Burrell makes it official: he's done |... →
Former Giants outfielder Pat Burrell has officially retired, according to MLB Trade Rumors and confirmed by Ken Rosenthal at FOX Sports. Read more http://22gigantes.com/2012/01/pat-burrell-retires.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+22gigantescom+%2822gigantes.com%29
Giants reportedly sign Clay Hensley to one-year... →
The Giants and relief pitcher Clay Hensley have agreed to a one-year contact, according to ESPN.com’s Jerry Crasnick. Pending a physical, Hensley will reportedly make a base salary of $750,000, but he could earn as much as $300,000 in incentives and awards. Spending six seasons in the National League with the Padres and Marlins, Hensley has a career 24-29 record with a 3.94 ERA. The...
According to a tweet from ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick, former San Francisco Giants infielder Jeff Keppinger has agreed to a one-year contract with the Tampa Bay Rays. Read more http://22gigantes.com/2012/01/jeff-keppinger-signs-with-rays.html
Tim Lincecum, Giants agree on two-year, $40.5... →
Right-hander Tim Lincecum has reached a verbal agreement with the Giants on a two-year, $40.5 million contract, avoiding salary arbitration.
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Cody Ross signs with Boston Red Sox |... →
Former San Francisco Giants outfielder—and 2010 post-season hero—Cody Ross has signed a contract to play for the Boston Red Sox, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. Ross, 31, became a fan favorite in San Fran after his heroics in the 2010 post-season when he batted .294/.390/.686 (1.076 OPS) with 5 HR and 10 RBI in 15 games. Two of his homers came against Phillies ace Roy Halladay,...
Mets “making a run at signing” free agent Cody... →
The Mets “have an interest” in free agent outfielder Cody Ross and “are making a run at signing him.” Ross went into this offseason in search of a three-year contract, but he has scaled back those expectations in recent weeks and might be resigned to accepting a one-year deal with a fairly low base salary if no other teams get seriously involved.
Report: Giants offered Tim Lincecum a two-year,... →
According to Tim Brown of Yahoo! Sports, the Giants offered Lincecum a two-year, $40 million contract while the ace right-hander’s reps countered at two years and $44 million. With such a small gap separating the two sides, the expectation is that they’ll be able to get a deal done without an arbitration hearing next month. A two-year deal would cover Lincecum’s remaining arbitration seasons...
Tim Lincecum, Giants moving closer to deal |... →
MLB Network | MLB Network counts down the game's... →
SF Giants extend non-roster invitations for Major League Spring Training to the following 25 players: RH Pitchers: Jake Dunning, Justin Fitzgerald, Austin Fleet, Stephen Harrold, Heath Hembree, Andrew Kown, Mitch Lively, Shane Loux, Jean Machi, Seth Rosin and Shawn Sanford LH Pitchers: Brian Burres, David Quinowski, Wilmin Rodriguez and Matt Yourkin. Catchers Tommy Joseph, Andrew Susac and...
Giants and Pablo Sandoval agree to a three-year,... →
The Giants just announced that they have agreed to a three-year contract with third baseman Pablo Sandoval. Andrew Baggarly of the San Jose Mercury News reports that the deal is worth $17.15 million guaranteed and includes some performance-based incentives. He’ll make $3.2 million this season, $5.7 million in 2013 and $8.25 million in 2014.
Tim Lincecum asks for $21.5 million in arbitration
Unable to come to terms with the Giants before figures were exchanged Tuesday, Tim Lincecum asked for a record $21.5 million in arbitration. The Giants proposed a still impressive $17 million salary for their ace. Lincecum’s filing is a record request for a player with less than six years service time. The Yankees’ Derek Jeter held the previous high mark, asking for $18.5 million in 2001. He ...
Giants ink Vogelsong to two-year deal →
The Giants have agreed to a two-year deal with starting pitcher Ryan Vogelsong, the team announced in a press release Wednesday. Below is the press release: The San Francisco Giants have agreed to terms with right-handed pitcher Ryan Vogelsong on a two year contract with a club option for 2014, club Senior Vice President and General Manager Brian Sabean announced today. Per club policy,...
Vogey signed a two year contract!
malikyoulikealollipop: I don’t know if this is late, but still, woo hoo!
Showtime cameras moving to greener pastures for... →
The San Francisco Giants are so 2010. Showtime is moving on to greener pastures after following the World Champs last season in its inaugural cable television docu-series, “The Franchise.” On Tuesday, the network said that it plans to shoot a second season of its popular series with an announcement on which team will be in the Showtime spotlight coming as early as Thursday. According to...
Giants minor league catcher suspended for 50 games... →
San Francisco Giants catcher Drew Stiner has been suspended for 50 games under baseball’s minor league drug program after testing positive for a banned amphetamine. Stiner’s suspension, announced Monday, was the second of the year under the program. Washington left-hander Zechry Zinicola was suspended for 50 games last week for a second violation for a drug of abuse. Stiner is on the...
Coco Crisp re-signs with A's for 2 years →
I was hoping that the Giants would pick up Coco Crisp, but it looks like he has signed a 2 year deal with the A’s.
Aubrey Huff Hoping Pilates Can Lead to Bounceback... →
“I think I’m preparing a lot better this offseason as far as Pilates,” Huff told the San Francisco Chronicle. Huff’s wife is a Pilates instructor, and the thonged man did it three times a week leading into his ’09 season. He says it helped his muscles, back, and overall well-being, but “for some stupid reason” he didn’t do it last year.
Oakland A's in talks with free agent Cody Ross -... →
The Oakland A’s are in talks to sign free agent outfielder Cody Ross, according to BayBridgeBaseball.com. Ross, the MVP of the 2010 National League Championship Series for the San Francisco Giants, hit .240 with 14 home runs and 52 RBIs for the Giants in 2011. The 31-year-old Ross reportedly was seeking a three-year deal but has lowered his demands, and the A’s likely would be...