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Giants | Joe Panik due back on Friday

Thu, 05 May 2016 17:34:17 -0700

San Francisco Giants 2B Joe Panik (groin) is expected to return to the lineup Friday, May 6, against the Colorado Rockies, according to manager Bruce Bochy.

Fantasy Tip: Kelby Tomlinson has done a fine job of filling in for Panik lately with three straight two-hit games, although all six hits have been singles. The Giants will be happy to get their regular second baseman back, as he provides a little bit more pop at the top of the order (three homers, 12 RBIs in 93 at-bats this season). He should be immediately inserted back in lineups Friday, assuming he doesn't suffer a setback.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: San Francisco Chronicle - John Shea

Giants | Joe Panik unlikely to play Monday

Sun, 01 May 2016 14:58:49 -0700

San Francisco Giants 2B Joe Panik (groin) won't be ready to play until Tuesday, May 3, at the earliest due to a groin injury, according to manager Bruce Bochy.

Fantasy Tip: Panik hasn't played since Friday and apparently won't go in Monday's opener against the Cincinnati Reds either, although it sounds like owners won't have to wait too much longer for him. Kelby Tomlinson should get another start Monday, but he isn't a recommended fantasy option.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Mercury News - Andrew Baggarly

Giants | Hunter Pence slated to make debut Friday

Tue, 08 Mar 2016 16:07:08 -0800

San Francisco Giants OF Hunter Pence (Achilles') is expected to make his Cactus League debut on Friday, March 11, according to manager Bruce Bochy.

Fantasy Tip: Pence is apparently over the Achilles' inflammation that caused him to take it easy about 10 days ago. The 32-year-old is hoping to bounce back from an injury-riddled 2015 season and is no longer a threat for 20 steals but can still hit for power when healthy. Owners should continue to monitor his health this month and consider him a reasonably strong third outfielder for fantasy purposes.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Mercury News - Andrew Baggarly

Giants | Bruce Bochy to return Sunday

Sat, 21 Feb 2015 10:31:04 -0800

San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy plans to rejoin the team Sunday, Feb. 22. He was released from the hospital Friday, Feb. 20, after undergoing a procedure to relieve heart trouble.

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Giants | Santiago Casilla to throw this week

Mon, 17 Jun 2013 18:49:57 -0700

San Francisco Giants RP Santiago Casilla (leg) will likely throw off the pitcher's mound at some point in the next week, according to manager Bruce Bochy.

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Giants | Marco Scutaro could play Tuesday

Mon, 17 Jun 2013 18:00:30 -0700

San Francisco Giants 2B Marco Scutaro (pinkie) could return to the lineup Tuesday, June 18, according to manager Bruce Bochy.

Fantasy Tip: Good news for those that own Scutaro as he appears to be close to returning. Check back as lineups are posted Tuesday, and get him in your lineup if he does return.

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Giants | Bruce Bochy suspended one game

Wed, 12 Jun 2013 14:28:22 -0700

San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy has been suspended one game because RP George Kontos threw at Pittsburgh Pirates OF Andrew McCutchen Tuesday, June 11. Bochy will serve his suspension Wednesday, June 12.

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Giants | George Kontos optioned, facing disciplinary action

Wed, 12 Jun 2013 13:09:41 -0700

San Francisco Giants RP George Kontos has been optioned to Triple-A Fresno. He was ejected in the eighth inning of the team's game versus the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday, June 11, for beaning OF Andrew McCutchen. Two batters prior, Kontos threw behind OF Starling Marte and received a warning from the umpire. The reliever didn't admit that his offerings were intentional, but Giants 2B Marco Scutaro had already left the contest because he'd been hit in the left hand with a pitch. Kontos and manager Bruce Bochy are likely to receive disciplinary action from the league.

In a corresponding move, RP Sandy Rosario has been recalled from Fresno.

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Giants | Angel Pagan has groin strain

Wed, 08 May 2013 23:43:28 -0700

An MRI exam on San Francisco Giants OF Angel Pagan's (groin) right leg revealed a strained groin rather than a hamstring injury, which caused him to miss games Sunday and Monday, May 5 and 6, before he returned Tuesday, May 7. He was held out of the lineup Wednesday, May 8. "Angel is feeling better," manager Bruce Bochy said. "He can play but I want to be cautious with him. The last thing we need is a setback. We feel like this will go away."

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Giants | GM, manager sign extensions

Thu, 28 Mar 2013 17:32:40 -0700

The San Francisco Giants have signed general manager Brian Sabean and manager Bruce Bochy to three-year contract extensions that will run through the 2016 seasons. Both deals include an option for the 2017 season.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: San Jose Mercury News - Tim Kawakami