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Melky Cabrera is eligible to receive a full playoff share of pay as a member of the World Series champions, even though he has not been a part of the San Francisco Giants' team for months, the San Francisco Chronicle reported. Cabrera spent 117 games on the Giants' roster this season before testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance and being suspended for 50 games by Major League Baseball. He was eligible to return to the Giants' roster after the first five playoff games, although the Giants had made it clear earlier he would not be added to the roster. But according to player union rules, if a player's team plays 10 games after the suspended player is eligible to be reinstated, he gets a full playoff share. The Giants played 11 games after Cabrera became eligible for reinstatement - seven against the Cardinals in the National League Championship Series and four against the Tigers in the World Series - so Cabrera became eligible for a full winn...
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The baseball players' union concluded Melky Cabrera's agents
didn't know about a scheme to create a phony website in a defense
of his positive drug test but said they failed to properly manage
the employees of the firm who tried to carry out the scheme.
The New York Yankees, seeking depth at the catcher position, claimed Eli Whiteside off waivers from the San Francisco Giants on Monday. Whiteside, 33, played parts of the past four seasons with the Giants, though he wasn't on the playoff roster for the team's run to the World Series championship this fall. He went 1-for-11 (.091) in 12 games with San Francisco this year...
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Giving themselves another backup catching option, the New York Yankees have claimed Eli Whiteside off waivers from the San Francisco Giants.
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With all apologies to Meat Loaf for the admittedly ripped off title,
after watching the best hitter in baseball barely move as the third
strike crossed the plate to end the 2012 baseball season, my mind turned
to what seems to be the question of the day in sports and I wondered to
myself what the legacy of the Giants will be in this current era. At
this present time, I...
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However, that may be more the fault of the American version of the team.
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