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Andrew Susac, Hunter Strickland Among Eleven Giants Sent to Minors

Andrew Susac, who appeared to have the inside track on the backup catching position for the San Francisco Giants at the start of spring training, was optioned to Triple-A Sacramento along with outfielders Juan Perez and Gary Brown, infielder Adam Duvall and relief pitcher Hunter Strickland on Sunday, March 29. Perez, Strickland and Susac all had roles during the Giants run to a third...
Via Baseball Essential
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers' Greinke struggles in 8-4 loss to Giants

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) Zack Greinke struggled with his command in his fourth spring start, allowing five hits in 3 2-3 innings as the Los Angeles Dodgers fell to the San Francisco Giants 8-4 on Friday night. After retiring the Giants' first three batters in a crisp first inning, Greinke walked Andrew Susac and gave up a single to Gregor Blanco in the second. Susac and Blanco scored...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 season preview: San Francisco Giants

You can forgive Giants fans if they got a little jumpy on the first of January, when the euphoria of another World Series championship was pushed aside by the creeping horror of the start to another odd year. Is there such a thing as an odd year curse? Some Giants fans certainly think so, and their team’s performances in years following a title could turn anyone into a believer...
Via The Outside Corner
5 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 season preview: San Francisco Giants

You can forgive Giants fans if they got a little jumpy on the first of January, when the euphoria of another World Series championship was pushed aside by the creeping horror of the start to another odd year. Is there such a thing as an odd year curse? Some Giants fans certainly think so, and their team’s performances in years following a title could turn anyone into a believer...
Via Bloguin Best
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Taking a Look at the Giants Roster Prior to 2015 Season

View image | gettyimages.com With Spring looming on in the baseball world, teams’ rosters are beginning to shape up to what we may see come Opening Day, April 5th. All eyes will be on the defending-champions, the San Francisco Giants. The franchise has won 3 out of the past 5 World Series and will look to make the necessary moves to prepare for yet another title run come October...
Via TopSportsReport
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Susac’s X-rays, MRI Come Back Clean on Right Wrist

An MRI and X-rays on San Francisco catching prospect Andrew Susac recently came back clean, which is good news for the Giants’ No. 1 prospect. Susac has had a rough start to spring training health wise, as he has also dealt with a 103 degree fever caused by an infection from a root canal. Entering Spring Training it was believed that Susac, who still has rookie status entering...
Via Baseball Essential
16 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Baseball Professor Top 100 Dynasty Prospects: #81-100

The Baseball Professor 2015 Fantasy Draft Pack is here. Dominate your draft with all the need-to-know info at your fingertips with our two awesome tools! Get you copy of the 2015 Fantasy Draft Pack NOW! This prospect countdown originally appeared in our 2015 Fantasy Baseball Draft Guide, so go get it if you haven’t! There are a whole lot top 100 prospects lists out there...
Via Baseball Professor
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Young Giants duo confident after playing key role

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Joe Panik is young but full of confidence at spring training. It helps that the 24-year-old is the projected starting second baseman for the defending champion San Francisco Giants after a stellar half-season in 2014 that saw him hit .305 in 73 games and log five extra-base hits and eight RBIs in 17 postseason games. ''To call yourself one of 30 everyday second...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants’ Battle For Backup Catcher

The San Francisco Giants officially started defense of their third World Series title in the last five years on Wednesday, Feb. 18, when pitchers and catchers reported to Scottsdale, Arizona. For the reigning champions, there are some concerns about the pitching rotation, but one thing for certain is who the starting catcher is, Buster Posey. Giants’ Manager Bruce Bochy is prepared...
Via Baseball Essential
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants Prospect Profile: Andrew Susac

The San Francisco Giants farm system isn’t strong by any means.  While they have depth at pitching, none of them rate as potential front-line aces; much more like #2,#3 starters or even back-end starters at the MLB level.  As for position player, it’s even more bleak in terms of depth.  But they do however have one prospect that is a cut above and projects to be a very good...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants' Sanchez eager for comeback after 2 concussions

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Hector Sanchez's physical on Wednesday was scheduled for 1:30 p.m. local time. But maybe Sanchez, excited as he was to be at spring training on the day the world champion San Francisco Giants began reporting, was simply eager to receive a clean bill of health and get back to being behind the plate. The 25-year-old catcher, or someone else, had scribbled Sanchez...
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Mo'ne Davis fires strike for 1st pitch at World Series

SAN FRANCISCO — Cameras flashed, the crowd rose for a thunderous ovation and Mo'ne Davis did exactly what she was expected to do — the 13-year-old fired a strike right down the middle. From Little League phenom to the star of her own commercial to World Series celebrity, Davis has been on quite a ride these past few months. She continued her remarkable journey on the biggest...
Via AP on Fox
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Mo'ne Davis throws out 1st pitch at World Series

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Cameras flashed, the crowd rose for a thunderous ovation and Mo'ne Davis did exactly what she was expected to do - the 13-year-old fired a strike right down the middle. From Little League phenom to the star of her own commercial to World Series celebrity, Davis has been on quite a ride these past few months. She continued her remarkable journey on the biggest...
Via AP on Fox
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals and SF Giants Meet in a Clash of Cultures

