Thu, 16 Oct 2014 03:44:15 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals 3B Matt Carpenter, 2B Kolten Wong and OF Matt Holliday had leadoff doubles in the first, second and third innings. This marks the first occurrence of three leadoff doubles in the first three innings since the San Diego Padres did so on May 14, 2007 (Marcus Giles, Kevin Kouzmanoff, Khalil Greene).
Thu, 01 Apr 2010 19:51:15 -0700
The Associated Press reports former MLB 2B Marcus Giles has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery for assaulting his wife last year. He was placed on three years probation and ordered to undergo a year of counseling.
Thu, 08 Oct 2009 05:25:57 -0700
The San Diego Union-Tribune's Debbi Baker reports former MLB 2B Marcus Giles was arrested on charges of domestic battery outside of San Diego Wednesday, Oct. 7.
Wed, 07 Oct 2009 10:10:36 -0700
Debbi Baker, of The San Diego Union-Tribune, reports free-agent 2B Marcus Giles (Phillies) was arrested Wednesday, Oct. 7, on charges of domestic battery involving his wife. His wife told officers she was making a citizen's arrest on her husband for battery. Giles was taken into custody and is being booked on charges of domestic battery on a spouse.
Mon, 30 Mar 2009 06:59:16 -0700
ESPN.com reports the Philadelphia Phillies released 2B Marcus Giles.
Wed, 11 Mar 2009 13:02:49 -0700
Andy Martino, of The Philadelphia Inquirer, reports Philadelphia Phillies 2B Marcus Giles will see some work in the outfield in the coming games, according to manager Charlie Manuel. Giles is currently hitting .267 with an on-base percentage of .389 and three stolen bases.
Sun, 01 Mar 2009 20:12:46 -0800
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Philadelphia Phillies 2B Marcus Giles went 2-for-3 with two stolen bases, two runs and an RBI double to help beat the Atlanta Braves on Sunday, March 1.
Thu, 19 Feb 2009 12:11:36 -0800
The Associated Press reports Philadelphia Phillies 2B Marcus Giles exclusively took groundballs at third base during workouts Thursday, Feb. 19.
Wed, 07 Jan 2009 06:12:03 -0800
Updating previous reports, the Denver Post's Troy Renck reports Philadelphia Phillies 2B Marcus Giles' minor league deal is worth $600,000. His contract calls for $13,000 a month in the minors, and he can request his release if not on the 25-man roster by July 1.
Tue, 06 Jan 2009 21:10:27 -0800
Jim Salisbury, of The Philadelphia Inquirer, reports the Philadelphia Phillies signed free-agent 2B Marcus Giles (Rockies) to a minor league deal that includes a spring training invitation. No terms were disclosed.