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Jake Peavy Is Just A Tiny Bit Excited To Pitch Against The Dodgers

We’re just a couple weeks away from the postseason and the race for the NL West crown is heating up. As you can see below, the Giants are now just three games back of the Dodgers. Sure enough, on Monday, the Giants and Dodgers will begin a three-game series. As of now, Jake Peavy is slated to start the first game for the Giants. When asked about it, Peavy explained just how excited...
Via Next Impulse Sports
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D-backs, Collmenter fall in pitchers' duel

PHOENIX -- Jake Peavy had another strong outing, Buster Posey homered and the San Francisco Giants gained a game in the NL West race with a 2-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night. The victory, combined with the Dodgers' 10-4 loss at Colorado, left the Giants three games behind first-place Los Angeles with 11 to play. San Francisco snapped a three-game losing...
Via AP on Fox
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Peavy, Posey help Giants gain ground in NL West

PHOENIX (AP) Jake Peavy had another strong outing, Buster Posey homered and the San Francisco Giants gained a game in the NL West race with a 2-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night. The victory, combined with the Dodgers' 10-4 loss at Colorado, left the Giants three games behind first-place Los Angeles with 11 to play. San Francisco snapped a three-game losing...
Via AP on Fox
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D-backs, Collmenter fall in pitchers' duel

PHOENIX -- Jake Peavy had another strong outing, Buster Posey homered and the San Francisco Giants gained a game in the NL West race with a 2-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night. The victory, combined with the Dodgers' 10-4 loss at Colorado, left the Giants three games behind first-place Los Angeles with 11 to play. San Francisco snapped a three-game losing...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
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Giants Injury Update: Angel Pagan, Brandon Belt, Pablo Sandoval, Michael Morse

Monday night's 6-2 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks sank the San Francisco Giants to four games back of the Los Angeles Dodgers in the race for the NL West, but the Giants still have a 2.5 game lead over the other NL Wild Card contenders. As for injuries to key players that could affect regular and postseason results, there is good news and bad news, as we see below.First baseman...
Via MLB Injury News
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Hunter Pence Signs: The Rap Video (no, really)

((ht: gameovergreggy))Yeah, this really happened.For those not aware, San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence has been the target of some really funny, sort of Chuck Norris like signs during this baseball season.Some of them have been really, really funny. And Pence, ever the character has played along and had some fun with it.Check out what happens when two um, musicians, team...
Via Online Sports Guys
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Hunter Pence Featured In Rap Video About Himself

The Giants’ Hunter Pence made a rap video featuring all the signs fans made about him this year. Very creative. The post Hunter Pence Featured In Rap Video About Himself appeared first on Diehardsport.
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Giants' Hunter Pence stars in rap video parody of the #HunterPenceSigns movement

Back in early August, a couple of Mets fans made headlines (and a PSD RedZone blog) for starting a strange movement of bringing signs to the stadium poking fun at San Francisco Giants' outfielder Hunter Pence. The movement spread to other stadiums and provided some pretty funny moments to break up the monotony of August baseball.Pence is a unique guy and he really embraced the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Trumbo’s Grand Slam More Than Enough In Giants’ 6-2 Loss

One swing of the bat made all the difference, as a grand slam from Mark Trumbo broke the game open as the San Francisco Giants lost to the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-2 on Monday night. Ryan Vogelsong kept the Diamondbacks scoreless for two innings before loading the bases in the third. His opponent, Wade Miley, began the rally that was ready for Trumbo, who launched a bomb over Hunter...
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Trumbo, D-backs pound Giants

PHOENIX -- The San Francisco Giants lost their third consecutive game when Mark Trumbo hit a grand slam to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 6-2 victory Monday night. Trumbo had five RBIs, and Wade Miley (8-11) bounced back from his shortest outing of the season by pitching seven innings of one-run ball. San Francisco's NL West chances took a hit with consecutive losses to the...
Via AP on Fox
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Diamondbacks knock off Giants 6-2

PHOENIX (AP) Mark Trumbo hit a grand slam and had five RBIs, Wade Miley pitched seven effective innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks sent the San Francisco Giants to their third straight loss, 6-2 Monday night. Wade Miley (8-11) bounced back from his shortest outing of the season by holding the Giants to a run and seven hits. Trumbo provided most of the support, hitting his grand...
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Trumbo, D-backs pound Giants

PHOENIX -- The San Francisco Giants lost their third consecutive game when Mark Trumbo hit a grand slam to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 6-2 victory Monday night. Trumbo had five RBIs, and Wade Miley (8-11) bounced back from his shortest outing of the season by pitching seven innings of one-run ball. San Francisco's NL West chances took a hit with consecutive losses to the...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
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The 13th-Wildest Swing of Buster Posey’s Season

