Aoki on disabled list with fractured leg

Jun 25, 2015

Aoki on disabled list with fractured leg

The San Francisco Giants have placed leadoff hitter Norichika Aoki on the 15-day disabled list with a small fracture in his right leg. Aoki was injured Saturday when he was hit on the second pitch from Carlos Frias of the Los Angeles Dodgers in ...

Aoki placed on DL with broken fibula

Jun 24, 2015

Aoki placed on DL with broken fibula

San Francisco Giants outfielder Norichika Aoki was diagnosed as having a fracture in his right fibula on Tuesday, and has been placed on the 15-day disabled list. Aoki suffered the injury on Saturday, when he was hit by a pitch to open a 6-2 ...

Jun 17, 2015

Aoki overtakes Stanton in All-Star voting

Even former Kansas City Royals are doing well in fan voting for the All-Star starters. Nori Aoki has moved 70,000 votes ahead of Miami’s Giancarlo Stanton for the third NL outfield spot at Cincinnati on July 14, according to updated totals announced Tuesday. Aoki ...

Aoki, Panik pounce on Mets

Jun 11, 2015

Aoki, Panik pounce on Mets

San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy knew that in order for his team to beat Matt Harvey, the top of the lineup needed to produce. And produce it did. Norichika Aoki and Joe Panik combined to go 7-for-10 with a homer, four runs and ...

Aoki sparks Giants in victory

Apr 9, 2015

Aoki sparks Giants in victory

Chris Heston plunked the first batter he faced and compounded it by throwing the ball into right field while trying to pick him off. The two-base error led to a run, not exactly the start a pitcher going for his first big league win ...

Aoki starts work with Giants

Feb 25, 2015

Aoki starts work with Giants

Nori Aoki has reconsidered his original plan to wrestle big ace Madison Bumgarner. “Maybe after practice,” he cracked, chuckling while sitting at his locker before the San Francisco Giants hit the field for their first full-squad workout. A few hours later after seeing Bumgarner ...

Aoki finalizes move to World Series champion Giants

Jan 21, 2015

Aoki finalizes move to World Series champion Giants

Norichika Aoki is offering a bold challenge to World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner, one of his new San Francisco Giants teammates. “I’ve heard that Madison likes to wrestle, I think I’m going to initiate the wrestling,” the left fielder joked Tuesday. Aoki brings more ...

Aoki joining Giants

Jan 17, 2015

Aoki joining Giants

After losing to the San Francisco Giants in the World Series, Norichika Aoki has joined them. The free agent outfielder agreed Friday to a $4.7 million, one-year contract with San Francisco, a person with knowledge of the agreement said. The person spoke on condition ...

Gritty Royals force Game 7

Oct 29, 2014

Gritty Royals force Game 7

A couple hundred fans stood behind the Royals dugout for more than a half-hour after the final out, screaming and waving white rally towels. Bring on Game 7! Yordano Ventura, a 23-year-old rookie pitching with a heavy heart and the initials of late St. ...

Giants, Royals eye MLB crown

Oct 18, 2014

Giants, Royals eye MLB crown

Alex Gordon, Lorenzo Cain and the go-go-go Kansas City Royals played perfect ball to zip through the playoffs. Plus, they recently flattened Buster Posey and his Giants. So how come this bunch that’s rapidly become a fan favorite all across the country isn’t the ...