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Gillaspie ready for any role he's asked to play

As one of the Giants' key performers last October, it would seem Conor Gillaspie has no business mentioning the possibility of beginning this year at Triple-A.
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Gillaspie, Giants agree to $1.4 million, 1-year contract

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Third baseman Conor Gillaspie and the San Francisco Giants have agreed to a $1.4 million, one-year contract, a raise from his $1 million salary last year. The sides avoided arbitration, and the deal was announced Wednesday night. Gillaspie was a surprise to earn a roster spot out of spring training last season as he began a second stint with San Francisco....
Via Associated Press
January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Conor Gillaspie ‘shocked’ by Giants’ loss to Cubs

The San Francisco Giants took a 5-2 lead into the ninth inning of their playoff game against the Chicago Cubs Tuesday night, yet somehow their season is over. The way the Giants’ wild card game hero feels about the loss is probably a good indication of what the entire organization is thinking. After San Francisco gave up four runs in the top of the ninth and was eliminated from...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Cubs catch break with controversial Anthony Rizzo call

The Chicago Cubs appeared to catch a break from the umpires in Game 3 of the NLDS on Monday against the Giants in the bottom of the sixth inning. San Francisco’s Conor Gillaspie hit a grounder up the middle to lead off the bottom of the sixth, and second baseman Javy Baez made a great sliding stop. Baez’s throw was in time to get Gillaspie, but first baseman Anthony Rizzo seemed...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Conor Gillaspie has ultimate praise for Noah Syndergaard

Conor Gillaspie emerged as a hero for the San Francisco Giants in their wild card win over the New York Mets on Wednesday night, but it wasn’t easy. Gillaspie was the only player in the game to record multiple hits, but both of his came off Mets relievers. His 3-run shot was in the top of the 9th off Jeurys Familiar, while his first hit came in the 8th off Addison Reed. Gillaspie...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Even-year Giants strike again with Conor Gillaspie home run

The even-year magic already is in full force for the San Francisco Giants. The Giants, who have won the last three World Series in even years, beat the New York Mets 3-0 on Wednesday in the National League Wild Card Game thanks to a likely and unlikely hero. Madison Bumgarner continued his postseason dominance with a complete-game shutout of the Mets. He allowed only four hits...
October 05, 2016  |  Discuss

#HUGWATCH: Angels acquire Conor Gillaspie

It isn’t the big splash the Angels were looking for or even a ripple, but Jon Morosi reports that the Angels acquire Conor Gillaspie for cash: #Angels acquire Conor Gillaspie from #WhiteSox for cash. — Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) July 24, 2015 Gillaspie was recently DFA’d by the White Sox thanks to his 71 wRC+ this year. He had been at 108 wRC+ last year, so it isn’t as...
Via Monkey with a Halo
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Rays select switch-hitting 1B Casey Gillaspie with 20th overall pick

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Rays selected first baseman Casey Gillaspie with the 20th overall pick in the 2014 draft on Thursday. Gillaspie, a Wichita State product, is known for his promising offensive ability, and the switch-hitter enters a franchise in need of bolstering its production at the plate. He stands 6-foot-4, 230 pounds, and the 21-year-old hit a Cape Cod League...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Don’t Sleep On Conor Gillaspie

Chicago White Sox Baseball — Conor Gillaspie has been a name most White Sox fans have seen on the roster, but not one that they have given much thought to. Gillaspie could find himself as the starting third baseman for Chicago come Opening Day if he focuses on what got him here. Conor had a pretty tough year in 2013 and is probably most known for his three error game, or his defensive...
Via Sports Mockery
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Gillaspie Over Davidson? Give me a break!

Later this month when Spring Training kicks off, the White Sox will have at least a couple positional battles underway. The fifth starter and a bullpen role or two will certainly be up for grabs, but the same can't quite be said for the third base job. Photo credit: Brian Garfinkel, Getty Images via CBS Chicago When the White Sox acquired Matt Davidson (pictured...
Via Grab Some Bench
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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