5:50 AM EDT, Thu July 02, 2015

Casilla serves up walk-off home run, Giants' thoughts turn to Posey after sudden defeat in Miami

MIAMI – The Giants gutted through injuries in June. They do not care to envision life in July without Buster Posey. The Giants’ cleanup-hitting catcher and former NL MVP was replaced in the fifth inning, and the Miami Marlins added… Continue Reading → The post Casilla serves up walk-off home run, Giants' thoughts turn to Posey after sudden defeat in Miami appeared first on Giants Extra.
San Francisco Chronicle 7 hours ago

Giants blow two-run lead in ninth, lose to Marlins

The Giants need him to be good as well as healthy if they want to avoid a three-game Marlins sweep and spit out the bitter taste of Wednesday night's horrible 6-5 loss. The Giants took a two-run lead into the ninth and lost on Justin Bour's three-run homer off...
Giants Extra | San Jose Mercury News 8 hours ago

Buster Posey leaves game in fifth inning

MIAMI – Buster Posey, the player the Giants can least afford to lose, left Wednesday night’s game in the fifth inning at Marlins Park. The club didn’t immediately announce why Andrew Susac replaced Posey with the Giants trailing 3-2. But… Continue Reading...
San Jose Mercury News 7 hours ago

Posey hurt; Giants lose to Marlins in ninth

Catcher leaves game after foul tip off mask; Casilla allows walk-off homer

Buster Posey leaves game after taking ball off mask

Apart from the obvious horrors, the Giants are now in a pickle for Thursday. Buster Posey took a foul ball off the mask in the fourth inning of Wednesday's game and was removed for Andrew Susac. The Giants confirmed that the foul ball was the reason he came out of the game. The obvious concern right now is a possible concussion for Posey, but that's pure speculation, and the Giants might have taken Posey out as a purely precautionary measure. On the other hand, it's probably okay to run around and break things in your house, screaming and wailing the entire time. A more immediate...
Grant Brisbee / McCovey Chronicles 6 hours ago

Giants lose to Marlins on walkoff homer, 6-5

The Marlins Death Fog is the El Niño of odd years. Before getting too upset at Santiago Casilla for blowing the game and allowing three runs in two minutes, remember that Buster Posey left the game because of a head injury. He passed his concussion test, but the words "Buster Posey" and "head injury"...

Extra Baggs: Bruce Bochy relives a 30-year-old career highlight, Chris Heston reunites with an old friend, Kyle Crick moves to relief, Giants reportedly frontrunners to sign Bahamian shortstop, etc.

MIAMI – Baseball is a game played on a diamond that tends to move in circles. Sometimes, those circles have a three-decade arc. The Giants lost on a walk-off home run Wednesday night, when the Marlins went boom-boom-pow against Santiago… Continue Reading → The post Extra Baggs: Bruce Bochy relives a 30-year-old career highlight, Chris Heston reunites with an old friend, Kyle Crick moves to relief, Giants reportedly frontrunners to sign Bahamian shortstop, etc. appeared first on Giants Extra.
San Francisco Chronicle 13 hours ago

Giants Splash: Heston vies for home-state win

Giants Splash: On Tuesday, Chris Heston received the key to the city from his hometown, Palm Bay, Fla, which is about 2 ½ hours north of Miami. On Wednesday night, things change for Heston. Stopping "Rooms" Gordon will be a key, of course. Heston is looking for his team-high ninth win, if you still...

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San Jose Mercury News 8 hours ago

Giants' Buster Posey leaves game in fifth inning

No announcement from team, but catcher took foul ball off the mask earlier

Giants notes: Tim Hudson to leave club, Hunter Pence unlikely to return before the break, Scutaro visits, Bumgarner's All-Star availability, etc.

MIAMI – Tim Hudson is taking a break from the Giants rotation. The 39-year-old veteran will leave the club after Wednesday’s game to attend to a family situation that requires his presence. If he isn’t placed on the 7-day personal… Continue Reading → The post Giants notes: Tim Hudson to leave club, Hunter Pence unlikely to return before the break, Scutaro visits, Bumgarner's All-Star availability, etc. appeared first on Giants Extra.

