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It’s been reported that Cody Ross has lowered his contract demands. David O’Brien (tweets) of the Atlanta Journal Constitution said Ross wanted a 3-year deal to stay in San Francisco, and it’s pitcher friendly ballpark. O’Brien is hearing a 2-year offer is now what Ross is looking for.
Nate Stuhlbarg of CSNBayArea.com speculates that it’s possible Ross and the San Francisco...
2000: Hoping to fill the void created by the departure of Ellis Burks, the Giants sign veteran outfielder Eric Davis to a one-year, $1.5 million contract. The Players Choice Awards’ “Man of the Year” had considered retirement, but the lure of more playing time changes his mind.
1994: The Giants trade pitcher John Burkett to the Texas Rangers in exchange for minor league infielders...
1926: The World Champion Cardinals trade Rogers Hornsby to the Giants for Frankie Frish and Jimmy Ring. The trade gets complicated when the ‘Rajah’ refuses to sell his 1,167 shares of the team’s stock back to the Redbirds at the asking price.
Giants birthdays: Bill Laskey (1957), Aubrey Huff (1976)
(All entries courtesy nationalpastime.com)
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I should note that I wholeheartedly recommend getting Bill James Handbook. I get it every year, lots of good data, and usually some new data each year. Like one year: baserunning.I wrote about the Giants defense the other day, and now today I'm covering baserunning. The Giants were 12th in the majors in Net Bases Gained, with 38 bases gained, which includes bases taken...
The San Francisco Giants have re-acquired right-hander Eric Hacker, according to Sosnick Cobbe Sports.
Hacker, 28, spent the 2010 season on the Giants’ Triple-A squad, where he went 16-8 with a 4.51 ERA, 1.467 WHIP, 7.0 SO/9 rate and 3.4 BB/9 rate in 29 starts. That season, he became the only Giants’ Triple-A player to be named to the 2010 All-PCL team and was recognized by...
by Troy Nelson, 22gigantes.com
Many of you have asked me to provide an update on my post from a couple of days ago, when I wrote about how skeptical I was about the supposed report that pitcher Brian Burres had been signed to a minor league contract by the Giants.
My skepticism arose as soon as I heard that the Giants had also re-signed infielder Emmanuel Burriss on the same day...
The San Francisco Giants signed catcher Eli Whiteside and infielder Emmanuel Burriss to one-year contracts on Monday.
Infielder/outfielder Mark DeRosa said on Monday night that he is interested in playing for the Nationals, but he is not close to making a decision. He pointed out that other teams are interested in his services, but declined to name the other teams.
Though he began this year as a non-roster player and might not make next season's Opening Day squad, Hector Sanchez has become one of the organization's most indispensable performers.
The Giants announced that they signed infielder Emmanuel Burriss to a one-year Major League contract. The team also confirmed the signing of catcher Eli Whiteside to a one-year, Major League deal. Nez Balelo of CAA Sports represents Burriss.
Burriss, one of San Francisco's many arbitration eligible players, appeared at every infield position and in left field in 2011. At the...