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  1. Bell's final toll: Longtime closer elects to retireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Arizona Diamondbacks

    Heath Bell turned down the stereo long enough in his 31-foot Fleetwood RV on Tuesday afternoon to take a few questions about the next chapter in his life, although he didn't take the foot off the gas pedal, as he bombed his way across the Florida Panhandle. A day after being released by the Nationals, Bell was only a few hours into what he was expecting to be a three-day solo drive back to San Diego, where he will join his wife, Nicole, and their four children for good.

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  2. Bell's final toll: Longtime closer elects to retireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Tampa Bay Devil Rays

    Heath Bell turned down the stereo long enough in his 31-foot Fleetwood RV on Tuesday afternoon to take a few questions about the next chapter in his life, although he didn't take the foot off the gas pedal, as he bombed his way across the Florida Panhandle. A day after being released by the Nationals, Bell was only a few hours into what he was expecting to be a three-day solo drive back to San Diego, where he will join his wife, Nicole, and their four children for good.

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  3. How dire is the Padres catching depth?Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Gaslamp Ball

    ... last season and he wasn't THAT bad (if you choose not to look at his bb%.... seriously don't look unless you are Brian Giles ). Nieves shares a profile with many career AAA vets - extremely iffy bat, but a good reputation for defense and ...

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  4. Former Padres slugger Brian Giles lists San Diego homeRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    Former San Diego Padres outfielder Brian Giles has listed his 11,758-square-foot estate in Rancho Pacifica at $6.495 million. Former San Diego Padres outfielder Brian Giles has listed his 11,758-square-foot estate in Rancho Pacifica at $6.495 million.

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  5. Former Pirates fall short in Hall of Fame votingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Pittsburgh Pirates

    Three players with considerable footprints in Pittsburgh were blanked in the landmark Hall of Fame voting announced on Tuesday afternoon -- when four others gained induction over the Pirates' symbolic objection. Barry Bonds, Brian Giles and Jason Schmidt were denied by 549 voters -- none more resoundingly than Giles and Schmidt, neither of whom received a single vote.

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  6. Every Hall of Fame ballot should be publicRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2015 | McCovey Chronicles

    ... example a column in some public medium) about every player worth considering on the ballot. So if you voted for Brian Giles but not Gary Sheffield you could say for Giles "Underrated and consistent all-around player" or "Compares well to Sam Rice ...

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  7. Brian Giles - not a Hall of Famer, but worth rememberingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Rum Bunter

    Lost in Tuesday's talk surrounding the National Baseball Hall of Fame announcement are the players like Rich Aurillia, Troy Percival and Eddie Guardado . Also in the mix of names taking a back seat to the likes of Randy Johnson , Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz is former Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Brian Giles .

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  8. The 2015 First Ballot Hall of Famers that should go in as San Diego Padres, maybe.Read the original story

    Nov 26, 2014 | Gaslamp Ball

    ... towards the end of his career with the Dodgers. Does this make him a Padres Hall of Famer? Only time will tell. Brian Giles - Brian Giles spent 7 years with the Padres and played 45% of all of his games with the team. While he never received the ...

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  9. Tampa native Sheffield among first-timers on Hall of Fame ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Tampa Bay Online

    Hall of Fame Ballot Players on this year's ballot for the Baseball Hall of Fame. Election results will be announced Jan. 6, 2015: Rich Aurilia Jeff Bagwell Craig Biggio Barry Bonds Aaron Boone Tony Clark Roger Clemens Carlos Delgado Jermaine Dye Darin Erstad Cliff Floyd Nomar Garciaparra Brian Giles Tom Gordon Eddie Guardado Randy Johnson Jeff Kent Edgar Martinez Pedro Martinez Don Mattingly Fred McGriff Mark McGwire Mike Mussina Troy Percival Mike Piazza Tim Raines Curt Schilling Jason Schmidt Gary Sheffield Lee Smith John Smoltz Sammy Sosa Alan Trammell Larry Walker - Tampa native Gary Sheffield, who hit 509 home runs during his 22-year big-league career, is now eligible to be elected into the baseball Hall of Fame.

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  10. Giles, Schmidt on 2015 Hall of Fame ballotRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2014 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Former Pirates Brian Giles and Jason Schmidt are on the 2015 Hall of Fame ballot, which was released today, along with 32 other candidates. Giles and Schmidt each appear on the ballot for the first time, along with 15 other newcomers.

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  11. Giles on 2015 Hall of Fame ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    In May 2009, Brian Giles said that if he never got another at-bat as a Padre, he feels lucky to have played here. In May 2009, Brian Giles said that if he never got another at-bat as a Padre, he feels lucky to have played here.

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  12. Padres 2014 Season In MilestonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Gaslamp Ball

    ... a farewell to Chase Headley. I've been doing this long enough that I have had to say goodbye to Jake Peavy , Brian Giles and Adrian Gonzalez this way as well. Chase was around a long time and while his stat tallies aren't as high as we would like ...

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  13. Dramatic winner-take-all MLB gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Deming Headlight

    ... a two-run triple off the right-field wall. Todd Helton was intentionally walked, and Jamey Carroll flied out to Brian Giles in short right. Giles' throw home bounced in front of catcher Michael Barrett, who couldn't hold on as Holliday swiped the ...

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  14. Past & Present: Rockies beat Padres, 9-8, in greatest one-game playoff everRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Purple Row

    ... back in the top of the third, as Fogg gave up singles to Peavy and Scott Hairston sandwiched around a walk to Brian Giles, meaning the bases were loaded with one out for Adrian Gonzalez. Gonzalez, as he did so often in 2007, provided the offense for ...

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  15. Padres history: 10/01/2006 - San Diego holds off Arizona to win second-straight NL West titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Gaslamp Ball

    ... Geoff Blum , Josh Barfield , and starting pitcher Woody Williams singled, followed by walks to Dave Roberts and Brian Giles . Gonzalez doubled for his second hit of the inning, and by the time Piazza struck out for the third out, the Padres were up ...

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  16. Padres acquired Jason Lane from Astros this date in 2007Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Gaslamp Ball

    ... Of course, you and I both know now that wasn't the case. Lane made his Padres debut two days later , replacing Brian Giles in right field in the eighth inning of an 11-3 win at San Francisco; he struck out on three pitches in his lone turn at bat. ...

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  17. My Experiences as an MLB Rookie Hazing VictimRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | BleacherReport

    ... lot into the nearby Chop House restaurant to do shots of Wild Turkey, courtesy of the veteran chaperones, Brian Giles and Trevor Hoffman, with guest videographer Heath Bell. I'd drank before by that point in my life, but I'd never been drunk. I only ...

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