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Duvall had one of the biggest years in 2011 among Giants minor leaguers. An 11th round pick out Louisville, Duvall was the everyday 3B at Augusta and hit .285/.385/.527 finishing 5th in the league in home runs. The main reason I can’t rank him higher is because of concerns that he may have been beating up on younger/weaker competition and there are concerns with his defense. Still, one has to take note of that type of season.
Marlowe is probably one of the least fun pitchers to face, if you’re a batter. He has also posted incredibly strikeout rates, but the problem is that he doesn’t really have good control. His college numbers make him look kind of like Carlos Marmol with worse control. But he throws hard-touching the upper 90′s and has a good breaking ball to go along with it. If he can improve his control he could move quickly.
Oropesa is in some ways like 3B Chris Dominguez. Both are guys with big power and strong throw...
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Andrew Baggarly of the San Jose Mercury News gives some insights on a few players. Baggarly said closer Brian Wilson arrived in Arizona last week to get a jump on his throwing program. In the next few days he’s expected to throw off a mound for the first time since the San Francisco Giants shut him down because of recurring elbow soreness last season.
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Jonathan Mayo of MLB.com has published the Top 10 Second-Base Prospects List. You know I wouldn’t be posting this for no reason right? Yes, there is a San Francisco Giants prospect on the list. Okay, there is actually two!
Number 7 on the top 10 list is Charlie Culberson. Below is what Mayo had to say about Culberson.
“Culberson made the big jump up to Double-A in 2011,...
According to Hank Schulman, Tim Lincecum and the Giants have reached agreement on a two-year deal. The contract, which buys out Lincecum’s final two years of arbitration eligibility, will pay him a $500K bonus, $18M in 2012, and $22M in 2013.
The Giants had a few options with Lincecum, and I think they chose the smartest.
They could have traded him, but considering that he’s...
Giants ace Tim Lincecum's new $40.5 million, two-year deal includes a series of bonuses for winning the Cy Young and other awards.
Free-agent right-hander Clay Hensley and the San Francisco Giants have reached agreement on a $750,000, one-year contract.
The Giants said Thursday it is a non-guaranteed big league deal for Hensley, who still must pass a physical before the club makes a formal announcement.
Hensley was with San Diego when he gave up Barry Bonds' 755th career home run on Aug. 4, 2007, that...
San Francisco Giants loyalists should swear off Walmart brand vodka and reevaluate the possibility of an all-knowing god this week: free agent super-whomper Prince Fielder has just signed a contract to play for the Detroit Tigers. For nine years. Why celebrate Fielder's mega-signing with a difficult commitment to better health and renewed recognition of the fires of hell...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Two-time NL Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum and the San Francisco Giants have reached a verbal agreement on a two-year contract worth $40.5 million.
Tim Lincecum always has been a rare bird, from his windup to his hair to his demeanor, so who better to agree to that rare baseball contract that makes everyone a winner? The two-year, $40.5 million deal, which was...
The Giants and two-time Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum have reached a verbal agreement on a two-year contract, avoiding arbitration.
Right-hander Tim Lincecum has reached a verbal agreement with the Giants on a two-year, $40.5 million contract, avoiding salary arbitration.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Two-time NL Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum and the San Francisco Giants have reached a verbal agreement on a two-year contract worth about $40 million.Giants executive Bobby Evans announced the deal Tuesday. It is subject to a physical and avoids an arbitration hearing.Lincecum had asked ...