The 2014 World Series is being painted as a clash between two very different baseball clubs, but not for the right reasons. This has been a storyline that practically writes itself (and is doing so over and over again). Here’s the party line: what we have is the San Francisco Giants and their recent 2010 and 2012 World Series championships, versus the young Kansas City Royals who...
Via The Giants Cove
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants get closer, beat Dodgers 5-2 in 13 innings

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Pinch-hitter Andrew Susac singled home the go-ahead run in the 13th inning, and the San Francisco Giants beat the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers 5-2 Monday night to climb within 3 1/2 games of the NL West lead. Susac singled to left field off Kevin Correia (2-4), scoring Brandon Belt. San Francisco tacked on two more runs to take a 5-2 lead on Gregor Blanco's...
Via AP on Fox
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants outlast Dodgers in 13 innings to add a bit of drama to NL West

  Pinch-hitter Andrew Susac singled home the go-ahead run in the 13th inning, and the San Francisco Giants beat the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers 5-2 Monday night to climb within 3-1/2 games of the National League West lead. Susac singled to left field off Kevin Correia (2-4), scoring Brandon Belt. San Francisco tacked on two more runs to take a 5-2 lead on Gregor Blanco's double...
Via AP on Fox
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants jump on Tigers' Price early, Bumgarner wins 17th

  Andrew Susac hit a two-run double in San Francisco's four-run first against David Price, and the Giants beat the Detroit Tigers 5-4 on Saturday. Buster Posey had a solo homer among his three hits as San Francisco won for the eighth time in nine games against Detroit, including a sweep of the 2012 World Series. Madison Bumgarner pitched six innings for his fourth consecutive win...
Via AP on Fox
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants beat Price, Tigers 5-4

DETROIT (AP) -- Andrew Susac hit a two-run double in San Francisco's four-run first against David Price, and the Giants beat the Detroit Tigers 5-4 on Saturday. Buster Posey had a solo homer among his three hits as San Francisco won for the eighth time in nine games against Detroit, including a sweep of the 2012 World Series. Madison Bumgarner pitched six innings for his fourth consecutive...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants beat Price, Tigers 5-4

DETROIT (AP) Andrew Susac hit a two-run double in San Francisco's four-run first against David Price, and the Giants beat the Detroit Tigers 5-4 on Saturday. Buster Posey had a solo homer among his three hits as San Francisco won for the eighth time in nine games against Detroit, including a sweep of the 2012 World Series. Madison Bumgarner pitched six innings for his fourth consecutive...
Via AP on Fox
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Posey, Bumgarner Give Giants Close Win over Detroit

The Giants jumped out to an early lead and Madison Bumgarner kept the Tigers at bay as San Francisco down Detroit 5-4 to take game two of the series. Andrew Susac drove in two, and Buster Posey hit his 20th home run of the year in the win. For the second straight game, the Giants scored in the first inning. With two outs, Posey singled. Hunter Pence followed it up with a single...
Via BaySportsNet
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies blow big lead to Giants

San Francisco 12, Colorado 7 When: 8:40 PM ET, Tuesday, September 2, 2014 Where: Coors Field, Denver, Colorado Temperature: 83° Umpires: Home – Larry Vanover, 1B – Angel Hernandez, 2B – Paul Nauert, 3B – John Tumpane Attendance: 25256 By SportsDirect Inc. Giants 12, Rockies 7: Buster Posey homered among his three hits and drove in four runs while rookie Andrew Susac went...
Via Mile High Sports
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies resume suspended game, lose

San Francisco 2, Colorado 2 When: 3:10 PM ET, Thursday, May 22, 2014 Where: Coors Field, Denver, Colorado Temperature: 70° Umpires: Home – Jim Reynolds, 1B – Bill Miller, 2B – Victor Carapazza, 3B – Adam Hamari By SportsDirect Inc. Giants 4, Rockies 2 (completion of suspended game): Hunter Pence delivered a tiebreaking double in the eighth inning to lift visiting San Francisco...
Via Mile High Sports
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies fall to Giants as road woes continue

San Francisco 4, Colorado 1 When: 3:45 PM ET, Thursday, August 28, 2014 Where: AT&T Park, San Francisco, California Temperature: 68° Umpires: Home – Marvin Hudson, 1B – Doug Eddings, 2B – Cory Blaser, 3B – Jim Joyce Attendance: 41017 By SportsDirect Inc. Giants 4, Rockies 1: Yusmeiro Petit broke the major league record for consecutive batters retired and struck out a...
Via Mile High Sports
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Peavy pitches Giants to 8-3 win over Cubs

CHICAGO (AP) Jake Peavy pitched seven solid innings in his fifth start with San Francisco, and the Giants rolled past the Chicago Cubs 8-3 on Wednesday, hours after they won a protest regarding a rain-shortened loss from the night before. Hunter Pence and Andrew Susac homered, and Travis Ishikawa drove in three runs with pair of doubles among three hits to help the Giants strengthen...
Via AP on Fox
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Offense Finds Lift from Unexpected Places in Win over Cubs

The Giants recovered from a wet Tuesday night to take the first full game of the series against the Chicago Cubs 8-3. Andrew Susac hit his first Major League home run, and Travis Ishikawa drove in three in the rout. The San Francisco offense gave Jake Peavy something that he hasn’t seen much of this year – an early lead. Angel Pagan and Hunter Pence opened the game with back...
Via BaySportsNet
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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