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San Francisco Giants Fall in Extra Innings to Cincinnati Reds

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – SEPTEMBER 15: Manager Bruce Bochy #15 of the San Francisco Giants takes pitcher Hunter Strickland #60 out of the game against the Cincinnati Reds in the top of the seventh inning at AT&T Park on September 15, 2015 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images) In a game that featured four lead changes and three ties, the San...
Via The Sports Journal
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Jung-ho Kang's home runs sound even better in Korean

Pirates shortstop Jung Ho Kang had himself a spectacular game last Saturday, belting two home runs in a 3-2 victory over the Giants. The 28-year-old rookie is having an impressive season after playing the first nine years of his professional baseball career in Korea. But with no disrespect intended toward the Fox Sports 1 broadcast team of Kenny Albert and Sean Casey, nor the...
Via Awful Announcing
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

The San Francisco Giants Bullpen Might be the Most Important Part of Their Team

SEATTLE, WA – JUNE 18: Relief pitcher Hunter Strickland #60 of the San Francisco Giants pitches against the Seattle Mariners in the eighth inning at Safeco Field on June 18, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images) The San Francisco Giants finished the first half of the season with a 46-43 record and trail the Los Angeles Dodgers by 2.5 games in the...
Via The Sports Journal
July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Hunter Strickland says he’s ‘embarrassed’ over kerfuffle with Salvador Perez

After having some time to reflect upon his conduct during Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday night, Hunter Strickland admits he’s realized the error in his ways. So much so, in fact, that the San Francisco Giants relief pitcher feels “embarrassed” over the entire incident. Strickland was on the mound when the Kansas...Read More The post Hunter Strickland says he’s ‘embarrassed’...
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October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants' Strickland 'embarrassed' by Game 2 outburst

SAN FRANCISCO -- Hunter Strickland apologized Thursday for the way he handled himself in Game 2 of the World Series after allowing yet another postseason home run. Strickland caused the benches to clear Wednesday night when he shouted at Kansas City's Salvador Perez after allowing a two-run homer in the sixth inning to Omar Infante in San Francisco's 7-2 loss. Strickland first shouted...
Via AP on Fox
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Grading the Home Runs Against Hunter Strickland

Harold Reynolds on Wednesday, a few pitches into Hunter Strickland‘s appearance: I think they figured out the problems with Strickland. He struggled against the Nationals and actually a little bit against the Cardinals, but, my goodness, against the right-handed hitters, we saw last night and these first two pitches, very impressive. Harold Reynolds, a few […]
Via Fangraphs
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Hunter Strickland loses his cool, and maybe Giants’ confidence

Man, what is the deal with Hunter Strickland? Typically, the 26-year-old right-hander would be a nice story, the type we love to celebrate during the postseason. Prior to this year, Strickland was a career minor leaguer, drafted by the Red Sox in 2007 and playing in the Boston and Pittsburgh organizations before landing with the Giants last year. After compiling a 2.09 ERA in...
Via The Outside Corner
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Giants pitcher yells at Salvador Perez after HR

Giants reliever Hunter Strickland is a pretty poor sport when things aren’t going his way, and things weren’t going his way on Wednesday night. Strickland entered the bottom of the 6th inning of Game 2 of the World Series in Kansas City with two on, one out and the Royals up 3-2. Strickland uncorked a...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper hits home run, talks smack to Hunter Strickland in elimination loss (videos)

Bryce Harper showed that so long as he stays healthy and the Washington Nationals continue to put pieces around him, the 21-year-old could prove to be a postseason offensive force to be reckoned with for years to come. Harper hit a mammoth solo home run into McCovey Cove off San Francisco Giants reliever Rod Strickland […] The post Bryce Harper hits home run, talks smack to Hunter...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Do Bryce Harper and Hunter Strickland have beef?

Bryce Harper on Tuesday took Hunter Strickland deep for another splash hit into McCovey Cove during the NLDS, and the young Nationals outfielder went nuts during his celebration. He also appeared to bark at and stare down the Giants after the homer, indicating there might be something personal going on between him and Strickland. Harper’s...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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