SERGIO ROMO NEWS

Q&A with San Francisco Giants RP Sergio Romo

The life and career accomplishments of San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Sergio Romo were celebrated this week during a cocktail reception sponsored by Hennessy V.S at Infusion Lounge in San Francisco. Romo, a proud Mexican-American, 2013 All-Star and 2-time World Series champion, became one of the best relief pitchers in MLB despite not being a highly-ranked prospect in the minors...
Via Rumors and Rants
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants get another fast start, beat Tigers, Price 5-4

History demanded a rematch between Sergio Romo and Miguel Cabrera the way boxing fans and pay-per-view promoters want a second fight between title contenders. Romo froze Cabrera with a surprise fastball to end the 2012 World Series. On Saturday, Cabrera got the slider he expected nearly two years ago, on the first pitch of the eighth inning, and slammed it into the left-field seats...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Closer Report: Week 23

This late in the year, Big Head Bochy minus his monsters goes and has to be all "I am changing it back to the way it used to be when all was being drafted and confidence in February Grey was at an all-time high."  So the news that Santiago Casilla will now be in a co-starring role this late in the season just sucks for all parties involved.  Sergio Romo gets back into...
Via Razzball
15 days ago  |  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...
Via Sporadic Sentinel
16 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Baseball: The Week 22 Closer Report

Source: Bob Levey/Getty Images North America Welcome to another addition of the Closer Report here at the Fantasy Fix. For Week 22, we see a committee emerge where one hadn’t existed, but otherwise things are slowing down considerably. We also draw closer to the Sept 1 and the roster explosion that comes with that date. Follow along to see where we are today. Remember, we’ve...
Via The Fantasy Fix
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Sergio Romo gets 1st save since June 22 for Giants

Santiago Casilla had lost consecutive outings for the first time in his career, and manager Bruce Bochy was determined to give his closer a rest. So he summoned Sergio Romo to close Saturday's 6-5 victory, and Romo entered with one out in the ninth and retired two of three batters for his first save since June 22. "When you've got a couple of guys comfortable closing...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

The longest homers for the week ending July 10th

Heading into the All-Star Break, the juice disappeared from our countdown this week. I’m all about some massive homers week after week, but this week’s effort is a little bit disappointing. Next week, we’re not going to have a weekly countdown (apologies to players who smash long homers this weekend), but we *will* be recapping the longest homers of the first half. 1. George...
Via The Outside Corner
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Week 15 MLB Transaction Trends: Casilla Later Sergio Romo

With the Giants continuing to struggle of late, Sergio Romo lost his job after allowing two earned runs in a third of an inning in his fifth blown save of the season on Saturday, bringing him to 15 ER in his last 15 IP. The keys to the Giants bullpen were subsequently handed to Santiago Casilla by manager Bruce Bochy after the righty converted back-to-back opportunities over...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Bullpen Report, Week 14

Like typical closenado news and happenings, it comes in spurts.  The White Sox, Giants, and the Angels all made changes this past week.  All changes were needed, but only one team, the Giants, look like they will try something new and not return to the original status quo.  Sergio Romo is a proven and decent closer, but he's overused, predictable, and doesn't throw very...
Via Razzball
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB Closer Report: Huston Street, Sergio Romo, Brad Boxberger?

Each and every week FFLockerRoom will be here to update you on what might be going on in the bullpens around Major League Baseball. This report could potentially highlight closers on their last legs (and therefore ones you may want to sell quickly) as well as recognizing the set up men that might be on the verge of taking over the role (and therefore should be scooped up if on the...
Via FF Locker Room
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: Slayed By June, Again.

"Hear ye, hear ye!"And lo, it came to pass that the San Francisco Giants nine-and-a-halfgame lead on June eighth disappeared within a span of twenty-one days, and the Giants found themselves tied with the Los Angeles Dodgers as July loomed.The Giants fans who had seen the team play poorly seemingly every time the thirty days of June passed did try not to panic, but the...
Via Sporadic Sentinel
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Decline And Fall Of The Romo SAGNOFpire

As many of you know, Bruce Bochy has the biggest head in the major leagues. As a player, when he was traded, he would have to take his helmet with him to his new club because the new team wouldn't have a helmet big enough for him. It made traveling easier, since everything he needed would fit inside the helmet. We all know the story about how when Giants rookie, Joe Panik...
Via Razzball
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Sergio Romo removed as Giants closer

The San Francisco Giants have removed Sergio Romo from the closers role. Romo, 31, blew his fifth save of the season on Saturday. He has especially had a tough time recently allowing 9 runs in his last 4 1/3 innings of work. In his last five outings he has three blown saves and very well could have had more. Bochy to close by committee with Affeldt, Casilla #sfgiants — Henry Schulman...
Via Tireball.com
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants' closer role could be up for grabs

