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SF Giants Nirvana:
“In this information age, the average fan has so much information at his/her disposal, they have all the players, stats, projections right there,” said Sabean. “But this game is so much more than those stats and analysis and metrics. It’s ultimately about human beings.”
This quote conjures up memories of the Giants’ two-year offer to Willie Bloomquist. Which bothers me.
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Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com says the San Francisco Giants made a $100 million offer to Tim Lincecum for fiver years. Lincecum rejected the offer, and the Giants are now focusing on a two-year or one-year deal.
The Giants and Lincecum don’t seem to be far apart on a one-year, or two-year deal. I don’t believe they will take this to an arbitration hearing. Some fans on SF Giants...
According to MLB.com’s Jesse Sanchez, the San Francisco Giants are one of several teams eyeing Cuban southpaw Gerardo Concepcion.
Concepcion, 18, defected from Cuba last summer when he was playing for Industriales de la Habana during the World Port Tournament in the Netherlands.
The 6-1, 175-pounder was named Rookie of the Year in the Cuban Serie Nacional in 2010-’11 after...
A fewdays ago, longtime shortstop Orlando Cabrera announced he’s retiring from baseball after 15 seasons.
When news like this happens, it’s natural to look back on a player’s career, and for me that means putting together a list of career highlights. This list includes the greatest and most memorable games Cabrera played in, his personal bests (and some worsts), as well as...
The Mets have been rumored to have interest in free agent outfielder Cody Ross. Cody would be a very nice addition to a weak hitting bench. He also has the ability to start if needed.
The Mets bench currently consists of Mike Nickeas, Ronny Cedeno, Scott Hairston and Justin Turner. Ross would instantly become the top bat off the bench and provides insurance if any of the potential...
Matt Snyder reports here.Ross was MVP of the 2010 NLCS. His regular season numbers are less impressive, but still decent.
The Mets are "making a run at signing" free agent outfielder Cody Ross, reports ESPN's Jerry Crasnick (Twitter link). Ross would give the Mets depth at all three outfield positions, join ex-Giants teammate Andres Torres in a center field platoon or join Scott Hairston as right-handed complements to the left-handed hitting Lucas Duda in right field.
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...
According to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN, the Mets are interested in OF Cody Ross, and are “making a run at signing him.”
Ross, 31, hit .240 with 14 home runs and 52 RBI in 405 at-bats over 121 games with the Giants last season. He’s a .261 career hitter with a .323 OBP with 100 home runs and 371 RBI in eight seasons with the Giants, Marlins, Dodgers, Reds, and Tigers. He’s hit...
SAN FRANCISCO Cody Ross says he has agreed to sign with the Boston Red Sox, giving them an experienced bat to...
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