MARCO SCUTARO NEWS

Xander Bogearts – The Real Thing

According to Braden Campbell of Boston.com, Xander Bogearts is finally for real.  Successful shortstops have been in short supply at Fenway since Nomar left in 2004.  Among the names have been  Orlando Cabrera, Alex Gonzales twice, Alex Cora, Julio Lugo, Jed Lowrie, Marco Scutaro and Jose Iglesias. A year ago, there were real questions about Bogearts. Was he a shortstop,...
Via Fenway West
July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Marco Scutaro re-signs with Giants

The San Francisco Giants have re-signed veteran infielder Marco Scutaro to a major league contract, according to a report from John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle. This deal comes with the expectation that Scutaro will not play baseball again as he continues to recover from a December operation to fuse two vertebrae after having dealt with a severe back ailment just five games...
Via Baseball Essential
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants re-sign injured Marco Scutaro to end career with club

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) The San Francisco Giants have re-signed second baseman Marco Scutaro to a major league contract that pays him $6 million this year even though he may never play baseball again following back surgery. The Giants announced Wednesday they signed Scutaro, the 39-year-old MVP of the 2012 NL championship series, to match his previous contract through the 2015 season...
Via AP on Fox
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Unassisted triple plays almost commonplace for Tribe

The unassisted triple play requires a confluence of circumstances and a well-hit ball, typically in the vicinity of a middle infielder. It’s been called the rarest play in baseball – but for the Indians, it’s practically a signature play. The team’s been involved in six of the 15 unassisted triple plays in modern major league history – executing three of them, and being...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: May 12, 2008

2008 – Second baseman Asdrubal Cabrera finds his way into the record books as he completes the third unassisted triple play in Cleveland Indians history in a 3-0 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays in the second game of a doubleheader. In the fifth inning of a tie game at Progressive Field, Cleveland starter Cliff Lee gave up back-to-back singles to Kevin Mench and Marco Scutaro to start...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Fantasy Baseball Team Preview: San Francisco Giants

The defending champs didn’t make many moves in the offseason. But, when you win a title, the need to improve dwindles. There is still plenty of talent on this roster for your fantasy squads. ALSO SEE: TEAM PREVIEWS ARCHIVES Key additions: Casey McGehee and Nori Aoki Key losses: Pablo Sandoval, Michael Morse, and Marco Scutaro Projected Lineup 1. Angel Pagan, CF 2. Joe Panik, 2B...
Via Fox Sports
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants release Marco Scutaro

getty The Giants have released infielder Marco Scutaro. Scutaro’s release has been days in the making after the Giants designated him for assignemnt a week ago to make room for outfielder Norichika Aoki on their roster. While Scutaro will earn $6.67 million whether he is on the roster or not, the Giants must have been okay with paying him to sit at home. Scutaro played just five...
Via Tireball.com
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Farewell to a Playoff Hero: Giants Designate Marco Scutaro for Assignment

Let’s take a quick trip back to the past, allllll the way back to the 2012 National League Championship Series. Specifically, the top of the first inning in Game Two of the 2012 NLCS against St. Louis. The Giants at this point were already down a game in the series and, with one out in the first, Cardinals slugger Matt Holliday singled to left, putting two runners on. The next...
Via BaySportsNet
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants designate injured 2B Scutaro for assignment

SAN FRANCISCO -- Second baseman Marco Scutaro was designated for assignment by the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday as he recovers from back surgery. The Giants said they plan to retain Scutaro and continue working with him through his rehabilitation following back surgery that could end his career. Dr. Michael Wang performed a fusion last month in Miami to alleviate the troublesome...
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Marco Scutaro Undergoes Back Surgery, Career In Jeopardy

San Francisco Giants infielder Marco Scutaro underwent back surgery on Monday and his career may be over. In a conference call on Monday, Giants general manager Brian Sabean said that Scutaro has a fusion procedure performed and it will be 4-6 months before it is known if Scutaro can continue his baseball career. Scutaro had the surgery on Friday and it was performed by Dr. Michael...
Via Baseball Essential
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Former Sox IF Marco Scutaro's Career Over?

The Red Sox signed Marco Scutaro as a free agent in 2009—and he went on to have two decent seasons in Boston. He hit .284 in his time here and played a solid shortstop. Now, at age 39, his career may be over due to extensive spinal fusion surgery performed on Sunday. The L2 and L3 vertebrae in Scutaro's back were fused—resulting in a four- to six-month recovery period. At his...
Via FenwayNation
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants second baseman Scutaro has back surgery

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) San Francisco Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro has undergone back surgery that could end his career. Giants general manager Brian Sabean announced during a conference call Monday that Scutaro had the fusion procedure performed by Dr. Michael Wang in Miami on Friday to alleviate the troublesome area at level L-2/L-3 of his spine. It will be four-to-six months...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Sandoval likely to hit free agency before Giants push to re-sign him

