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San Francisco Will Finish August with Talented Rookies and Retread Fill-ins

The San Francisco Giants will finish this critical month of August playing twelve games: six against quality teams (3 each with the Washington Nationals and Milwaukee Brewers) and six against sub-.500 teams (2 against the Cubs and 4 with the Colorado Rockies). With the Dodgers three games ahead in the NL West Division and Atlanta and Pittsburgh within two and a half games of the...
Via The Giants Cove
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Can the Giants make adjustments to right the ship?

The San Francisco Giants were in desperate need of a spark, anything that could snap them out of a two-month-long malaise. One-run deficits had become nearly insurmountable, and what was once the best team in baseball was quickly fading in the NL West race. The return of fiery leadoff man Angel Pagan had failed to ignite them. Playing in front of their daily sellout crowds wasn...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: Is Angel Pagan enough?

The San Francisco Giants are a different team when Angel Pagan is in the lineup. They have been waiting for about two months for him to come back healthy. He returned yesterday to the tune of 2 hits, but the Giants offense still sputtered. Will his return be enough to get the Giants in the playoffs or will other players have to step up? Before his injury Pagan was playing at an All...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Angel Pagan activated

San Francisco Giants centerfielder Angel Pagan has been activated and will lead off in today's lineup against the Milwaukee Brewers, reports Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle. The switch hitter, who missed 45 games with a lower back strain, slashed .307/.356/.411 (OPS+ 121) in 262 plate appearances this season.#451053904 / gettyimages.comPagan, now in his age-32...
Via Sports Injury Alert
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Pagan to rejoin Giants in Milwaukee

The Giants finally will have their leadoff hitter back on Thursday. Angel Pagan will rejoin the club in Milwaukee on Wednesday and be on the active roster – as well as back atop the lineup – for Thursday’s series finale at Miller Park. Giants manager Bruce Bochy told the beat writers in Milwaukee that Pagan’s activation is pending no setbacks in his final rehab game for...
Via Pro Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Angel Pagan, Hector Sanchez

The San Francisco Giants expect to activate center fielder Angel Pagan in time for Thursday's afternoon game with the Milwaukee Brewers says Alex Pavlovic of the Mercury News Bay Area Group. In addition, catcher Hector Sanchez will continue his Minor League rehab assignment with Triple-A Fresno in preparation to return from the concussion list, possibly later this week.Angel...
Via Sports Injury Alert
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Angel Pagan 0-4 in first game at Fresno

The San Francisco Giants scored a run in the ninth inning to break a 3-3 tie to defeat the New York Mets by the score of 4-3 on Monday. The win improved the Giants to 61-51, a game and a half behind the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League West. The Giants continue to play without center fielder Angel Pagan. The good news is he started a rehab assignment at Fresno and could...
Via MLB Injury News
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Angel Pagan aiming to rejoin team by Wednesday

The San Francisco Giants enter Sunday's game against the New York Mets with a record of 59-51, three and a half games behind the Dodgers in the National League West. The Giants are staying in the division race with a pitching staff that is 7th in the Major Leagues in ERA. But the offense, that is 21st in runs scored, must pick up the pace. One player who could provide a spark...
Via MLB Injury News
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Angel Pagan is the True MVP of the Giants

Angel Pagan is officially on the road to recovery. In his first rehab game for the Arizona League Giants Pagan played five innings in CF. He had two hits, both doubles and he drove in a run. Giant Potential (@giant_potential) tweeted that Pagan “Looked healthy running bases during 2 doubles”. That is great news for the slumping Giants (12-18 since Pagan went on the DL), Pagan...
Via TopSportsReport
20 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: three keys to a turnaround

The San Francisco Giants have lost six straight games, all while falling three games behind division rival Los Angeles and it is time for another second half turnaround or declare 2014 a lost year for the ball club. If the 2010 and 2012 World Series teams proved anything, it’s to never count out the Giants but this years team is riddled with issues that have to change now if there...
Via isportsweb.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Angel Pagan could go on rehab soon

The San Francisco Giants fell to two games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League West with a 5-0 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday. At 20th in the Major Leagues in runs scored, the Giants will need to increase offensive production in order to keep pace with the Dodgers in the division. One player who could provide a spark is outfielder Angel Pagan, who could...
Via Sports Injury Alert
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Angel Pagan, Brandon Belt, Joe Panik

San Francisco Giants center fielder Angel Pagan could begin a Minor League rehab assignment this week and return to the big club before or soon into the Giants' next road trip, which begins on Friday, August 1. In addition, first baseman Brandon Belt is showing signs of progress from his concussion on July 19, and second baseman Joe Panik has recovered from his ankle sprain...
Via Sports Injury Alert
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Marco Scutaro, Ehire Adrianza, Angel Pagan, Brandon Belt

