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Darkest before the dawn? In mere seconds yesterday, John Sterling bounced from inhuman despair to heavenly rapture

Contrary to news reports, the NY Yankees did not win yesterday: The Reds simply lost. In the ninth inning, the Evils were executing a classic choke moment - runner on a third, no outs, cleanup hitters up - and Mark Teixeira fanned. This prompted John Sterling to yelp, "Strike three, what else?"Yep, that's right. Two little words. Two sharpened knives. John couldn'...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: July 18, 2011

The Indians sweep a doubleheader from the Twins in sweltering weather at Target Field, 5 – 2, and 6 – 3. Fausto Carmona wins the nitecap in his return from the disabled list after David Huff, just called up from the minors, earns the win in the opener with 7 shutout innings in an emergency spot start. The Indians like what they see from Huff enough to send down Jeanmar Gomez...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

The asteroid, the tornadoes, and the super apes are coming: Doomsday has arrived in the Yankiverse

When the world ends, no blog will link to it.When the world ends, don't expect a cute Google search display.When the GOP asteroid hits Cleveland, or the super apes take San Francisco - the Internet won't even notice. Gawker will be sniffing the latest Kardashian nipple-shot, and River Ave will be comparing second-half WHIPs of David Huff and Sergio Mitre. You'll hear...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees News: New York acquires David Huff from Giants

The New York Yankees' bullpen has been a team need thus far this season. The team ranks 24th in the majors in ERA by their bullpen in the 13th-least innings. They have acquired veteran left-hander David Huff from the San Francisco Giants to help fill the need. In order to put Huff on their 40-man roster, the team designated fellow left-hander Wade LeBlanc for assignment.MLB.com...
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June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Activate Shawn Kelley; Acquire David Huff

(Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) Yankees make a few roster moves today, most notably activating reliever Shawn Kelley from the 15-day disabled list and have optioned Matt Daley back to Triple-A Scranton. Manager Joe Girardi has said that there is no set role for Kelley as of now, it’s all about the match-ups for now. Kelley was the setup man and acted as the closer earlier this season...
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June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Sandoval Homers As Pitching And Defense Struggles in Giants’ 8-4 Loss

Sometimes when it rains, it pours. That may not be the best analogy – it was a beautiful Memorial Day afternoon at AT&T Park – but the Giants were plagued with pitching woes and untimely errors as they fell to the Chicago Cubs 8-4 on Monday afternoon. Yusmeiro Petit, who started in place of an injured Matt Cain, lasted five innings and 65 pitches, and looked to be in command...
Via BaySportsNet
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants' David Huff placed on DL

According to Alex Pavlovic of the San Jose Mercury News and Henry Schulman of SFGate, Giants reliever David Huff has been placed on the disabled list due to a left quadriceps strain. The Giants will recall outfielder Juan Perez while they go back to the normal 13 pitchers. David Huff put on DL, Juan Perez recalled from Triple-A. #SFGiants— Alex Pavlovic (@AlexPavlovic...
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April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Vogelsong Knocked Out Early, Rockies Hit Long Ball To Victory

Coming off a solid start last week, Ryan Vogelsong went the opposite direction with one and a third innings pitched, 59 pitches, six hits, five earned runs, three walks, and zero strike outs as the Giants fell to the Rockies 8-2. Vogelsong, who was sporting his trademark snarl at the start of the game, tossed the shortest game of his career. While looking undoubtedly focused against...
Via BaySportsNet
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants' David Huff leaves game with leg injury

According to Alex Pavlovic of the San Jose Mercury News, Giants reliever David Huff had to leave Monday’s game against the Rockies due to a leg injury suffered while running to first base trying to beat out a groundball. Yusmeiro Petit coming in for Huff, who hurt leg on single. Forget the 13-man staff, Bochy needs 16 pitchers this week.— Alex Pavlovic (@AlexPavlovic) April...
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April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

New Faces Key to Giants’ Early Success

The San Francisco Giants spent the 2013-2014 offseason refraining from making big splash moves in the free agent or trade market. They didn’t hand a massive ten year contract to a middle infielder and they refused to shell out four years for a mid-tier starting pitcher. While other teams shelled out sums of money that bordered on the horrifying to lure free agents, the Giants remained...
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April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants notes: David Huff scratched from Friday's game, Sandy Rosario suffering from leg weakness

San Francisco Giants pitchers David Huff and Sandy Rosario are both going to miss the early stages of the team's spring training schedule as they battle injuries, according to Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle. Huff is dealing with some shoulder stiffness, while Rosario is struggling to walk but the cause of his leg weakness is unknown.Two pitchers ailing. Huff...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Huff battling for a spot on pitching staff

Left-hander David Huff is one of 37 pitchers in the San Francisco Giants' spring training camp and one of 23 with major-league experience. A former first-round draft pick, Huff hopes to make enough of an impression to earn a spot somewhere on the Giants' overcrowded pitching staff. The New York Yankees converted him into a long relief/spot starter role last year after they...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

