HECTOR SANCHEZ NEWS

Ishikawa, Sanchez reach contracts with Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) First baseman and left fielder Travis Ishikawa has agreed to a $1.1 million contract with the San Francisco Giants for next season, avoiding salary arbitration. Catcher Hector Sanchez, whose season ended prematurely because of a concussion, also reached an $800,000 deal Thursday. Assistant general manager Bobby Evans confirmed the moves Thursday night. Ishikawa...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants, postseason teams affected by concussions

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) The message from Joe Torre shown on the video board at AT&T Park was clear and direct: ''When in doubt, sit it out.'' From the World Series to the NFL, from hockey to youth sports, concussions are a major topic at all levels of athletics. They shaped part of the postseason for the San Francisco Giants - first baseman Brandon Belt returned from one, backup...
Via AP on Fox
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: “In the Ring with Hector Sanchez” – Errol Spence

Our boxing editor Hector Sanchez sits down with undefeated prospect Errol Spence.  
Via North Texas Fisticuffs
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Evaluating the San Francisco Giants September Call-Ups

Transactions: Hector Sanchez (Concussion) moved from the 15-Day DL to the 60-Day DL Ehire Adrianza (Strained Right Hamstring) moved from the 15-Day DL to the 60-Day DL Matt Cain (Right Elbow Surgery) moved from the 15-Day DL to the 60-Day DL Marco Scutaro (Lower Back Strain) moved from the 15-Day DL to the 60-Day DL Juan Perez (Recalled from Triple-A Fresno) #453259644 / gettyimages...
Via TopSportsReport
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: Future Tense

It's March 2014 and you're at a San Francisco Giants Spring Training game in metropolitan Phoenix. The person next to you turns and suddenly exclaims, “I'm from the future.” “Prove it,” you say. They point to their “Germany 2014 World Cup Champions” t-shirt and it seems plausible. “Tell me, future boy,” you say in your best Doc Brown voice, “How far in the future...
Via Sporadic Sentinel
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

“In the Ring with Hector Sanchez” – Post Fight Interview with Samuel Clarkson

Hector speaks with exciting prospect Samuel Clarkson following his win at Boxing at the Ballroom.
Via North Texas Fisticuffs
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

“In the Ring with Hector Sanchez” – Post Fight interview with DeAnthony Bonner

Hector catches up with DeAnthony Bonner following his win at Boxing at the Ballroom.
Via North Texas Fisticuffs
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

C Sanchez likely done for season with concussion

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) San Francisco Giants backup catcher Hector Sanchez is expected to miss the remainder of the season while recovering from a second concussion this year. Sanchez returned Wednesday to AT&T Park after an examination by concussion specialist Dr. Micky Collins at the University of Pittsburgh and was instructed to rest for three weeks. That timeline put his return...
Via AP on Fox
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: “In the Ring with Hector Sanchez” – Post-Fight Interview with Maurice Hooker

Hector Sanchez catches up with Maurice Hooker following his win at Boxing at the Ballroom.
Via North Texas Fisticuffs
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: In the Ring with Hector Sanchez – Vincent Parra and Mighty Mo

Hector sits down with Maurice “Mighty Mo” Hooker and his trainer Vincent Parra to discuss “Mo’s” fight tonight in Fort Worth.
Via North Texas Fisticuffs
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: In the Ring with Hector Sanchez – Maurice Hooker

In this episode host Hector Sanchez talks with undefeated welterweight prospect Maurice “Mighty Mo” Hooker.
Via North Texas Fisticuffs
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: In the Ring with Hector Sanchez – Arnie Verbeek

On this episode of “In the Ring,” host Hector Sanchez sits down and speaks with Maple Avenue Boxing Gym owner and fight junkie Arnie Verbeek.  Listen as they discuss Maurice “Mighty Mo” Hooker’s upcoming bout on Friday as well as the history and future of the gym.
Via North Texas Fisticuffs
August 20, 2014  |  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 Pagan...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Matt Cain, Hector Sanchez

San Francisco Giants ace Matt Cain's season is over. After visiting with medical experts, Cain has decided to undergo surgery to remove bone chips and spurs from his right elbow. It would take at least three months to recover from the surgery, meaning he would miss the rest of the season and the postseason. MLB.com's Christ Haft made the announcement late Friday night.SF RHP Matt...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Hector Sanchez to concussion DL, Andrew Susac called up

After exiting Friday's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers because  a foul tip hit him on the mask, Giants backup catcher Hector Sanchez was placed on the 7-day concusion list on Saturday, according to D.J. Short of Hardball Talk, and prospect Andrew Susac was called up from Triple-A Fresno. #452586874 / gettyimages.comSanchez, 24, has hit .196/.237/.301 (OPS+ 54) with three...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Zack Greinke Makes History (Kinda)

