Found December 04, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
The San Francisco Giants reportedly have picked up the club options of general manager Brian Sabean and manager Bruce Bochy for the 2014 season. Both moves were options from the one-year extensions they received last fall, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. Both men have been instrumental in the Giants winning the World Series in 2010 and 2012. Sabean is the longest tenured general manager in baseball, entering his 17th season. He came to the team in 1993 as the senior vice president of player personnel and was promoted to general manager after the 1996 season. He has become known for key subtle July or August trades that have sent the Giants into the postseason. Bochy has been with San Francisco since 2007, when he left the San Diego Padres after 12 years as manager. The Giants have had winning seasons the last four years under Bochy, who is 503-464 (.517) in six years in San Francisco.

SF Giants Rumors: Hairston, Nakajima, Wilson, Lowe, Etc.

Yesterday afternoon Andrew Baggarly of (via Twitter) said the San Francisco Giants are looking at Scott Hairston as a right-handed bat to platoon with Gregor Blanco in left field.   Chris Haft of reports (via Twitter) that an agent told him San Francisco was “bending over backwards” to sign Angel Pagan and Marco Scutaro. Two hours after this agent told...

A Toast To Signing Pagan

That almost might be the most important part of signing Angel Pagan: Not getting Shane Victorino. This is not to minimize Pagan.  Pagan was an important part of the championship team, and him getting hot at the right time late in the season helped get to the playoffs, almost as much as Buster Posey’s 2nd half.  His leadoff home run in Game 4 of the NLDS is a forgotten and important...

Giants, Scutaro reach three-year deal

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...

Reports: Pagan agrees to 4-year deal with Giants

Free agent center fielder Angel Pagan, a cornerstone of the San Francisco Giants' World Series championship run, has reached an agreement with the Giants on a four-year contract that will pay him $40 million, multiple media outlets reported Monday. The deal is dependent on Pagan passing a physical. Comcast SportsNet Bay Area reported that Pagan will receive a $5 million...

Pagan receives money, will continue working for Giants

You already know about this, because you're a normal person in 2012. I just thought I should reiterate, because I'm a blogger and it is my self-appointed job to regurgitate news that you already know and pretend like you need to hear it from me to make myself feel important. We all wanted to continue the Pagan worship that we enjoyed last season-- but at a reasonable cost...

Giants Sign Angel Pagan to Fill Critical Role in 2013 and Beyond

The San Francisco Giants took a huge step in solidifying their 2013 team by signing center field free agent Angel Pagan to a four year $40 million deal. Pagan was a team leader and an effective lead-off hitter in the Giants' drive to win the 2012 World Series. No doubt General Manager Brian Sabean paid for at least one more year than he wanted to with Pagan, who will be...

Marco Scutaro agrees to three-year deal with Giants

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...

SF Giants Rumors: Swisher Has San Francisco On His Radar, Ludwick and Hairston Options, Scutaro Offer On The Table

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 says (via Twitter) Swisher would like to play for the Giants. In another tweet, he points out that it makes sense that Swisher...

Breaking: Giants inch closer to signing Pagan

Photo credit: Getty Images | Angel Pagan reacts in the first inning of Game 7 of the NLCS. (Oct. 22, 2012) Ken Rosenthal reported this today on twitter: #bbpBox_275702514085683200 a { text-decoration:none; color:#0084B4; }#bbpBox_275702514085683200 a:hover { text-decoration:underline; }Sources: Pagan close to re-signing with #SFGiants.about 1 hour ago via Tweetbot for iOSReplyRetweetFavorite...

Source: Pagan to stay with Giants

Center fielder Angel Pagan earned a World Series ring in his first season with the San Francisco Giants. But he did not know until Monday whether it would be his last season with the team. Pagan and the Giants reached agreement Monday on a four-year, $40 million contract, a source told senior MLB writer Ken Rosenthal. Pagan also drew interest from the Philadelphia...


Chris, who runs the ESPN-affiliated Bay City Ball, has invited me to write for his site and I’ve accepted. Needless to say, I’m very excited about the opportunity to start writing over there. My first post, on the Angel Pagan signing, is already up. Anyway, this also means the end of Giants Nirvana. I’m not good with good-byes — and besides, this isn’t entirely good-bye...

Giants and Angel Pagan close to an agreement

Earlier today, reports indicated that the Giants and Phillies were interested in center fielder Angel Pagan, who was an important piece for the Giants in 2012. Now, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports, the Giants are on the verge of re-signing him. The Giants acquired Pagan in December 2011 in a deal that shipped Andres Torres and Ramon Ramirez to the Mets. In 2012, Pagan hit...
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