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4 hrs ago | SFGate

Strikeouts curve is trending up

Catchers are getting dinged up and concussed at an alarming rate. The Giants have lost Hector Sanchez for the season, and maybe forever, to concussions from foul tips.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Buster Posey

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Isportsweb.com

San Francisco Giants: Key in winning the West?

Injuries have been a major factor in the San Francisco Giants' 2014 campaign and while they may have thrown a monkey wrench in the Giants' World Series aspirations, they have also provided the opportunity for players like Joe Panik and Andrew Susac to emerge and prove they could be a big part of both the ball club's present and future.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Joe Panik, Buster Posey

The Fresno Bee

Posey goes 5 for 5 in 6 innings, Giants rout Brews

Instead, they called it a night after Posey went 5 for 5 and drove in three runs in just six innings, leading the San Francisco Giants to a 13-2 rout of the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night for their fourth straight win.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Wily Peralta, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball, Joe Panik, Matt Cain

The Winnipeg Free Press

Peralta knocked around again, gives up 6 runs in 3 innings of Brewers' 13-2 loss to Giants

For the second consecutive start, the Brewers' 15-game winner was knocked around.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Buster Posey, Carlos Gomez, Matt Cain

Fri Aug 29, 2014

BTF's Baseball Primer

The First Hundred PAs: The Curious Case of Cubs Rookie Javier Baez

It's no wonder, then, that he hasn't seen many strikes Baez swings at 37 percent of pitches that have a less than 5 percent probability of being called a strike, according to BP's strike probability model .

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Related Topix: Sports, Reed Johnson, Baseball Players, Juan Nicasio

Frisco Fastball

San Francisco Giants Injury Update: Who can make it back?

Aug 3, 2014; New York, NY, USA; San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt is greeted by third base coach Tim Flannery after hitting a home run during the fourth inning against the New York Mets at Citi Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Brandon Belt, San Francisco Giants

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Bochy: 'Slim chance' that Sanchez returns this season from concussion

Nothing has been made official, but there's a good chance Giants catcher Hector Sanchez's season is over.

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Related Topix: Sports, Madison Bumgarner, Brandon Belt, Baseball Players, Randy Johnson

Mon Aug 25, 2014

San Francisco Giants

Belt working out, but needs more time in recovery

Giants manager Bruce Bochy said first baseman Brandon Belt will need "a couple more weeks" before returning to the team.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brandon Belt, Tim Lincecum, Major League Baseball, San Francisco Giants

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Rant Sports

Tim Lincecum Deserves To Make Next Start For San Francisco Giants Despite Struggles

It might not make total sense to think that Tim Lincecum 's battery mate was the concrete difference-maker for the two-time Cy Young Award winner, but "The Freak" has struggled like never before since Hector Sanchez was concussed in the third inning of an eventual 8-1 loss against the Los Angeles Dodgers on July 25. The San Francisco Giants have ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Tim Lincecum, San Francisco Giants, Clayton Kershaw

Fri Aug 22, 2014

San Jose Mercury News

So, what does Bochy think of moving Posey to another position down the road?

Buster Posey was off Wednesday and got a full day of treatment for hip tightness that has bothered him on and off over the years.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Buster Posey, Brandon Belt, Pablo Sandoval, Science / Technology

Thu Aug 21, 2014

San Francisco Giants

Belt, Sanchez may return before end of season

Giants manager Bruce Bochy did not rule out the possibility of first baseman Brandon Belt and catcher Hector Sanchez playing again before the season ends.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brandon Belt, Major League Baseball, San Francisco Giants

McCovey Chronicles

Brandon Belt, Hector Sanchez might not return this season

The news on Brandon Belt and Hector Sanchez isn't as bad as it can get. But it's not on a road to anywhere good.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brandon Belt, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball

Bleed Cubbie Blue

Giants 8, Cubs 3: Enough Edwin Jackson. Enough.

It's a lot of money, but it really is time for the Cubs to eat Edwin Jackson's contract.

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Related Topix: Sports, Starlin Castro, Baseball Players, Pablo Sandoval, Chris Rusin, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Giants done in by rain and Cubs in shortened loss

Bruce Bochy probably had a lot more he wanted to say after a 4A1 2-hour wait to resume a game Tuesday night - and Wednesday morning - proved futile.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, San Francisco Giants, Chicago Cubs, Tsuyoshi Wada

Tue Aug 19, 2014

San Jose Mercury News

Pregame Notes: Giants not expecting Sanchez to return this season; Panik sees improvement

Hector Sanchez used to joke about the inexplicable number of foul tips that ricocheted off his body, but the situation has gotten so serious that Sanchez's fourth big-league season may be over.

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Marin Independent Journal

Giants might be without Hector Sanchez for remainder of season

Manager Bruce Bochy said it would take some time for the backup catcher to recover from his latest concussion, which occurred when he was struck by a foul tip off the face mask during an injury rehabilitation game.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brandon Belt, Chicago Cubs, San Francisco Giants

Chico Enterprise-Record

Giants might be without Hector Sanchez for remainder of season

Manager Bruce Bochy said it would take some time for the backup catcher to recover from his latest concussion, which occurred when he was struck by a foul tip off the face mask during an injury rehabilitation game.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brandon Belt, Chicago Cubs, San Francisco Giants

Sun Aug 17, 2014

San Francisco Giants

Giants concerned after Sanchez rattled again

A vicious foul tip to the mask Saturday prematurely ended a second consecutive game at Triple-A for Hector Sanchez, whose rehab assignment to recover from a similar blow is now on hold.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Sergio Romo, Jeremy Affeldt, Major League Baseball, San Francisco Giants

Fri Aug 15, 2014

BleacherReport

Changes the San Francisco Giants Must Make to Excel Down the Stretch

The San Francisco Giants , with a record of 63-57, trail the Los Angeles Dodgers by 5.5 games.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Frisco Fastball

Sanchez Resumes Rehab; Cain's Surgery is a Success

Jul 4, 2014; San Diego, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Matt Cain wipes his forehead during the seventh inning against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brandon Belt, Matt Cain, Major League Baseball, San Diego Padres

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