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San Francisco Giants: Gregor Blanco’s Top Five Moments as a Giant

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Jun 24, 2016; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants center fielder Denard Span (2), right fielder Gregor Blanco (7) and left fielder Angel Pagan (16) celebrate in the outfield at the end of the game against the Philadelphia Phillies at AT&T Park the San Francisco Giants defeat the Philadelphia Phillies 5 to 4. Mandatory Credit: Neville E. Guard-USA TODAY Sports
Jun 24, 2016; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants center fielder Denard Span (2), right fielder Gregor Blanco (7) and left fielder Angel Pagan (16) celebrate in the outfield at the end of the game against the Philadelphia Phillies at AT&T Park the San Francisco Giants defeat the Philadelphia Phillies 5 to 4. Mandatory Credit: Neville E. Guard-USA TODAY Sports

Gregor Blanco Moment Number 3: Catches in Game One of the 2012 World Series

When

Melky Cabrera

got suspended in 2012 for PED’s, Gregor Blanco stepped up big time during the stretch run, and the postseason. His defense was on display for all to see in the postseason. While a lot of his moments here have been offense related, his defense was usually exceptional. His defense was on display in 2012, and there is a big moment from that season coming up later, but Blanco made two ridiculous plays in Game 1 of the World Series. Take a look at his two diving catches in the opening game of the 2012 World Series:

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