Found November 03, 2013 on Nation Orange:
At the end of the season, general manager Brian Sabean and manager Bruce Bochy both said that pitcher Ryan Vogelsong deserved the benefit of the doubt after his stinker of a 2013 campaign. It turns out they weren’t lying. The team is currently in the midst of restructuring Vogey’s contract so that he can return to the team for a smaller sum of money than his player option would be. Vogelsong’s current option would cost the Giants $6.5 million to pick up – or they could buy it out for a modest $300,000. Instead, restructuring is in order, which is a perfect compromise. Vogey simply wasn’t good enough in 2013 for the Giants to warrant spending $6.5 million on him, but the team didn’t particularly want to lose him, either . . . especially since he has made it abundantly clear that he wishes to play for no other team except San Francisco. And since the team is restructuring his deal, they’ll be able to work in incentives – they are rumored to be factoring innings, g...
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