Found November 15, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
It seems that talks are still ongoing between Ryan Vogelsong and the San Francisco Giants about re-signing for 2014, according to Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle. Schulman cited the Giants’ vice president of baseball operations, Bobby Evans, who said the team are still discussing a deal with Vogelsong’s agent. The likelihood of Vogelsong signing is still unclear. #sfgiants continuing a dialog with Ryan Vogelsong’s agent, Bobby Evans said. Door is still open. How wide? Don’t know. — Henry Schulman (@hankschulman) November 14, 2013 The Giants have been discussing a potential 2014 deal for a little while now, likely to consist of a relatively low salary with a variety of incentives. Vogelsong made $5 million in 2012 but the Giants weren’t interested in his $6.5 million option for 2013 after a very disappointing season in which he had a 5.73 ERA and was worth two wins below replacement, according to Baseball Reference. He also missed over two months with a broken finger. San Francisco has already been linked with a number of other starting pitchers, including Tim Hudson, Bronson Arroyo and, just a couple of days ago, Jason Hammel. With the re-signing of Tim Lincecum, the Giants still have two spots open at the back end of their rotation behind Matt Cain and Madison Bumgarner, with Barry Zito also a free agent and apparently unlikely to return. Yusmeiro Petit, who had some bright spots including a near-miss for a no-hitter during his 48 inning stint in 2013, could be an option for one of those slots but the Giants are obviously keen to explore more options.

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