When the Giants won the World Series in 2012, they re-signed left-hander Jeremy Affeldt, second baseman Marco Scutaro and center fielder Angel Pagan only after each became a free agent. Barring a sudden breakthrough Monday, the Giants will need to take the same course and outbid other clubs for their top potential free agent, third baseman Pablo Sandoval. A year ago, when the Giants...
Via Fox Sports
November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Wednesday Links: Cards, Giants set to square off in NLCS

Photo credit: Kelly O’Connor The Giants and Cardinals clinched their respective divisional series’ on Tuesday night, setting up the second NLCS meeting between the two clubs since 2010. When the Giants and Cardinals last met in the 2012 National League Championship Series, the Giants took the National League crown after overcoming a 3 games to 1 series deficit. Former Red Sox...
Via Fire Brand AL
October 08, 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

Giants Injury Update: Marco Scutaro, Matt Cain to 60-day DL

The San Francisco Giants entered Tuesday night's game against the Colorado Rockies with a record of 75-63, two games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League West. The Giants have a good chance at making a run in the division with 24 games left, and made two roster moves to help the rest of the way. Infielder Marco Scutaro and pitcher Matt Cain have been transferred...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Marco Scutaro not expected to return this year

The San Francisco Giants fell to 68-62 on the season following a 3-2 loss to the Colorado Rockies on Monday. At five games behind in the division and second in the wild card race, the Giants have a good chance at a playoff push down the stretch. They'll have to do so without veteran infielder Marco Scutaro, who is likely to out for the rest of the season. #452152814 / gettyimages...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

No Need to Panik: Our Savior is Here

#453983624 / gettyimages.com On Friday the Giants knocked around Doug Fister and the Nationals bullpen for 10 runs. This was the first double digit runs scored game by the Giants since May 5th in Pittsburgh. The star of the Giants offense was the rejuvenated Joe Panik, he went 4-5, with 2 R, and 3 RBI. Panik has been hitting extremely well in August (.403/.429/.507). Panik had...
Via TopSportsReport
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Rumors: San Francisco's interest in Rays' Ben Zobrist may be intensifying

The San Francisco Giants took a low-risk investment in Dan Uggla when they signed him to a minor-league deal. Days after signing, he was called up, and was immediately thrown into the action. In three games with the team, he has gone 0-8 and has struck out four times and committed three errors.Uggla's struggles combined with Marco Scutaro and Ehire Adrianza's injuries are making...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Marco Scutaro, Ehire Adrianza, Angel Pagan, Brandon Belt

The San Francisco Giants are awaiting the returns of four key players from the disabled list. Two of them are starting to show progress after some time already on while the others joined the disabled list on July 25. Here are the latest updates on Marco Scutaro, Ehire Adrianza, Angel Pagan, and Brandon Belt via Giants beat writers Carl Steward and Ryan Hood..@SFGiants place INFs...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants Trade Deadline Targets

The July 31st trade deadline is only nine days away and the Giants are sitting at 55-44 (.556) with a .002 pct lead on the Dodgers. It’s time to look at all the hottest rumours, evaluate the Giants biggest needs and find the most likely trade candidates.Evaluating the Giants biggest needs:Second Base: Second base has been by far the biggest weakness in the lineup this year. Collectively...
Via TopSportsReport
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants Trade Deadline Targets

The July 31st trade deadline is only nine days away and the Giants are sitting at 55-44 (.556) with a .002 pct lead on the Dodgers. It’s time to look at all the hottest rumours, evaluate the Giants biggest needs and find the most likely trade candidates.Evaluating the Giants biggest needs:Second Base: Second base has been by far the biggest weakness in the lineup this year. Collectively...
Via TopSportsReport
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Marco Scutaro not in lineup Friday

The San Francisco Giants remained in a tie for first place in the National League West with the Los Angeles Dodgers following a 9-1 win over the Miami Marlins on Friday. Madison Bumgarner pitched six innings to get his 11th win of the season. Pablo Sandoval and Brandon Crawford each homered for the Giants, who were without Marco Scutaro, due to a stiff neck. #452152814 / gettyimages...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: Out of the Break

For the San Francisco Giants- and everybody else- it's not really the beginning of the second half. Clubs are well beyond the halfway point as far as games played, (SF is at 95, halfway is 81) it just sounds better to call it the start of the second half. Besides, it would be weird to play the All-Star game on the first day of summer.... actually, no it wouldn't! But that's another...
Via Sporadic Sentinel
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Marco Scutaro activated

The San Francisco Giants entered a weekend series against the Arizona Diamonbacks coming off a 6-1 loss to the Oakland A's. The Giants are battling the Dodgers for first place in the National League West. The good news for the Giants is that veteran Marco Scutaro has been activated from the disabled list. Scutaro provides veteran leadership and the ability to play several infield...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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