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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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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Second concussion could end Sanchez's season

Hector Sanchez was diagnosed with a second concussion and Giants manager Bruce Bochy acknowledged the switch-hitting catcher’s season could be over. “Sure, it has to be (a possibility) with the second one,” Bochy said of Sanchez, who took another foul tip off the mask in a rehab game for Triple-A Fresno on Saturday. Sanchez was evaluated by Giants physician Dr. Anthony Saglimbeni...
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2 days ago  |  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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Giants Injury Update: Hector Sanchez to be evaluated after another foul tip

The San Francisco Giants enter a series against the Cubs at Wrigley Field tomorrow with a record of 65-58, second in the National League West. At three and a half games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers with 39 games left, the Giants have time to make a run. But they need better production from an offense that is 22nd in the league in runs scored. They also need to remain healthy,...
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Giants Injury Update: Hector Sanchez back to DL with concussion

The San Francisco Giants enter tonight's game against the Chicago White Sox with a record of 62-56, five games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League West. The Giants are struggling offensively, ranked 24th in the Major Leagues in runs scored. Injuries are also a problem, as fie players are currently on the disabled list, one of which is backup catcher Hector ...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Hector Sanchez undergoing more concussion tests

The San Francisco Giants entered Saturday's game against the Kansas City Royals with a record of 62-54, second in the National League West. At 19th in the Major Leagues in runs scored, the Giants need to improved their offensive production in order to contend with the Dodgers down the stretch. There is concern on the injury front, as backup catcher Hector Sanchez, who is recovering...
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12 days ago  |  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...
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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...
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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...
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Giants place Hector Sanchez on concussion DL, call up prospect Andrew Susac

The Giants announced this afternoon that catcher Hector Sanchez was placed on the 7-day concussion disabled list. Andrew Susac has been called up from Triple-A Fresno to take his place on the active roster. Sanchez left last night’s game against the Dodgers after he was hit in the mask by a foul tip off the bat of Adrian Gonzalez in the third inning. According to Andrew Baggarly...
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27 days ago  |  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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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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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...
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July 12, 2014  |  Discuss


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...
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July 10, 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....
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June 15, 2014  |  Discuss


Written by Hector Sanchez Saturday night at the Amon Carter Exhibit Hall in Fort Worth, Texas, Standing 8 Promotions kicks off the much awaited 2014 Bud Light Pro Fight Series and not one, but two championship belts are up for grabs.  Undefeated prospect Tony Lopez (9-0) from Fort Worth, Texas will bring his cobra like style to the ring as he takes on Mission Texas’ Isaac Torres...
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April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Indians head west for interleague play

The San Francisco Giants are getting their first taste of interleague play after their 2013 results were awful. Friday night will also mark the first time the Giants play outside the NL West when they host the Cleveland Indians to start a three-game set. San Francisco (12-10) tied for baseball's second-worst 2013 interleague record at 6-14. The Giants scored 48 runs and walked...
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April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants bust out for 12 runs, win on Sanchez’s slam

In one segment of Giants fandom, Hector Sanchez has been traded, sold, demoted and released about 100 times as he has struggled after being brought to the majors earlier then they should have. For one day, Sanchez demonstrated why he is here and once again came up clutch. Sanchez’s grand slam off Chad Bettis with one out in the 11th inning gave the Giants a 12-8 lead en route...
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April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants beat Dodgers in 12-inning thriller

As the Giants and Los Angeles Dodgers counterpunched past midnight into Wednesday morning at AT&T Park, Hector Sanchez's mother sat in a car in the player's parking lot for three hours, eager for the game to end. The backup catcher's daughter was waiting too, for a famous father who needed to drive her to school in the morning. Sanchez will make that drive on little...
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April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Sanchez lifts Giants over Dodgers 3-2 in 12

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Hector Sanchez singled home the winning run with two outs in the 12th inning and the San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 Tuesday night after Brandon Belt's tying double in the ninth.
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April 16, 2014  |  Discuss


Written by Hector Sanchez – 2014 14 April Photos by Stacey Verbeek Black Gloves Promotions Fight Night Saturday April 12th in Dallas, Texas Quick Results: Charles Hatley (23-1, 16KO’s) of Dallas, Texas TKO’s Jose Alfredo Flores at 1:40 of the fifth round. Gregory Corbin wins Texas Heavyweight title by defeating Andrew Greely. Johnathan Steele from Maple Avenue Boxing Gym wins...
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April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

De La Rosa goes 6 scoreless for Rockies

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Jorge De La Rosa tuned up for his opening-day start with six shutout innings for the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday, but Hector Sanchez hit a game-ending two-run homer to give the San Francisco Giants an 8-6 win.
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss


Written by Hector Sanchez Photo by Stacey Verbeek In front of an enthusiastic crowd last night, boxing and benefitting combined together to bring a great night of professional boxing at the Cendera Center in Fort Worth, Texas.  It was a card that covered everything from the light superflyweights to the heavy hitting heavyweights.  Paulie Ayala’s “Keep It In The Ring” fights...
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March 24, 2014  |  Discuss


  Written by Hector Sanchez Photo by Stacey Verbeek The fighters have weighed in and it is official, the fights are on!  Professional boxing returns to the Cendera Center in Fort Worth, Texas.  This time, Paulie Ayala and Cendera Funding are teaming up to fight domestic violence in the community and are donating net proceeds to “New Day Services” in Fort Worth.  New Day Services...
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March 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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