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GIANTS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Giants Rumors: San Francisco in ongoing talks to acquire Alex Rios

As previously reported by Robert Murray of Sports Rumor Alert, the Texas Rangers are now considered to be aggressively trying to trade outfielder Alex Rios by the deadline. Several teams have been rumored to be in the mix for Rios, including the Seattle Mariners, Cincinnati Reds and the San Francisco Giants.#452167366 / gettyimages.comJon Morosi is reporting that the Giants are...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Susac Looks Like Posey And It’s Awesome

We have all had that experience where someone we know starts to emulate us. And not just emulate, but copy every. single. little. thing. At first it’s cute and then even humorous. After a while, it was nothing but obnoxious. For me, it was my youngest sister. Maybe for you, a younger brother or a cousin. Or that neighbor kid who tried to keep up as you pedaled away with your friends...

Giants Manage to Turn the Oddest Double Play You’ll Ever See after Issuing a Walk

All the fathers and little league coaches in attendance at the Giants-Pirates game on Wednesday were given an excellent free teaching opportunity on how not to act like a functional baseball player. In the 6th inning, Giants reliever Jean Machi issued a walk to the Pirates Chris Stewart, which would have loaded the bases, as Travis Snider and Gaby Sanchez were on second and third...
Via Next Impulse Sports
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Home Run Explodes In Woman’s Beer Cup At Giants Game

This is easily one of the best videos/GIFs you’ll see all day. San Francisco Giants’ Jordy Mercer ripped this ball straight out of the park and a bunch of people made an attempt to catch the ball. Obviously because this lady wasn’t gong for the ball, it went straight at her. The fact that this […] The post Home Run Explodes In Woman’s Beer Cup At Giants Game appeared first...
Via Diehardsport
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Two rundowns on a walk

So is the official ruling here 1-6-1-3 or 2-1-6-1-3? Whatever the ruling was in the scorebook, it’s now the new let’s get two-outs-on-one-walk play. That is, unless San Francisco Giants’ manager Bruce Bochy has seen this kind of thing before. But since the Giants had lost six straight prior to this game, Bochy will probably go with it this time (mlb.com). Your browser does...
Via Reading Between The Seams
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Giants send Tyler Colvin to Triple-A, release Dan Uggla

getty images Outfielder Tyler Colvin has been sent to Triple-A Fresno by the San Francisco Giants. Colvin, 28, is hitting just .223/.268/.381 this season with two home runs and 18 RBI. The Giants could choose to recall Colvin later but right now he is simply not an option in their outfield plans. Colvin’s demotion comes at the same time that the Giants released veteran infielder...
Via Tireball.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Giants News: San Francisco releases Dan Uggla, Tyler Colvin

Many understood why the San Francisco Giants signed Dan Uggla. It was a low risk move that could have paid huge dividends for them. With the team being in desperate need of a second baseman, giving Uggla a shot was a smart thing to do.In about a week with the team, Uggla went 0-11 with six strikeouts, and three errors. In that short amount of time, the Giants had seen enough.#452907368...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: three keys to a turnaround

The San Francisco Giants have lost six straight games, all while falling three games behind division rival Los Angeles and it is time for another second half turnaround or declare 2014 a lost year for the ball club. If the 2010 and 2012 World Series teams proved anything, it’s to never count out the Giants but this years team is riddled with issues that have to change now if there...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Brandon Belt could play this weekend

San Francisco Giants (57-50) first baseman Brandon Belt has been on the DL since suffering a concussion during the Giants win against the Florida Marlins on July 19th.  Raymond Bureau of Sports Injury Alert reported on Monday that Belt had not been cleared for baseball activities, however Belt has been progressing well this week and Alex Pavlovic tweeted that Belt took some swings...
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Matt Cain to visit Dr. James Andrews

San Francisco Giants ace Matt Cain is making a trip that not many athletes want to make. According to Andrew Baggarly of CSN Bay Area, Cain will visit Dr. James Andrews, to have Andrews examine his ailing elbow. Cain has been on the DL  since July 21, with inflammation in his elbow. Giants source confirms […]
Via Full Scale Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Susac hit in backside while catching bullpen session (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.San Francisco Giants catcher Andrew Susac was hit in the backside by a foul ball while catching a bullpen session during the sixth inning of Monday night's game against Pittsburgh. Giants batter Tony Abreu hit a 2-1 pitch foul on the third base side which caromed off the dugout railing and took a couple of bounces before hitting Susac in...
Via Holdout Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fresno (Giants AAA) Grizzlies' 2B Brandon Hicks goes behind-the-back to bare handed SS for the DP

Fresno (Giants Triple-A) Grizzlies' second baseman Brandon Hicks flips the ball around his back to shortstop Ydwin Villegas ... who bare hands the ball and completes a double play.Wasn't enough, the El Paso Chihuahuas downed the Grizzlies 4-3.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Angel Pagan, Brandon Belt, Joe Panik

San Francisco Giants center fielder Angel Pagan could begin a Minor League rehab assignment this week and return to the big club before or soon into the Giants' next road trip, which begins on Friday, August 1. In addition, first baseman Brandon Belt is showing signs of progress from his concussion on July 19, and second baseman Joe Panik has recovered from his ankle sprain...
Via Sports Injury Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants’ trade rumors: Are the Giants done?

The San Francisco Giants have proved their buyers in 2014 with the acquisition of Jake Peavy but GM Brian Sabean still has work to do before the arrival of the July 31 trade deadline. Matt Cain’s third and likely final trip to the DL in 2014 made an upgrade to the starting rotation crucial and the Giants will count on Peavy being a serviceable fourth or fifth starter to anchor...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  2 Comments

San Francisco Giants’ trade rumors: Jimmy Rollins edition

With the recent signing of Dan Uggla and the return of Marco Scutaro, the San Francisco Giants may have addressed their deficiency at second base but the struggles of shortstop Brandon Crawford may make the team look at upgrading the other middle infield position prior to the July 31 trade deadline. Crawford managed to keep his head above water hitting .253 in the first four months...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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