One simple bat flip produced quite the sticky situation at Petco Park on Tuesday night. The San Diego Padres already were trailing the San Francisco Giants by five runs in the sixth inning when Giants catcher Hector Sanchez launched a grand slam into the right field seats and punctuated the blast with a celebratory bat flip. Padres pitcher Dale Thayer apparently didn’t care for...
The bat flip has its proponents, but most pitchers overtly oppose the histrionic gesture, as we were reminded in the Padres-Giants game on Tuesday. With the Giants already leading 5-0 in the sixth, Giants catcher Hector Sanchez launched a Dale Thayer fastball into the right field bleachers for a grand slam. Sanchez, along with everyone else in Petco Park on Tuesday night, knew the...
Benches cleared in the ninth inning of Tuesday’s Giants-Padres game after San Diego reliever Shawn Kelley had words for San Francisco’s Hector Sanchez following a groundout. Sanchez hit a grand slam in the sixth and rankled the Padres by admiring his work and flipping his bat. Pitcher Dale Thayer, who gave up the big blow,...Read More
PHOENIX (AP) The San Francisco Giants put catcher Andrew Susac on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained right thumb before Sunday's game against Arizona. Susac left Saturday's game before the bottom of the fourth inning. The Giants called up catcher Hector Sanchez from Triple-A Sacramento, and he was expected to arrive in time for Sunday's game. Susac had been All-Star Buster...
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Hector Sanchez's physical on Wednesday was scheduled for 1:30 p.m. local time. But maybe Sanchez, excited as he was to be at spring training on the day the world champion San Francisco Giants began reporting, was simply eager to receive a clean bill of health and get back to being behind the plate. The 25-year-old catcher, or someone else, had scribbled Sanchez's name into a pair...
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February 18, 2015 | Discuss
Hector Sanchez of the Giants left Friday’s against the Dodgers after taking a foul tip to the mask, the team announced. He was removed from the game the next inning after he flied out. Buster Posey moved to catcher, Michael Morse from left field to first, and Tyler Colvin to left field off the bench. Hector Sanchez out of game. Posey goes behind plate. Colvin now in LF, Morse...
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Credit: Randy Boyles – SF Giants Rumors Today’s the day that a lot of people have been waiting for…. It’s Friday, Valentine’s Day, and the San Francisco Giants pitchers and catchers are reporting to camp! We’ve already learned that Tim Hudson has his locker between Matt Cain and Tim Lincecum. I think it’s safe to say that the Giants probably put him right next...
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