GIANTS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Giants Falter with Runners In Scoring Position, Rockies Take Game Two

The Giants hoped for a different result at Coors Field as Madison Bumgarner, their lefty ace, toed the mound. Despite a tremendous effort from Bumgarner, the Giants offense continued to struggle, leading the Rockies to a 2-1 victory. Home runs continued to be a storyline, carrying in from the five dingers the Rockies put in the box score last night. Troy Tulowitzki rocketed a home...
Via BaySportsNet
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Vogelsong Knocked Out Early, Rockies Hit Long Ball To Victory

Coming off a solid start last week, Ryan Vogelsong went the opposite direction with one and a third innings pitched, 59 pitches, six hits, five earned runs, three walks, and zero strike outs as the Giants fell to the Rockies 8-2. Vogelsong, who was sporting his trademark snarl at the start of the game, tossed the shortest game of his career. While looking undoubtedly focused against...
Via BaySportsNet
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Giants' David Huff leaves game with leg injury

According to Alex Pavlovic of the San Jose Mercury News, Giants reliever David Huff had to leave Monday’s game against the Rockies due to a leg injury suffered while running to first base trying to beat out a groundball. Yusmeiro Petit coming in for Huff, who hurt leg on single. Forget the 13-man staff, Bochy needs 16 pitchers this week.— Alex Pavlovic (@AlexPavlovic) April...
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants seem unlikely to pursue trade to shore up 2B

According to Henry Schulman, it seems unlikely that the San Francisco Giants will make a trade to fill in at second base while Marco Scutaro recovers from a chronic back injury.By Michael Marconi (NLCS MVP Marco Scutaro) via Wikimedia CommonsScutaro, 38, has yet to suit up for the Giants this season. Meanwhile, Brandon Hicks and Jaoquin Arias have split second base duty thus far...
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Posey, Lincecum lead Giants to 4-3 win

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The San Francisco Giants are totally in favor of instant replay. As soon as Xavier Nady was called safe after sliding into home plate to apparently pull the San Diego Padres to 4-3 on Chase Headley's bases-loaded double in the third inning Sunday, Giants manager Bruce Bochy popped out of the dugout to challenge. After 88 seconds, the umpires called Nady out...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dontrelle Willis, Pitching Coach?

Last Wednesday, Dontrelle Willis, former 2003 Rookie of the Year, was released by the San Francisco Giants from his minor league contract after just two appearances and what's being reported as a serious arm injury. Now in a report by Jon Heyman, Willis' agent Matt Sosnick says he's looking to become a pitching coach.By A Reluctant Optimist on Flickr via Wikimedia CommonsHeyman...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants Avoid the Sweep, Take a Game in San Diego

Tim Lincecum got his first win of 2014, and the Giants avoided the sweep as San Francisco defeated the Padres 4-3 on Sunday afternoon in San Diego. The Giants jumped out to an early lead on Buster Posey’s fourth home run of the season. With one out, Hunter Pence worked a walk from Robbie Erlin, and Posey crushed the two-run shot over the left-field fence. And for the first time...
Via BaySportsNet
2 days ago  |  Discuss

D-Train Derailed: The Last Stop for Dontrelle Willis

Since finishing his last and statistically worst full big league season in 2007, the career of one, Dontrelle Willis has resembled an excruciatingly difficult video game with an extended amount of continues all with the same result — a failure to reestablish himself at the Major League level.Level One: The Sky is the LimitIndeed, Willis’ s rapid descent followed one of the more...
Via The MLB Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants Fan Loses The Foul Ball, But Gets The Padres Girl

This San Francisco Giants fan may have lost the foul ball, but at least he got the Padres girl at the end.
Via Gamedayr
3 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: Lineup change needs to happen

The San Francisco Giants are off to a great start to the season. They are 10-6 and tied with the Los Angeles Dodgers for first place. More importantly, they are 4-2 against their bitter rivals from the South so far in the season. That’s a positive, as whoever wins the head to head matchup between those two teams will go along way toward determining the division winner. The Giants...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  1 Comment

Giants Injury Updates: Buster Posey, Pablo Sandoval, Brandon Crawford

The San Francisco Giants are off to a great start at 10-5.  There hasn't been much to talk about regarding injuries and this team but after a couple players injured themselves in Wednesday's 2-1 victory over division rival Los Angeles, updates are pouring in.Buster PoseyPosey is the star of the lineup & any missed time by the catcher would be devastating for the team...
Via Sports Injury Alert
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Dontrelle Willis Cut By San Francisco Giants

The end of a very short roller coaster career appears to have come to an end on Wednesday when the San Francisco Giants cut ties with minor league pitcher Dontrelle Willis. Willis, who has not appeared in a MLB game since 2011, will most likely have a very tough time getting another shot at the Majors due to his age and diminishing abilities. Most remember the lefty from the five...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Giants P Bumgarner belts go-ahead grand slam

San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner did something that many pitchers who go up to bat don’t really have a chance to do. In San Fran’s 6-5 win over the Colorado Rockies last night, the young lefty gave put the Giants ahead for good with a “giant” hit. In the bottom of the fourth inning with the bases loaded and two outs, Bumgarner crushed a grand slam. Watch Madison’s...
Via Reading Between The Seams
11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pablo Sandoval hit by teammate's foul ball

Your browser does not support iframes.San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval (a.k.a. "Kung Fu Panda") was hit in the leg by a foul ball while warming up for his fifth inning at-bat during Wednesday night's game against Arizona.Sandoval was taking his practice swings when Giants batter Brandon Belt hit a foul ball in his direction. Sandoval tried to move...
Via Holdout Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Batkid rises to throw out first pitch at Giants game

Batkid rises in San Francisco, and it's an incredible thing. On Tuesday, the hero that the Giants need threw out the ceremonial first pitch.
Via Gamedayr
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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