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TRAVIS ISHIKAWA RUMORS

Pittsburgh Pirates Travis Ishikawa breaks out

Pittsburgh Pirates’ first baseman, Travis Ishikawa, entered Monday’s game against the Kansas City Royals with just one hit in 18 at-bats on the season (.056 batting average). Ishikawa has always been seen as a defensive-minded first baseman, but if he continued to struggle as badly as he was at the plate, it was hard to envision the Pirates keeping him on the roster much longer...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates trot out truly horrendous lineup to face the Royals

I fully accept that the Pirates are currently wedged between a rock and a hard place and haven’t had time to properly respond to Jordy Mercer’s injury, but the lineup that it’s left them with tonight is horrendous, with Travis Ishikawa at first and Sean Rodriguez at third. I will continue to hope that this is a temporary situation. Yordano Ventura starts for the Royals tonight...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Ishikawa: 'I definitely want to help repay them'

  The Pirates claimed Travis Ishikawa off of waivers last week and while ideally he never would have been designated for assignment in the first place, he understands the business side of baseball very well. Perhaps he understand it better than most because of his past experiences. The 2015 season has yet to reach the All-Star break and Ishikawa, 31, has already been designated...
Via Fox Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Travis Ishikawa to Remain as Last Year’s Hero for San Francisco Giants

Travis Ishikawa #45 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates after he hits a three-run walk-off home run to defeat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 during Game Five of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 16, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Mandatory Credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images) It appears the star from last year’s National League pennant...
Via The Sports Journal
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

GALLERY: 10 greatest walk-off homers in MLB playoff history

The walk-off hit is one of sports’ most exhilarating moments, and when it happens in October, it’s something fans cherish for generations. Travis Ishikawa gave San Francisco Giants fans a memory they’ll never forget when he hit a three-run homer to win the National League pennant. The hit, along with Joe Buck’s call, reminded everyone of another walk-off blast from the...
Via NESN.com
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Travis Ishikawa’s homer with Russ Hodges’ famous 1951 call

When Travis Ishikawa sent the Giants to the World Series on Thursday, many announcers attempted to replicate Russ Hodges’ famous “THE GIANTS WIN THE PENNANT” call. Well, MLB.com did all of those guys one better – they overlaid Hodges’ call on Ishikawa’s homer. Baseball, I love you. [Big League Stew] The post Travis Ishikawa’s homer with Russ Hodges’ famous 1951 call...
Via The Outside Corner
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Travis Ishikawa hits walk-off home run to send Giants to World Series

Chris Chambliss, Aaron Boone, Magglio Ordonez…and now Travis Ishikawa. The Giants’ left fielder became the fourth player in Major League history to end a League Championship Series with a home run. His three-run shot off Michael Wacha in the bottom of the ninth of Game 5 created a 6-3 San Francisco win over the St. Louis Cardinals and a date with the Kansas City Royals in...
Via The Sports Daily
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants win on walk-off home run, advance to World Series

Your browser does not support iframes. The San Francisco Giants hit three home runs during game 5 of the NLCS. The final one, off the bat of Travis Ishikawa, sent them to the World Series to face the Kansas City Royals. The Giants tied the game in the bottom of the eighth inning thanks to...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Pirates appear dangerously close to giving regular season at-bats on Travis Ishikawa

Travis ishikawa is having nice spring and has good chance to beat out andrew lambo to share 1B with gaby sanchez. #pirates — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) March 24, 2014 I've said this once or twice on Twitter and with Mike Grau on TribLIVERadio, but not on the blog, so I'll put it in (virtual) writing now: if the Pirates start 2014 off with Travis Ishikawa as the big end...
Via WHYGAVS?
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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