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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 Detroit Tigers.
Scutaro will be 40 in the final year of his new contract but the Giants' front office expressed confidence that Scutaro's conditioning and amazing ability to make contact with
Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports reported the St Louis Cardinals aggressively went after Scutaro, making a two year offer for more money per year with a third year option. The Giants' did not want to go beyond two guaranteed years but had to make a move as the bidding war with the Cardinals began to heat up.
Apparently the New York Yankees were also expressing interest in Scutaro as they looke...
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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...
Second baseman Marco Scutaro is staying in San Francisco, agreeing to a $20 million, three-year contract with the Giants.
Vice president of baseball operations Bobby Evans said Tuesday night the sides had agreed to a deal, pending a physical.
Earlier in the evening, Scutaro had been weighing a two-year contract offer that included a vesting option - but he was seeking a three-year...
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...
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...
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...
The Winter Meetings has come and gone… Your San Francisco Giants went in with a simple game plan, and that was to sign outfielder Angel Pagan, and infielder Marco Scutaro.
However, the game plan wasn’t that easy to execute. Both of these players were attracting a lot of attention in the free agent market. In the end, they both decided to return to the Giants.
Pagan was the...
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...
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.
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...
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...
Center fielder Angel Pagan and second baseman Marco Scutaro have completed their new contracts with the San Francisco Giants.
Both players signed Friday after passing physicals, vice president of baseball operations Bobby Evans said. Pagan received a $40 million, four-year contract Monday, then Scutaro reached agreement a day later on a $20 million, three-year deal with the World...
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...
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 [...]
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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...