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The San Francisco Giants have dropped game 2 of the 3-game series to the Angels. Barry Zito tossed 3 1/3 innings before Bruce Bochy finally decided to pull the hook. Zito gave up 8 runs in his short outing.
Outfielder Melky Cabrera is having an awesome year thus far. Last night he reached 100 hits in 291 plate appearances. That’s the fastest in San Francisco history! The living legend Willie Mays had the record since 1958. Mays reached 100 hits in 295 plate appearances.
All Star Voting
Buster Posey leads the voting amongst catchers. Right behind him is Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina. Cabrera has passed Ryan Braun in the outfielders voting, and is now in the top 3 (which means starting position). Pablo Sandoval is 2nd in voting behind Mets third baseman David Wright.
Jon Paul Morosi of Fox Sports says the Astros will listen to offers for pitcher Wandy Rodriguez. The Yankees, Blue Jays and Giants had representatives in attendance to watch Rodriguez pitch last night. With two strugg...
BEST OF MAXIM
First Seattle, and now Anaheim. The San Francisco Giants have lost back-to-back series to American League teams on the road. Next up for the Giants is the Athletics in Oakland.
Infielder Aubrey Huff is eligible to come off the disabled list on Tuesday, but manager Bruce Bochy isn’t going to guarantee he’d rejoin the team that day.
Matt Cain‘s hat, cleats, game...
Bay Area rap legend E-40 recently put down a rap for the San Francisco Giants called "Vote 25 on it" which is a song telling fans to vote the Giants players like Buster Posey and Melky Cabrera into the All Star game in July.E-40 and a young girl named Ursula did the track with Ursula doing the chorus. If the beat sounds familiar to you, it is because they took the instrumental...
One hundred hits, and it's still June. Melky Cabrera is having a historic year by Giants standards. When he doubled off C.J. Wilson in the Giants' 12-5 loss to the Angels on Tuesday night, it gave him 100 hits in his first 291 plate appearances. When Willie Mays got his 100th hit in 1958, the Giants' first year in San Francisco, he needed 295 plate appearances. These...
Totally called it. Barry Zito and the Giants faced the ugly end of the hammer tonight, taking an especially strong pounding from the lineup. Trout was on base all 5 times, 4 hits and a walk; Trumbo knocked in 5 off of 3 hits with one being a triple; and Pujols went yard once again to pull in 5 more RBI's. Pujols just might crack the 30 HR 100 RBI mark by the end of the season...
San Francisco Giants outfielder Melky Cabrera has surpassed Ryan Braun of the Milwaukee Brewers for the third outfield spot in the National Leagues latest balloting figures for the 83rd All-Star Game, to be played on Tuesday, July 10th at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City.
Cabrera, who leads the Majors with 98 hits, has amassed 2,144,107 votes as he aims to become an All-Star for...
NOW THAT'S A CUTTER
San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Cain was presented with a commemorative samurai sword from Mizuno yesterday before his start against the Angels. Mizuno is a Japanese sports equipment company that sponsors Cain.Mizuno gave Cain the sword in honor of his perfect game against the Houston Astros last week.Cain said the sword would be awesome to have in his house.After the ceremony...
Matt Cain lists his “Top Ten Things I Want To Achieve Now That I’ve Thrown A Perfect Game”…
Mike Trout is very fast.
Tonight’s recap is not about Matt Cain. The Horse did what he did, simultaneously falling victim to the post-NoNo curse and sticking with it in the Matt Cain Way.
No, tonight’s wrap should touch on a few other subjects.
First of all, Ryan Theriot. After back-to-back 3-hit days (with an off-day in between), he’s really played an instrumental part in...
4, 2, 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 0, 6, 0, 6, 10, 3, 4, 4, 1, 5, 5, 0.
Those are the total runs scored by the Giants in each game they’ve played since the beginning of June. Before today’s game the Giants were averaging 4.01 runs per game, which is just below the league average of 4.17. They had an OPS+ of 101, and had managed to scrape together a perfectly cromulent offense. Weird.
Here is the video of San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Cain doing the Top Ten on the Late Show with David Letterman on Monday night.Cain threw a perfect game last week against the Houston Astros and did the "Top ten things he wants to achieve now that he has thrown a perfect game" list.Some of the things on the list include catching a line drive with his mouth, fixing...
@San Francisco Giants (38-30) @ Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (36-32)
Pitching Probables: SFG – Barry Zito (5-4, 3.61 ERA) LAA – C.J Wilson (7-4, 2.30 ERA)
Game Info: 7:05 PM PT; TV - Fox Sports West; Radio - KLAA 830
This is the post I make where you guys can kind of tell I'm starting to lose it but I try to keep it veiled, albeit very thinly. The fates would have...
There was no suspense as to whether Matt Cain would be the one to finally take a spot next to Johnny Vander Meer in the baseball record books with a second no-hitter in consecutive starts. Mike Trout banged a single to left on Cain’s third pitch of the night Monday against the Angels. Although Cain and the Giants won, the typically consummate righty was far from his sharpest. Cain...
Hours before his first start since his perfect game, San Francisco Giants right-hander Matt Cain stood on the grass at Angels Stadium and read the Top 10 Things I Want To Achieve Now That I've Thrown A Perfect Game -- for David Letterman's late-night show. No. 4: "Pitch an inning without my pants." Here's another that wasn't on the list: Win my next...