Found February 08, 2012 on SF Giants Nirvana:
The Giants Designated Justin Christian for assignment today to make room on the 40 man roster for Guillermo Mota and Ryan Theriot, per Andrew Baggarly. I had thought that Christian may have had the inside track to be the team’s 25th man due to the fact that he bats righty, and most of the team’s OF are either switch hitters or left handed hitters, but this move makes it seem less likely. If he clears waivers he will likely receive an invitation to Spring Training.

Cain puts Bay Area home up for sale. Is writing on the wall?

Zoinks! There’s news out of the <a title="Huff Post: "Matt Cain San Francisco Home For Sale: Giants Pitcher Lists Home At Loss"" href="" target="_blank">Huffington Post this morning that San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Cain—who...

Buster Posey Player Projection No 65

Key Stats: Let's get down to the brass tacks here. Posey is the Giants offense. He hit over .320 in four of his stops in the minors, with ISO's all around .200, except for a 7 game appearance in rookie ball when it was .308. He was called up with all the hype in the world and played a major part in the Giants 2010 World Series run teeing off 18 times in 108 games. A broken...

Media Day Interviews

Well, I’m done posting interviews from Giants Media Day. If you missed ‘em, here they are: Brian Sabean and Bruce Bochy (blogger interview session) Brandon Belt Madison Bumgarner Sergio Romo Eric Surkamp Aubrey Huff Jeremy Affeldt Bruce Bochy Ryan Vogelsong Ron Wotus

Player Profile #64: Madison Bumgarner | SP | SF

Madison Bumgarner took a huge step forward in his second season as a pro and shot up the charts as a result. While his ERA rose from 3.00 to 3.21, he decreased his FIP (3.66 to 2.67), WHIP (1.31 to 1.21) and walks (2.11 BB/9 to 2.02 BB/9) while increasing his strikeouts (6.97 K/9 to 8.40 K/9). A lot of people will remember his historic performance on June 21 when he allowed 10 hits...

To Hall, Yank deal far from minor

Bill Hall was so excited to sign a minor-league deal with the Yankees on Tuesday that he broke the news himself on his Twitter account, writing, “It’s official, I’m a Yankee!”

Giants add Mota, Theriot to 40-man roster

The Giants likely completed their pre-Spring Training procedural moves Wednesday by adding right-hander Guillermo Mota and infielder Ryan Theriot to the 40-man roster while designating outfielder Justin Christian for assignment.

Posey's not a delicate flower

Injured Giants star eager for spring So many questions await Buster Posey this spring. They hover in the air like a series of foul pops, subject to the whims of wind and spin.

On this date in Giants history—Feb. 9

There are just 9 days remaining until pitchers and catchers report to spring training and 54 days until Opening Day. On this date in Giants history… 1895: New York Giants owner Andrew Freedman institutes reserved grandstand seats to attract businessmen. 1901: Giants and Pirates outfielder Tom O’Brien, 28, dies in Phoenix, Ariz. A popular player with the Giants, O...

An Angel That's Touched

So where have we heard this before? "I’m very, very confident that this is the team to beat." -Angel Pagan on the Giants  That's it Angel, reach for the stars. You're better at that than you were at reaching for fly balls. And congratulations ... for you're now the Jimmy Rollins of the National League West. Prepare to be hated by your new friends in L.A...

Veteran infielder Bill Hall agrees to minor league deal with Yankees

Addition shouldn't impact team's pursuit of DH bat
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