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CSN Bay Area Feb 17, 2017

Giants spring training Day 5: Staff being cautious with Pence

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. Michael Morse provided the highlight of the first day of BP when he skied a homer off the upper portion of the light tower in left field. There arent many players in Giants camp who can hit a ball that high, and one of them wasnt on the main field Friday.The Giants held Hunter Pence back from batting practice because of soreness in his right intercostal area. Pence had to pull back late in his offseason program after feeling something during a workout.

Michael Morse on comeback bid: It’s the Giants or bust

Day after glorious sun-splashed day last summer, Michael Morse filled his social-media pages with photos of him and his family boating in Florida. Morse might have been on that boat Thursday, instead of taking a physical at Scottsdale Stadium, if not for a chat with Giants general manager Bobby Evans at Hunter Pence's wedding in November. Sometime between the "I dos" and the Pences cutting the cake, Morse had a handshake agreement with Evans to come to spring training and try to win a job as a backup outfielder for the team he helped lead to a World Series title in 2014. Since his last...
McCovey Chronicles Feb 16, 2017
Can Michael Morse still help the Giants win?

Can Michael Morse still help the Giants win?

Michael Morse is a good story, but is he a good baseball decision? We turn to a projection system for a possible answer. Michael Morse is in camp. Look who's here. #sfgiants pic.twitter.com/vXb1QMu8bK— Henry Schulman (@hankschulman) February 16, 2017 Is he smiling at you, specifically? Yes. Yes, he probably is. And you remember the good times, the exceptional times, we all had together. Michael Morse is a regional treasure, and we will never stop appreciating him. How is Morse at baseball, though? This seems like an important consideration. I love Tim Lincecum. He’s like an...
CSN Bay Area Feb 16, 2017

Michael Morse on returning to Giants: 'I know I’m not done'

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. Two years and one month after the biggest moment of his career, Michael Morse found himself back among the Giants. Morse, a fan favorite in 2014 and clutch bench bat during that postseason run, returned to San Franciscoin November for Hunter Pences wedding, and at some point he found himself standing with general manager Bobby Evans.I know Im not done, said Morse, who received just eight at-bats from the Pirates before being released last April.If you want to see if youre done or not, come to camp, Evans replied.

Former Giant Michael Morse starts comeback bid feeling ‘awesome’

Michael Morse, saying he feels “awesome” after nearly a year off from baseball, arrived at camp Thursday and said he wants to play for the Giants in 2017 or nobody at all. Morse, who hit the tying homer in Game 5 of the 2014 National League Championship Series, said his surprising minor-league deal with the Giants stemmed from a conversation with general manager Bobby Evans at Hunter Pence’s wedding in December. Morse also revealed he talked about returning to the Giants last summer, when he was home in Florida, but was asked to go to Triple-A. The Giants had just signed former...

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