Second Baseman

Giants Sanchez Making Progress In Return From Injury

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.


Shortstop Mike Fontenot #14 of the San Francisco Giants tags out Jose Altuve #27 of the Houston Astros as he tries to steal second base in the seventh inning on August 20, 2011 at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images)

Giants Reach Deal With Fontenot; Keppinger Let Go

The San Francisco Giants agreed to a $1.05 million, one-year contract with infielder Mike Fontenot, keeping him over second baseman Jeff Keppinger.


Mark Ellis of the Oakland A's. (Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

A’s Deal Second Baseman Ellis To The Rockies For Prospects

The Colorado Rockies bolstered their infield by acquiring veteran second baseman Mark Ellis from the Oakland Athletics on Thursday.

CBS San Francisco–06/30/2011

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Giants 2B Freddy Sanchez Gets Extension For 2012

San Francisco rewarded Sanchez with a $6 million, one-year extension for the 2012 season Friday.

CBS San Francisco–04/01/2011

Brooks Conrad of the Atlanta Braves

Braves Bench 2B Brooks Conrad After 3-Error Game

Brooks Conrad has been benched one day after his three errors at second base left the Atlanta Braves on the brink of playoff elimination.

CBS San Francisco–10/11/2010