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BRETT PILL RUMORS & GOSSIP

It's Official: Brett Pill Signs with Kia Tigers

Well, it’s official: Brett Pill is headed to Korea. The news that the right-handed first baseman was being sent to the Kia Tigers is a few weeks old, but nothing had been finalized until now. But with Pill finally passing his physical, the deal is complete. Pill passes physical w/Kia Tigers, and has been placed on release waivers today via #SFGiants — Amy...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants to sell Pill to Korean team

The San Francisco Giants have agreed to sell first baseman Brett Pill to the Kia Tigers of the Korean Baseball Organization. The Giants say Pill has agreed to a one-year contract with the South Korean team pending a physical after Christmas. Pill remains on the Giants' 40-man roster until after he passes his physical. Pill batted .224 with three homers and 12 RBIs in 85 at...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants send Brett Pill to Korea

getty images The San Francisco Giants have sold the rights to first baseman Brett Pill. Pill, 29, was not going to get a lot of playing time in San Francisco and will offer a powerful bat to the KIA Tigers of the Korean Baseball Organization. Giants announced @PillzRgood deal with KIA Tigers. It's a one-year deal, won't be official until he passes physical. — Alex Pavlovic...
Via Tireball.com
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants Notes: Brett Pill reaches an agreement to play in Korea

Expected to be moved after the signing of Michael Morse,  the San Francisco Giants have succeeded in jettisoning infielder Brett Pill from their 40-man roster by sending the 29-year old to the Tigers...but not those of the Detroit variety.The Kia Tigers of the Korean Baseball Organization have finalized a deal with Pill, after acquiring his services at the expense of a $500K transfer...
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants Sell Brett Pill's Contract to a Korean Team

The Brett Pill era is coming to an end in San Francisco. And unlike former players like Brian Wilson and Juan Uribe, the Giants won’t have to face him: because he’s headed to Korea. The Giants have agreed to sell Pill’s contract to the Kia Tigers of the Korean Professional League. And before people mention how rough it is to get traded to Korea, you cannot sell a contract...
Via Nation Orange
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants Looking to Trade Brett Pill

In baseball, every little bit of exciting news comes with some sad news. Take the Michael Morse signing, for example. We’re not exactly fans of the acquisition, but there can be little denying that it’s exciting. It means we have a new player, and it means that we can spend the next few months hoping he’ll return to his 30-dinger a season ways. But every give...
Via Nation Orange
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants need to free roster spot for Michael Morse, Brett Pill could be moved

The San Francisco Giants' $6 million contract with slugger Michael Morse was made official on Monday when Morse passed his physical. According to CSN Bay Area's Andrew Baggarly, the team is now faced with the necessity of freeing up a spot on the 40-man roster to facilitate the addition.With Morse tentatively pegged to spend most of his time in left field and at first base...
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

The Belt and Pill conundrum

Brett Pill is a Giant once again. That news may sound good to Pill fans everywhere, but it’s tough to hear for Giants first baseman Brandon Belt. Pill has been one of the most productive prospects in the minors with his .341 batting average and team-leading nine home runs and 47 RBIs. He has only played in 32 games, but he has been oven an opportunity to spark up the debate: between...
Via Seed Spitters
May 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants' Pill to have right knee surgery

San Francisco Giants infielder-outfielder Brett Pill will have right knee surgery Thursday to repair a torn meniscus and is likely to miss 3 to 4 weeks. Manager Bruce Bochy confirmed Wednesday night that Pill would need the procedure, after the skipper earlier made the announcement in Arizona that Pill had injured the knee several weeks ago but tried to play through it. Athletic...
Via AP on Fox
March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

SF Giants Rumors: Brett Pill In The Super Utility Role?

Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com says Brett Pill took some ground balls at third base yesterday, and will also get some work at second base and left field.   Seems like the San Francisco Giants are trying to see if Pill is a fit for the super utility role. He has the power that the Giants can use off the bench and even in spot starts. If he doesn’t show that he can be versatile...
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