Found December 05, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
After winning the World Series, the San Francisco Giants' top offseason priorities were retaining free agents Jeremy Affeldt, Angel Pagan and Marco Scutaro. Mission accomplished. Scutaro became the third member of the trio to re-sign with the Giants, agreeing Tuesday night to a three-year, $20 million contract, according to multiple media reports. After arriving from the Colorado Rockies in a late-July trade for a minor-leaguer, Scutaro became a key member of the Giants down the stretch and in the postseason. He was selected the MVP of the National League Championship Series, during which he hit .500 (14-for-28) with four RBI. He wound up batting .328 (21-for-64) with eight RBI in 16 postseason games. Scutaro, 37, took over as the Giants' second baseman two weeks after the trade, and he batted .362 with three homers and 44 RBI in 61 regular-season games for San Francisco. He hit .271 with four homers and 30 RBI in 95 games for Colorado this year. A veteran of six...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
RELATED ARTICLES

Marco Scutaro bidding war reaches insanity

Marco Scutaro had a great post season in 2012, winning the NLCS MVP and helping the San Francisco Giants win the World Series. A free agent this off-season the 37-year-ol infielder has multiple suitors who appear willing to over pay. The latest report about Scutaro comes from Buster Onley who says that the bidding on the infielder has reached three years and $24 million. San Francisco...

The bidding for Marco Scutaro is getting out of control

Bidding for free agent shortstop Marco Scutaro is turning into a three team race between the Giants, Cardinals, and Yankees (of course). The contracts being offered for Scutaro's services have escalated to the point where he has a three year, $24 million offer on the table from the Giants (apparently). To me, this seems like a lot of money for a player's age 37 through...

Giants, Scutaro reach three-year deal

The San Francisco Giants have reached agreement with free-agent second baseman Marco Scutaro on a three-year, $20 million deal, pending a physical. With the deal, the Giants have retained their Nos. 1 and 2 hitters in Angel Pagan and Scutaro. The Giants re-signed Pagan on Monday for $40 million over four years. Earlier Tuesday, the St. Louis Cardinals emerged as a surprise player...

SF Giants Rumors: Scutaro Is Back, Bochy and Sabean Options Exercised, Outfield Options

Welcome back Marco Scutaro! Scutaro had teams knocking on his door, but ends up picking San Francisco as his home for the next three years. It’s a three year deal worth $20 million.   John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle says (via Twitter) the 2014 options for manager Bruce Bochy and GM Brian Sabean have been exercised by the San Francisco Giants. I guess that’s what happens...

Marco Scutaro Agrees to Three-Year, $20 Million Deal With Giants

SAN FRANCISCO — Second baseman Marco Scutaro is staying in San Francisco, right where he wanted to be. The NL championship series MVP agreed to a $20 million, three-year contract with the Giants late Tuesday. Vice president of baseball operations Bobby Evans said only a physical was left to finalize the deal. “He was a priority from Day One,” Evans said. “He was a key part...

Marco Scutaro agrees to three-year deal with Giants

Hours after we discussed the lunacy surrounding teams courting Marco Scutaro, the free agent middle infielder has agreed to return to the Giants on a three-year deal worth $20 million. This is a slight drop from the three years and $24 million Scutaro was rumored to have on the table from the Giants earlier tonight. As opposed to a near 50% raise that Scutaro would have gotten...

Giants sign Marco Scutaro to three-year deal

The San Francisco Guants have signed Marco Scutaro to a three-year $20mm deal. The 37-year-old, NL championship series MVP, batted .362 with three homers and 44 RBIs in 61 games with the Giants after he was acquired at the trade deadline from the Rockies.

Marco Scutaro and Irrational Exuberance

There are times when a player undergoes a dramatic transformation and essentially forces us to abandon everything we knew about that player previously. Cliff Lee. Jose Bautista. R.A. Dickey. It happens. Guys reinvent themselves, and as a result, their new contracts reflect the recent reality, not the average of all their Major League seasons. And sometimes, guys have monster...

Giants keep Bochy, Sabean around for 2013; Scutaro is next

The Giants bring back Brian Sabean and Bruce Bochy, while they try to re-sign Marco Scutaro. With the hot stove heating up for the Giants this offseason, they did make a big move today by picking up Bruce Bochy and Brian Sabean’s 2013 option. Bochy has managed the Giants for the past six seasons and holds a 503-469 record. He led the team with a well-managed bullpen in both the...

Scutaro a hot name

  Marco Scutaro is turning into a hot free agent.   The St. Louis Cardinals are emerging as a surprise player in the Scutaro sweepstakes, according to major-league sources, and the New York Yankees are another club with likely interest.   The Cardinals would play Scutaro at second base, enabling them to take their time developing top prospect Kolten Wong, and use Daniel Descalso...

Giants Go "3 for 3" with Marco Scutaro Signing

The San Francisco Giants locked up the remaining big piece of their 2012 Championship team by signing second baseman Marco Scutaro to a three year $20 million deal. Scutaro joins two other free agents, center fielder Angel Pagan (four years $40m) and relief pitcher Jeremy Affeldt (three years $18m), in resigning with the team they helped lead to a World Series sweep against the...

San Francisco Giants Re-Sign Marco Scutaro

Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reported Tuesday night the San Francisco Giants have re-signed second baseman Marco Scutaro to a three-year deal worth $20 million. The 37-year-old was a huge piece to the Giants championship puzzle upon arriving from the Colorado Rockies on July 27 batting .362 in 61 games. Scutaro continued his great play in the [...] [[ This is a content summary...

SF Giants Rumors: Swisher Has San Francisco On His Radar, Ludwick and Hairston Options, Scutaro Offer On The Table

Ken Davidoff of the New York Post says (via Twitter) since the San Francisco Giants have Angel Pagan back in the mix. They’ve spoken with Nick Swisher‘s representatives, but are thinking smaller (Ryan Ludwick, Scott Hairston). Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com says (via Twitter) Swisher would like to play for the Giants. In another tweet, he points out that it makes sense that Swisher...
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.