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The San Francisco Giants jumpstarted their faltering offense in the final hours of the 2012 non-waiver trade deadline Tuesday, going head-to-head with the Los Angeles Dodgers in an all out MLB arms race to win the National League West.The Giants picked up right fielder Hunter Pence from the Philadelphia Phillies for Double A Richmond catcher Tommy Joseph, Single A San Jose right-handed pitcher Seth Rosen, and right fielder Nate Schierholtz. The Giants were active bidders against several other teams to get Kansas City closer Jonathon Broxton, but Broxton was picked up at the last minute by the Cincinnati Reds. With the acqusition of Pence, 29, and last week's addition of infielder Marco Scutaro, the Giants addressed two of the three main issues effecting team performance the first half of the season: lack of production in right field and finding a potent infield bat. San Francisco was unable to fix their third big issue, reinforcing the bullpen following the loss of closer Brian ...
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LOS ANGELES The Los Angeles Dodgers today acquired right-handed reliever Brandon League from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for minor league outfielder Leon Landry and minor league right-handed pitcher Logan Bawcom. Dodger General Manager Ned Colletti made the announcement.
League was 0-5 with a 3.63 ERA (18 ER44.2 IP) and nine saves in 46 games for the Mariners this season,...
A couple nights ago, Dennis O'Donnell of KPIX twittered about that the Giants "have acquired Hunter Pence".
It started a wildfire of retweets (re-posts for you old people not on Twitter), by everyone and their mother, including Andy Baggarly of CSN.
With fans going nuts over this apparent news, KPIX ran the story even after Baggarly had confirmed with Bobby...
Per a tweet tonight from the Mariners twitter account we've learned the Seattle Mariners have acquired two prospects from the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for RHP Brandon League.
The minor leagues coming back the M's way are OF Leon Landry and P Logan Bawcom.
More to follow.
The Philadelphia Phillies have begun the retooling process. It could hardly be called a rebuilding process following the six year, 144 million dollar extension they gave to Cole Hamels. For the time being, the Phillies have more than 90 million committed to their top three pitchers and Ryan Howard. The extension began wide speculation that the Phillies would begin to...
What a difference a year makes. On this date one year ago the Phillies brought in Hunter Pence in a hugely popular trade - remember the cameras following his arrival in that black SUV? It bolstered a team who was 29 games above .500 and held a 6 game lead in the NL East on their way to 102 victories.
Exactly one year later, the 12 games under .500 last place...
After days of rumors and speculation, the Giants have finally acquired outfielder Hunter Pence. Heading to Philadelphia are Nate Schierholtz and a pair of prospects — Tommy Joseph and Seth Rosin. Hunter Pence, 29, is under team control through the end of 2013, but is set to make nearly $15M next season. More on this later…
Hunter Pence to the San Francisco Giants? Joe Blanton to the Baltimore Orioles? Cliff Lee to the Texas Rangers? Are these Phillies and more on the move? Discuss....
The San Francisco Giants acquired outfielder Hunter Pence from the Philadelphia Phillies according to Jon Heyman of CBSSports. Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly says that both teams are working on the final details of the deal. Jim Bowden of ESPNxm adds that the deal won't include Gary Brown, Brandon Belt or Kyle Crick.
Pence, 29, is hitting .271/.336/.447 with 17 HR's, 59 RBI&...
The Seattle Mariners parted ways with two 29-year-old right-handed relievers Monday night, dealing Brandon League and Steve Delabar in separate deals. They picked up two outfielders and a right-handed reliever in return. SeattleClubhouse takes a look at the three players that came back to Seattle.
Reading the headline on the newyorkdailynews.com “It’s a fire sale in Philadelphia….”, is a reality we all should have seen coming. The “fire sale” at the trade deadline moved long time fan favorite Shane Victorino and Hunter Pence the one year fan favorite both to the West Coast. Victorino who in all likelihood would not have been re-signed next season did have a great...
At least Shane's bobble head day isn't in 3 weeks10) The Phillies were so devastated to lose Hunter Pence and Shane Victorino, they curb-stomped Stephen Strassburg in an 8-0 road win9) The Los Angeles Angels of Rancho Cucumonga traded for Zach Greinke, then announced that they were going to sign him with the money they'll save after Vernon Wells is killed in a suspicious...
Say goodbye to 2012.
Atlanta did that with a sweep of the Phillies this past weekend, and what dagger the Braves did, Phillies GM Ruben Amaro twisted inside the belly of Phillies fans.
OK, gone are Hunter Pence and Shane Victorino.
Coming in are outfielder Nate Schierholtz and minor-league prospects Tommy Joseph, a catcher, and Seth Rosin, a righthanded pitcher (from the Giants for...
SAN FRANCISCO -- The fans came to AT&T Park to see Hunter Pence's San Francisco Giants debut, but instead Ruben Tejada and Jonathon Niese stole the show Wednesday. Tejada's game-opening homer and Niese's seven strong innings helped the New York Mets take a 2-1 victory to ensure at least a split of the four-game series. The teams play again Thursday afternoon. ...