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Bochy plans to adjust Giants lineup to increase scoring at home

The Giants just finished a sweep of the Brewers in Milwaukee where the team scored 17 runs in three games. That’s typical of the Giants’ run production on the road as they are averaging about five runs per game away from AT&T Park. In contrast, the club averages about three runs per game at home. If you recall, the Giants only scored 11 runs in a three-game sweep of the Dodgers...
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Giants not in position to start All-Star Game, but Bochy will be managing

Major League Baseball released the first National League All-Star Game voting updates on Wednesday, and no Giants player was the leading vote-getter at any position. With Bruce Bochy managing the NL squad though, the Giants figure to be well-represented in Cincinnati.Buster Posey actually trails Yadier Molina by about 100,000 votes behind the plate, so Posey may very well eclipse...
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Bullpen Usage a Growing Concern for Bruce Bochy and the Giants

San Francisco Giants pitcher Javier Lopez leaves the mound after filling the bases on walks during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Tuesday, May 19, 2015, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Beck Diefenbach) Giants’ manager Bruce Bochy is a genius when it comes to managing his bullpen arms. Just look to the last three World Series runs by San Francisco...
Via The Sports Journal
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants' Bochy going to the bullpen more frequently than usual

Giants manager Bruce Bochy has been calling upon his bullpen quite often this year. According to Andrew Baggarly of the San Jose Mercury News, no National League reliever has recorded more outs than George Kontos, who’s on pace to pitch 89 innings this season. That would be the most for a Giants reliever since 2004. Meanwhile, Kontos along with Jean Machi and Javier Lopez are all...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco smokeless tobacco at sporting events

Chewing tobacco has long been associated with baseball. What’s known as dip has been used by managers and players for years, despite the serious harmful side effects. One baseball town has had enough, as the LA Times reports the city of San Francisco has prohibited the use of smokeless tobacco in all sporting venues – which in turn makes the Giants the first team in the MLB...
Via The Outside Corner
18 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: Spring Training Highlights

At this point in the spring, players are focused on putting in work to be ready for the start of the season. That is, unless you’re a rookie or marginal player trying to land a job. With that in mind, statistics are virtually meaningless. With more than three weeks remaining, there is still plenty of time for a player to find his groove and earn a spot on the roster. Spring training...
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: Early spring training observations

Being the defending Champions, the San Francisco Giants are going to be dealing with lots of media attention. Due to past success they are used to it. The Giants haven’t had a lot going on yet, however, here is a run-down of what’s happening thus far for the Giants. The most newsworthy thing the Giants had to deal with was manager Bruce Bochy being hospitalized due to heart...
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants Manager Bruce Bochy Undergoes Heart Procedure

The San Francisco Giants may be preparing to defend their World Series championship, but some pretty sobering news came out of Arizona on Thursday. The team released a statement via Twitter indicating that manager Bruce Bochy underwent a heart procedure on Thursday after he experienced some discomfort. Here’s the Giants statement in its entirety. Following his physical yesterday...
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February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

No states are rooting for the Giants in the World Series

It was just four years ago that the San Francisco Giants were America’s cinderella team. Going up against the Texas Rangers back in the 2010 World Series, not many expected the Giants to pull out the first championship in their west coast history. But dominating their way through a five-game series win over the Rangers, Bruce Bochy’s squad started a run that has turned into three...
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October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: is Michael Morse the answer?

When the San Francisco Giants signed Michael Morse to a one-year, $6 million contract in December, they were banking on Morse returning to his 2011 form. In that career year with the Washington Nationals, Morse hit .303 with 31 home runs and 95 RBIs. Morse spent most of his 2013 campaign battling injuries and ended the season batting .215 with 13 homers and 27 RBIs through 88 games...
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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