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After apparently dismissing catcher Eli Whiteside earlier this week, the Giants welcomed him back Saturday by signing him to a one-year contract.

It’s official: Giants re-sign Eli Whiteside

  Look who it is! Eli "Bad Penny" Whiteside. Aaron Gleeman at NBC Hard Ball Talk has reported that the Giants have made it official: Eli Whiteside is coming back to San Francisco. I first told you about the possibility on Wednesday and conjectured that it would probably be nothing more than a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training. And that’s exactly...

Giants Re-sign Whiteside

  Whiteside led the Giants in face plants last season. According to Yahoo! Sports, the San Francisco Giants have reached an agreement to bring back catcher Eli Whiteside to a one-year deal of $600,000 if he is on the major league roster, and $175,000 if he is in the minors. The 32-year-old has played in the majors for four seasons with the Giants and the Baltimore Orioles – a...

On this date in Giants history — Dec. 19

2001: Several hours before a midnight deadline, Barry Bonds accepts the Giants’ offer of salary arbitration. San Francisco’s decision to go to arbitration avoids a bidding war for their franchise player, and the 2001 season’s National League MVP award winner will be likely worth at least $20 million for one year of service. 1936: The Braves purchase Eddie Mayo from the Giants...

Giants re-sign Whiteside to minor-league contract

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The San Francisco Giants signed backup catcher Eli Whiteside to a one-year deal Saturday after declining to offer him a contract Monday, avoiding arbitration and making him a free agent.

Giants bring back C Whiteside

The San Francisco Giants have signed catcher Eli Whiteside to a one-year contract.

Beaten Giants Fan Bryan Stow Speaks on Camera for First Time Since Dodger Stadium Beating (Video)

SAN FRANCISCO -- The San Francisco Giants fan who was nearly beaten to death on opening day has spoken on camera for the first time since the attack. In the video clip aired on San Francisco's NBC affiliate Thursday, Dr. Nancy Snyderman of the news magazine show Rock Center introduces herself to Bryan Stow, who is sitting on a bed. After she introduces herself, Stow asks Snyderman...

Happy Holidays: Catching up

Happy Holidays to everyone!I've been busy (which is good for me, but not for a blog) so I wanted to point out some good posts for those looking for good Giants stuff to read:BA recently released their Top 10 for the Giants.   DrB has his take here at his website.  Crazy Crabbers shares some of the BA discussion at his site, which I read regularly.  Lots of good info and discussions...

Barry Bonds Gets a Slap on the Wrist for Perjuring, Manages to Avoid Jail Time

The Barry Bonds fiasco is finally over... at least for now. Upon his conviction for giving misleading testimony before a grand jury investigating steroid use in sports, the Home Run King was sentenced to 30 days of house arrest, two years probation, a $4,000 fine, and 250 hours of community service on Friday. The government's investigation into the secret steroids distribution...

Beaten Giants fan Stow speaks on camera for first time since attack

The San Francisco Giants fan nearly beaten to death on opening day has spoken on camera for the first time since the attack.
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