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Giles avoids injury after being struck by liner

Astros closer Ken Giles was available to pitch Sunday, one day after being struck on the right wrist by a line drive during batting practice prior to a game against the Angels. He was diagnosed with a right wrist contusion after X-rays came up negative.
Via Astros.com
1 day ago

Giles struck on wrist by line drive in BP

Astros closer Ken Giles was struck on the right wrist by a line drive during pregame batting practice Saturday and was unavailable to pitch, manager A.J. Hinch said. Giles was on the ground for several minutes along the right-field line before being carted off the field. His condition wasn't immediately known.
Via Astros.com
1 day ago

Astros RHP Giles injured by line drive in batting practice

HOUSTON (AP) Houston closer Ken Giles injured his right wrist when he was hit by a line drive during batting practice on Saturday. Manager A.J. Hinch said it was already starting to bruise minutes after Giles was struck. Trainers ran to the right-hander after he was hit and he remained on his knees on the field for a while before being carted off. It was too soon to know how...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Astros’ Ken Giles carted off after being hit by line drive

Houston Astros closer Ken Giles was hit in the wrist during batting practice by a line drive and has already been ruled out of Saturday night’s game against the Los Angeles Angels. The injury forced Giles to be carted off the field and per manager A.J. Hinch, “He’s not in very good shape.” Giles took […] The post Astros’ Ken Giles carted off after being hit by line drive...
Via Today's Knuckleball
1 day ago

Astros lose lead, game, WC ground

Leading, 6-4, in the top of the ninth, Ken Giles and the Astros surrendered six runs, letting the Angels rally for a 10-6 win at Minute Maid Park in a game the Astros needed to keep their playoff hopes alive.
Via Astros.com
2 days ago

Angels stun Astros with six-run ninth

Leading, 6-4, in the top of the ninth, Ken Giles and the Astros surrendered six runs, letting the Angels rally for a 10-6 win at Minute Maid Park in a game the Astros needed to keep their playoff hopes alive.
Via Angels.com
2 days ago

When Ken Giles Struck Out Everyone and Then Some

Something happened the other day that hadn’t happened in nearly 17 years, and had only happened twice in the last 50. Not counting little league, I mean. It happens all the time in little league. It happens in little league because catchers aren’t great at catching the baseball, relatively speaking. Little league catchers aren’t great at catching the baseball, and there’s...
Via Fangraphs
August 09, 2016  |  Discuss

The Resurgence of Ken Giles

There’s a maddening midseason tradition of realizing April performances have subconsciously impacted our perceptions of players in foolish ways. No matter how many times we tell ourselves that the baseball season is long and small sample sizes are fickle tricksters, we inevitably look up in July to find out that a player written off for dead in April is actually doing quite well...
Via Fangraphs
July 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Storyline: The Next Bullpen Surprise for the Phillies

Is another stud on the way for the Philadelphia Phillies after Ken Giles? Will this mystery reliever fill the final seat in the pen? Please, scroll down for this edition of Genuine Insight: 12 Weeks After.     TAL’S STORYLINES Welcome, Newcomers: This article represents the thinking of a baseball man in my opinion. Reading people is the answer to their decisions: past...
Via isportsweb.com
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Prospect Nation 2014: #8 RHP Kenny Giles

With a fastball that is regularly clocked at 100 MPH, right-handed pitcher Ken Giles has garnered increased attention since joining the Phillies’ organization and is primed to be a fast moving prospect that could make an impact on the big leagues in the near future. Selected in the 7th round of the 2011 amateur draft out of Yavapai (Junior) College, although he was committed to...
Via Phillies Nation
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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