Matt Cain provided stability Saturday night. He threw seven shutout innings, all concrete and rebar, and it was exactly what the Giants needed to reinforce themselves after losing 13 of 17 games. But a solid foundation is no match for a sinkhole. Sergio Romo got swallowed alive, the Giants couldn’t complete a searing comeback, and a night that could have provided some reassuring...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: Betting and Regretting

I decided to hold off on this piece until after the San Francisco Giants completed their two-game series against the Chicago White Sox, hoping for a bit of good news to end it with. Unfortunately, it was not to be. So here we go.Book it!Last week, I was in a place where gambling is not only legal, but encouraged, and I headed over to the sportsbook to place a wager or two on some...
Via Sporadic Sentinel
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Do the Giants Have a Closer Controversy?

The Giants just experienced a weekend of such nightmarish proportions that, if we were in September, authorities would have to be talking the entire fanbase off the Golden Gate Bridge. The Giants lost not one, not two, but three late inning leads against the Colorado Rockies this past weekend, in what had to be the most horrific collection of Giants games since Games Six and Seven...
Via BaySportsNet
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies Stun Giants and Romo in Ninth Again

For the second straight game, the Rockies shocked the Giants in the top of the ninth, coming from behind on an inside-the-park home run to snatch away a victory 5-4 on Saturday. “I’m just in disbelief that it happened,” a shell-shocked Sergio Romo said. “Especially the way it happened. Baseball, that’s really all it is. Baseball.” The game seemed to be going the Giants...
Via BaySportsNet
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Sergio Romo Pokes Fun at the Dodgers in Car Commercial

Sergio Romo is, again, having a pretty decent season as the San Francisco Giants closer. And at a cost of just $5.5 million this season…dude is a bargain. Which is why having the All-Star be the spokesperson for the new, affordable Mercedes-Benz C-Class makes sense. Alright, sales pitch (pun intended) aside, this commercial Romo and his dad Frank did for the Bay Ares Mercedes-Benz...
Via Hall of Very Good
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants pitcher Sergio Romo mocks Dodgers’ payroll in Mercedes-Benz ad

Sergio Romo appears in a local ad for Mercedes-Benz which mocks the Los Angeles Dodgers and their massive payroll. Specifically, Romo discusses his new vehicle while his father, Frank Romo, gives him grief about playing for the Giants instead of the Dodgers. The Los Angeles Dodgers currently have a payroll of $229 million. That staggering figure has been debated for months, with...
Via Awful Advertisements
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: Why Sergio Romo has been their best player

After finishing a disappointing 2013 campaign as one of the few bright spots for the San Francisco Giants, Sergio Romo has continued to build on the success he has garnered since taking over for Brian Wilson in 2012. I’d even argue he has been the team’s best player so far, probably more so for what he represents than his actual performance. Don’t get me wrong. His stat lines...
Via isportsweb.com
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Nolan Arenado's game-winning double off Sergio Romo pushes Rockies past Giants

The Rockies' gears grinded in motion for the Giants of the National League, days before they arrived in Colorado for a matchup between the division leaders and the upstart bat-bashers chasing after them. Against San Diego on Sunday, Rockies manager Walt Weiss tongue-lashed his sleepwalking team in the dugout. "I haven't had to do that much with this club at all,"...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Handicapped

All in all, the Giants were playing a relative B-squad on Tuesday.  They had Bumgarner on the mound, and he wasn’t at his best.  And Sergio Romo didn’t have his best stuff. And the Giants still came close to winning. I won’t get worried over one game…hopefully the team will bounce back tomorrow and get a couple of people back in the lineup.  But Matt Cain’s kryptonite...
Via SF Lunatic Fringe
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

San Fran Giants, Sergio Romo Unlikely To Discuss Extension During Season

As reported by Jon Heyman, both the San Francisco Giants and closer Sergio Romo "have agreed for now not to let [contract\] talks disrupt the season -- though the sides are said to be "open" to re-engaging."By cjmartin via Wikimedia CommonsRomo, who's 31 years old and earning $5.5M this season, is setting himself up nicely for a big payday. Something the Giants...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

SF Giants Rumors: Good Road Trip, But It’s Not Over With Yet

  Photo Courtesy of Jesse Montellano The San Francisco Giants are in the midst of a 10-game road trip. They’re currently 5-2 on the trip with 3 more games to go before they can head back home. The trip started off in Atlanta where the Giants swept the three game set with the Atlanta Braves. That was the first time the Giants have swept the Braves in Atlanta since 1988. The Giants...
Via San Francisco Giants Baseball (SF Giants Rumors)
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB Rumors: Giants, Sergio Romo put extension talks on hold

With the season at full swing, the San Francisco Giants and closer Sergio Romo have decided to set the contract extension talks
Via On-Base Talk
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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