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Category: ‘Injuries’

Orange and Black Thursday Inside Scoop
May 22nd, 2014 at 7:16 PM
***PHOTO1*** The San Francisco Giants-Colorado Rockies game was suspended today in the bottom of the sixth due to rain with the score tied at 2 and the game will resume when the Giants visit Coors Field on Monday, September 1st. Hunter Pence homered for the fifth time on the year during the...

Orange and Black Saturday Inside Scoop
May 10th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** The San Francisco Giants have sent a resounding message to the Los Angeles Dodgers by taking the first two games of this four-game series, winning 3-1 Friday night. The Giants have won seven of their last eight games against their rivals at Dodger Stadium. The win did come at a cost...

Orange and Black Tuesday Inside Scoop
April 22nd, 2014 at 10:45 AM
***PHOTO1*** The San Francisco Giants have placed left-handed pitcher David Huff on the 15-Day DL and recalled outfielder Juan Perez from Triple-A Fresno. During the Giants 8-2 loss Monday night to the Colorado Rockies, Huff left the game with a quad strain in the top of the third after recording his first...

Orange and Black Monday Inside Scoop
March 24th, 2014 at 10:42 PM
Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle is reporting that San Francisco Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro could begin the season on the disabled list. ***PHOTO1*** Scutaro, who is dealing with a back issue, has taken just two at-bats this spring and manager Bruce Bochy doesn't seem optimistic he will be ready for...

Major League Baseball to Ban Home Plate Collisions
December 11th, 2013 at 11:02 PM
Major League Baseball announced Wednesday they plan to eliminate home plate collisions as early as next season and no later than 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Buster Olney of ESPN is reporting there is a strong desire for MLB's rules committee to implement the rule changes in affect for next season. According to Olney, these are...

San Francisco Giants Top Prospect Suffers Awful Injury
November 5th, 2013 at 2:10 PM
Ben Badler of BaseballAmerica.com is reporting San Francisco Giants top prospect Gustavo Cabrera could miss all of the 2014 season after sustaining a gruesome right wrist injury in the Dominican Republic. ***PHOTO1*** The 17-year-old, who signed with the Giants last year on July 2 for $1.3 million, suffered the injury at his...

San Francisco Giants News and Notes
September 6th, 2013 at 1:30 PM
San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey has a slight fracture on the tip of his right ring finger and the team is pretty optimistic the 2012 National League MVP will return to the lineup soon. ***PHOTO1*** Posey said Thursday the trainers and doctors have told him he can return once the injury...

Andres Torres to Have Surgery Wednesday
August 27th, 2013 at 8:43 PM
San Francisco Giants outfielder Andres Torres will have surgery Wednesday to remove bone spurs near his left Achilles tendon that will keep him out of action for six months. ***PHOTO1*** Torres batted .250 in 103 games this season, smacking 68 hits, 17 doubles, one triple, two home runs, 21 RBI's, 22 walks,...

San Francisco Giants News and Notes
August 23rd, 2013 at 2:26 PM
San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Matt Cain has been placed on the 15-Day DL with a right forearm contusion after being hit in the fourth inning during Thursday's 10-5 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Giants purchased the contract of right-handed pitcher Yusmeiro Petit from Triple-A Fresno. ***PHOTO1*** Cain is 8-8 with...

San Francisco Giants Thursday Roster Moves
August 22nd, 2013 at 6:44 PM
The San Francisco Giants placed Andres Torres on the 15-Day DL with a left Achilles strain and optioned pitcher Mike Kickham back to Triple-A Fresno. The Giants also recalled Nick Noonan and Francisco Peguero from Fresno. ***PHOTO1*** Torres batted .250 in 103 games, smacking 68 hits, 17 doubles, one triple, two home runs, 21...

San Francisco Giants Place Jeremy Affeldt on DL
July 21st, 2013 at 1:03 PM
The San Francisco Giants placed left-handed reliever Jeremy Affeldt on the disabled list after an MRI confirmed a left groin strain. ***PHOTO1*** Affeldt suffered the injury during Saturday's 4-3 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks in the sixth inning. He said he heard a pop and will be sidelined for six weeks. The lefty was...

San Francisco Giants News and Notes
July 12th, 2013 at 2:08 PM
Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle is reporting, San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Matt Cain could be dealing with bone chips or spurs in his elbows.  ***PHOTO1*** Manager Bruce Bochy said, "It hasn't affected him as far as I know. He's fine." Giants pitcher Ryan Vogelsong threw off a bullpen mound Thursday...

San Francisco Giants Place Joaquin Arias on DL
July 8th, 2013 at 12:10 PM
Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com is reporting the San Francisco Giants have placed Joaquin Arias on the 15-Day DL following an emergency appendectomy late last night and recalled Nick Noonan from Triple-A Fresno. ***PHOTO1*** Players usually take about 3-4 weeks to return following an appendectomy and Arias hopes he can return sooner. Arias was...

San Francisco Giants Activate Chad Gaudin from 15-Day DL
July 7th, 2013 at 12:24 PM
The San Francisco Giants activated starting pitcher Chad Gaudin from the 15-Day DL Sunday and optioned Mike Kickham to Triple-A Fresno. ***PHOTO1***  Gaudin will start today against the Los Angeles Dodgers after being placed on the DL with a right elbow contusion. Kickham heads back to Fresno after three rough starts, going 0-3 with...

San Francisco Giants News and Notes
June 24th, 2013 at 8:52 PM
The San Francisco Giants announced prior to Monday night's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, that center fielder Angel Pagan will have surgery Tuesday on his injured left hamstring and be out 10-12 weeks. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants also placed right-handed pitcher Chad Gaudin on the 15-Day DL with a right elbow contusion...

San Francisco Giants Will Activate Pablo Sandoval Monday from DL
June 23rd, 2013 at 5:23 PM
The San Francisco Giants will activate third baseman Pablo Sandoval from the 15-Day DL Monday and will option second baseman Nick Noonan to Triple-A Fresno. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants hope Sandoval's return to the lineup will ignite a spark to a Giants team hit by the injury bug. Noonan batted .217 in 47...

Angel Pagan Carted Off Field Thursday Night
June 21st, 2013 at 1:29 PM
San Francisco Giants center fielder Angel Pagan suffered a setback Thursday night during his first rehab assignment with Class A San Jose at Stockton. ***PHOTO1*** Pagan was unable to run out a grounder to second base in the ninth inning and limped to first base before collapsing to the ground. He stayed...

San Francisco Giants News and Notes
June 20th, 2013 at 9:46 AM
The San Francisco Giants could be getting help real soon with the possible returns of Angel Pagan, Pablo Sandoval and Santiago Casilla coming. ***PHOTO1*** Giants manager Bruce Bochy said Wednesday, Pagan will begin a rehab assignment tonight with Single-A San Jose, where he will play five innings and then play seven innings Friday...

San Francisco Giants News and Notes
June 12th, 2013 at 3:01 PM
Major League Baseball has suspended San Francisco Giants pitcher George Kontos three games for throwing at Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen last night and Giants manager Bruce Bochy has been suspended one game. Bochy will serve his suspension tonight. ***PHOTO1*** Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com is reporting Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro has what orthopedists...

San Francisco Giants Place Pablo Sandoval on the 15-Day DL
June 11th, 2013 at 2:54 PM
Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle is reporting the San Francisco Giants have placed third baseman Pablo Sandoval on the 15-Day DL with a strained left foot. ***PHOTO1*** Sandoval, who is batting .289 with a team-high 37 RBI's in 57 games this year, will be placed on the DL for the...