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Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com says the San Francisco Giants and Buster Posey have quietly begun talks about a possible Mega-Deal. Heyman points out that Posey would like a 10-year deal, and it’s not unreasonable since Posey is only 25, and would be 35 when the contract would end.
It could be a big risk to give a catcher a long deal, but Posey isn’t just a catcher. He can flat out hit, he’s won NL Rookie of the Year, NL MVP, NL Comeback Player of the Year, NL Hank Aaron Award, MLB Batting Title, Silver Slugger Award and two World Series Championships! Yes, he’s done all this in just three years, and the 2nd year was the year he was out with his horrific injury. Did I also mention that he can play first base too? This is another way of resting him as a catcher, and keeping him fresh.
“Posey is a once-in-a-generation type player,” says Heyman.
Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle says free agent infielder Ryan Theriot has had teams callin...
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Last night the World Baseball Classic came to an end, as Santiago Casilla and the Dominican Republic beat Angel Pagan and Team Puerto Rico in the championship. SF Giants Rumors would like to congratulate Team Dominican Republic!
Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com says (via Twitter) San Francisco Giants trainer Dave Groeschner said Pablo Sandoval had an MRI that showed same bone spur...
As if the San Francisco Giants needed any more help (okay, every team does), Brandon Belt has had a Spring to inject even more expectation in the World Series Champions. Belt has been tearing it up in Scottsdale, batting .469 with 6 Home Runs and 16 RBI in a mere 57 at bats. He hit 7 HR all of 2012 in 400+ at bats. Belt was somewhat rushed to the majors in 2011 after two abbreviated...
The Giants on Friday released both reliever Ramon Ramirez and infielder Wilson Valdez, who both had opt-out clauses in their contracts.
Both players had no chance of making the opening day roster, and the Giants reportedly wanted to give both time to be picked up by teams that provided more favorable situations.
According to Andrew Baggarly, the Giants want to re-sign Ramirez to...
Buster Posey‘s second half last year was absolutely ridiculous: 71 G, .385 BA, 43 R, 14 HR, and 60 RBI. Putting up numbers like that in the second half will generate lot of hype going into the following year. When that same player has won Rookie of the Year, Comeback Player of the Year, an [...]
Pablo Sandoval's nerve irritation could be the result of bone spurs in his elbow. He underwent an MRI that ruled out any major structural damage says Andrew Baggarly of CSN Bay Area, but the San Francisco Giants will be cautious with him. The team is still optimistic about Sandoval's chances at being ready for Opening Day.
Sandoval was recently diagnosed with ulnar...
The Giants won the whole shebang in 2012, their second title in three years, and they did it with one bona fide superstar hitter in Buster Posey. San Francisco's roster was largely filled with veteran hitters and a pretty good pitching staff, destroying the narrative that you need a star-laden, dominant team to win the World Series.
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I'm going to make this very simple. The x-factor for the Giants is a guy that used to be a dominant force, a two-time Cy Young winner, and last year, was just a 1.5 fWAR player at age 28.
My x-factor for the San Francisco Giants in 2013 is Tim Lincecum.
After Lincecum won the Cy Young in 2008 and 2009, signs immediately began to appear that he was starting to lose his...
What else can baseball fans do in January but dream of October? In You May Say I'm a Dreamer, the Outside Corner staff will imagine the route to a World Series in 2013 title for all 30 teams.
For the third time in four seasons, the San Francisco Giants are World Champions. Brian Sabean's somewhat unorthodox winter will be forgotten once again, as his retention of most...
Brandon Belt had two homers among his four hits and four RBIs as the San Francisco Giants roughed up the Colorado Rockies 11-6 on Friday.
Belt went 4 for 4 to raise his spring average to.439. He had a two-run double and a single to go with the pair of long balls.
Hunter Pence, Nick Noonan and Mark Minicozzi also homered for the Giants, who had 15 hits.
It was a bad day for Colorado...
Brandon Crawford had three hits and an RBI, leading a San Francisco Giants split squad to a 6-4 victory over the San Diego Padres on Wednesday.
The Padres hoped starter Andrew Cashner would get into the fourth inning with less that 40 pitches, but he didn't make it through the third - he threw 31 pitches in the first. But Cashner only gave up one run on three hits. He struck...
Matt Cain wasn't so worried about the runs. It was a lack of command that bothered him.
The Giants' opening day starter gave up four runs and seven hits, one a two-run homer to Willin Rosario, and the Colorado Rockies went on to beat San Francisco 10-4 Thursday night.
''My stuff was fine, but I made some bad mistakes, location-wise,'' Cain said despite not...
Today on our Wrigley Talk Friday podcast, Adam, Julie and I discussed the Wrigley renovation saga as both Tom Tunney and the Cubs posture in the media, while Cubs fans kvetch over the potential loss of the manual scoreboard. We looked at the final roster and the few players remaining as possibilities, got sad, and successfully let Jesse Rogers troll us by bringing up Chone Figgins...
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Alderman Tom Tunney sucks
Seriously Alderman Tom Tunney sucks
Ditching the scoreboard?
Fixed my mic
Rice calls his mom
International draft is an awful idea
Chone Figgins to the Cubs? No. Please...