The San Francisco Giants are awaiting the returns of four key players from the disabled list. Two of them are starting to show progress after some time already on while the others joined the disabled list on July 25. Here are the latest updates on Marco Scutaro, Ehire Adrianza, Angel Pagan, and Brandon Belt via Giants beat writers Carl Steward and Ryan Hood..@SFGiants place INFs...
Via Sports Injury Alert
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Upate: Angel Pagan will not return before August

San Francisco Giants outfielder and leadoff hitter Angel Pagan will not see the field for the big league club until after July, Bochy said to Steve Berman of Bay Area Sports Guy. Pagan has been dealing with lower back issues that include nerve problems and side soreness.Bochy says no chance of Pagan returning before Aug, which w/ a back injury means they really have no idea. Giants...
Via MLB Injury News
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: What to watch for

The San Francisco Giants enter the post All-Star break portion of the season with a 52-43 record and a game back in the division race. That’s a very good thing considering how bad things were going for them the past 2 months. What does the second half of the season have in store and what things should we watch for? Angel Pagan’s return and health is the biggest key to the Giants...
Via isportsweb.com
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Angel Pagan will not return before All-Star Break

San Francisco Giants outfielder and lead-off hitter Angel Pagan will have to wait until after the All-Star break before returning to the Giants' lineup says Chirs Haft, Giants beat writer for MLB.com. The delay will allow Pagan extra time during the break to recover from his strained lower back.#451053906 / gettyimages.comIn his Friday night report, Haft says that Giants manager...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Angel Pagan to see specialist

Center fielder Angel Pagan was supposed to return from the disabled list Tuesday, but instead he is flying to Los Angeles to see back specialist, Dr. Robert Watkins, according to Henry Schulman of SF Gate. He sustained a setback in his recovery from a bulging disk in his lower back.#450633944 / gettyimages.comLast season, Pagan was sidelined with a hamstring injury for weeks,...
Via MLB Injury News
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Angel Pagan, Brandon Belt

The San Francisco Giants enter a series against the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday coming off a 4-0 loss to the Cincinnati Reds. With the loss, the Giants are 46-37 and in a first place tie with the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League West. At 13th in the league in runs scored, the Giants could use a boost offensively, if they are to remain on top in the division. The offense...
Via MLB Injury News
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Angel Pagan placed on DL

After sitting out eight games with back tightness, as I reported, Angel Pagan has been placed on the disabled list, according to Alex Pavlovic of The San Jose Mercury News. Adam Duvall has been recalled from Triple-A Fresno and will be a bench guy as well seeing time at first base.Angel Pagan to the DL, Adam Duvall called up.— Alex Pavlovic (@AlexPavlovic) June 25, 2014 #451053906...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Angel Pagan sits for sixth consecutive game

The San Francisco Giants continue their excellent play with a 4-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday. The win improved the Giants to 45-30, four games ahead of the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League West. Madison Bumgarner allowed only two hits and struck out seven, in eight innings to get the win. The Giants continue to play without Angel Pagan, who is out with...
Via MLB Injury News
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Angel Pagan MRI shows inflamed back

Angel Pagan was out of the lineup for the third straight game Wednesday in a loss to the White Sox and has left Chicago for Arizona for further evaluation on his back, according to Alex Pavlovic of The San Jose Mercury News. He has been out with back tightness and an MRI showed inflammation in his back. He could see time on the disabled list.Pagan had MRI that revealed inflammation...
Via MLB Injury News
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Angel Pagan scratched Sunday with sore back

Angel Pagan was not in the lineup Sunday against the Rockies due to lower back tightness, according to Andrew Baggarly of CSN Bay Area. Gregor Blanco replaced Pagan in the lineup and went one for six.#450633944 / gettyimages.comPagan has missed time this season due to hamstring, shoulder, knee, and now back issues. He has still played 63 games while having a line of .307/.356/...
Via MLB Injury News
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Barnes Gets Revenge With Go-Ahead Inside-The-Park Homer (Video)

Just over a year ago, the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies in wild fashion when outfielder Angel Pagan hit a walk-off inside-the-park home run at AT&T Park. Oh, how the tables have turned, Angel. Pagan found himself on the other end of the rare play on Saturday when Rockies outfielder Brandon Barnes came to the plate in the ninth inning with a runner on first and...
Via NESN.com
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: All Star Edition

Though the 2014 All-Star Game is still about a month away it’s never too early to start examining the different players from each team who deserve to be All-Stars. The San Francisco Giants certainly have players worthy of being All-Stars, considering the fact that they have the best record in baseball and have quite a few players performing at an elite level so far this season...
Via isportsweb.com
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Angel Pagan returns to lineup

After being out of the lineup the last two games, as Raymond Bureau of Sports Injury Alert reported, Angel Pagan of the San Francisco Giants is in the lineup Tuesday against the Nationals, according to Alex Pavlovic of the San Jose Mercury News. Angel is back. Tonight's lineup: Pagan CF, Pence RF, Posey C, Sandoval 3B, Morse 1B, Blanco LF, Crawford SS, Hicks 2B, Bumgarner LHP—...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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