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Mijares, Sanchez close in on return to action

Mijares, Sanchez close in on return to action

MLB.com Updated Mar 19, 2013
In addition to Pablo Sandoval, two other members of the Giants' projected Opening Day roster are striving to recover from injuries, left-hander Jose Mijares and switch-hitting backup catcher Hector Sanchez.
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  • Panda's injured elbow complicated by bone spurs

    Panda's injured elbow complicated by bone spurs

    MLB.com Mar 19, 2013
    The Giants have learned that their All-Star third baseman has not only an inflamed ulnar nerve in his right elbow, but also a bone spur in the back of his elbow that head athletic trainer Dave Groeschner described as "chronic."
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  • Pagan inspired by legacy Clemente left on PR

    Pagan inspired by legacy Clemente left on PR

    MLB.com Mar 19, 2013
    Roberto Clemente was well before Angel Pagan's time, but there is a link to the legend that keeps the greatest of all Puerto Rican ballplayers in the thoughts of the Giants' center fielder and leadoff man for Team Puerto Rico in the World Baseball Class…
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  • How do seagulls know to show up in the ninth inning of a World …

    How do seagulls know to show up in the ninth inning of a World Baseball Classic game?

    yahoo.com Mar 19, 2013
    SAN FRANCISCO - The arrival of hundreds of seagulls in the eighth and ninth innings of a San Francisco Giants game is not an uncommon sight at AT&T Park. The birds have become such a big problem that they've earned their own parody Twitter account and t
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  • DR, Puerto Rico to face off in rematch in WBC final

    DR, Puerto Rico to face off in rematch in WBC final

    CNNSI.com Mar 19, 2013
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Late lineup addition Moises Sierra hit a tying RBI double in the fifth, Jose Reyes added a go-ahead single two batters later and the Dominican Republic reached the championship of the World Baseball Classic with a 4-1 win against the …
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  • Video - Dominican Republic Wins World Baseball Classic 02:55

    Dominican Republic Wins World Baseball Classic

    Mar 19
    The Dominican Republic jumped out early and kept Puerto Rico at bay to take the World Baseball Classic.

Sports Columnists

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    Mar 19
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    Mar 19
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  • Peter King: Many approaches during General Managers' Week, but which is ri…

    Mar 19
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    Mar 19
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