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League OKs Pierzynski deal with Rangers

League OKs Pierzynski deal with Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- The one-year agreement between catcher A.J. Pierzynski and the Texas Rangers has been approved by baseball officials, the American League team said Wednesday.

MLB: San Diego 6, San Francisco 4

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Yonder Alonso delivered a tie-breaking, two-run single in the seventh inning Sunday, lifting the San Diego Padres to a 6-4 win over San Francisco.

MLB: San Francisco 9, Atlanta 4 (11 inn.)

ATLANTA, July 19 (UPI) -- Three-run homers by Brandon Crawford and Gregor Blanco in the 11th inning Wednesday finally brought the San Francisco Giants a 9-4 win over Atlanta.

MLB: San Francisco 5, Minnesota 1

SAN FRANCISCO, June 23 (UPI) -- Eli Whiteside drove in three runs and Ryan Vogelsong went seven strong innings Wednesday in the San Francisco Giants' 5-1 win over Minnesota.

MLB: Minnesota 9, San Francisco 2

SAN FRANCISCO, June 22 (UPI) -- Carl Pavano pitched eight strong innings and Minnesota scored eight runs in the first inning before cruising to a 9-2 win over San Francisco Tuesday.

MLB: San Francisco 3, Arizona 2

SAN FRANCISCO, May 12 (UPI) -- Aubrey Huff's two-out single in the seventh inning Thursday drove in the deciding run in San Francisco's 3-2 victory over Arizona.

MLB: San Francisco 2, Washington 1

WASHINGTON, April 30 (UPI) -- Aubrey Huff pushed across the go-ahead run with a bases-load walk Saturday and San Francisco survived a ninth-inning jam to log a 2-1 decision over Washington.

MLB: San Fran. 6, Arizona 5 (10 innings)

SAN FRANCISCO, May 30 (UPI) -- Angel Torres stroked a game-winning single in the bottom of the 10th Sunday, lifting the San Francisco Giants to a 6-5 win over Arizona.

MLB: San Francisco 12, Arizona 1

SAN FRANCISCO, May 30 (UPI) -- Rookie first baseman Buster Posey went 3-for-4 with three RBI Saturday and the San Francisco Giants blasted Arizona 12-1.

MLB: San Francisco 5, Philadelphia 1

SAN FRANCISCO, April 27 (UPI) -- Eli Whiteside and Mark DeRosa had two RBI each Monday and the San Francisco Giants handed Roy Halladay his first loss of 2010 with a 5-1 win over Philadelphia.

MLB: San Francisco 6, Pittsburgh 0

SAN FRANCISCO, April 14 (UPI) -- Jonathan Sanchez scattered three hits over eight strong innings, fanning 11 as the San Francisco Giants bounced Pittsburgh 6-0 Wednesday.

MLB: San Francisco 4, Arizona 1

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Brad Penny threw a complete game Wednesday and Eli Whiteside drove in three runs to carry the San Francisco Giants to a 4-1 decision over Arizona.

MLB: San Francisco 5, Chicago Cubs 1

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Matt Cain gave up three hits in eight scoreless innings Sunday, leading the San Francisco Giants to a 5-1 win over the Chicago Cubs.

MLB: San Francisco 10, Houston 6

HOUSTON, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Eli Whiteside's only hit Wednesday, a sixth-inning grand slam, boosted the San Francisco Giants to a 10-6 win over Houston.
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Eli Whiteside
Colorado Rockies center fielder Carlos Gonzalez scores against San Francisco Giants catcher Eli Whiteside during the sixth inning at Coors Field in Denver on July 26, 2009. Colorado beat San Francisco 4-2 to take a two game lead in the National League wild card race. (UPI Photo/Gary C. Caskey)

Dustin Eli Whiteside (born October 22, 1979 in New Albany, Mississippi) is a Major League Baseball catcher for the San Francisco Giants. .

Whiteside was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the sixth round of the 2001 MLB Draft. In 2005, after injuries to catchers Javy Lopez and Geronimo Gil, the Orioles called up Whiteside for a few games. He made his major league debut on July 5, 2005. Whiteside was also called up in September. After 2007, he filed for free agency, having played in only nine major league games during his six years with the Orioles.

Before the 2008 season, Whiteside signed a contract with the Minnesota Twins. However, he only played in 8 games with the AAA Rochester Red Wings before getting released on April 30.

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