San Francisco Giants

WATCH: Madison Bumgarner Angrily Shouts at Max Muncy After Mammoth Home Run

It’s been quite a week for the unwritten rules of baseball. Earlier in the week, the benches cleared in a minor league game after a hitter laid down a bunt to break up a no-hitter. On Sunday, an umpire had to keep Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner from angrily confronting Dodgers 1st baseman Max Muncy after the latter crushed a huge home run shot to Covey Cove.

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Padres Take Tour Bus to Ballpark After Team Bus No-Shows

Adapt and overcome, those words have been used to describe the job that our military does when they’re out protecting our country. As it turns out, those words can also accurately be applied to the job that baseball team administrators have to do.

San Diego Padres

Brandon Belt’s 21-Pitch Plate Appearance Most Since 1988

ANAHEIM, CALIF. — Brandon Belt of the San Francisco Giants saw 21 pitches in an epic plate appearance against Los Angeles Angels rookie right-hander Jaime Barria in the first inning Sunday, the most since records began in 1988.

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GTY Jennifer Stewart

Mourning ‘Professional Hitter’ Darryl Hamilton

As the New York Mets find themselves in a pennant race for the first time in years, largely due to stellar pitching, many have been calling for the team to make a move for some bats. The term “professional hitter” has been thrown around lately on the radio talk shows and in print. The Mets need to add a “professional hitter” they say. Each time I’ve heard that phrase of late Darryl Hamilton came to mind.

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