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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...

Buster Posey 2013 Season in Review
October 9th, 2013 at 12:17 PM
The 2013 season marked the first time the San Francisco Giants did not win the World Series with a healthy productive Buster Posey in the lineup. ***PHOTO1***  Prior to the start of the season, Posey signed a nine-year contract (eight-year extension) on March 29 worth $167 million to be wearing the orange...

San Francisco Giants Recall Hector Sanchez
August 8th, 2013 at 10:40 AM
Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle is reporting, the San Francisco Giants have designated Guillermo Quiroz for assignment and recalled Hector Sanchez from Triple-A Fresno. ***PHOTO1*** Quiroz batted .186 in 43 games, smacking 16 hits, seven doubles, one home run, six RBI's, five walks, 21 strikeouts and scored five runs in 86 at-bats. Sanchez...

San Francisco Giants Sign Buster Posey to Mega Deal
March 29th, 2013 at 4:53 PM
The World Champion San Francisco Giants locked up their superstar Buster Posey to a mega deal, signing him to a nine-year contract (eight-year extension) worth $167 million. ***PHOTO1***  Posey will be wearing the orange and black colors through the 2021 season with an option for the 2022 season. The 2012 National League...

San Francisco Giants Spring Training Notes: Buster Posey Contract Update
March 20th, 2013 at 3:30 PM
Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com is reporting the San Francisco Giants and catcher Buster Posey have quietly started contract talks about locking up the 2012 National League MVP to a mega-deal. ***PHOTO1***  Heyman also mentions there is a decent-sized gap at the moment, but not enough of a gap that both sides won't give...

Spring Training Notes: Johnny Monell Profile
March 17th, 2013 at 11:43 AM
San Francisco Giants catcher Johnny Monell is a having a great Spring Training looking to carve a name for himself.  ***PHOTO1***  The 26-year-old leads the team with a .529 batting average in 11 games smacking nine hits, two doubles, one homer, five RBI's, two walks and scored eight runs in 17 at-bats....

San Francisco Giants Spring Training News: Hector Sanchez Injury
February 24th, 2013 at 11:32 AM
San Francisco Giants backup catcher Hector Sanchez is nursing a right-shoulder injury that he sustained while throwing in Venezuela during winter ball and is unsure when he can start playing in Cactus League games. ***PHOTO1***  The 23-year-old has been taking batting practice but has been unable to throw looking to begin throwing...

Buster Posey Wins 2012 National League MVP
November 15th, 2012 at 3:30 PM
Ladies and gentlemen I present to you the 2012 National League MVP from the World Champion San Francisco Giants, Buster Posey!!! ***PHOTO1***  It was a long remarkable journey for Posey coming off a devastating injury in 2011 and his health coming into 2012 was the Giants biggest storyline. It was evident early...

San Francisco Giants All-Star Buster Posey Simply the Best Player in Baseball Right Now
August 13th, 2012 at 2:24 PM
San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey has been the best player in all of baseball the past month showcasing his talents with the bat and arm since the All-Star break.  ***PHOTO1*** Posey is batting .449 in the second half with 44 hits, seven doubles, nine homers, 33 RBI's and walked 17 times....

San Francisco Giants Place Catcher Hector Sanchez on the 15-Day DL
July 18th, 2012 at 3:03 PM
The San Francisco Giants placed catcher Hector Sanchez on the 15-Day DL with a sprained left knee and recalled Eli Whiteside from Triple-A Fresno.  ***PHOTO1*** Sanchez injured his knee during the fourth inning of Tuesday's game after making a sudden move back to first base on a pickoff throw. Sanchez was playing...

San Francisco Giants Catcher Hector Sanchez a Future Star in the Making
June 28th, 2012 at 3:07 PM
San Francisco Giants catcher Hector Sanchez has a chance to be a star in this game showcasing his talents whenever his number is called. In 33 games this season Sanchez is batting .271 with 29 hits, five doubles, two homers and 21 RBI's. Not to mention he has thrown out...

Buster Posey Returns to San Francisco Giants After Season Ending Injury in 2011
April 6th, 2012 at 10:27 AM
It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s the return of Buster Posey ladies and gentlemen. Giants fans showed their love and affection for their superstar during the team’s first home exhibition game against Oakland as Posey received a standing ovation during his four at-bats. ***PHOTO1***  "It's one of the coolest experiences I've...