More Nuggets From San Francisco Giants Media Day

Credit: Steven Robles – SF Giants Rumors As promised, there are more nuggets below that I was able to gather Friday at San Francisco Giants media day.   Starting pitcher Ryan Vogelsong is glad to be back with the Giants, and is looking to get back on track this year to help solidify the starting rotation.   “At the end of the day I’m where I wanted to be, I’m where...
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February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

21st Annual KNBR Giants FanFest

Do you have any plans Saturday February 1st? If not, come to AT&T Park and hang out with your favorite San Francisco Giants player! The 21st Annual KNBR Giants FanFest is this Saturday from 10:00AM – 3:00PM. This is a nice chance to see your favorite player up close and get some autographs. Sounds expensive right? Well it’s not; this is a free admission event. Below...
Via San Francisco Giants Baseball (SF Giants Rumors)
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

SF Giants Rumors: Tim Flannery, Pablo Sandoval, David Huff and Aubrey Huff

If you’re wondering who on the San Francisco Giants coaching staff has a good chance at being a future manager someday, wonder no more… Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe asked a few GM’s, players, writers, scouts, other coaches, and Giants third base coach Tim Flannery was one of the bench coaches that were often mentioned, because people love Flannery’s style and approach...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants acquire LHP Huff from Yankees for cash

The San Francisco Giants have acquired left-hander David Huff from the Yankees for cash, two days after he was designated for assignment by New York to make room for Japanese ace Masahiro Tanaka. The Giants announced the deal Friday. The 29-year-old Huff was 3-1 with a 5.50 ERA for Cleveland and New York last year in 14 appearances, making two starts. The Yankees picked him up...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees trade former Indian David Huff to Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The San Francisco Giants have acquired left-hander David Huff from the Yankees for cash, two days after he was designated for assignment by New York to make room for Japanese ace Masahiro Tanaka. The Giants announced the deal Friday. The 29-year-old Huff was 3-1 with a 5.50 ERA for Cleveland and New York last year in 14 appearances, making two starts. The Yankees...
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January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees trade David Huff for cash considerations

Ken Rosenthal reported that the New York Yankees have traded LHP David Huff to the San Francisco Giants for cash considerations. #Yankees announce trade of LHP David Huff to #SFGiants for cash considerations. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) January 25, 2014 The Yankees had originally acquired Huff by claiming him off waivers from the Cleveland Indians in late May last season....
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January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 Yankee Scrap Heap Signings of 2013

1. Lyle Overbay2. Travis Hafner3. Mark Reynolds4. David Huff5. Alberto Gonzalez6. Brennan Bosch7. Chris Bootcheck8. Chris Nelson9. Kevin Youkilis10. Travis Ishikawa 
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December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Astros break MLB strikeout record

The Astros have broken the major league record for strikeouts by batters in a season. J.D. Martinez took a called third strike from New York Yankees reliever Dellin Betances that ended the ninth inning Sunday, giving Houston 14 strikeouts for the game and 1,530 for the season. Arizona held the previous mark of 1,529 in 2010. Betances struck out the side in the ninth. New York...
Via AP on Fox
September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Yankees Game 162: Win the marathon 2013 finale

New York Yankees 5 — Houston Astros 1 (14 innings)   It took 14 innings, but the Yankees won today’s game by a score of 5-1 over the Houston Astros to end the 2013 regular season. In the first inning, the Yankees got a double but they also had three strikeouts to end that quickly. For the Yankees, lefty David Huff got the opportunity to start. Shortstop Jonathan Villar opened...
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September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Astros break Arizona's 3-year-old strikeout record

The Astros have broken the major league record for strikeouts by batters in a season. J.D. Martinez took a called third strike from New York Yankees reliever Dellin Betances that ended the ninth inning Sunday, giving Houston 14 strikeouts for the game and 1,530 for the season. Arizona held the previous mark of 1,529 in 2010. Betances struck out the side in the ninth. New York...
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September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

MLB Game Picks - Sunday: September 29, 2013

The penultimate day of the 2013 MLB regular season ended the last full week of picking with a thud. After a great week of picking, the bottom fell out with only five correct picks. But, you know what? I will take that since my Game of the Day and Andy Pettitte won his final regular season start of his long and wonderful career. Watching that unfold in Houston was the most amazing...
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September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Fantasy Baseball Daily Fix: September 29th 2013

Today is the last day of the MLB Regular Season and it’s time to celebrate! I’m going to be playing the Daily Dollar, and the MLB Triple-Up contest, the latter of which I’ve had great success with lately. So yesterday wasn’t the greatest of days for me as I picked two pitchers in Bronson Arroyo and Jarrod Parker that got absolutely destroyed, both yielding negative points...
Via The Fantasy Fix
September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Yankees Game 158: Mathematical elimination

(Maddie Meyer/Getty Images) Tampa Bay Rays 8 — New York Yankees 3   The Yankees were officially eliminated from postseason contention in tonight’s 8-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays. A deep fly ball to right field caught at the wall by Vernon Wells was an ominous sign for the starter Phil Hughes. The Yankees were clinging to a tragic number of one towards being eliminated from playoff...
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September 25, 2013  |  Discuss
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