Found December 26, 2013 on Nation Orange:
The San Francisco Giants – thankfully – have not lost critical members from their 2013 season. But they’ve slowly been shedding faces that had become familiar in the last year. Jeff Francoeur left before the season was even stamped and finalized. Barry Zito, in the most obvious move of the franchise’s history, was not retained. Johnny Monell and Francisco Peguero were designated for assignment, and picked up by the Baltimore Orioles. Eric Surkamp was designated for assignment and picked up by the Chicago White Sox. And Brett Pill was sold to a Korean club. And now it’s bye-bye to Guillermo Moscoso, who was DFA’d a few weeks ago, and on Thursday signed with the Yokohama Bay Stars of Japan’s Nippon Professional Baseball. Moscoso was a midseason acquisition for the Giants (in a trade from the Chicago Cubs), and appeared in 13 games, including two starts. Pitching a total of 30.0 innings, he had a 5.10 ERA, 1.367 WHIP, and 1.48 K/BB. It’s not hard to see why the...

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