Tag: Sergio Romo
What’s the deal with Giants’ relievers? A couple of years ago, every other post we did was about Brian Wilson. (OK, our bad, but you really had to be there.) Now his successor, Sergio Romo, is getting his Web due. To wit, yesterday Petaluma-based Three Twins Ice Cream announced it had signed a contract with […]
San Francisco Giants’ closer Sergio Romo, of whom the description “cute” has often been applied, has gone political by cutting a video for The Dream is Now campaign, which describes itself as “an effort of concerned citizens who believe we need to fix America’s broken immigration system, giving undocumented youth and their families the chance […]
San Francisco’s AT&T Park hosts the final three games of the World Baseball Classic beginning on Sunday, March 17. The WBC is Major League Baseball’s effort to promote America’s pastime as a sport around the world. Last September, 28 teams entered the qualifying rounds of the World Baseball Classic, and the final round will feature […]
It’s been just 18 weeks since Sergio Romo blew a fastball past the Tigers’ Miguel Cabrera in the bottom on the 9th in Game 4 of the World Series, striking him out and earning a win for the Giants.
But when he took the mound for the Mexico team in the World Baseball Classic Thursday, he struggled. The San Francisco Chronicle reports Romo threw 26 “high-intensity pitches” before giving up a two-run double to Anthony Rizzo, the Cubs first baseman, (playing for Italy) and got the 6-5 loss.
A.M. Splash: Alameda DA Changes Deportation Policy; Prof. Says Sandy Could Happen Here; Jobless Rate Falls in Calif.; Parade Cost a Mystery
Some immigrants charged in Alameda County courts could avoid deportation under DA’s new guidelines (Oakland Tribune) In a new strategy to stop minor crimes from triggering deportations, Alameda County’s district attorney has instructed prosecutors to allow some immigrants to avoid convictions that could get them expelled from the country. District Attorney Nancy O’Malley’s new policy […]
If you were paying close attention to Game 2 of the World Series Thursday night on Fox, you may have heard announcer Joe Buck make a very unbaseball-like comment just before going to commercial. He called Sergio Romo a “beauty.” The remark was made immediately after a long dugout interview with the Giants’ closer, who […]
by Valerie Hamilton, The California Report The San Francisco Giants will play the first game of the 2012 World Series tonight after what may have been the comeback of the year — beating the Cardinals three straight to win the National League title. Game Seven’s triumphant last pitch was thrown by closer Sergio Romo, a […]