Found December 08, 2011 on
San Francisco Giants
It’s Day 4 of baseball’s annual Winter Meetings in Dallas and the Rule 5 Draft will take place today. Some of the Giants players that could be scooped up by other teams today include pitchers Justin Fitzgerald and Kelvin Marte; infielder Nick Noonan; outfielders Wendell Fairley and Juan Perez; and catchers Johnny Monell and Jackson Williams, all of whom were left exposed.
Below is your daily digest on what the Giants are up to. Remember to refresh your browser often throughout the day. I will continue to update this page with the latest information as it becomes available (most recent items listed first; all times listed are Central Time Zone):
- 10:00 a.m. — In case you missed my appearance on Mike Silva’s New York Baseball Digest radio program yesterday, we talked about the Angel Pagan trade to San Francisco in detail. You can access an archived copy of the show here. My interview with Mike and co-host Howard Megdal begins at the 17:21 mark.
- 9:00 a.m. — The Giants have 11 players eligible for arbitration. The list includes: Angel Pagan, Jeff Keppinger, Mike Fontenot, Eli Whiteside, Emmanuel Burriss, Santiago Casilla, Tim Lincecum, Sergio Romo, Pablo Sandoval, Nate Schierholtz, and Ryan Vogelsong. All of these players are due for raises. If I had to guess on who won’t be tendered a contract offer by Sunday night’s deadline, I’d say Keppinger (who is very limited on defense and someone the Giants have been desperately trying to trade this past week) and Whiteside (who they don’t want or need).
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