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San Francisco Giants win third World Series title in five years

San Francisco Giants win third World Series title in five years

The San Francisco Giants held on to beat the Kansas City Royals 3-2 in Game 7 on Wednesday night to win their third World Series title in five years.
Giants tie series in fourth game

Giants tie series in fourth game

The San Francisco Giants delivered plenty of big hits to tie the World Series.
Giants rally to beat the Mets

Giants rally to beat the Mets

Pablo Sandoval doubled home the go-ahead run with two outs in the ninth inning, as the San Francisco Giants rallied to beat the New York Mets 4-3 Monday afternoon at Citi Field.
Phillies salvage series finale against San Francisco

Phillies salvage series finale against San Francisco

Cole Hamels struck out 10 over eight dominant innings to help the Philadelphia Phillies salvage the finale of a four-game series with a 2-1 win over the San Francisco Giants.
White Sox power past the Giants

White Sox power past the Giants

The Chicago White Sox used home runs from Jose Abreu and Adam Dunn to power past the San Francisco Giants, 7-6, in the finale of a brief two-game set at U.S. Cellular Field.
Giants break losing streak against Nationals

Giants break losing streak against Nationals

Tim Hudson took over the major league's ERA lead and the San Francisco Giants broke out of an offensive funk to avoid their longest losing streak of the season.
Giants edge St. Louis Cardinals 6-5

Giants edge St. Louis Cardinals 6-5

Michael Morse smacked a go-ahead two-run double in the top of the eighth inning and the San Francisco Giants edged the St. Louis Cardinals, 6-5.
San Francisco Giants destroy Kansas City in spring training

San Francisco Giants destroy Kansas City in spring training

Brandon Crawford and Ehire Adrianza each slugged two-run homers in the San Francisco Giants' 13-9 win over the Kansas City Royals.

MLB: San Francisco 11, San Diego 3

Buster Posey went 2-for-4 with a grand slam to lead the San Francisco Giants to an 11-3 win over the San Diego Padres on Thursday.

MLB: San Francisco 7, San Diego 3

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Brandon Belt pushed San Francisco in front for good in the third with one of his team's three home runs Friday, powering the Giants to a 7-3 win over San Diego.

MLB: New York Mets 5, San Francisco 4

NEW YORK, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Josh Satin finished off an unlikely ninth-inning rally with a two-run single Wednesday that gave the New York Mets a 5-4 win over San Francisco.

MLB: San Francisco 8, New York Mets 5

NEW YORK, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Angel Pagan drove in three runs, including a go-ahead homer in the seventh inning, lifting San Francisco over the New York Mets 8-5 Tuesday.

MLB: San Francisco 19, Los Angeles Dodgers 3

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Hunter Pence hit a grand slam and drove in seven runs and Brandon Belt drove in six Saturday in the San Francisco Giants' 19-3 rout of the Los Angeles Dodgers.

MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers 3, San Francisco 2 (10 innings)

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Adrian Gonzalez delivered a 10th-inning single that allowed Carl Crawford to score, giving the Los Angeles Dodgers a 3-2 win Thursday over San Francisco.

MLB: Arizona 4, San Francisco 3

PHOENIX, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Eric Chavez sent home the winning run with a ninth-inning RBI Saturday, enabling Arizona to edge San Francisco 4-3.
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Gregor M. Blanco (born December 12, 1983 in Caracas, Venezuela) is a Venezuelan professional baseball player. A left-handed outfielder, he plays for the Kansas City Royals of Major League Baseball.

Blanco signed with the Atlanta Braves on July 4, 2000 as an undrafted free agent. He beat out Josh Anderson in Spring Training to become the Braves backup outfielder in 2008. He has begun to see regular playing time after Mark Kotsay injured his back on May 26.

Gregor Blanco is the center fielder and leadoff hitter for Tiburones de La Guaira in the Venezuelan Winter League, hitting .315 (178 AB) in the 2006-07 season, .345 (229 AB) in the 2007-08 season (finishing 2nd in the MVP Award) and .349 (172 AB) in the 2008-09 season. He was recently called up to the majors because of Jordan Schafer's struggles.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Gregor Blanco."
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