VIDEO: Exclusive interview with Maurice “Mighty Mo” Hooker prior to NABO title fight

NTF’s Hector Sanchez talks with NABO title challenger Maurice Hooker.
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Giants activate Hunter Pence off DL, broken arm healed

CINCINNATI (AP) The Giants have activated right fielder Hunter Pence off the disabled list, giving the defending World Series champions a big boost to their struggling offense. Pence was hit by a pitch during spring training and broke the left forearm just above the wrist. He felt good during a one-week rehab assignment in the minors, prompting the Giants to fly him in for the rest...
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May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Hunter Pence activated, batting sixth

According to Alex Pavlovic of CSN Bay Area, the Giants have activated right fielder Hunter Pence, as expected. Third string catcher Hector Sanchez has been optioned to Triple-A Sacramento. Pence is added to roster. Hector Sanchez optioned to Triple-A. — Alex Pavlovic (@AlexPavlovic) May 16, 2015 In the third game against the Reds in Cincinnati, Pence is batting sixth behind Brandon...
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May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Lincecum goes 5 innings but Giants lose 6-4 to Athletics

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Tim Lincecum pitched five shaky innings for the San Francisco Giants, and Billy Butler hit a two-run double that helped the Oakland Athletics to a 6-4 victory Thursday night. Giants catcher Hector Sanchez drove in two runs and then left the game after getting hit in the throat area with a foul ball in the seventh. A's starter Jesse Chavez completed 3 2-3 innings...
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March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Taking a Look at the Giants Roster Prior to 2015 Season

View image | gettyimages.com With Spring looming on in the baseball world, teams’ rosters are beginning to shape up to what we may see come Opening Day, April 5th. All eyes will be on the defending-champions, the San Francisco Giants. The franchise has won 3 out of the past 5 World Series and will look to make the necessary moves to prepare for yet another title run come October...
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March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Andrew Susac’s X-rays, MRI Come Back Clean on Right Wrist

An MRI and X-rays on San Francisco catching prospect Andrew Susac recently came back clean, which is good news for the Giants’ No. 1 prospect. Susac has had a rough start to spring training health wise, as he has also dealt with a 103 degree fever caused by an infection from a root canal. Entering Spring Training it was believed that Susac, who still has rookie status entering...
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March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants’ Battle For Backup Catcher

The San Francisco Giants officially started defense of their third World Series title in the last five years on Wednesday, Feb. 18, when pitchers and catchers reported to Scottsdale, Arizona. For the reigning champions, there are some concerns about the pitching rotation, but one thing for certain is who the starting catcher is, Buster Posey. Giants’ Manager Bruce Bochy is prepared...
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February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants' Hector Sanchez eager for comeback after 2 concussions

  Hector Sanchez's physical on Wednesday was scheduled for 1:30 p.m. local time. But maybe Sanchez, excited as he was to be at spring training on the day the world champion San Francisco Giants began reporting, was simply eager to receive a clean bill of health and get back to being behind the plate. The 25-year-old catcher, or someone else, had scribbled Sanchez's name into a pair...
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February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
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December 04, 2014  |  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...
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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.  
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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...
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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...
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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.
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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.
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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...
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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July 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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