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As The Common Man noted on Notgraphs earlier today, O-Cab is hanging up his spikes. The journeyman shortstop announced his retirement after a 15-year career, including eight years in Montreal, three years in Anaheim, and a series of one-off stints in Minnesota, San Francisco, Oakland, Boston, Cle...
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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...
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...
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...
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...
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).
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...
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.
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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.