Shunt surgery successful for Giants fan Stow

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Shunt surgery successful for Giants fan Stow

Sept. 13, 2011
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Giants fan Bryan Stow, injured in an Opening Day attack in Los Angeles, underwent successful shunt surgery, his family announced on their website Tuesday.

According to the site, Stow's "surgery went smooth and the CT scan came back looking good." The family also reported that they saw Bryan and his eyes were open.
The Santa Cruz paramedic was attacked on Opening Day at Dodger Stadium and has been hospitalized since. Earlier this week his lawyers estimated that Stows medical costs would exceed 50 million.Louie Sanchez, 29, and Marvin Norwood, 30, are charged with mayhem, assault and battery in the attack on Stow.Prosecutors contend that Sanchez hit two of Stow's friends before chasing down Stow and punching him from behind in the side of his head.

Report: Giants trade Eduardo Nunez to Red Sox

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Report: Giants trade Eduardo Nunez to Red Sox

Eduardo Nunez's time with the Giants is up as they have reportedly traded the third baseman to the Boston Red Sox.

Fox Sports was the first to report the news.

The Giants will acquire two minor league pitchers, according to USA Today.

Nunez was lifted for pinch-hitter in the bottom of the fifth inning Tuesday night and was seen hugging teammates as he left the dugout.

In 75 games with the Giants this season, Nunez hit .308/.334/.417 with 21 doubles, four home runs, 29 RBI and 17 stolen bases.

Nunez was acquired from the Twins last summer for two prospects.

Giants lineup: After 10-3 loss, Bochy makes no changes; Pitcher recalled

Giants lineup: After 10-3 loss, Bochy makes no changes; Pitcher recalled

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Despite mustering just three runs on Monday night, the Giants will trot out the same lineup on Tuesday night against the Pirates.

The Giants also made a roster move prior to Tuesday's game. Pitcher Chris Stratton was recalled from Triple-A Sacramento while infielder/outfielder Orlando Calixte was optioned to Sacramento.

Pittsburgh Pirates:
1. Starling Marte (R) LF
2. Josh Harrison (R) 2B
3. Andrew McCutchen (R) CF
4. David Freese (R) 3B
5. Josh Bell (S) 1B
6. Jose Osuna (R) RF
7. Francisco Cervelli (R) C
8. Jordy Mercer (R) SS
9. Jameson Taillon (R) P

San Francisco Giants:
1. Denard Span (L) CF
2. Eduardo Nunez (R) 3B
3. Brandon Belt (L) 1B
4. Buster Posey (R) C
5. Brandon Crawford (L) SS
6. Hunter Pence (R) RF
7. Joe Panik (L) 2B
8. Gorkys Hernandez (R) LF
9. Madison Bumgarner (R) P