Tim Lincecum, Spring Training
San Francisco Giants offered Tim Lincecum a 4-year deal, but Lincecum wants a 8-year deal. He’s also okay with just signing a 1 or 2-year deal, according to Jon Heyman (via twitter).
Heyman also says (via twitter) the Giants have since talked to Lincecum’s agent, but still not much progress. They still have the big gab between the 8-years Timmy wants and the 4-years the Giants offered. They may just do a 1 or 2-year deal.
Jon Paul Morosi of Fox Sports says (via twitter) the Giants are not comfortable (yet) with offering 3-year contracts. Michael Cuddyer would require a 3-year deal, and the Twins have offered Cuddyer that for $25 million.
Danny Knobler of CBS Sports says (via twitter) the Giants are trying to move Jeff Keppinger, Andres Torres and Ramon Ramirez. They’re planning on keeping Jeremy Affeldt.
GM Brian Sabean knows he doesn’t have a blank check this offseason, so he’s kicking the tires on any possible trade out there to find a way t...