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R.J. White of CBSSports.com says the San Francisco Giants are still interested in bringing back infielder Ryan Theriot. The Philadelphia Phillies are also showing interest in Theriot.
Wilson Not Major League Ready, Yet
Mike Puma of the New York Post says the New York Mets aren’t impressed with Brian Wilson. Wilson didn’t wow them at this point in his rehab from Tommy John surgery. If Wilson is still available during Spring Training, the Mets could be interested in holding another audition for him. Puma also points out that Wilson isn’t interested in a minor league deal, and the Mets don’t think he’s worthy of a major league deal at this point in his rehab.
Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com reports that Buster Posey, Hunter Pence, Sergio Romo, Jose Mijares, Gregor Blanco and Joaquin Arias have all filed for arbitration.
Pence In His Walk Year
Baggarly also revisits GM Brian Sabean making it clear at the Winter Meetings that the team will only discuss a one-year deal with ...
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Jose Mijares: a chubby Sergio Romo.
MLBtraderumors has confirmed the San Francisco Giants and Jose Mijares have agreed upon a $1.8 million contract for the 2013 season.
The 28-year-old left-hander threw for 20 and one third innings for the Giants last season, including six appearances in the postseason. Mijares spent the first 51 appearances last season with the Kansas City Royals...
A quick followup to yesterday’s news about the New York Mets showing strong interest in Brian Wilson. Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle says (via Twitter) the San Francisco Giants are willing to offer Wilson a big league deal, and reports say the Mets aren’t.
World Baseball Classic
Schulman also broke the news that Buster Posey will not play in the World Baseball...
Today the World Baseball Classic rosters were announced, and there’s a few San Francisco Giants players sprinkled around the WBC tournament.
Team USA announced that they will have two Giants pitchers, and that’s Ryan Vogelsong and reliever Jeremy Affeldt.
Team Venezuela will have position players Pablo Sandoval, Marco Scutaro and reliever Jose Mijares from the Giants.
According to Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle, the San Francisco Giants are interested in offering a major league contract to pitcher Brian Wilson. The New York Mets have also expressed interest in Wilson, but that interest could be limited to a minor league contract. Wilson, who nearly missed the entire 2012 season after [...]
San Francisco Giants' star Pablo Sandoval has been spending time with family and playing winter ball in his native Venezuela. However, as nice as it must be for him to be home, he got a scare yesterday. Sandoval was admitted to a local hospital yesterday with abdominal pain.
Sandoval's brother, Michael, originally tweeted out the news. Alex Pavlovic of the San...
The San Francisco Giants have not given up on right-hander
Tim Lincecum long-term, as the team has considered signing The Freak once he
reaches the free agent market after the 2013 season, according to Henry
Schulman of The San Francisco Chronicle.
Random piece of info: #sfgiants have not given up on Lincecum long-term. I'm told prospect of re-signing Lince as a FA next...
Provisional rosters for the March’s World Baseball Classic were officially released on Thursday, with the A’s and Giants having one and nine players, respectively, named to participate.
Lefty reliever Pedro Figueroa will play for the Dominican Republic as the lone member of the A’s to take part in the international tournament.
Meanwhile, on the other side of the Bay, the Giants...
Updated On Jan. 17 by Joe D.
From Marc Carig of Newsday, the latest on The Beard:
Source: Mets still haven’t closed the door on a major league deal for former Giants closer Brian Wilson.
Fear the Beard Rumors!
Updated On Jan. 16 by Joe D.
This from Mike Puma of the NY Post:
Brian Wilson probably shouldn’t change his ring tone to “Meet the Mets” anytime soon.
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I admit it: I’ve been one of those guys hoping for the Giants to dive into the Japanese market for players for a while.
It’s a big risk: for the best players, there’s a big ‘Posting fee’ that the team would have to pay before even being able to negotiate a salary, but it’s an enticing one. It’s not just because that Japanese players are an untapped market (it’s...
Yesterday, Jeff Zimmerman examined how Tim Lincecum‘s performance has depended to some extent on his ability to pitch to the edges of the plate. Last year, Lincecum was one of the worst starters in the game in terms of the percentage of his pitches thrown to the black. Coincidently (or not so coincidently), Lincecum suffered through his worst season as a professional.
As with many...
Wednesday morning Mike Puma of the New York Post provided an update on the Mets rumored interest in free agent reliever Brian Wilson, stating that the team was left unimpressed by the 30-year-old’s recent workout and that former Giants closer “wasn’t deemed worthy of a major league contract at this point in his rehab from Tommy John surgery.” That certainly would seem...
The San Francisco Giants have avoided arbitration with two players thus far. Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com reported (via Twitter) this morning that outfielder Hunter Pence agrees to terms with the Giants for $13.8 million for 2013. Pence will hit the free agent market at the end of the season.
MLB Trade Rumors reported last night that the Giants have also avoided arbitration with reliever...
The San Francisco Giants avoided arbitration with National League MVP Buster Posey,
outfielders Hunter Pence and Gregor Blanco and pitcher Jose Miljares on Friday. All four players reached agreements on one-year contracts. Posey, the NL batting champion and All-Star catcher, will make $8 million in 2012. Pence
will receive $13.8 million, Miljares $1.8 million and Blanco ...