Extra Baggs: Giants survive a rough June, McGehee's exit interview, a questionable delivery, etc.

MIAMI – First of all, the Giants let the right Gordon hit an inside-the-park home run. In the second inning Tuesday night at Marlins Park, Dee Gordon raced all the way around the bases. In the seventh inning of Game… Continue Reading → The post Extra Baggs: Giants survive a rough June, McGehee's exit interview, a questionable delivery, etc. appeared first on Giants Extra.
San Jose Mercury News Jun 30, 2015

Marlins beat Giants

Dee Gordon leads Miami Marlins past San Francisco Giants

Dee Gordon's dash sends Giants, Vogelsong to a loss in Miami

Running game story... MIAMI – Bruce Bochy won’t have to think too hard about a leadoff hitter for his NL All-Star squad. Dee Gordon left quite an impression Tuesday night. In a second-inning blur, Gordon hit a ball to the… Continue Reading → The post Dee Gordon's dash sends Giants, Vogelsong to a loss in Miami appeared first on Giants Extra.

Gordon’s inside-the-park homer dooms Giants

Gordon’s inside-the-park homer dooms Giants In a rematch of a 3-2 Giants victory at AT&T Park in May, Mat Latos outpitched Vogelsong, holding the Giants to three runs (two earned) over six innings. Vogelsong's June was mixed, but he was on a good roll the past two starts, both scoreless, totaling 12 2/3 innings. Right fielder Gregor Blanco tried to backhand the ball off the ground to Angel Pagan, so Pagan could throw it to the infield, but Blanco pushed the ball away from Pagan. Belt had a two-out RBI single in the first inning. The Marlins added insurance against Jean Machi in the...
San Jose Mercury News Jun 30, 2015

Hunter Pence cleared to start swinging a bat

Giants right fielder Hunter Pence being allowed to swing a fungo and play catch; no timetable for him to be activated off disabled list.
San Jose Mercury News Jun 30, 2015

Matt Cain makes 2015 debut Thursday; Lincecum headed to DL

San Francisco Giants righty Matt Cain will make his first start of the season Thursday against Marlins righty Jose Fernandez.

Giants notes: Matt Cain and Jake Peavy set to return, Bochy's hope for Casey McGehee, Hunter Pence starts swinging, a big key for Heston, etc.

MIAMI – The Giants reconfigured their bench prior to Tuesday’s game when they waved goodbye to Casey McGehee and brought up Ehire Adrianza from Triple-A Sacramento. Now the rotation is about to get an overhaul. Giants manager Bruce Bochy finally… Continue Reading → The post Giants notes: Matt Cain and Jake Peavy set to return, Bochy's hope for Casey McGehee, Hunter Pence starts swinging, a big key for Heston, etc. appeared first on Giants Extra.

Nolan Arenado on Bruce Bochy: ‘an intense and intimidating guy’

Nolan Arenado wouldn’t dare approach Bruce Bochy to strike up a conversation, especially about the Rockies third baseman’s chances of making the National League All-Star team. Arenado did have the nerve last season to approach Bochy and thank him for a complimentary comment in a newspaper story. Bochy was all compliments again over the weekend when Arenado collected four homers and eight RBIs in three games against the Giants. “He’s maybe the best defensive third baseman in the game and a guy who hits in the heart of their order,” Bochy said. Count on Bochy picking Arenado to...
San Jose Mercury News Jun 30, 2015

Giants designate Casey McGehee

MIAMI – There won't be a fond comeback story for Casey McGehee in orange and black.The Giants demoted the veteran third baseman for the second time this season on Tuesday, and this time it has an air of finality.

Giants designate Casey McGehee, add bench versatility with Ehire Adrianza

MIAMI – There won’t be a fond comeback story for Casey McGehee in orange and black. The Giants demoted the veteran third baseman for the second time this season on Tuesday, and this time it has an air of finality.… Continue Reading → The post Giants designate Casey McGehee, add bench versatility with Ehire Adrianza appeared first on Giants Extra.

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