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Giants New Closer Embraces Sports Science

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Mark Melancon sprints to the mound and his heart starts racing — at precisely 183 beats per minute.

It’s all by careful design for San Francisco’s new closer. 704 more words

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Giants' Mark Melancon: A Closer Who's Open To Sports Science

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) – Mark Melancon sprints to the mound and his heart starts racing – at precisely 183 beats per minute.

It’s all by careful design for San Francisco’s new closer. 692 more words

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Spring Training 2017: Shark Tank No More

PITTSBURGH (93-7 The Fan) – What do you call something that was named after a guy who’s no longer with a team?

The Pirates’ “Shark Tank” bullpen, led by closer Mark Melancon the last two-and-a-half seasons, has the second best ERA in the Majors (behind only the Royals), and best in the National League going back to the beginning of 2013 (3.11). 504 more words

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Audio Interviews from Media Day (Posey, Crawford, Samardzija, Melancon, Moore, Bochy)

Check out our audio interviews with seven Giants from this weekend (ok, Bochy is just video). The consistent theme is that there is hope emanating from the back of the pen, namely the new closer, Mark Melancon. 106 more words

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Exclusive Player Interviews...and some not so exclusive interviews...

Yesterday was a very productive day at AT&T Park, as I grabbed quick group interviews with Buster Posey, Brandon Crawford, Hunter Pence, Matt Moore, Bruce Bochy, Jeff Samardzija and the new closer, Mark Melancon. 46 more words

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Giants Excited For 2017 Season

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — The Giants are treating their fan fest Saturday at AT&T Park as an unofficial send off to spring training.

Manager Bruce Bochy was joined by over 20 players for media day on Friday. 166 more words

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Episode #115: Football is Over!

Download the episode or stream it below!

https://www.podomatic.com/podcasts/torturecast/episodes/2017-02-06T23_08_10-08_00

The TortureCast has awakened from its long winter slumber to bring you thoughts on the Super Bowl and the Giants’ offseason. 51 more words

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