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San Francisco Giants: Weakest bench in baseball?

The San Francisco Giants bench is incredibly weak. That’s pretty obvious. The bench has been exposed even more as the season has gone on: especially with Angel Pagan’s injury, Brandon Belt being out for significant time and Marco Scutaro’s career almost being over. Can this bench be changed, and if not is this bench good enough to help the Giants in the playoffs if they get...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants rumors: left field edition

The San Francisco Giants were long rumored to be going after an upgrade in left field and someone who would allow Gregor Blanco to be a fourth outfielder. The Giants were exploring both free agent and trade options. Names like Shin-Shoo Choo and Michael Morse were the names most likely linked with the Giants but were thought to be too expensive. There were also some trade options...
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December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Gregor Blanco doesn't need replacing

Please believe me, I'm not trying to play Devil's Advocate, and I'm not trolling you. Let's just examine this for a minute.Does Gregor Blanco really need to be replaced? Is he that bad? Does he hurt us as an everyday left fielder?Everyone initially would say, "Of course he needs to be replaced. He plays great D, but LF is a power position, and he can't hit...
Via The Dodgerhater
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Cardinals bat boys nearly hit by Gregor Blanco's broken bat (Video)

San Francisco Giants left fielder Gregor Blanco's broken bat nearly hit two St. Louis Cardinals bat boys during Wednesday night's NLDS Game 3 at Busch Stadium. It happened in the sixth inning as Blanco fouled off a 3-1 pitch. The bat broke near the handle, and the barrel of the bat went flying towards the right side of the backstop. The bat hit the short brick wall less...
Via Holdout Sports
October 18, 2012  |  Discuss

The Importance of Gregor Blanco

Every spring, the Giants go out and sign a bunch of players to minor-league deals. It’s baseball’s bargain bin, and history would suggest the Giants are particularly adept at this dumpster diving. Most teams are happy to come across the occasional Joaquin Arias, a useful yet seriously flawed player that is capable of serving a functional purpose at the major-league level. In...
Via SF Giants Nirvana
August 03, 2012  |  1 Comment

Quick Hits: the Belt we expected and Theriot and Blanco find new roles

It’s been quite the week for Giants fans, including another brilliant Bumgarner start, some surprising offense and a little perfect game for Matt Cain. With all the big news stories everyone has heard about, I have forgotten to mention some important ones which somehow fell through the cracks. Here are your “Quick Hits” of the week: Brandon Belt: starting first baseman...
Via Seed Spitters
June 17, 2012  |  Discuss
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Giants outfielder has blunder on basepaths

Your browser does not support iframes. San Francisco Giants utility outfielder Gregor Blanco didn’t play one game in the big leagues during the 2011 season after appearing in only 49 games as a member of the Kansas City Royals in 2010. But with his pro career resurrected with the San Francisco Giants, he’s making darn [...]
Via Sportress of Blogitude
May 03, 2012  |  Discuss

SF Giants Rumors: Blanco Could Be A Lock, Roster Spots In Question

Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle says outfielder Gregor Blanco is as close to a stone-cold lock as any non-roster invitee could be.   “He’s done all he can do to make this club,” said manager Bruce Bochy. “He’s played great. We can’t say anything definite on what’s going to happen. I will say he’s played as good as anyone this spring.” Blanco has used...

SF Giants Rumors: Gregor Blanco Looking To Force The Issue For A Roster Spot

AJ Cassavell of MLB.com says outfielder Gregor Blanco is eager to make it happen with the San Francisco Giants. The Giants have a bunch of players that could be fighting for time in the outfield, and it could be a long shot for Blanco to make the team. It would be nice to see Blanco force the issue!   “He can play anywhere in the outfield,” said manager Bruce Bochy. Blanco was...

Could Gregor Blanco be the new Giants lead off hitter?

Center fielder Gregor Blanco signed with the San Francisco Giants last week (via CSNBayArea), and as a Venezuelan and a huge Blanco fan I couldn't help, but to think if he could be the lead off hitter the Giants are looking for. Even though Blanco has only played three years in the Majors, and last season he hit .201/.350/.327 in 199 AB's for the Royals' and Nationals...
Via PRO Rumors
November 25, 2011  |  Discuss
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