San Francisco catcher/first baseman Buster Posey is widely regarded to be one of major-league baseball’s best hitters for reasons that are based in fact. Entering the season, for example, he’d produced among the 10-best league- and park-adjusted batting lines since 2010. This season he’s continued that trend, recording not only the 14th-best batting line among […]
Via Fangraphs
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Buster Posey A Legit MVP Candidate

#455341872 / gettyimages.com Believe it or not, Buster Posey is a legit NL MVP candidate. Here are the reasons why 1. He is playing for a playoff bound team. Fair or not the BBWAA is famous for putting to much emphasis on the MVP being a part of a playoff team. Only one player since 2008 (Albert Pujols 2008) has won an MVP and not played in the payoffs. Arguably this is the reason...
Via TopSportsReport
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Giants Outfileder Hunter Pence Stars in Hilarious Rap Video

When the Giants took on the Mets at Citi Field, Giants outfielder, Hunter Pence, was met with hecklers attempting to troll Pence by holding signs and delivering creative insults. Multiple Twitter counts emerged called “Hunter Pence Signs” and people began tweeting their own versions of the signs and using the hash tag #HunterPenceSigns. Then, Pence had these hysterical comebacks...
Via Sports Mockery
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Hunter Pence Stars In Rap Video About #HunterPenceSigns

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Giants Rumors: Jake Peavy wants to pitch past this year

San Francisco Giants starter Jake Peavy will be a free agent after the 2014 season, but has expressed that he wants to continue pitching past this year. If he continues to pitch well for the Giants, there is a good possibility that the club will resign him next year.#455291556 / gettyimages.comPeavy came to the Giants from the Boston Red Sox in late July with a 4.72 ERA and a 1...
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That time Bruce Bochy handed the ball to his son on the mound

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Giants-Diamondbacks Preview

After missing their chance to tighten up the NL West race, the San Francisco Giants will have to find a way to close their deficit on the road. Facing a team they've recently dominated could move them in the right direction. The Giants seek their eighth win in nine games against the Arizona Diamondbacks in Monday night's opener to a nine-game trip. San Francisco (82-67) got...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brett Bochy makes major league debut, history

Brett Bochy, who pitched at the University of Kansas from 2008 to 2010, made his major league debut on Saturday night for the San Francisco Giants. Brett Bochy’s father, Bruce, is the manager of the Giants and it set up for a major league first. With the bases loaded in the sixth inning, Bruce Bochy made a pitching change and handed the ball to his son. It was the first time in...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
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Dodgers 4, Giants 2: Clayton Kershaw, Most Valuable Everything

On Friday night, the Giants whomped the Dodgers, 9-0. On Saturday night, the Dodgers decimated the Giants, 17-0. For what was expected to be a very competitive series between the only two non-train wreck teams in the NL West, this weekend had turned into a hilarious joke that had seen both games all but over from the very start, as Hyun-jin Ryu and Tim Hudson had each lasted just...
Via Dodgers Digest
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Jake Peavy’s acquisition Giant for San Francisco

San Francisco Giants general manager Brian Sabean is known for his spectacular midseason moves that have yielded two championships in the last four years. He obtained two lower-profile players in Cody Ross in 2010 and Marco Scutaro in 2012 to make significant contributions toward becoming World Series champions. Could Jake Peavy be the 2014 version? “He’s been a godsend to...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Lincecum honored for no-hitter, then slammed by Dodgers

These are terrible times for Tim Lincecum, who had struggled to get into a game before Saturday night and then got hammered, which surely will fuel speculation that he could be excluded from any postseason rosters. In light of his predicament, Lincecum admitted to mixed emotions after a 10-minute pregame ceremony on the Portwalk to unveil a plaque commemorating his June 25 no-hitter...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Manager Gets To Call In Son For Relief

((HT: MLB.com))This is just really a cool moment more than anything else...San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy was getting his hat handed to him last night in the game against the Dodgers. Tim Hudson started and got shelled- giving up 6 in an inning-plus. Tim Lincecum came in for a relief appearance and got shelled- giving up five runs in three innings. Mike Kickham came in...
Via Online Sports Guys
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bochy family makes history

In the 20th round of baseball’s 2010 Amateur Draft, the San Francisco Giants selected Brett Bochy, son of manager Bruce Bochy. Saturday night, the Giants made history against the Los Angeles Dodgers when the elder Bochy called on his son to pitch in the sixth inning. You see, of the handful of instances where a son has played for his dad, the Bochys are the only manager-pitcher...
Via Hall of Very Good
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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