Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Tuesday, December 03, 2013

SF Giants Minor Leaguer Players in Arizona Crash

The crash occurred when a team van collided with a car after pulling out of a hotel’s driveway.

Police and fire spokesmen said either three or four people affiliated with the Giants were hurt and taken to a hospital, while Giants spokeswoman Staci Slaughter says six Giants minor league players were transported.

Police Sgt. Mark Clark said none of the injuries was life-threatening.

Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Griffin (Vlad) Posted: December 03, 2013 at 01:11 PM | 5 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: general, giants, injuries, san francisco

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Griffin (Vlad) Posted: December 03, 2013 at 03:47 PM (#4609719)
Update:

The passengers of the 12-person Ford Econoline van were not immediately identified by the team, but a Giants spokeswoman, Staci Slaughter, said the vehicle was full of players and possibly trainers who were in Arizona for off-season conditioning.

Mac Williamson, a top outfield prospect for the Giants, was on the van but not among the four taken to the hospital, according to Comcast Sportsnet Bay Area. The Giants' top pitching prospect, Kyle Crick, was not on the van.
   2. johnseal Posted: December 03, 2013 at 04:31 PM (#4609774)
This may be inappropriate, but my first thought was 'was Angel Villalona driving'?

Sorry for being a bad person.
   3. Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Griffin (Vlad) Posted: December 03, 2013 at 04:37 PM (#4609782)
Of course not - he knows how to finish the job.
   4. Mark S. is bored Posted: December 03, 2013 at 08:04 PM (#4609990)
The players involved:

Pitcher Bryce Bandilla, who attended University of Arizona, pitcher Adalberto Mejia, pitcher Dan Slania, pitcher Jeff Soptic and infielder Kelby Tomlinson were released from the hospital shortly before 1 p.m. Tuesday and taken back to the team hotel where team doctors would be monitoring them for 24 hours, Slaughter said.
   5. Jim Wisinski Posted: December 03, 2013 at 09:02 PM (#4610031)
I initially parsed the headline as the Giants trading minor leaguers to Arizona for cash.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
BFFB
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogSan Francisco Giants at Kansas City Royals - October 29, 2014 | MLB.com Box
(75 - 2:28pm, Oct 30)
Last: McCoy

Newsblog2014 Japan Series ends on runner’s interference call
(6 - 2:28pm, Oct 30)
Last: rlc

NewsblogNewest Hall of Fame Candidates Announced
(13 - 2:28pm, Oct 30)
Last: Robert in Manhattan Beach

NewsblogJoe Maddon is to become Cubs manager, sources say
(100 - 2:28pm, Oct 30)
Last: McCoy

Newsblog2014 WORLD SERIES GAME 7 OMNICHATTER
(1439 - 2:27pm, Oct 30)
Last: Davo's Favorite Tacos Are Moose Tacos

NewsblogOT: Politics, October 2014: Sunshine, Baseball, and Etch A Sketch: How Politicians Use Analogies
(4693 - 2:26pm, Oct 30)
Last: snapper (history's 42nd greatest monster)

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 10-30-2014
(16 - 2:24pm, Oct 30)
Last: Jose Is The Most Absurd Thing on the Site

NewsblogMadison Bumgarner, World Series legend - McCovey Chronicles
(72 - 2:20pm, Oct 30)
Last: Booey

NewsblogOT: Monthly NBA Thread - October 2014
(592 - 2:19pm, Oct 30)
Last: madvillain

NewsblogOT: NBC.news: Valve isn’t making one gaming console, but multiple ‘Steam machines’
(983 - 2:16pm, Oct 30)
Last: Paul D(uda)

NewsblogBumgarner extraordinary as Giants claim decade | CSN Bay Area
(1 - 2:07pm, Oct 30)
Last: Gamingboy

Hall of MeritMost Meritorious Player: 1959 Ballot
(11 - 1:05pm, Oct 30)
Last: neilsen

NewsblogHeyman: Pablo Sandoval is on Boston's 3B wish list, but so is Chase Headley
(30 - 1:05pm, Oct 30)
Last: villageidiom

NewsblogRoad maps to pitching success in Game 7 | FOX Sports
(10 - 12:39pm, Oct 30)
Last: The Chronicles of Reddick

NewsblogVanguard after the Revolution | NBC SportsWorld
(52 - 12:13pm, Oct 30)
Last: McCoy

Page rendered in 0.0890 seconds
52 querie(s) executed