Giants Rally To Win 6-5

There was nothing typical about today’s San Francisco Giants (64-58) and Philadelphia Phillies (54-68) game. Especially if you watch the Giants on a consistent basis you would think that after being down in the sixth inning 5-1, the game was as good as done. Not so fast. After a solo home run in the first inning from Hunter Pence and a not-so-great outing by Giants starter, Tim...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: Is the Dodgers’ lead too much to overcome?

The San Francisco Giants sit just five games behind divisional rival Los Angeles but with no signs of turnaround in sight, is the deficit too big for the Giants to overcome? In order to overcome a deficit such as this one, a team has to be clicking on all cylinders and the San Francisco Giants haven’t shown such signs since early June.  In fact, the Giants have been in a nose...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants Rumors: San Francisco, Pablo Sandoval haven't discussed extension 'in months'

Earlier this season, the San Francisco Giants and third baseman Pablo Sandoval were discussing a contract extension, but talks were tabled. He was said to be seeking a deal worth roughly $90-100 million over five-years. The Giants wisely balked at the asking price and offered him a three-year, $40 million extension, but that was also turned down.Months later, the two sides still...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants, Sandoval willing partners in contract dance

Aside from passing pleasantries, there haven’t been any conversations between the Giants and the agent for third baseman Pablo Sandoval in months. But Gustavo Vasquez said he remains on good terms with the team, and his camp remains open minded. As you might recall, Vasquez said in the spring, after turning down the Giants’ three-year, $40 million offer, that Sandoval would...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants On The Corners

Giants On The Corners Whether you like it or not, the time is coming. Buster Posey will no longer be the catcher for your San Francisco Giants. You’ll look out and see him standing at third base or at first base, full time. Love him or hate him, Tim Kawakami put out a great article on the future of Posey and Tim Lincecum. He has some interesting thoughts on Posey moving to third...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

To Extend or Not To Extend – The Tough Decision of The Kung Fu Panda

This off season contract extensions talks between the San Francisco Giants and their third baseman Pablo Sandoval feel apart. Brian Sabean waited last year till last minute to resign Hunter Pence and Tim Lincecum. Heyman said that he was looking for a 5-year $100 million dollar contract during spring training but since he has had a good season thus far he may ask for more. Can the...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

The Pablo Sandoval Dilemma

The San Francisco Giants currently sit comfortably in a playoff spot in the National League. They are but 3.5 games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NL West race. Only two teams in the NL have more wins than the Giants’ 62. And yet, the Giants are probably not a great team. They project […]
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Sandoval, Morse lead Giants past Brewers

Before Ryan Vogelsong threw a pitch Wednesday night at Miller Park, he knew that he’d have no right to complain about a lack of run support. And not only because the Giants scored three for him in the top of the first. Vogelsong ended that rally because he didn’t run out a soft, spinning ground ball to shortstop Jean Segura. When Brandon Crawford beat the force at second, base...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers fall short against Giants' Vogelsong

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Michael Morse and Pablo Sandoval each drove in three runs to lead the San Francisco Giants to a 7-4 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday night. Ryan Vogelsong (7-8) gave up one run on seven hits in six innings for the Giants to win consecutive starts for the first time since May. On Friday, the right-hander allowed two hits in a complete game against...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Cain to have season-ending elbow surgery

San Francisco Giants right-hander Matt Cain will have surgery to remove bone chips from his elbow next Monday, manager Bruce Bochy said. Cain will miss the rest of the season. He is expected to be ready for spring training. Cain has been out since July 11 with ongoing elbow issues. The 29-year-old has struggled this season, posting a 2-7 record with a 4.18 ERA. “It’s been frustrating...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: New York Mets CF Juan Lagares Throws Out Gregor Blanco At The Plate

With the game tied at 3 and the Giants threatening to take the lead in the seventh inning, Pablo Sandoval singled up the middle and looked to give them that lead. Juan Lagares had other ideas…. Man oh man is our centerfielder fun to watch when he is playing defense. What a throw, what a play and it kept the game tied. The post Video: New York Mets CF Juan Lagares Throws Out Gregor...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Featured Post: Jacob deGrom Is The One You Keep

Incredible, amazing, spectacular… Those are the kind of words that get tossed around whenever Met fans talk about Jacob deGrom. The young and exciting righthander continues to build a case to be this year’s NL Rookie of the Year. DeGrom was unstoppable on Saturday night as he twirled 6.2 no-hit innings against the San Francisco Giants. It all came to an end when Pablo Sandoval...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: The Future of the Panda

The trade deadline came and went without the San Francisco Giants making a move. There were a few reasons why they didn’t make a deal as has already been discussed. However, there’s one player who continues to be a curious case. Pablo Sandoval is in the final year of his contract and reportedly is asking for 100 million dollars, but isn’t playing like it. What’s the deal...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Pablo Sandoval leaves with back, leg tightness

