San Francisco Giants: Bullpen an area of need

On the heels of a San Diego Padre sweep, the San Francisco Giants were exposed and showed where they need improvement.  The bullpen is an area the Giants need to improve in, and after the San Diego series it was very clear. With Cory Gearrin still on the disabled list, the Giants do not have that many intriguing pieces in their bullpen, and many have been struggling.  Santiago...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Moments in history that are similar mistakes to this Cory Gearrin slider to Nolan Arenado

Do you have questions or comments for Connor? Email for inclusion in next week's column. Welcome to Football Friday, a baseball column by Connor. Each week I will dive into the previous seven days of baseball news, shout my opinion into the void, discuss some things about the Colorado Rockies, and answer your emails. Some of them. On Tuesday night, with...
Via Purple Row
20 days ago

Giants notes: Health, not exasperation, leads to a change in chaotic bullpen; etc.

SAN FRANCISCO – The Giants changed the composition of their chaotic bullpen on Wednesday, but not out of exasperation.   The club placed Cory Gearrin on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained right shoulder, one day after the right-hander served up a three-run home run to Colorado’s Nolan Arenado. Right-hander Albert Suarez rejoined the bullpen and could be used anywhere...
Via Giants Extra
22 days ago

Giants place Cody Gearrin on DL, recall Albert Suarez

The San Francisco Giants made a series of moves prior to Wednesday’s game at home against the Colorado Rockies. The team placed RHP Cody Gearrin on the 15-day disabled list with a right shoulder strain and called up Albert Suarez in his place. In addition, RHP Jake Smith was claimed off waivers by the San Diego Padres. Cory Gearrin placed on DL with a right shoulder strain....
Via Today's Knuckleball
22 days ago

Gearrin has found home in Giants bullpen

Cory Gearrin continues to be a valuable piece of the Giants' bullpen this season. After recovering from Tommy John surgery in 2014 while a member of the Atlanta Braves, Gearrin has finally established himself as a big leaguer.
June 27, 2016

Return to Turner Field meaningful for Gearrin

Performing on the Turner Field pitcher's mound Tuesday was more than just another appearance for Giants right-hander Cory Gearrin. Gearrin felt as if this game enabled him to come full circle after missing the entire 2014 season with Tommy John elbow surgery as a member of the Braves.
June 01, 2016

Giants notes: Return to Atlanta meaningful for Cory Gearrin, Matt Duffy returns to lineup, a reason to thank Jarrett Parker, etc.

San Francisco Giants' Cory Gearrin (62) is photographed at spring training at Scottsdale Stadium in Scottsdale, Ariz., on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016. (Josie Lepe/Bay Area News Group) ATLANTA – Tuesday night belonged to Jake Peavy, who pitched masterfully and scored on a triple to show that he’s still spry even while celebrating his 35th birthday.   But there was a meaningful moment...
Via Giants Extra
June 01, 2016

Gearrin brings calm to Giants' late-relief role

Cory Gearrin came into Friday night's 6-4 Giants victory over the Rockies at a critical juncture, taking over for Madison Bumgarner and facing the heart of Colorado's batting order. He did what he's been doing all year. After giving up a hit to Nolan Arenado, he struck out Mark Reynolds with two runners on and got Ryan Raburn to ground out.
May 07, 2016

Braves reliever Cory Gearrin needs Tommy John surgery

ATLANTA -- Braves reliever Cory Gearrin received opinions from three separate doctors in different parts of the country, but the verdict remained the same: the 27-year-old will need Tommy John surgery to repair a tear in his right elbow. Gearrin tore the ulnar collateral ligament on one pitch during a spring training game against the Detroit Tigers last month. "(The doctors) said...
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April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves' Gearrin has 'significant' elbow injury

ROME, Ga. (AP) General manager Frank Wren says right-hander Cory Gearrin has a ''significant'' injury to his right elbow.
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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