Found November 28, 2011 on San Francisco Giants Baseball (SF Giants...:
Here is a rumor that I thought I would pass along. I’m not sure how much credibility there really is to this rumor, but figured I would let you decide for yourself.   Frank Russo of Mike Silva’s NY Baseball Digest says the Yankees recently contacted the San Francisco Giants and offered four players for pitcher Matt Cain.   Some of the names tossed around were Jesus Montero, Nick Swisher and some minor league players. Once again I’m not sure how credible this site is, but fans that leave comments on that site seem to believe them, and say another major source will probably drop this same story shortly. Just thought I would pass it along to you. Mychael Urban says on his site (Urbs Unchained) that a reliable source told him that the Giants have had discussions with right-hander Ryan Vogelsong‘s camp regarding a contract for 2012 – and beyond. Vogelsong is an arbitration eligible player, so he’s not going anywhere. The key to this rumors is the Giants are trying to lock him up for a mu...

Giants to Revive Classic 80's Uniforms

Some pretty cool news for those that enjoy the sport of uniform watching, according to the Giants will be bringing back an updated version of the interlocking "SF" jersey that they wore from 1983 to 1993. I like these uniforms quite a bit they bring back some good memories of the old "Humm Baby" Giants of the late 80's and many...

On the Bochy Extension

So the Giants have extended Bruce Bochy and Brian Sabean. The extensions will keep them in San Francisco through 2013, with team options for 2014. This doesn’t really come as a surprise…it was said just about a month ago that extending Bochy and Sabean was one of the top priorities offseason, and it’s clear that the organization likes the job they’ve done. But this is obviously...

Giants extend Sabean, Bochy through 2013 season

General manager Brian Sabean and manager Bruce Bochy have received contract extensions taking them through the 2013 season with club options for 2014, moves that were expected this winter. CEO Larry Baer had been committed during the offseason to keeping both men with the organization after they were instrumental in the team's 2010 World Series championship, the first for the...

SF Giants Rumors: Giants Extend Sabean And Bochy’s Contracts

The San Francisco Giants said (via twitter) that they have extended the contracts for GM Brian Sabean and Manager Bruce Bochy through 2013 with a club option for 2014. This extension makes sense to me, since they helped bring a World Series Championship to San Francisco!What’s your thoughts on their contract extensions?~King of Cali (Steven)———-——–—-——-—...

Giants extend contracts of Bochy, GM Sabean

The San Francisco Giants extended the contracts of Bruce Bochy and general manager Brian Sabean through the 2013 season. The team holds a club option for both men for the 2014 season. Bochy directed the Giants to a World Series championship in 2010, but the team finished eight games behind Arizona in the National League West last season. In five seasons with the Giants, Bochy...

Giants extend contracts for Bochy and Sabean

The San Francisco Giants have announced that they have extended the contracts for manager Bruce Bochy and GM Brian Sabean through the 2013 season with club options for 2014.  The amount of the deals were not available. “Brian and Bruce are certainly two of the finest professionals at their respective positions in all of baseball. They have effectively built and fostered a winning...

Nationals interested in Mark DeRosa as a backup first baseman

Nationals backup first baseman, Chris Marrero, might be done for the season after tearing his hamstring while playing first base in the Dominican Winter League reports Bill Ladson of Although Marrero believes he's not done for the season, he definitely won't be ready for Spring Training. “I'm not out for the season, but I did tear my hamstring.” said Marrero...

Bruce Bochy, Brian Sabean Extended Through 2013

The Giants have extended Brian Sabean and Bruce Bochy. More to come…

Baseball Digest Report Card

This offseason, I’m doing a few guest pieces (Giants-related) for Baseball Digest. The first one is a report card in which I break down the 2011 season (rotation/bullpen/catchers/infield/outfield). Check it out. The next one, an offseason outlook, should be up within a week or so.

Giants Extend Brian Sabean, Bruce Bochy

The Giants announced that they extended the contracts of GM Brian Sabean and manager Bruce Bochy through 2013. The deals include team options for 2014.

Brian Sabean: No 'big splash' additions for Giants

If the Giants are going to make a splash this offseason, it will be to sign Tim Lincecum and/or Matt Cain long term. As general manager Brian Sabean said Tuesday, "Pitching is our gold standard, and we have to make sure...

San Francisco Giants general manager Sabean, manager Bochy get contract extensions

The Giants announced Tuesday that they've extended the contracts for Sabean and Bochy through the 2013 season, with club options for 2014

A Random Walk with FIP

Recently, I have begun to notice more and more distain for Defensive Independent Pitching Statistics (DIPS). There is a sizable group of individuals that believe some DIPS such as Fielding Independent Pitching or FIP is a poor metric because certain pitchers consistently “outperform” their FIP. More specifically, some starting pitchers consistently have lower Earned Run Averages...
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