The San Francisco Giants sent right-handed pitcher Eric Hacker to Class AAA Fresno after taking a 5-3 loss to the visiting San Diego Padres on Friday night. San Francisco recalled reliever Steve Edlefsen from Fresno on Saturday morning, according to CSN Bay Area. Hacker was brought up to make one start so the rest of the staff could have its regular rest. Tim Lincecum, today...
Andrew Cashner throws hard. Buster Posey doesn’t care.
If the Giants weren’t going to win this game (they didn’t), it’s nice that Posey went yard and Panda extended his hit streak to 20. Dropping a game to the Padres feels like ass. Stinky stinky ass.
Eric Hacker earned his paycheck. Going into a spot start, not overworking the bullpen is the break even point. Hacker ate...
San Diego Padres@San Francisco Giants
6-14 (1 W)Record10-9 (1 W)
(2-1) 2.52 ERAGame 1 startersEric Hacker
(0-0) 0.00 ERA
(1-2) 2.33 ERAGame 2 startersTim Lincecum
(1-2) 8.20 ERA
(1-2) 5.11 ERAGame 3 startersMadison Bumgarner
(3-1) 2.96 ERA
The first two games of the Cincinnati series were quite frustrating...
The Giants ended their series winning streak with a 1-2 series against the Reds but it could have been much worse had it not been for Angel Pagan who hit a breaking ball out in the top of the ninth to turn a 2 run deficit into a Giants lead. The road trip overall was above .500 and the Giants return home for a nine game home stand after playing 13 road games of their first...
The San Francisco Giants have re-acquired right-hander Eric Hacker, according to Sosnick Cobbe Sports.
Hacker, 28, spent the 2010 season on the Giants’ Triple-A squad, where he went 16-8 with a 4.51 ERA, 1.467 WHIP, 7.0 SO/9 rate and 3.4 BB/9 rate in 29 starts. That season, he became the only Giants’ Triple-A player to be named to the 2010 All-PCL team and was recognized by...
Via Andrew Baggarly (per Sosnick Cobbe Sports), the Giants have signed right-handed pitcher Eric Hacker to a minor-league deal:
RT @SosnickCobbe RHP Eric Hacker has signed a Minor League deal with the #Giants. Hacker won 16 games for Triple-A Fresno in 2010.
Hacker, 28, posted a 6.10 ERA/4.85 FIP in 135 innings with the Twins’ AAA affiliate in 2011. He tossed 165.2 innings in Fresno...