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The San Francisco Giants are heading into the offseason with a ton of things they need to do. They need to re-sign Hunter Pence, Tim Lincecum and Javier Lopez, as well as bring back Chad Gaudin and Ryan Vogelsong. They also need to add a starting left-fielder and possibly another starting pitcher. That’s a lot of things that the Giants have on their table. Whether or not they can accomplish all of these things remains to be seen, but for the sake of this article I’m going to focus on the first base and outfield options that are out there for the Giants to explore.
I’m not suggesting the Giants should replace Brandon Belt, because they shouldn’t and they aren’t, but at the same time if the Giants can get a first baseman who can hit for power they will do that and move Belt to left field. Belt told Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle a couple of days ago that’d he’d be willing to move to the outfield if it means helping the Giants win. This is an option for the Giants, espec...
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The San Francisco Giants chose the perfect day to pull the hazing card on their rookies. After their series with the New York Mets ended on Thursday, the Giants’ veterans made their new guys dress up like New York City’s infamous Naked Cowboy. That meant the rookies had to take to Times Square wearing nothing […]
Most teams use the month of September to get a good look at their rookies, but the San Francisco Giants maybe received too intimate a view of their young players. There is the time-honored tradition of Major League teams to have their rookies play dress up to entertain the veterans. Well on Thursday it was the day of reckoning for the San Francisco rookies. They were in New York...
SF Giants rookies Juan Perez, Nick Noonan, Roger Kieschnick, Johnny Monell, Ehire Adrianza, Mike Kickham, Jake Dunning and Heath Hembree dressed up (down?) like the Naked Cowboy and headed out to meet him. May be the best MLB hazing we've seen. Bravo. [LBS]
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