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While San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy said general
manager Brian Sabean decides which players the team signs, he wouldn’t call the
“door’s closed” on free agent right-hander Brian Wilson, according to Chris Haft of MLB.com.
Emphasizing that Sabean decides which players to sign, Bochy
said, "I can't say that [Wilson] will be back." But, Bochy added,
"I can't say the door's closed on Brian Wilson. ... I don't think that's
Last month, Sabean expressed doubt that San Francisco would
re-sign Wilson, considering the “arduous rehabilitation” the team’s former
closer is facing. Wilson continues to recover from his second Tommy John
However, Bochy said that he doesn’t think the door is
completely shut when it comes to Wilson.
Still, it appears that it will take time for the Giants or
any team to make a decision on Wilson, as his arm is still not back to full
strength. Until this...
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> Tim Lincecum has gotten a haircut. Actually, it appears he has gotten several of them. Back in December, rumors swirled that the San Francisco Giants pitcher had chopped off his long, flowing locks. There was photo evidence at the time, but it was a bit blurry and there were some skeptics who refused to believe it. Now, it’s official. Lincecum was one of the biggest stories...
With Spring Training vastly approaching, Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com shared with us the San Francisco Giants non-roster invitees.
There is seventeen pitchers, five catchers, six infielders and two outfielders that have been invited to camp. These are the non-roster players. All players on the 40-man roster automatically receive big league camp invites.
Picture is courtesy of Marko Realmonte.
The San Francisco Giants have announced that they have reached a two-year agreement with closer Sergio Romo to avoid arbitration. The two year contract buys out Romo’s arbitration years. He will be eligible to be a free agent following the 2014 season.
This post will be updated with more details tomorrow (2/7).
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Credit: Steven Robles – SF Giants Rumors
Today is the day that really started to get my baseball juices flowing. I attended the San Francisco Giants Media Day at AT&T Park. I will get more in depth about the news I learned and interviews in the near future. Below is some notes from Media Day.
As you probably guessed; Hunter Pence was asked a lot of questions about his speech...
Via @kyliehults on Twitter comes this answer about Giants closer Sergio Romo and Giants closer emeritus Brian Wilson on Tuesday’s “Jeopardy” episode. I wonder what the correct question is. “What is a nose ring?” “What is a Mike Tyson tattoo?” Man, I’m stumped. [H/T Sergio Romo]
San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum made a change this off-season. He’s gone with the ever-more popular hipster-athlete look.
I don’t think anyone can blame Lincecum for making a change. Even though the Giants won the World Series, ”The Freak” had a terrible year. In 2012 he went 10-15 and gave up a career worst 111 runs.
New year, new look for @timlincecum: twitter...
The San Francisco Giants announced Wednesday evening that they have signed RP Sergio Romo to a two-year deal worth a reported $9 million dollars. The deal allowed the Giants to wrap up all of their arbitration cases before any hearing were required. The move allows Romo to become a free agent after the 2014 season.
Romo recorded 14 saves last season for the Giants with a 1.79 ERA...
For years now, Tim Lincecum has been sporting some rockin’ hair.
Often saying it was one of the few things in life he could control, Lincecum’s black locks were a big part of his image — no matter how much he looked like Wiley Wiggins playing Mitch in the film Dazed and Confused. Well, now Lincecum has a new look.
On Friday, Lincecum showed up to a Giants team event sporting...
Sporting short hair and specs he doesn't need but chooses to complete his new look, Tim Lincecum looked nothing like the hard-throwing San Francisco pitcher the Bay Area has come to know for his shaggy `do and strong arm.
Lincecum drew comparisons Friday ranging from Buddy Holly to Elvis Costello and even Greg Maddux. Silicon Valley smarty, to poet and professor.
The Giants on Wednesday agreed to a two-year contract with closer/photobomber Sergio Romo, avoiding arbitration.
Romo was the final arbitration-eligible Giants player the team had to to agree on a new deal with.
While details of salary aren’t clear, Andrew Baggarly reports…
it’s expected Romo and the club settled in between the club’s $2.675 salary filing and the right-hander’s...
Photo courtesy of Flickr user dutchbaby.
After a gruesome injury ended his 2011 season a little less than two months in, Buster Posey showed what an elite player he is in 2012, returning to not only lead the Giants to another World Series, but he also lead the majors in hitting, was the first Giant to drive in 100 runs in a season since Barry Bonds, and he won the National League...
Candlestick Park, the iconic home of the San Francisco Giants from 1960 to 1999, will be demolished after the conclusion of the 2013 NFL season. Known mostly for the fog, the dampness and swirling winds, the ballpark was the scene of numerous famous – and a couple of infamous – events. Here then are [...]
Yep, so everyone who was involved in that 2011 deal between the New York Mets and the San Francisco Giants are now on the Giants, and the two players traded to New York are back on rather inexpensive deals, at that. Oh, and the Giants won the World Series.
So, LOL Mets. Angel Pagan got pretty damn good when he came to the Giants, and both Andres Torres and Ramon Ramirez were...