When striking out the side just isn’t enough to get you out of an inning, you do what Zack Greinke did Friday night…you strike out a fourth batter. In the third inning of their win over the San Francisco Giants, the Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher struck out Hector Sanchez, Tim Lincecum, Hunter Pence and Gregor Blanco to become just the 67th different pitcher to strike out four batters...
Via Hall of Very Good
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Hector Sanchez exits

Hector Sanchez of the Giants left Friday’s against the Dodgers after taking a foul tip to the mask, the team announced. He was removed from the game the next inning after he flied out. Buster Posey moved to catcher, Michael Morse from left field to first, and Tyler Colvin to left field off the bench. Hector Sanchez out of game. Posey goes behind plate. Colvin now in LF, Morse...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Dugout Digest – still creepin’

Hey, look who it is, crawling up the American League standings…it’s the Tampa Bay Rays. The Rays won their seventh in a row on Wednesday night, shutting out the Cardinals 2-0. Tampa Bay is an MLB-best 13-4 in July, and has allowed only 11 runs during this winning streak. They’re now just 4.5 games behind the Mariners for the second Wild Card and seven games back of the Orioles...
Via The Outside Corner
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Dugout Digest – still creepin’

Hey, look who it is, crawling up the American League standings…it’s the Tampa Bay Rays. The Rays won their seventh in a row on Wednesday night, shutting out the Cardinals 2-0. Tampa Bay is an MLB-best 13-4 in July, and has allowed only 11 runs during this winning streak. They’re now just 4.5 games behind the Mariners for the second Wild Card and seven games back of the Orioles...
Via Bloguin Best
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

OSCAR MOJICA UPSETS EL PASO’S JOEL GARCIA WITH A SPLIT DECISION AND REMAINS UNDEFEATED

Sometimes hometown favorites may think that a last minute call to another fighter might be an easy win, and I am not completely sure if this was the case, but Oscar Mojica (5-0, 1KO) from Dallas, Texas took the fight on short notice against Joel Garcia (7-3, 1KO) from El Paso, Texas because he knows he is one of the best at 115lbs.  Mojica is a dedicated fighter, who trains year...
Via North Texas Fisticuffs
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

“MIGHTY MO’” HOOKER PREDICTS THE FOURTH BUT TAKES ALCANTAR OUT IN THE FIRST

Words: Hector Sanchez  Photo: Stacey Verbeek Welterweight Maurice “Mighty Mo” Hooker (14-0-2, 10 KO’s) from the Maple Avenue Boxing Gym in Dallas, Texas, didn’t waste time at the Fantasy Springs Casino in his fight against Lauro Alcantar (8-3, 2KO) of Agua Prieta, Mexico.  Just as he had said, Mighty Mo used his left hook to put Alcantar on the canvas for the first knockdown...
Via North Texas Fisticuffs
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

DALLAS’ UNDEFEATED MAURICE “MIGHTY MO’ HOOKER FIGHTING IN CALI THIS WEEKEND

Words:  Hector Sanchez  Photo: Stacey Verbeek It has only been a little over two months since light welterweight Maurice “Mighty Mo” Hooker (13-0-2, 9 KO’s) from Dallas, Texas stepped into the ring, and this time he returns to California to defend his undefeated record against Lauro Alcantar (8-2, 1KO) of Agua Prieta (dark water), Mexico.  And this time, the tall and tough...
Via North Texas Fisticuffs
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

DALLAS’ ERROL SPENCE IS THE MAIN EVENT ON SHOBOX: THE NEXT GENERATION

Photo: Stacey Verbeek Words: Hector Sanchez Errol Spence, Jr. ( 12-0, 10 KO’s) of Dallas, Texas will be in Las Vegas on Friday night as he gets ready to fight at the Hard Rock Hotel on ShoBox: The New Generation, live on Showtime (9:30 p.m. ET/PT) as the Main Event on a special card of several undefeated prospects in the boxing world.  Spence, an exciting and undefeated welterweight...
Via North Texas Fisticuffs
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Updates: Buster Posey exits

Buster Posey of the Giants left Sunday’s game after taking a foul tip to the catchers mask in the fourth inning. The trainer came out, but Posey stayed in the game. Hector Sanchez then replaced Posey in the fourth and launched a solo home run in his absence.  Hector Sanchez is pinch hitting for Buster Posey, who really had his bell rung today. A big concern, obviously....
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Complete Sweep Behind Bench Efforts

The San Francisco Giants notched their 18th come-from-behind victory of the season – and their fifth in a row – on Sunday as they defeated the New York Mets 6-4. The sweep was San Francisco’s fourth of the year and the first time they’ve swept the Mets since August 20-22, 2002. The Giants are now 6-0 in their last six series and haven’t dropped a series since losing two...
Via BaySportsNet
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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