Andrew Baggarly

Andrew Baggarly


journalist • author • broadcaster • commentator • mlb press box denizen. Currently pecking keyboards for http://TheAthletic.com. In the words of Trebek: solid.

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Impressively, this is just the fourth time this season that a Giants starting pitcher has allowed multiple home runs in a game. Cobb gave up two in Pittsburgh on Sunday, Webb gave up three in Philly on May 30 and ... DeSclafani gave up two in New York on April 22.

The Giants say Brandon Crawford has a left knee contusion.

The Reds and Tommy Pham arrive in SF tomorrow. Joc Pederson said he hasn’t been approached by any of his teammates about retaliation nor would be sanction that. “It’s in the rearview mirror for a lot of them.”

The Giants allowed four homers for just the second time this season -- the other time was Sunday in Pittsburgh -- and they didn't play clean. But led by No.9 batter Austin Wynns, they outhit and outlasted the Braves 12-10 in Atlanta.

Giants announced the Duggar-for-Willie Calhoun swap. The Rangers are kicking in some cash. Basically, Calhoun has no 40-man roster obligations (he'd already been outrighted). Duggar has an option, but activating him from the 60-day IL would've required clearing a 40-man spot.

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You won't believe this: Tommy Pham was upset at Joc Pederson over their *fantasy football league*.

Congrats to Pablo Sandoval on his fourth World Series ring! 💍

Gabe Kapler told reporters in Cincinnati that he doesn't plan on coming out for the national anthem and that will be his plan going forward "until I feel better about the direction of our country."

Not how you draw it up with Antoan Richardson getting ejected, but Alyssa Nakken becomes the first female coach to make an on-field appearance in a major league game.

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Buster Posey and his wife are adopting identical twin girls. That is why he has missed time in camp. The twins were born prematurely and stable but will be in NICU for some time. He is opting out of the season.

Baseball is worried about losing young fans because of pace of play? How about a third of the teams not trying to win? Ask a Pirates fan today if they're concerned about pace of play.

Bumgarner: “I can’t even say it with a straight face but the more I think about it, I should just let the kids play. But I just ... I can’t. ... They want to let everybody be themselves, then let me be myself. That’s me.”

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