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Papierski Debuts Replacing Concussed Casali; Belt Scratched, Wade, Jr, Out; Giants Lose Two to Padres

Mike Papierski is the latest sudden inclusion in the ever-shifting personnel of the Kapler/Zaidi system. The 25-year-old catcher came over to the Giants a week ago in the trade with the Houston Astros for Mauricio Dubón. Curt Casali took a … Continue reading

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Giants Win Tight Defensive Opening Series Over Marlins 2-1, Kapler Uses Bullpen Brilliantly, 3B Coach Mark Hallberg Shines, Thairo Estrada Impresses

San Francisco beat Miami, Giants 3, Marlins 2, Sunday, to win the opening series of the season two games to one. The Giants were transparently following the plan elaborated and executed to success by Kapler and coaching staff last year. … Continue reading

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Giants Take Series in Desert (3-1) with Astonishing Comeback Win, 5-4, in Extras Featuring Kris Bryant Who Sees Who We Are

After hits in his last three plate appearances led a ninth inning comeback, the newest Giant told AP, “We had no business winning that game.” Kris Bryant was clutch and consistent as he doubled to start the rally in the … Continue reading

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Veteran to Stabilize ‘Pen and All-Star Utility Man Considered One of the Games Best: Farhan Zaidi Surgical in Last Half-Hour of Trade Deadline

whew. now that was a nutty trade deadline. I was sitting with a Dodgers fan at Perry’s and he had a watch that kept going off with an alert about fifteen seconds before my phone’s alert so he started giving … Continue reading

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