Pedro Feliciano: The gift that keeps on giving and giving

When the Mets traded Shawn Estes to the Cincinnati Reds for Pedro Feliciano, Elvin Andujar and two Players to be Named Later (Raul Gonzalez and Brady Clark) during the August of 2002, you’d have to have been crazy to think that that deal would impact Mets history (and their future) in the way that it has. Andujar never advanced past A ball and was out of baseball by 2004. Clark...
August 05, 2013  |  Discuss

SF Giants Rumors: Bumgarner’s Big Win, Giants Clutch In Close Games, And Pence Gets Another RBI

Congratulations to pitcher Madison Bumgarner for getting the win last night, which happens to be his 15th on the season. The last San Francisco Giants left-handed pitcher to get 15 wins in a season was Shawn Estes in 2000. We all learned in 2010, once you get to the playoffs it’s a different kind of game. Every pitch is crucial to the outcome of the game. The Giants know there...
Via San Francisco Giants Baseball (SF Giants Rumors)
September 18, 2012  |  Discuss

View From My Window: Subway Series Part 1

The Subway Series is here again. As much as I dislike the idea of interleague play, it’s always so hard to not get caught up in the moment when it comes to this series. I try as hard as I can to think this series isn’t that special, but it always is. There have been so many moments that remind me of why this series is always going to be special. It could be Dwight Gooden returning...
Via Mets Merized Online
June 08, 2012  |  Discuss

On this date in Giants history — Dec. 16

2001: The Giants obtain their first Japanese player since 1964 (when Masanori Murakami became the first ballplayer from Japan to appear in an major league game). San Francisco trades starting pitcher Shawn Estes (9-8, 4.02) to the Mets in exchange for outfielder Tsuyoshi Shinjo (.267, 10 HR, 56 RBI) and infielder Desi Relaford (.302, 8 HR, 36 RBI), who will later be traded the Mariners...
Via 22gigantes
December 16, 2011  |  Discuss
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