SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Pitcher Yusmeiro Petit, whose brilliant postseason in 2014 helped the Giants capture their third World Series in five years, was not offered a 2016 contract by San Francisco and became a free agent. Catcher Hector Sanchez also was not offered a deal before Wednesday night's deadline. Petit set a major league record during 2014 by retiring 46 consecutive batters...
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December 02, 2015 | Discuss
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...
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
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...
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February 18, 2015 | Discuss
After exiting Friday's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers because a foul tip hit him on the mask, Giants backup catcher Hector Sanchez was placed on the 7-day concusion list on Saturday, according to D.J. Short of Hardball Talk, and prospect Andrew Susac was called up from Triple-A Fresno. #452586874 / gettyimages.comSanchez, 24, has hit .196/.237/.301 (OPS+ 54) with three...
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...
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.
OFFICIAL WEIGHTS IN FOR PAULIE AYALA’S “KEEP IT IN THE RING” FIGHTS AT THE CENDERA CENTER IN FORT WORTH
Written by Hector Sanchez Photo by Stacey Verbeek The fighters have weighed in and it is official, the fights are on! Professional boxing returns to the Cendera Center in Fort Worth, Texas. This time, Paulie Ayala and Cendera Funding are teaming up to fight domestic violence in the community and are donating net proceeds to “New Day Services” in Fort Worth. New Day Services...
(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...
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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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