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TRAVIS ISHIKAWA RUMORS

Ishikawa, Sanchez reach contracts with Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) First baseman and left fielder Travis Ishikawa has agreed to a $1.1 million contract with the San Francisco Giants for next season, avoiding salary arbitration. Catcher Hector Sanchez, whose season ended prematurely because of a concussion, also reached an $800,000 deal Thursday. Assistant general manager Bobby Evans confirmed the moves Thursday night. Ishikawa...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

4 Prospects That Could Make St. Louis Cardinals’ 2015 Roster

St. Louis was booted into the offseason by Travis Ishikawa, who corked a walk-off three-run home run into the right field bleachers to send San Francisco to the World Series. Suddenly, Red October came to a crashing halt. But the Cardinals’ core will remain intact as we begin to peak into 2015. The Cardinals’ brass doesn’t figure to rattle the clubhouse by dealing any of...
Via i70baseball
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants fan who returned Travis Ishikawa's walk-off home run ball gets World Series tickets (PHOTO)

Imagine being a lifelong San Francisco Giants fan and holding a piece of team history in your hands — and giving it up. Willingly. That's what Frank Burke did — after catching Travis Ishikawa's dramatic Game 5 NLCS Series walk-off home run ball (video at bottom) that gave the Giants the pennant and sent them to the World Series last Thursday — when he returned the prized souvenir...
Via The Other Paper
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

St. Louis Cardinals’ Elimination Stings Because Future Success Is Far From Guaranteed

San Francisco Giants left fielder Travis Ishikawa created one of the most dramatic moments in Major League Baseball history when he hit a walk-off, three-run home run Thursday to send the Giants to the World Series over the St. Louis Cardinals. And he left the Cardinals to head into the offseason with nothing more than thoughts about how difficult it is to be one of the two teams...
Via i70baseball
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

GALLERY: 10 greatest walk-off homers in MLB playoff history

The walk-off hit is one of sports’ most exhilarating moments, and when it happens in October, it’s something fans cherish for generations. Travis Ishikawa gave San Francisco Giants fans a memory they’ll never forget when he hit a three-run homer to win the National League pennant. The hit, along with Joe Buck’s call, reminded everyone of another walk-off blast from the...
Via NESN.com
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Travis Ishikawa’s homer with Russ Hodges’ famous 1951 call

When Travis Ishikawa sent the Giants to the World Series on Thursday, many announcers attempted to replicate Russ Hodges’ famous “THE GIANTS WIN THE PENNANT” call. Well, MLB.com did all of those guys one better – they overlaid Hodges’ call on Ishikawa’s homer. Baseball, I love you. [Big League Stew] The post Travis Ishikawa’s homer with Russ Hodges’ famous 1951 call...
Via The Outside Corner
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Travis Ishikawa hits walk-off home run to send Giants to World Series

Chris Chambliss, Aaron Boone, Magglio Ordonez…and now Travis Ishikawa. The Giants’ left fielder became the fourth player in Major League history to end a League Championship Series with a home run. His three-run shot off Michael Wacha in the bottom of the ninth of Game 5 created a 6-3 San Francisco win over the St. Louis Cardinals and a date with the Kansas City Royals in...
Via The Sports Daily
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants win on walk-off home run, advance to World Series

Your browser does not support iframes. The San Francisco Giants hit three home runs during game 5 of the NLCS. The final one, off the bat of Travis Ishikawa, sent them to the World Series to face the Kansas City Royals. The Giants tied the game in the bottom of the eighth inning thanks to...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Travis Ishikawa walk-off HR sends Giants back to World Series

Your browser does not support iframes. The San Francisco Giants are headed back to the World Series after Travis Ishikawa hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 on Thursday night. The Giants clinched the NL Championship Series in Game 5 and now will face the Royals in the Fall Classic beginning Tuesday night in Kansas City....
Via Sports-Glory
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Pirates appear dangerously close to giving regular season at-bats on Travis Ishikawa

Travis ishikawa is having nice spring and has good chance to beat out andrew lambo to share 1B with gaby sanchez. #pirates — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) March 24, 2014 I've said this once or twice on Twitter and with Mike Grau on TribLIVERadio, but not on the blog, so I'll put it in (virtual) writing now: if the Pirates start 2014 off with Travis Ishikawa as the big end...
Via WHYGAVS?
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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