• Giants bat out of order, lose run, still win

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Jul 6, 2013
    So how does this happen? The Giants were shocked when Posey was made to bat again. The Giants had batted out of order, violating rule 6.07. They were so busted. Regardless of how good of a hitter Posey is, it just doesn't work to the Giants favor when he bats two times in row. Posey rifled a double into the right-field corner that momentarily scored Gregor Blanco, but Dodgers manager Don Mattingly appealed to the umpires. As a result, Pablo Sandoval officially listed in the No. 3 position was charged with a groundout to the catcher without stepping to the plate, and Posey batted again and this time flied out to end the first without scoring a run.
    Source: ESPN.com
    • D’oh! San Francisco Giants bat out of order

      The San Francisco Giants used 54 different batting orders (not counting the pitcher) coming into their game Saturday against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Their 55th order is one they hope never to repeat. Stepping to the plate in the top of the first inning…
      Source: yahoo.com
  • Giants best Dodgers despite lineup snafu

    The Giants have been so starved for victories lately, they won't complain about how they end up in the win column, as long as they do so. They beat the Dodgers, 4-2, on Saturday in what was in many ways a bewildering contest from the beginning.
    Source: MLB.com

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