Giants re-sign P Lopez to two-year pact
The San Francisco Giants signed left-handed reliever Javier Lopez to a new two-year deal. Lopez, who was set to become a free agent, will earn $8.5 million over the next two seasons. The Giants also exercised fellow reliever Jeremy Affeldt’s option for next year. Lopez, 34, is 7-2 with a 2.38 ERA in 97 games since joining the club in a trade with Pittsburgh in 2010. Affeldt went 3-2 with...
Giants Re-Sign Javier Lopez, Exercise Jeremy... →
The Giants wasted no time making their first set of offseason moves, as they re-signed Javier Lopez and exercised Jeremy Affeldt‘s option for the 2012 season. Lopez’s contract is worth $8.5MM over the next two years, while Affeldt’s option is worth $5MM.
Ryan Vogelsong Is Up For The Players Choice Award →
The Players Choice Award is scheduled to be announced on November 3rd. San Francisco Giants (Willie Mac Award Winner) starting pitcher Ryan Vogelsong is among the finalists for the National League.
Cody Ross wants to return to the Giants in 2012 →
Via Hank Schulman, Cody Ross wants to sign with the Giants this offseason. Schulman has exchanged emails with Ross, and Ross has said: “I have talked to them briefly, but no negotiations have taken place. They have interest and so do i. Hoepfully we can get something done.”
MLB announces All-Star roster for Taiwan trip →
The Major League team also includes San Francisco third baseman Pablo Sandoval, a 2011 National League All-Star.
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Posey catching live bullpen sessions in Arizona →
Giants Get Sued Over Team's "San Francisco" Logo -... →
It was a deeply dissatisfying year on the diamond for the World Champion San Francisco Giants, who seemingly gave up hits and runs for Lent and toppled right out of playoff contention. So it was eerily symbolic — if no less frustrating — when the team was actually barred from trademarking its ubiquitous script “San Francisco” logo. The trademark instead went to Gogo Sports of...
Off-Season Outlook: Is Jeff Keppinger the... →
In Jeff Keppinger‘s seven-season career, he has played a total of 178 games in the shortstop position. In those games, he has posted a .983 fielding %, just .005% lower than his second base fielding %. So now we know that he can fill in defensively, but can he also contribute offensively? This season he has had an OPS of .708, that’s his third lowest OPS in his career. Keppinger has been Mr....
Arbitration Eligibles: San Francisco Giants – MLB... →
The Giants are next in our arbitration eligibles series. First time: Pablo Sandoval, Sergio Romo, Nate Schierholtz, Eli Whiteside, Emmanuel Burriss Second time: Andres Torres, Santiago Casilla Third time: Tim Lincecum, Jonathan Sanchez, Jeff Keppinger, Ramon Ramirez, Mike Fontenot, Ryan Vogelsong With 13 arbitration eligible players, the Giants are tied with the Padres for...
Pondering a Matt Cain extension →
When i t comes to securing the rotation, the priority is Matt Cain. For a number of reasons, extending Cain is more important than extending Lincecum: he’s younger, he becomes a free agent in 2013 (a year before Lincecum), he’ll be cheaper, he’s the longest-tenured Giant, and he’s shown a more promising trend over the past several seasons. In addition, Lincecum has said that he prefers...
Dear Lovely Followers & Giants Fans, Because it’s now the off-season (boo no playoff berth) for the Giants, I won’t be posting as frequently on this blog as I do during the regular season. I will continue to post any relevant Giants news/pictures/videos I come across and the occasional San Francisco/Bay Area love post, but these updates will probably be infrequent at best. I will...