The World Series champion San Francisco Giants are parting ways with Aubrey Huff, declining to exercise his $10 million club option Thursday after two disappointing seasons following a big year during the team’s title run two years ago.
A YouTube video of Giants infielders celebrating a big hit against the Dodgers Friday is going viral online.
Buster Posey and Hunter Pence went deep for the Giants, who lost for only the second time in 10 road games. San Francisco’s lead in the NL West was trimmed to five games over the idle Los Angeles Dodgers.
Huff sprained his right knee while trying to jump over the dugout railing and join the postgame celebration of Matt Cain’s perfect game Wednesday night.
Brandon Crawford hit a two-run single for his first RBIs since April and the San Francisco Giants capitalized on shoddy fielding by St. Louis to give Matt Cain support on a rare shaky day as the Giants beat the Cardinals 7-5 on Thursday.
Aubrey Huff said Friday he is encouraged by his progress dealing with anxiety disorder, and believes he will be ready to return to the field for the San Francisco Giants on Monday when eligible to come off the disabled list.
Giants first baseman Aubrey Huff returned to San Francisco on Friday and issued a statement through the team’s media relations department concerning his struggle with anxiety disorder.
The San Francisco Giants put Aubrey Huff on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday while he received treatment for an anxiety attack.
Matt Cain’s job stability is now in excellent shape for years to come. On Tuesday night, he pitched with a clear mind.
The Giants seem confident their happy-go-lucky third baseman’s weight will no longer be an issue.