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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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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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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
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Giants Injury Update: Brandon Belt to take BP

The San Francisco Giants enter an important weekend series against the Los Angeles Dodgers with a record of 81-65, two games behind the Dodgers in the National League West. The Giants continue to play without Brandon Belt, but the good news is that he took batting practice today and could return to the lineup soon #452698612 / gettyimages.comI reported yesterday that Belt, who has...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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Jake Peavy Trade With Red Sox Paying Dividends For Giants Down Stretch

Same energy. Same character. Same passion. Different results. Jake Peavy has turned his season around since being traded from the Boston Red Sox to the San Francisco Giants shortly before the Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline. The veteran right-hander already has emerged as a leader with his new club, both on and off the field. “Not only has he thrown the ball great...
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San Francisco Giants: Biggest series of the year

The San Francisco Giants vs. the Los Angeles Dodgers is one of if not, the, best rivalry in baseball. I know that ESPN and the East Coast would tell you it’s Yankees and Red Sox. However, that’s cooled off recently and who wants to watch 4 hours of baseball which is what those two teams usually equate too. Also what makes a rivalry is both teams being good, hating each other...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Buster Posey making his case for NL MVP

Stop me if you’ve heard this one: Buster Posey is carrying the San Francisco Giants towards October baseball. Stop me if you’ve heard this one, again: Posey is making a case for himself as National League MVP. If you find yourself reading NL MVP prediction articles, you’re likely reading about these four guys: Clayton Kershaw, Giancarlo Stanton, Jonathan Lucroy, and Andrew...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Brandon Belt cleared for baseball activity

The San Francisco Giants improved to 81-65 on the season following a 6-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday. Hunter Pence had two RBI and Buster Posey had three hits to lead the Giants, who are just two games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League West. There is good news on the injury front, as Brandon Belt has been cleared for baseball activity. #452698612...
Via Sports Injury Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Trio of lovely ladies wildly celebrate after one snags foul ball at Giants game (video)

It was a glorious day for baseball at AT&T Park on Thursday as the San Francisco Giants hosted the Arizona Diamondbacks on a beautiful and sunny afternoon. Among the fans soaking up the rays and enjoying some baseball were a trio of lovely young ladies seated behind home plate. There already-wonderful day at the ballpark […] The post Trio of lovely ladies wildly celebrate after...
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Giants' Belt fully cleared to resume baseball activities

Brandon Belt has been fully cleared to resume all baseball activities, Bruce Bochy announced following the Giants' 6-2 win over the Diamondbacks on Thursday. "Belt's been cleared," Bochy said. "We got good news on Brandon Belt. Great news. So, he'll come back here tomorrow, we can ramp up his baseball activities, and try to get him going. How long it&...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jake Peavy loses bat on swing, hits D-backs third baseman (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.San Francisco Giants pitcher Jake Peavy lost the grip on his bat, sending it flying and hitting Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman Jake Lamb, while striking out during Thursday's game at AT&T Park.Lamb was playing on the edge of the infield grass to protect against a bunt with a Giants runner on third base. Peavy swung at a pitch low...
Via Holdout Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hunter Pence throws bat at ball, hits single (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. The San Francisco Giants, winners of 14 of their past 20 games, have been on a roll over the last few weeks. So is right fielder Hunter Pence, who’s hitting .360 over that span. When things are going well, being fortunate is often part of the formula. That was […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
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San Francisco Giants: 3 reasons why they will win NL West

The San Francisco Giants have one of the highest rated offenses in Major League Baseball since the All-Star break and it has been a major factor in the Giants’ turnaround down the homestretch.  However, the offense is not one of three reasons why San Francisco will end up NL West champs. Petit and Peavy The emergence of Jake Peavy and Yusmeiro Petit has provided the Giants starting...
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San Francisco Giants’ Mascot Accidentally Annoyed A Kid (Video)

Lou The Seal is his name and this kid clearly didn’t want him to go near him. This toddler was invited to say the “play ball” sentence before the game and he wasn’t able to say it because he got shy. Once his dad said it, Lou The Seal came over and the kid took a swing at the mascot. Check it out. Your browser does not support iframes. Here’s the gif for those of you who...
Via Geeks and Cleats
4 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: Brian Sabean strikes again

Fire Sabean, Fire Bochy, Larry Baer is cheap. Brian Sabean doesn’t even know what kind of a team he has. These were all the things written on social media about Giants General Manager Brian Sabean and others as the trade deadline came and went. The Giants did nothing except making a trade for Jake Peavy; whom almost everyone, myself included, thought was washed up. However, Sabean’s...
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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