally. Let's fill you in as to what has happened while the site has been down. The owners have voted and Ron Fowler and the O'Malleys are officially the new owners of the Padres. In the mean time Padres pitchers have forgotten how to get guys out and have not been lasting long, which of course is taxing the bullpen. The team that we have seen of late...
Recap. Still think it was very dumb to start Correia last night. Regardless I can’t imagine this team wasn’t exhausted so they get a pass. For one game. First Pitch: 10:05 PM EST Where to Watch: Root Sports, MLB.TV, FSSD Jason Marquis, RHP (34) This guy again. Remember last time? He almost threw the [...]