Results tagged ‘ White Shark ’

Blanco: ‘A really, really, really happy day’

The Giants recently held their annual Challenger Clinic at AT&T Park, and outfielder Gregor Blanco participated, along with a number of other members of the organization. Gregor wrote about the event in his White Shark MLB Pro Blog. Read what he has to say about the amazing experience of working with the kids, whose love of the game shines through strongly. Drop him a line in his comments, and make sure you’re following his blog!

Blanco: Tough times make you better

San Francisco Giants' Gregor Blanco scores against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the seventh inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Wednesday, April 20, 2016. The Diamondbacks won 2-1. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Whether it’s giving up a huge inning or a enduring a grueling 13-inning game, there are going to be bumps along the way during in any season. In his White Shark MLB Pro Blog, Giants outfielder Gregor Blanco talks about digging out from those kinds of holes and how he is able to learn lessons from the tough times instead of becoming discouraged by them. Leave Gregor a comment and make sure you’re Following his blog!

Blanco: ‘Why can’t I be like my brother?’

Gregor Blanco took advantage of some down time at Giants camp in Scottsdale to talk in his White Shark blog about what motivated him as a youngster. Entering his eighth season in the big leagues, the Venezuela-born outfielder explains how his competitive streak gave him the spark of motivation required to become a professional baseball player. If you aren’t already following Gregor’s blog, make sure you do so, as this season he plans on discussing his journey from childhood to the big leagues.

Discover: Monday Around the Horn

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Discover: Three for Thursday

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1. Final Vote. Clayton Kershaw should be an All-Star if you ask Dodger Insider, and Phillies Insider certainly wouldn’t disagree after watching the reigning NL Cy Young Award winner toss a shutout on Wednesday night. But he still needs to win the Esurance All-Star Game 2015 Final Vote to make it to Cincinnati. Meanwhile, Better Off Red continues stumping for their guy, Johnny Cueto. You have until 4 p.m. ET on Friday to cast your vote for the 34th and final All-Star spots in each league for the 2015 All-Star Game. There’s a case to be made for all of the candidates, so let’s hear yours! (more…)

Belt, Blanco check in with fans on their blogs

Brandon Belt, Gregor Blanco

The defending World Series champs are well represented in our blogging community, with first baseman Brandon Belt, shortstop Brandon Crawford and outfielder Gregor Blanco all finding time away from the ballpark to post to their blogs. In his shared Brandon and Brandon blog, Belt has an update on his son, Grayson, talks about Blanco’s recent concussion and reviews a couple of new releases he has seen in theaters. For his part, Blanco discusses his recovery from the concussion and answers questions from fans on subjects like adjustments at the plate, his family and team travel in his White Shark blog.

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Discover: Walk-Off Wednesday

Previously, Gregor Blanco shared the exciting news that he and his wife are expecting a third child. In his most recent post to his White Shark blog, the Giants outfielder reveals the gender — and answers questions submitted by readers on subjects ranging from the DH to the toughest pitcher for him to face. (more…)

Player Post: Gregor Blanco

Gregor BlancoJust in from the White Shark…

As you know, we’re not strangers to having to fight our way out of a bad stretch. That’s why no one in here panicked last month. We know how to come out of it, and it looks like we have. Or least we’re in the process. And we still don’t have Cain or Hunter back.

Even in our World Series years, we never had the best team in baseball. We know we are always going to have to fight to win. We go into every game with the mentality that we fight for as long as it takes — whether we win by one run or ten runs, or get the ugliest win you can imagine. We don’t care. As long as it’s a W, we’re good. Read more >