Freddy Sanchez won’t play this season—and he might be done for good with the San Francisco Giants—after the team announced Thursday that he will back surgery.
The return of Buster Posey was the story of the day for the Giants in Friday’s 6-3 Cactus League victory over a Reds split-squad, with Freddy Sanchez’s return a close second.
Giants infielder Freddy Sanchez took ground balls at second base and threw to first Wednesday for the first time since he dislocated his right shoulder on June 10, a significant moment in his rehab.
The San Francisco Giants returned to AT&T Park for the final series of the season Monday, playing in front of another big crowd despite being out of playoff contention.
The Houston Astros have traded second baseman Jeff Keppinger to the San Francisco Giants for two Double-A pitchers.
The Giants open a four-game series at San Diego on Thursday, beginning the season’s second half in first place for the first time since 2003 and looking every bit the surprising contender they were a year ago.
Aubrey Huff was so worn down he was among a handful of San Francisco Giants players to receive permission to skip the team flight to Arizona on Monday afternoon just to get a few extra hours of rest at home.
Trainer Dave Groeschner said Sunday night that second baseman Freddy Sanchez has a dislocated right shoulder that could require surgery and end his season.
Pinch-hitter Nate Schierholtz delivered a game-ending RBI single in the ninth inning to give the San Francisco Giants a 3-2 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night.