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The San Francisco Giants plan to give Buster Posey some time at first base.
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Tim Lincecum, Spring Training
San Francisco Giants offered Tim Lincecum a 4-year deal, but Lincecum wants a 8-year deal. He’s also okay with just signing a 1 or 2-year deal, according to Jon Heyman (via twitter).
Heyman also says (via twitter) the Giants have since talked to Lincecum’s agent, but still not much progress. They still have the big gab between the 8-years...
Finally an MLB team does something that I’ve been crying to see for a while. From that nifty NBC Bay Area site:
According to Brian Sabean and Bruce Bochy in Dallas at MLB’s Winter Meetings, we could see plenty of Buster Posey at first base … and some Pablo Sandoval behind the plate.
“On the days Buster needs a day off period and wouldn’t be a first baseman or catcher...
Up today, as we continue to take a look back at 2011, is the starting pitchers. This was the strength of the team and if the Giants are going to contend next season it will need to be again.
The ERA is shiny and looks nice but there are some things that are not...
According to Chris Haft, the Giants might be “eyeing” free agent outfielder Ryan Ludwick:
The Giants were believed to have scheduled a meeting Monday with Ludwick’s agent, Dan Horwits. Ludwick earned $6.775 million last season but might be more affordable than that this winter, even on the open market.
Bruce Bochy spoke to reporters this afternoon, including John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle, Jim Bowden of MLB Network Radio, and Andrew Baggarly of the San Jose Mercury News. Here's what the skipper had to say, along with the rest of the latest Giants notes:
The Giants are happy with their roster as it stands right now, which is not to say that they're not talking...
The Giants have sent outfielder Andres Torres and reliever Ramon Ramirez to the Mets in exchange for outfielder Angel Pagan.
The Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl will be at 2:30 pm CT on Dec. 31 on ESPN.The destination- picturesque AT&T Park, home of the San Francisco Giants of MLB.
They will face an as of now, unnamed Pac-12 team. Most likely it will be a 6-7 UCLA team. If so, that’s four bowls in a roll the Illini have faced an opponent in their home state. (Baylor in Texas Bowl last year, USC in Rose...
Last night I couldn’t go to bed after a long day because for the first time since Alderson became GM it seemed as though a plan of sorts was being unveiled.
Before anybody assumes anything, I don’t think anything that happened last night was phenomenal, I just think it was a sign of moving on, and an actual plan for 2012.
The biggest move was the trade of Angel Pagan for Andres...
The Giants will have a new center fielder in 2012, and it won't be Melky Cabrera. It'll be Angel Pagan. The Giants and Mets agreed on a trade of center fielders Tuesday night, with Andres Torres (and reliever Ramon...
The San Francisco Giants have traded Andres Torres and Ramon Ramirez to the New York Mets for Angel Pagan, Joel Sherman of The New York Post reports. The deal is pending a physical.
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Live Updates on a developing story…
Andrew Baggarly of the San Jose Mercury News reports that the “Giants trade proposal believed to be Andres Torres and Ramon Ramirez to the Mets for Angel Pagan.”
Andy Martino of the Daily News reports that the “Mets might finish a trade as soon as tonight that would bring back 1 pos player and 1 reliever, plus sign another...
'We've made a few bids ... ' Sabean said at the winter meetings. 'That's not going too well. The bidding in general is not going very well.'