San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval left Saturday night's 5-0 loss to the LA Dodgers after popping out in the seventh inning with back and leg tightness, according to Alex Pavlovic of the Bay Area News Group. He was replaced by Tony Abreu. Manager Bruce Bochy described Sandoval as "pretty beat up" but hopes the switch hitter can play in Sunday'...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox trade Jake Peavy to Giants

Jake Peavy, who’s name has been swirling in trade rumors for some time now, has been traded. According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, Peavy has been traded to the San Francisco Giants, in return the Boston Red Sox get two Minor League pitchers. Peavy is going to giants — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) July 26, 2014 ESPN’s Buster Olney reports the Red Sox are getting back pitcher’s...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants looking to acquire Jake Peavy?

The San Francisco Giants are expected to look to make a move now that Matt Cain is heading to the DL, and there is one player in particular that they could look to target. According to a report from Bob Nightengale of USA Today Sports, the Giants could look to acquire Jake Peavy from the Boston Red Sox. It would certainly be an intriguing move, and it would reunite Peavy with former...
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July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants sign Dan Uggla to minor-league deal

The San Francisco Giants have signed second baseman Dan Uggla to a minor league deal, reports Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. Source: Uggla to #SFGiants. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 21, 2014 Uggla will be assigned to Triple-A Fresno, reports Jon Heyman of Uggla signed minor-leaguel deal with giants. Heads to albuquerque to join triple-a team. @Ken_Rosenthal...
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July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins start second half in disappointing fashion with loss to Giants

MIAMI -- Pablo Sandoval hit a three-run homer off one of his favorite foils, and the San Francisco Giants beat the slumping Miami Marlins 9-1 Friday night. All-Star Madison Bumgarner (11-7) allowed one run in six innings. The Marlins lost their fifth game in a row, while San Francisco emerged from the All-Star break looking determined to end a prolonged scoring slump. The Giants...
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Have a Window to Begin Rebooting for 2015

The clock is running on the July 31st non-waiver trade deadline and inside the San Francisco Giants front office that ticking noise must sound like thunder. And well it should. The Giants have a rare opportunity, right now, not only to improve their 25 man roster on the off chance they grab a Wild Card spot in October, but more importantly they can begin the complex process of re...
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July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Pablo Sandoval exits after HBP

According to Alex Pavlovic of The San Jose Mercury News, Pablo Sandoval left Saturday’s game after getting hit by a pitch in his left arm in the first inning. He stayed in for one more pitch, but Brandon Belt was thrown out at second to end the inning. Joaquin Arias replaced him in the bottom of the first inning.  Joaquin Arias now playing third base. Sandoval was hit by...
Via MLB Injury News
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants’ Pablo Sandoval Hits 100th Career Home Run After Fan Requests It

San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval hit his 100th career home run Tuesday night, fulfilling a birthday wish in the process. In a team-sponsored Facebook chat before the game, a fan asked Kung Fu Panda if he could hit a home run for her son, who was attending that night’s game for his birthday. Sandoval replied, “I will try!” Of course, Sandoval succeeded and said...
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Lincecum, Sandoval and Giants stomp on Cardinals

Tim Lincecum was coming off a great performance, a historic one. But like any pitcher who throws a no-hitter, he understood how these trends work. Pablo Sandoval understood it, too. “A lot of pitchers who throw a no-hitter don’t do well in their next start,” Sandoval said. “But he is pitching with confidence, and everyone can see that.” A sellout crowd could. So could...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Pablo Sandoval Foul Ball Shatters Reporter’s Laptop In Cincinnati (Photo)’s Mark Sheldon must have had a tough time filing his game story Tuesday night. Sheldon, a beat writer for the Cincinnati Reds, was seated in the press box at Great American Ball Park when a foul ball off the bat of San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval came screaming his way. Sheldon was fine, but his computer most certainly was not. RIP my laptop. Sandoval...
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Foul ball smashes reporter’s laptop

Who says the life of a baseball beat writer isn’t dangerous?  Well, at least for the reporter’s laptop.  During last night’s Reds-Giants game in Cincinnati, a Pablo Sandoval foul ball flew up into the press box and made a direct hit with Mark Sheldon’s laptop.  Sheldon is the Reds beat writer for To add to the misfortune, the CSN Bay Area broadcast even did a...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

A Pablo Sandoval foul ball broke a reporter’s laptop

The worst thing that can happen if you’re in the press box at a ballgame is what happened to’s Mark Sheldon on Tuesday at Cincinnati’s Great American Ballpark. In the eighth inning, Pablo Sandoval fouled a ball back behind the plate…and it smashed Sheldon’s laptop, rendering it useless. The timing sucked too – in the eighth inning of an 8-3 game? Sheldon probably...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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