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Catching Up: Non-Roster Invitees, Sergio Romo, Wes Hodges

I’ve been rather busy of late, so I’ll catch up… The Giants announced 25 non-roster invitees for Spring Training; the list includes Gary Brown, Joe Panik, and Tommy Joseph, among others. As expected, Matt Yourkin and Andrew Kown are on the list. The Giants reached an agreement on a one-year $1.575M deal with Sergio Romo, meaning they avoid arbitration. This means Tim Lincecum...

Orlando Cabrera retires from baseball

Don’t worry, Giants fans. We still have that other Cabrera. Orlando Cabrera—no relation to Melky—has retired from baseball, according to this tweet from ESPN Deporte’s Enrique Rojas: Orlando Cabrera anunció hoy en Colombia su retiro del béisbol. Gran carrera. Vaya en paz!!!!! — Enrique Rojas/ESPN (@Enrique_Rojas1) January 18, 2012 O-Cab played in just 39 games for the...

Giants sign Romo

He was one of the top relievers in all of baseball last season. Now, he’s going to be a Giant for another year. A day after the team’s PR department released this photo of Romo’s Cinco de Mayo promotional giveaway bobblehead, San Francisco avoided arbitration with right-hander Sergio Romo today, signing the 28-year-old pitcher to a one-year, $1.525 million dollar contract...

Giants Lock Up Kung Fu Panda For Three Years

Tuesday was the last day that teams could announce the amount of money they would want to offer their arbitration-eligible players, but it was the San Francisco Giants who ended up making a move that would allow them to not have to worry about what to do with one of their stars on offense. They inked third baseman and crowd favorite Pablo Sandoval to a three year, $17.15 million...

Orlando Cabrera announces his retirement

According to Enrique Rojas of ESPNDeportes, Orlando Cabrera has announced his retirement, via a Colombian radio station. Cabrera spent 15 seasons in the Majors spending time with the Expos, Red Sox, Angels, White Sox, Athletics, Twins, Indians and Giants. Last season Cabrera started off the year with the Indians before making his to the Bay and joining the Giants via the trade route...

Lincecum case an intriguing give-and-take

Tim Lincecum and the Giants are at the bargaining table again, and the stakes could not be higher. Not just for the franchise and "The Freak," but the rest of the baseball world, which will undoubtedly be intrigued to see what happens if an arbitration hearing is held.

Joe Biden Congratulates The San Francisco Giants "On Their Way to the Super Bowl"

Joe Biden Congratulates The San Francisco Giants "On Their Way to the Super Bowl"

Giants, dependable reliever Romo settle on one year at $1.6M

Right-handed relief pitcher Sergio Romo and the San Francisco Giants have settled on a $1,575,000, one-year contract to avoid an arbitration hearing.

Veteran infielder Cabrera plans to retire

Long-time utility infielder Orlando Cabrera announced his retirement from Major League Baseball on Wednesday while a guest on a Colombian radio station. Cabrera, a 15-year veteran of nine different franchises, retires after hitting .238 with five home runs and 51 RBIs in 130 games in 2011, split between the Indians (91 games) and the Giants (39 games).

Arbitration - Charlie Finley's fears realized

The Tim Lincecum arbitration process, now in full swing, would have prompted a chuckle out of Charlie Finley. Of all the player-friendly language in baseball's collective bargaining agreement, the stuff pertaining to...
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