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Rookie phenom Dereck Rodriguez, Giants best Pirates to split series

Updated 6 minutes ago<p>SAN FRANCISCO — Dereck Rodriguez pitched seven innings of two-hit ball to continue his sparkling rookie season, and the San …

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A pair of solo homers back Stratton's gem

In his third start with the River Cats, right-hander Chris Stratton was excellent in a season-high seven innings pitched. He struck out eight batters …


Giants' nicknames for 2018 Players' Weekend |

For the second consecutive year, Major Leaguers will put their personalities and passions on the field when Players' Weekend takes center stage …

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San Francisco Giants Notebook: Nick Hundley to take over catching Madison Bumgarner for Buster Posey

<b>AT&T Park —</b> While San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey avoided serious injury this past weekend when he took a foul tip off the mask against the …

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Giants receive updates on Strickland, Samardzija rehab

<i>© Ron Chenoy | USA Today</i><p>The big, bad news for the Giants today is the loss of Pablo Sandoval with season-ending hamstring surgery. But there is also …


McCovey Chronicles Roundtable: Pitcher GIFs

The only thing that makes sense in this world is expressing feelings through moving images.Last time, the staff came up with the best GIFs for Giants …

GIF Animations

San Francisco Giants Bullpen Outduels Mariners’ in Win

In a much-needed win for the San Francisco Giants, their bullpen was actually the difference in a 4-3 win over the Seattle Mariners.<p>The San Francisco …


San Francisco Giants: Hunter Strickland’s Anger Management

Hunter Strickland is not due to come off the disabled list until August. His ill-advised door-punch which fractured his hand has undoubtedly harmed …

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Giants’ Belt honors beloved college coach with new son’s name

<b>August “Augie” Belt</b>, who came into this world at 3:09 p.m. Friday, will have a touching story to tell when asked about his name.<p><b>Brandon Belt</b> and his wife, <b>Haylee</b>, named their second son for <b>Augie Garrido</b>, the longtime University of Texas baseball coach who died at 79 in March. Belt and many other …

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Giants Activate Jeff Samardzija

The Giants announced a collection of roster moves today, including the news that right-hander <b>Jeff Samardzija</b> has been activated from the 10-day DL. …

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Friday BP, 6/29/18

Doug will have another edition of his bullpen trust power rankings later today, but first we thought we’d take the temperature of the McCoven. Who do …

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Episode 55: The Sheep Had A Legitimate Reason To Be There | The Hardball Times

Podcast (tht-audio): Download (Duration: 53:16 — 73.2MB)<p>Jen, Sarah and Mary discuss Adrian Houser’s on-field delay due to vomiting and other odd …

Juan Soto

Grades from the Cove: Episode 4

It was an entertaining week of Giants baseball and Bill Laskey and Ryan Covay are back to hand out some grades on this weeks edition of “Grades from …

Hunter Strickland

Mid-Inning Relief Podcast: Hunter Strickland is out, now what?

In the sixth episode of the Mid-Inning Relief Podcast, Marty Lurie, Carmen Kiew and Ally Williams are joined by Larry Krueger of the Gary & Larry …

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Hunter Strickland apologizes for 'one stupid split-second decision'

Hunter Strickland met the media Thursday for the first time since punching a door and breaking his pitching hand.

Hunter Strickland

Hunter Strickland, who injured his pitching hand punching a door, says he doesn’t have an anger problem

Sure, buddy. Sure.<p>Hunter Strickland, the Giants pitcher who just injured his pitching hand punching a door in anger after blowing a save and will miss six to eight weeks of baseball, says he doesn’t have an anger problem.<p>Huh.<p>If this were an isolated incident — and it’s sure as heck not — that might …

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Giants' Hunter Strickland says he'll consider counseling after latest outburst

SAN FRANCISCO -- Giants closer Hunter Strickland apologized to his team and fans and said he'd consider anger management counseling three days after …


Giants’ Hunter Strickland regrets ‘stupid, split-second decision’ to punch door

Hunter Strickland regrets the "stupid, split-second" decision he made to punch a door Monday night, which resulted in a broken pitching hand.<p>The …

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San Francisco Giants' Hunter Strickland contrite, again, after latest meltdown

SAN FRANCISCO — Hunter Strickland says he doesn’t see himself as an angry guy. There are at least three fellow major leaguers who probably see him in a different light.<p>The San Francisco Giants reliever was contrite Thursday as he addressed the news media for the first time since breaking his pinkie …


Giants’ Hunter Strickland apologizes for ‘stupid, split-second decision’

<b>Hunter Strickland</b> apologized Thursday for a “stupid, split-second” decision in which he punched a door and broke his pitching hand after blowing a save Monday night.<p>Strickland told reporters he planned to address his Giants teammates before their series opener against the Padres and that he’s open …

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In the latest episode of the Rotoworld Baseball Podcast, D.J. Short and Drew Silva discuss the Kelvin Herrera trade and other recent closer news, …

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Marlins' Dan Straily, Don Mattingly each suspended for roles in Giants series incidents

Marlins pitcher Dan Straily and manager Don Mattingly have each been suspended for their roles in an incident that took place in San Francisco …

San Francisco

San Francisco Giants closer Hunter Strickland broke his hand punching a door

Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images<p><b>San Francisco Giants closer Hunter Strickland punched a door following a blown save and fractured his hand.</b>• <b><br>He had</b> …

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Dan Straily ejected after hitting Posey in retaliation

The unwritten rules of baseball were followed to a 't' on Tuesday, a day after Hunter Strickland was upset with Lewis Brinson.

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The Giants Stuck Up For Red-Assed Numbskull Hunter Strickland And Put Buster Posey At Risk

Even if you are the type of team that operates under a strict adherence to baseball’s dopey unwritten rules, there are times when exceptions should …

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Giants closer Hunter Strickland punches door, breaks pitching hand

<b>Hunter Strickland</b> had quite a secret when he calmly stood before his locker Monday night and took responsibility for his blown save and a 5-4 loss to the Marlins.<p>Strickland might not have been completely aware of his fate as he addressed reporters, but subsequent X-rays revealed that the closer …

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Bochy 'thoroughly disappointed' in Strickland breaking hand

Hunter Strickland's frustration boiled over after a blown save on Monday, and it will cost him significant time this season.

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Giants' Closer Breaks Hand Punching Door

The Giants will be without closer <b>Hunter Strickland</b> for up to two months. He broke his pitching hand punching a door in frustration after blowing a …

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