by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com (5/18/2013) Giants reliever Santiago Casilla returned to action for the first since since May 8 during Friday's game against the Rockies.
Casilla allowed one hit as he struck out two and walked two in a scoreless inning of work. He has pitched 4 1/3 scoreless innings in May. He has struck out seven and walked three over that span.
Santiago Casilla eyes Wednesday return
by Ed Gauna | CBSSports.com (5/15/2013) Giants reliever Santiago Casilla threw off a mound Tuesday and is expected to be available for Wednesday's contest against the Blue Jays, SportsNet Bay Area reports. The right-hander has not pitched since May 8 due to a knee issue.
Santiago Casilla to miss weekend
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com (5/11/2013) The Giants plan to be a man short in the bullpen through the rest of their weekend series against the Braves. Santiago Casilla is still limited by discomfort caused by a cyst in his right knee.
CSNBayArea.com reported Saturday that manager Bruce Bochy does not expect Casilla to be available until the team opens a two-game series in Toronto Tuesday.
Santiago Casilla not available Friday
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com (5/10/2013) Giants manager Bruce Bochy told reporters that Santiago Casilla will not be available out of the bullpen Friday against the Braves as he continues to deal with a cyst on his right knee.
Casilla will receive a brace for his right knee, which could make him available for Saturday's game. He is 3-2 with a 2.12 ERA and a 1.11 WHIP through 19 appearances.
Santiago Casilla dealing with knee cyst
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com (5/9/2013) Giants reliever Santiago Casilla underwent an MRI Thursday, which revealed a cyst in his knee. Manager Bruce Bochy was aware of it since he dealt with the same issue last season.
Bochy will give Casilla a "couple of days [off] to let it calm down," according to the Associated Press. Casilla is 3-2 with a 2.12 ERA and a 1.11 WHIP through 19 appearances. He has struck out 14 and walked 10 through 17 innings of work.
Santiago Casilla leaves with knee injury
by Ed Gauna | CBSSports.com (5/8/2013) Giants reliever Santiago Casilla left Wednesday's series finale against the Phillies in the eighth inning with a knee injury. He recorded two outs, including a stikeout, before being replaced by Jeremy Affeldt.
Casilla will undergo an MRI, the Mercury News reports.
Santiago Casilla finishes off Cubs
by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com (4/13/2013) Giants pitcher Santiago Casilla (1-0) earned his first save of the season after tossing two scoreless innings during a 3-2 win over the Cubs Saturday. The Giants' regular closer, Sergio Romo, was unavailable after throwing in four of the past five games.
Casilla struck out two batters and walked one while extending his scoreless streak to five innings.
Santiago Casilla sharper his second time out
by Ed Gauna | CBSSports.com (4/6/2013) After giving up a run while not recording an out in his season debut, Giants reliever Santiago Casilla had a sharper appearance on Saturday against the Cardinals. He came on in the ninth inning with one on and one out and got Matt Holliday to bounce into a double play.
Casilla converted 25 of 31 save chances last season but Sergio Romo is currently the closer for San Francisco.
Giants lock up Casilla
by Al Melchior | Data Analyst (12/18/2012) The San Francisco Chronicle reports that the Giants signed reliever Santiago Casilla to a three-year deal worth approximately $15 million Monday. The contract also includes a vesting club option for the 2016 season. Casilla served as the Giants' closer for part of the 2012 season, and he notched 25 saves to go with a 7-6 record and a 2.84 ERA.