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MARCO SCUTARO RUMORS

Giants release Marco Scutaro

getty The Giants have released infielder Marco Scutaro. Scutaro’s release has been days in the making after the Giants designated him for assignemnt a week ago to make room for outfielder Norichika Aoki on their roster. While Scutaro will earn $6.67 million whether he is on the roster or not, the Giants must have been okay with paying him to sit at home. Scutaro played just five...
Via Tireball.com
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants designate injured 2B Scutaro for assignment

SAN FRANCISCO -- Second baseman Marco Scutaro was designated for assignment by the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday as he recovers from back surgery. The Giants said they plan to retain Scutaro and continue working with him through his rehabilitation following back surgery that could end his career. Dr. Michael Wang performed a fusion last month in Miami to alleviate the troublesome...
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Former Sox IF Marco Scutaro's Career Over?

The Red Sox signed Marco Scutaro as a free agent in 2009—and he went on to have two decent seasons in Boston. He hit .284 in his time here and played a solid shortstop. Now, at age 39, his career may be over due to extensive spinal fusion surgery performed on Sunday. The L2 and L3 vertebrae in Scutaro's back were fused—resulting in a four- to six-month recovery period. At his...
Via FenwayNation
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Marco Scutaro not expected to return this year

The San Francisco Giants fell to 68-62 on the season following a 3-2 loss to the Colorado Rockies on Monday. At five games behind in the division and second in the wild card race, the Giants have a good chance at a playoff push down the stretch. They'll have to do so without veteran infielder Marco Scutaro, who is likely to out for the rest of the season. #452152814 / gettyimages...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Marco Scutaro activated

The San Francisco Giants entered a weekend series against the Arizona Diamonbacks coming off a 6-1 loss to the Oakland A's. The Giants are battling the Dodgers for first place in the National League West. The good news for the Giants is that veteran Marco Scutaro has been activated from the disabled list. Scutaro provides veteran leadership and the ability to play several infield...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Marco Scutaro plays five innings in rehab start

The San Francisco Giants lost on Monday to the Oakland A's by the score of 5-0. The loss dropped the Giants to 49-40 on the season, second in the National League West. The Giants have struggled offensively, just 20th in the Major Leagues in runs scored. There is good news on the injury front, as second baseman Marco Scutaro continues to progress in his rehab, playing five innings...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro takes batting practice

In a battle of division leaders, the San Francisco Giants defeated the Atlanta Braves on Saturday by the score of 3-1. The Giants, who are 13th in the league in runs scored, but 5th in staff ERA, improved to 19-11 on the season. They have played the entire season without the services of second baseman Marco Scutaro. But there is good news on Scutaro, who resumed batting practice...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants seem unlikely to pursue trade to shore up 2B

According to Henry Schulman, it seems unlikely that the San Francisco Giants will make a trade to fill in at second base while Marco Scutaro recovers from a chronic back injury.By Michael Marconi (NLCS MVP Marco Scutaro) via Wikimedia CommonsScutaro, 38, has yet to suit up for the Giants this season. Meanwhile, Brandon Hicks and Jaoquin Arias have split second base duty thus far...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Scutaro looking forward to healthy season

The setbacks that limited Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro to 127 games last year have done nothing to tarnish the optimism and gusto he brings to the game. Scutaro arrived at San Francisco's spring training headquarters Tuesday and announced he intends to play a full season. A bad back and occasional neck trouble plagued him the entire 2013 season and a mangled left pinkie...
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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