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San Jose Mercury News May 17, 2015

Hunter Pence homers as Giants edge Reds

San Francisco Giants right fielder Hunter Pence hits first homer of season and Brando Belt homers for third day in row in 9-8 victory over Cincinnati Reds.

Extra Baggs: The Giants knew who and what they were getting in Hunter Pence; Crawford joins the three-slam club; the Reds pitcher who's a decent bet to become a Giant, etc.

CINCINNATI – Hunter Pence is not a self-promoter, nor does he need to be. He draws attention like a charged particle. When he walks into a room, it’s instant static cling. The Giants were coming off their first 10-run game… Continue Reading → The post Extra Baggs: The Giants knew who and what they were getting in Hunter Pence; Crawford joins the three-slam club; the Reds pitcher who's a decent bet to become a Giant, etc. appeared first on Giants Extra.
McCovey Chronicles May 16, 2015

Giants slam Reds, win 11-2, have a healthy Hunter Pence

The Giants scored 10 or more runs for a second straight night, probably because of whatever Hunter Pence is secreting. The Giants could have lost 11-2, and the top story would have been the return of Hunter Pence. Forget the game, I would have written, pretending to believe it. Forget the game and focus on Hunter Pence coming back. It was glorious, it was magnificent, I had a tear in my eye the whole time. You can run your fancy WAR lists and tell me that Pence is good, not great, but I'm talking about how fun he is to watch. Here, everyone, is a player who plays like Sonic the Hedgehog...

Giants notes: Hunter Pence's return means less continuity in leadoff spot, Bruce Bochy explains Hector Sanchez's demotion, etc.

CINCINNATI – Hunter Pence is hitting sixth for the Giants in his return on Saturday. Hunter Pence isn’t going to be a No.6 hitter for the Giants all season. “Right now I just want him to get settled in,” Giants… Continue Reading → The post Giants notes: Hunter Pence's return means less continuity in leadoff spot, Bruce Bochy explains Hector Sanchez's demotion, etc. appeared first on Giants Extra.

Hunter Pence upon his returns to Giants lineup: "I feel my potential is very strong to come help us"

CINCINNATI – Hunter Pence knew the way his body felt Thursday afternoon that he was ready to compete against major league pitching. He convinced himself. Then he went about convincing the Giants by collecting a home run among three hits.… Continue Reading → The post Hunter Pence upon his returns to Giants lineup: "I feel my potential is very strong to come help us" appeared first on Giants Extra.
McCovey Chronicles May 15, 2015

Hunter Pence will play on Saturday

Do good things, Hunter Pence. Do good things. Oh, the alternate timeline if Random Cub doesn't hit Hunter Pence with a fastball. Do the Giants still keep Justin Maxwell? Does Pence help the Giants score the runs they should have been scoring? Is he bad enough to make everyone fret and freak out? Is he so good that he would lead the first All-Star Game voting update? The alternate past is in the alternate past, man. In the future, we will have Hunter Pence. Good for us. From Andrew Baggarly: Hunter Pence was en route from Las Vegas to rejoin the Giants in Cincinnati on Friday, I’ve...
San Jose Mercury News May 15, 2015
Hunter Pence joining Giants Friday in Cincinnati

Hunter Pence joining Giants Friday in Cincinnati

San Francisco Giants' right fielder Hunter Pence won't play Friday night, but he could be activated this weekend after pounding homers in his last two rehab games.

BREAKING: Hunter Pence travels to rejoin Giants in Cincinnati

CINCINNATI – The Giants are about to get their right reverend – and their right fielder – back in the lineup. Hunter Pence was en route from Las Vegas to rejoin the Giants in Cincinnati on Friday, I’ve confirmed. Pence… Continue Reading → The post BREAKING: Hunter Pence travels to rejoin Giants in Cincinnati appeared first on Giants Extra.

Giants reach day-to-day stage to activate Hunter Pence; Matt Cain throws off a mound for first time in six weeks

HOUSTON – Giants manager Bruce Bochy has been getting his reports on Hunter Pence from the training staff in recent days. He didn’t want to talk to the man himself. “He’s getting to where he’s just about ready and he’s… Continue Reading → The post Giants reach day-to-day stage to activate Hunter Pence; Matt Cain throws off a mound for first time in six weeks appeared first on Giants Extra.

Extra Baggs: Chris Heston joins a list of all aces, no jokers; Matt Duffy is great at No.8; Hunter Pence hits a Vegas jackpot

HOUSTON -- Let’s begin with every start made by a major league pitcher this season and last. Now keep the complete games (at least nine innings) and ditch the rest. Now take those complete games and keep the ones with… Continue Reading → The post Extra Baggs: Chris Heston joins a list of all aces, no jokers; Matt Duffy is great at No.8; Hunter Pence hits a Vegas jackpot appeared first on Giants Extra.

Hunter Pence discusses his rehab process, his scooter, Hunter Pence signs and the sights of Sacramento

Quick turn with a day game Sunday, so I'll leave you tonight with a transcript from Hunter Pence's meeting with reporters in Sacramento prior to Saturday's Triple-A rehab game, in which he played seven innings, went 0 for 3, reached… Continue Reading → 
San Jose Mercury News May 9, 2015

Giants' Hunter Pence 0 for 2 in Triple-A rehab assignment

Pence starts rehab assignment with River Cats, playing five innings.

Hunter Pence returns to game action at Triple-A Sacramento

Hunter Pence takes a major step toward a return to the Giants tonight — in his first game action since sustaining a broken left arm on March 8, he’s batting third and playing right field at Triple-A Sacramento. Pence is expected to play the first five innings of the River Cats’ 7:05 p.m. game against the Albuquerque Isotopes. He was hit in the left forearm by a pitch during a Cactus League game on March 5, at which point the Giants estimated he’d be out six to eight weeks. Pence took batting practice at AT&T Park yesterday, and was sent to Sacramento (instead of the more...

Extra Baggs: Hunter Pence heads to Sacramento, Hudson joins exclusive company, etc.

SAN FRANCISCO – Exactly two months and two days after breaking his arm, Hunter Pence finally can go out and play. Pence will start a long-awaited minor league rehab assignment Friday night at Triple-A Sacramento. He’s scheduled to play five… Continue Reading → 

Giants notes: Pence not ready for a rehab assignment, finding a trade match with the Mets, Romo receives a commendation, etc.

SAN FRANCISCO – Hunter Pence just crushed a batting practice home run that landed halfway up the left field bleachers. The previous pitch? He popped it off the top of the cage. He popped three off the cage in one… Continue Reading → 

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