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Position players are reporting to camp today, and Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com tells us (via Twitter) Angel Pagan, Andres Torres and Ramon Ramirez all have their lockers in a row.
Torres and Ramirez were traded to the Mets last offseason for Pagan. One year later the Giants have brought back Torres on a one-year deal, and Ramirez on a minor league deal.
Pagan has also signed a four-year deal with the Giants for $40 million. Pagan said his bank account changed but not his focus or passion. He calls himself the Crazy Horse and Torres his Crazy Brother (via Andrew Baggarly Tweet).
Outfielder Melky Cabrera recently said the Giants have contacted him about a World Series ring. Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle (via Twitter Links) confirms that Cabrera will receive a ring, and says the team doesn’t know why Cabrera said the Giants have been in contact with him. Spokeswoman Staci Slaughter said the Giants do have Cabrera’s ring size.
Villalona Reports To Camp
BEST OF MAXIM
Picture courtesy of Marko Realmonte.
Today is day two of Spring Training for the San Francisco Giants pitchers and catchers. Position players will check in Friday, and Saturday will be the first full squad workout.
After Tim Lincecum had his first bullpen session yesterday, Lincecum said he’s “definitely ahead of where I was last year” in how his body feels and his delivery...
Spring Training for the San Francisco Giants is getting as predictable as Tommy Lasorda's favorite ethnic food. Or Alex Rodriguez ruining yet another very expensive lie-detector machine.
Really, what would Spring in Scottsdale, Arizona be without Willie Mays and Will Clark roaming the clubhouse and batting cages, casually dispensing wisdom and humor? And once again San Francisco...
So, this should be a very unsurprising top 3. The top 3 prospects of the Giants are all starting pitchers, and all three are expected to man the rotation in San Jose next season.
If you get a chance this year, go see San Jose. Chances are, you’ll see a good pitcher.
3. Clayton Blackburn – When a 16th rounder our of high school has a solid year, it’s a win. When he has...
GLENDALE, Ariz. San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt's comments about the big-spending Dodgers hit Matt Kemp's radar.
"All I can say is, you can't buy chemistry," Belt said at his team's FanFest earlier this month.
Kemp was puzzled as to why Belt would say anything.
"If I was a World Series champ, I wouldn't be saying anything about...
Just when you thought Melky Cabrera was contrite about his ill-advised actions in the 2012 baseball season which afforded him a 50 game suspension for using PEDs, he boldly comes out an expresses his wish for a World Series ring via twitter! According to a conversation Cabreara had with Bob Nightengale:
Melky Cabrera says that he believes he deserves a World Series ring...
Muscle Melk, Ready to move on.
CLEARING THE AIR
Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera arrived at camp Friday morning and issued a statement to address his PED issues, including last year's suspension.
Ryan Braun said in a statement that his name appeared in Anthony Bosch’s Biogenesis records because his legal team used Bosch as a consultant for its suspension appeal case. ESPN appears to have found evidence suggesting Braun’s name also appeared on a list of players who received performance-enhancing drugs from the company.
ESPN’s T.J. Quinn and Mike Fish report that Braun’s...