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Padres Pitcher Throws Gum At Hector Sanchez After Grand Slam Bat Flip (Video)

One simple bat flip produced quite the sticky situation at Petco Park on Tuesday night. The San Diego Padres already were trailing the San Francisco Giants by five runs in the sixth inning when Giants catcher Hector Sanchez launched a grand slam into the right field seats and punctuated the blast with a celebratory bat flip. Padres pitcher Dale Thayer apparently didn’t care for...
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Hector Sanchez, Shawn Kelley beef causes benches to clear (Video)

Benches cleared in the ninth inning of Tuesday’s Giants-Padres game after San Diego reliever Shawn Kelley had words for San Francisco’s Hector Sanchez following a groundout. Sanchez hit a grand slam in the sixth and rankled the Padres by admiring his work and flipping his bat. Pitcher Dale Thayer, who gave up the big blow,...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants' Hector Sanchez eager for comeback after 2 concussions

  Hector Sanchez's physical on Wednesday was scheduled for 1:30 p.m. local time. But maybe Sanchez, excited as he was to be at spring training on the day the world champion San Francisco Giants began reporting, was simply eager to receive a clean bill of health and get back to being behind the plate. The 25-year-old catcher, or someone else, had scribbled Sanchez's name into a pair...
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Hector Sanchez exits

Hector Sanchez of the Giants left Friday’s against the Dodgers after taking a foul tip to the mask, the team announced. He was removed from the game the next inning after he flied out. Buster Posey moved to catcher, Michael Morse from left field to first, and Tyler Colvin to left field off the bench. Hector Sanchez out of game. Posey goes behind plate. Colvin now in LF, Morse...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Sanchez lifts Giants over Dodgers 3-2 in 12

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Hector Sanchez singled home the winning run with two outs in the 12th inning and the San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 Tuesday night after Brandon Belt's tying double in the ninth.
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Sanchez hopes to be reliable backup for Posey

(Eds: Minor edits.) By DON KETCHUM Associated Press San Francisco's Buster Posey is already among the most accomplished catchers in baseball with a pair of World Series rings and All-Star selections, the NL Rookie of the Year award in 2010, and a batting title and NL MVP in the same season of 2012. Yet manager Bruce Bochy has said Posey will require his days off to stay fresh, and...
Via AP on Fox
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

SF Giants Pitcher and Catcher Report, Tim Hudson News, Hector Sanchez Drops Pounds, G-Men Scouting Cuban Shortstop, Etc.

Credit: Randy Boyles – SF Giants Rumors Today’s the day that a lot of people have been waiting for…. It’s Friday, Valentine’s Day, and the San Francisco Giants pitchers and catchers are reporting to camp! We’ve already learned that Tim Hudson has his locker between Matt Cain and Tim Lincecum. I think it’s safe to say that the Giants probably put him right next...

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