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Thursday, April 23, 2020

Giants prospect Ryan Halstead keeps arm ready thanks to sister Paige

Gabe Kapler leaned on positivity in his first camp as manager of the Giants, and while talking a few weeks ago about this hiatus, he said it’s been encouraging to see how players are using family members to get creative and stay in shape. He’ll surely get a kick out of what one of the organization’s prospects is doing to keep his arm ready.

Ryan Halstead, a pitcher in the upper minors, went somewhat viral this week when he posted a video of a game of catch. The right-hander is firing rockets across a residential street and they’re easily being snagged by his sister, Paige.

She was the starting catcher at UCLA, where she won the 2019 NCAA softball championship. Paige also spent three summers playing for Team USA.

 

QLE Posted: April 23, 2020 at 01:51 AM | 5 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: brothers and sisters, giants, prospects, ryan halstead, softball

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   1. Starring RMc as Bradley Scotchman Posted: April 23, 2020 at 08:32 AM (#5943348)
Interestingly, Paige has a Wikipedia page but her brother doesn't. (She's also a bit of a looker, too...)
   2. Brian Posted: April 23, 2020 at 09:52 AM (#5943366)
RMc, that's not right.
   3. Brian Posted: April 23, 2020 at 09:52 AM (#5943367)
Also, looks like they're using a softball.
   4. John DiFool2 Posted: April 23, 2020 at 11:41 AM (#5943416)
Is her nickname "Satchel"?
   5. JJ1986 Posted: April 23, 2020 at 11:48 AM (#5943419)
I see NBCSports has gone the ESPN route of autoplaying somewhat-related videos over articles.

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