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Brett Bochy makes major league debut, history

Brett Bochy, who pitched at the University of Kansas from 2008 to 2010, made his major league debut on Saturday night for the San Francisco Giants. Brett Bochy’s father, Bruce, is the manager of the Giants and it set up for a major league first. With the bases loaded in the sixth inning, Bruce Bochy made a pitching change and handed the ball to his son. It was the first time in...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Dodgers clobber San Francisco Giants 17-0, one day after blowout loss

The list of milestones the Dodgers accomplished Saturday at AT&T Park, listed end to end, might actually extend a mile. That’s what happens when you win 17-0 and collect 24 hits. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, it was the largest shutout win for either team in the history of the Dodgers-Giants rivalry — a series that encompasses 2,407 games going back to the boroughs...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bochy family makes history

In the 20th round of baseball’s 2010 Amateur Draft, the San Francisco Giants selected Brett Bochy, son of manager Bruce Bochy. Saturday night, the Giants made history against the Los Angeles Dodgers when the elder Bochy called on his son to pitch in the sixth inning. You see, of the handful of instances where a son has played for his dad, the Bochys are the only manager-pitcher...
Via Hall of Very Good
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Brett Bochy joins his father in the big leagues

As a kid, Brett Bochy served as a bat boy for his father's team in San Diego. Now, he's a right-hander his dad can summon out of the San Francisco bullpen. Bochy had his contract purchased by the Giants from Triple-A Fresno on Tuesday. His manager - and father - Bruce Bochy will have the best seat in the house when the 27-year-old makes his major league debut. This will be...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

SF Giants Rumors: Series Win In Chicago, New Series In Milwaukee and Side Notes

The San Francisco Giants start a three game series tonight in Milwaukee after taking three out of four from the Cubs in Chicago. In the final game of the Cubs series, Hunter Pence came through like a champ! Pence was down to his last strike, and hit a homer to center field to tie the game in the 9th inning. The Giants did go on to win the game 10-7 in extra innings. The hometown...
Via San Francisco Giants Baseball (SF Giants Rumors)
April 16, 2013  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy cut his son Brett over dinner

Brett Bochy is a young relief pitcher in the San Francisco Giants organization. Brett Bouchy is also the son of Giants manager Bruce Bochy. And on Friday, the younger Bouchy was one of the 21 players cut by the elder Bouchy.But unlike the other 20 players that were reassigned to the majors, Brett got the heads up on Thursday night when the two Bochy men had dinner together. Something...
Via No Guts, No Glory
March 18, 2013  |  Discuss
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Bochy cuts son over dinner

San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy informed his son, Brett, over dinner that he was being sent down to the minor leagues.

Via Beer Mug Sports
March 16, 2013  |  1 Comment

Giants Manager Bruce Bochy Cuts his son Brett During Dinner

With a father like Bruce Bochy, who needs enemies? According to a story from Mark Townsend of Yahoo Sports, the manager of the defending World Series champions San Francisco Giants cut his own flesh and blood Brett Bochy, from big league camp in a way that would make Joe Jackson smile. That was the unfortunate case for the younger Bochy on Thursday night, though his father did take...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

SF Giants Rumors: 21 Spring Training Cuts

  Spring Training BP 2013 – Credit: Steven Robles – SF Giants Rumors Today the San Francisco Giants made a ton of Spring Training cuts. They’ve optioned and reassigned 21 players. An Optioned player means they’re on the 40-man roster and they’re being option to one of the Giants minor league teams. The players that are not on the 40-man roster are reassigned to minor league...
Via San Francisco Giants Baseball (SF Giants Rumors)
March 15, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Top 10 Prospects: 10 Through 8

I was thinking of doing this a couple of weeks ago, but with that football Bowl thing going on, it got pushed back.  Now that it’s Spring Training time, we’ll kick off the spring with this series. For those who don’t know, I spent a decade covering the farm system of the San Francisco Giants for SFDugout.com.  Along with other writers, we watched the rise of nearly all the...
Via SF Lunatic Fringe
February 11, 2013  |  Discuss

SF Giants Rumors: Non-Roster Invitees

With Spring Training vastly approaching, Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com shared with us the San Francisco Giants non-roster invitees.   There is seventeen pitchers, five catchers, six infielders and two outfielders that have been invited to camp. These are the non-roster players. All players on the 40-man roster automatically receive big league camp invites.   Pitchers   Brett...
Via San Francisco Giants Baseball (SF Giants Rumors)
February 07, 2013  |  Discuss
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