Found December 02, 2011 on
SF Giants Nirvana:
Just a quick note — via Ken Rosenthal, the Giants have expressed interest in bringing back Mark DeRosa. There isn’t much to expect from him at this point. Projections are hardly a be-all and end-all, but I think the ZiPS projection for DeRosa in 2012 tells the whole story: .244/.300/.277. He’ll probably get a minor-league contract with an invite to Spring Training, and I wouldn’t be the least bit surprised if it’s SF that hands him such a deal.
BEST OF MAXIM
Hey everyone, it’s been a slow off-season so far for Giants fans, but there is still plenty of rumors swirling about. I wanted to present the latest giants rumors from all over the internet, giving my opinion along with them: Giants are trying to trade Jeremy Affeldt or Ramon Ramirez (Link: MLBtraderumors)- Okay I can…
Andrew Baggarly of the San Jose Mercury News says he spoke with Pablo Sandoval‘s agent Ryan Morgan. Morgan tells Baggarly that he has had very broad discussions with Giants VP Bobby Evans about a contract. Sandoval’s camp is open to a multi-year contract.
Sandoval is arbitration eligible and is not eligible to hit the free agent market till 2015. One thing we do know is Sandoval...
So this was pretty much inevitable. Alex Gonzalez seems to carry a the traits that are typical of recent Giants shortstops, namely that he’s old and can’t hit. He’s a veteran, a guy that’s been there before, but he’s also not a particularly good player. With the Giants out on Jose Reyes and Jimmy Rollins, and a few shortstop options already off the market, there isn’t...
2012 Roster Projection: San Francisco Giants – MLB Daily Dish
The San Francisco Giants are looking to bounce back in 2012, and we have a projection of their 25-man roster for next season, including a batting order, bench, rotation and bullpen.
Pablo Sandoval: Jack-Be-Nimble, Jack-Be-Quick | FanGraphs Baseball
A look at Pablo Sandoval‘s stellar defense.
The Internet Baseball Community...
Lofgren is now taking the Rick Ankiel path to the majors.
According to the San Jose Mercury News, Giants minor league pitcher Chuck Lofgren will be stepping up to the plate again. The former national pitching prospect will make the switch from pitcher to hitter.
Lofgren has spent the past seven years in the minors.
The left-hander pitched at three levels in the Giants’ system last...
Summary for this story goes here and here's some morej summary to gow with this story
Get the latest San Francisco Giants news and rumors from baseball's winter meetings from beat writer Andrew Baggarly during a live chat on Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 11 a.m.
The last time Giants general manager Brian Sabean spent any significant time on the ground in the Dallas area, he jetted off with champagne sticking to his skin and the 2010 World Series trophy in tow.
The Pittsburgh Pirates were one of four teams who spoke with Mark DeRosa’s surgeon, according to Ken Rosenthal. DeRosa has been sidelined for a good amount of time the last two years with a left wrist injury, which required two surgeries. The Nationals, Rangers, and Indians have also spoken to DeRosa’s surgeon, and the Giants have expressed interest, according to Rosenthal...