Found March 30, 2013 on
Just days before the San Francisco Giants head to Los Angeles to kick off their season, they may already be facing an uphill battle as they seek to defend their title.
Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval aggravated his right elbow injury, and had to be removed from the game. Now as the team prepares for their final tune up game before a Monday afternoon ESPN match up against the Los Angeles Dodgers, the fate of the Kung Fu Panda hangs in the balance.
Playing in his first game since March 16 when he felt irritation in his elbow, Sandoval started at DH against the Oakland Athletics on Friday. He took 2 at bats before being pulled from the game after he felt more discomfort in the elbow. It is significant because if he didn’t play yesterday his DL stint could have been backdated to a later date, but now he could miss the full 15 days.
After the game Giants manager Bruce Bochy said the team was “being cautious” and that Sandoval would be evaluated in the following days to see how the el...
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If there's one thing I love about our fans is that they're loyal. Case and point, our undying love for Barry Bonds amid a sea of hatred by the rest of America.
We love our role players, our bullpen guys, and everyone in between (unless they're terrible of course).
Even me, The Dodgerhater, the mean guy that I am, feel pangs of sadness to see guys like Eli Whiteside...
Entering yesterday’s exhibition contest, San Francisco
Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval expressed confidence he’d be ready for
Opening Day. However, his outlook was less optimistic following the game after
he aggravated his elbow injury.
Manager Bruce Bochy told reporters – including Daniel Brown
of The San Jose Mercury News – that Sandoval was shut down...
In a new commercial promoting the upcoming season, San Francisco Giants pitcher Sergio Romo is asked by a female fan what he would have been if he wasn't a professional pitcher.
While Romo could envision himself being an astronaut, a DJ, or maybe a chef, the female fan (identified as Katrina) could see him as a professional dancer...of the exotic variety.
Video via MLB...
In one of the more amusingly awkward promotional commercials by a major league ball club thus far this year, San Francisco Giants right-handed relief pitcher Sergio Romo is asked by a female fan what career he would choose to go into if he were not a professional pitcher.
Romo rattles off a few alternative careers: An astronaut, a DJ, a chef. But then the female fan — who for some...
POCKETS FULL FOR POSEY
Brian Sabean said he wanted Buster Posey to be a Giant for life, and that could very well be the case with the news that they have signed the reigning NL MVP to a massive deal.
Buster Posey will be counted on to lead the Giants for the next several years.
Tools of ignorance indeed.
Try telling that to Giants catcher Buster Posey. He just signed a nine-year, $167 million contract extension. It’s the largest guaranteed contract in history for a player with three or fewer years of major league experience.
Posey rebounded from an horrific injury in...
San Francisco Giants fans can rejoice, Buster Posey will likely never wear another uniform again. The icon of the Giants signed a 9-year deal that will keep him in a San Francisco jersey until 2022.
The contract extension includes a full no-trade clause and can include incentives if Posey achieves certain accolades. It is an 8-year deal but could include a 9th year on a team option...
Buster Posey is the San Francisco Giants' new franchise man.
The Giants rewarded NL MVP and batting champion with a $167 million, nine-year contract Friday, a deal that includes a club option for 2022 that could raise the value to $186 million over a decade.
The agreement is the longest for a catcher and the largest in Giants history, surpassing Matt Cain's $127.5 million...
Yoenis Cespedes' slow start to spring training is a distant memory. Now Oakland's slugging outfielder is hoping to carry his hot swing into the regular season.
Cespedes homered for the second time in three days, a three-run shot off San Francisco starter Ryan Vogelsong, and the Athletics held on to beat the Giants 4-3 on Saturday in the final tuneup for both teams.
The San Francisco Giants got hot at exactly the right time last season and carried that momentum not only to a National League West division crown, but to a World Series championship by blowing through the Detroit Tigers in a dominating sweep. The Giants have won two World Series championships in the past two seasons and the question is, will anybody in the National League West be...