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John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle says Giants prospect Angel Villalona will likely open next season in extended spring training to work his way back to the San Jose Giants. The San Francisco Giants are crowded at first base, but you never know what the future holds for any of these players. Villalona is still young and has raw power.Let Villalona develop his skills and if the Giants don’t see him in their future plans at first base. Then they have a very nice trading chip. He wasn’t added to the 40-man roster for no reason. Let’s not forget that Villalona was projected as a middle of the order type hitter.Let us know your thoughts on Villalona by posting a comment, or leaving one on the SF Giants Rumors Facebook page.~King of Cali (Steven)———-——–—-——-——––———————-—————————————————-You can follow SF Giants Rumors Facebook page for more Giants updates! Want an email alert when the is a new post? Click the “Contact Us” tab
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Andrew Baggarly, the Giants beat writer for The San Jose Mercury News, has listed Class-A outfielder Gary Brown as the team’s top prospect in a new Top 10 list for Baseball America.
Baggs’ list is not much different from the one I published a month ago, on Nov. 15 (which can be found here)....
The San Francisco Giants are working to finalize a $1 million, one-year contract with free agent reliever Guillermo Mota to bring him back for a third season.
The deal was close to done Wednesday, still pending a physical and final paperwork.
Mota, a 38-year-old right-hander, has become a reliable option for manager Bruce Bochy. He went 2-2 with a 3.81 ERA in 52 appearances last...
The verdict is out! The San Francisco Giants have decided to sign Mike Fontenot (1-year), and non-tender Jeff Keppinger.
From the comments left on SF Giants Rumors Facebook it sounds like a lot of fans wanted to see Keppinger back in a Giants uniform.
Keppinger came over to the Giants (July) from the Astros (traded for Henry Sosa and Jason Stoffel). He hit a combined .277...
Joaquin is now the property of the Washington Nationals.
The Washington Nationals have signed former Giants pitcher Waldis Joaquin to a minor league contract and have invited him tp spring training, according to Bill Ladson (MLB.com).
Joaquin, who was originally signed by the Giants in 2003 as an amateur free agent, spent the past three season with the Jints, appearing in 19 games...
With the addition of Mike Fontenot, the Giants looked done in terms of free agency. But they were not and they are now close to signing reliever Guillermo Mota to a one-year, $1 million deal.
No, it's not the sexiest deal. But it's, um, something?
Mota and the Giants, per MLB.com, agreed to terms and are simply waiting on a physical to bring the reliever back for a third...
The largest federal criminal investigation into sports doping began more than nine years ago with a tax agent digging through the trash of the now notorious Bay Area Laboratory Co-Operative. Barring an appeal, the government's work comes to an anti-climactic end Friday when Barry Bonds - the probe's highest-profile catch - is sentenced for obstruction of justice.
The San Francisco Giants are close to finalizing a $1 million, one-year deal with free-agent reliever Guillermo Mota, according to The Associated Press.
In trading Angel Pagan for Andres Torres the Mets are giving up almost 40 points in in batting average and 30 more strike outs a season. So was the addition of power arm Ramon Ramirez the only reason the Mets down graded an offensive position on a team that will need to score runs. Watching the above posted video Kevin Burkhardt and Andy Martino discuss Angel Pagan's struggles...
Nothing particularly shocking here, but the Giants decided on Monday night to dump Jeff Keppinger and Eli Whiteside and tender Mike Fontenot.
reported that Keppinger and Whiteside were non-tendered, and that Fontenot was offered a one-year deal.
The logic on why the Giants did this? Cost and positional flexibility -- Fontenot is cheaper than Keppinger, and he can play multiple positions...
The San Francisco Giants were working Wednesday to finalize a $1 million, one-year contract with free agent reliever Guillermo Mota to bring him back for a third season.
The San Francisco Giants have agreed to re-sign pitcher Guillermo Mota, Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com reports. Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports adds that the deal is for $1 million.
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The Giants re-signed infielder Mike Fontenot to a one-year deal and offered contracts to nine of their other 11 arbitration-eligible players on Monday, vice president Bobby Evans said.
But the San Francisco Giants aren't finished lobbying to change the mind of MLB's vice president for on-field operations
The Nationals signed right-hander Waldis Joaquin to a minor league deal that includes an invitation to Spring Training, MLBTR has learned. The hard-throwing 24-year-old became a free agent in November after the Giants designated him for assignment.
Joaquin made 19 relief appearances for the Giants from 2009-11, including five this past season. He spent most of 2011 at...