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Hunter Pence enjoys U2 concert ahead of season debut at AT&T Park

The Giants’ enigmatic right fielder Hunter Pence made his debut at AT&T Park this season on Tuesday following his return from a broken arm. Andrew Baggarly of the San Jose Mercury News quotes him on his return:“This ballpark is special,” Pence said. “Coming home in front of our fans, it’s an electric atmosphere. … I’m grateful to be back. I have a lot of excitement...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Pence's return to the Giants reminiscent of McCovey

Hunter Pence homered in his second game back in the Giants’ lineup on Sunday following a 36-game absence due to a broken arm. Giants beat writer Chris Haft points out that a similar thing happened in 1972 with Willie McCovey. McCovey broke his arm in April 1972 and missed 44 games. He actually homered in his first game back with the Giants.What made McCovey’s homer perhaps more...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Hunter Pence activated, batting sixth

According to Alex Pavlovic of CSN Bay Area, the Giants have activated right fielder Hunter Pence, as expected. Third string catcher Hector Sanchez has been optioned to Triple-A Sacramento. Pence is added to roster. Hector Sanchez optioned to Triple-A. — Alex Pavlovic (@AlexPavlovic) May 16, 2015 In the third game against the Reds in Cincinnati, Pence is batting sixth behind Brandon...
Via Baseball Essential
9 days ago  |  Discuss

He’s Back; Hunter Pence to Return for Giants on Saturday

Hunter Pence #8 of the San Francisco Giants, waves to the crowd along the parade route during the San Francisco Giants World Series victory parade on October 31, 2014 in San Francisco, California. The San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City Royals to win the 2014 World Series. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images) The Giants will regain their starting right fielder on Saturday...
Via The Sports Journal
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Hunter Pence to be activated tomorrow

According to Andrew Baggarly of the San Jose Mercury News, Hunter Pence is on his way to Cincinnati to join the big league club. He won’t be activated until tomorrow (Saturday). A bit of breaking news: Hunter Pence is on his way to Cincy from Las Vegas today, I’m told. Won’t be activated until tomorrow. — Andrew Baggarly (@extrabaggs) May 15, 2015 Pence, 32, was recovering...
Via Baseball Essential
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Hunter Pence Close to Returning to Giants Lineup

View image | Hunter Pence was hit by a pitch on March 5th and fractured his forearm. The San Francisco Giants offense has missed him dearly. Pence is considered day-to-day and could be activated this weekend!   Giants Offense MLB Ranks Runs 29th Batting Average 10th On Base Percentage 10th Slugging Percentage 23rd   Pence will return to the...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Hunter Pence, Matt Cain Making Progress for Giants

Hunter Pence #8 celebrates with Gregor Blanco #7 of the San Francisco Giants after scoring in the second inning against the Kansas City Royals during Game Seven of the 2014 World Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) As the Giants wrapped up a victory over Houston on Tuesday night, some of the biggest news of the...
Via The Sports Journal
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Pence Excited to be Back on the Field, Enjoying Sacramento

After two months of rehab from a broken wrist, Hunter Pence is grateful to be playing baseball again.   Pence got in a rental car and drove up to Sacramento to start his rehab assignment on Friday night. He went 0-for-2 with a sacrifice fly in his first game with the River Cats.   “I was really amped, and I was pretty excited. I hardly slept the night before,” said Pence...
Via BaySportsNet
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Hunter Pence Progressing, but not Ready for May 1st Return

Hunter Pence #8 of the San Francisco Giants doubles in the first inning during a spring training game against the Oakland Athletics at Scottsdale Stadium on March 4, 2015 in Scottsdale, Arizona. (Photo by Rob Tringali/Getty Images) The San Francisco Giants have gotten off to a rough start to the 2015 season, sitting in last place in the National League West with a 5-10 record. The...
Via The Sports Journal
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

With Hunter Pence out, Giants have options

Spring Training statistics might not matter, but injuries can certainly make an impact on a team’s outlook heading into the season. After being hit by a pitch in yesterday’s game against the Chicago Cubs, Hunter Pence is expected to be out six to eight weeks with a broken forearm. Missing the first month of the […]
Via Fangraphs
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

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