GREGOR BLANCO RUMORS

Diamondbacks sign OF Blanco to minor league deal

PHOENIX (AP) The Arizona Diamondbacks have signed ex-San Francisco Giant Gregor Blanco to a minor league contract. The 33-year-old outfielder hit .224 with one home run and 18 RBIs, 10 doubles and four triples in 104 games with the Giants last season. That was down significantly from his 2015 statistics, when he hit .291.with five homers in 115 games. Blanco began his major...
Via Associated Press
January 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Gregor Blanco looking for any way to help Giants

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) San Francisco Giants outfielder Gregor Blanco is looking for any way to contribute this season as he transitions from being a starter to becoming a reserve. With free agent Denard Span taking over in center field, a healthier Angel Pagan moving from center to left and Hunter Pence roaming right, there is no place to start the 32-year-old Blanco, despite...
Via Associated Press
February 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Gregor Blanco an Weapon for San Francisco

San Francisco Giants Gregor Blanco, right, scores against the against the Washington Nationals in the fourth inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015, in San Francisco. Blanco scored on a double by Brandon Belt. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) Gregor Blanco is going about business as usual—working tough at bats, stealing bases, bunting his way aboard, and playing solid defenseâ€...
Via The Sports Journal
August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants' Blanco still dealing with concussion

According to the San Francisco Chronicle, Gregor Blanco’s chances appear slim of returning from the disabled list on Tuesday following a concussion. He felt dizziness after riding a stationary bike on Saturday. Per the Chronicle:"I feel anxious," Blanco said, "like, why is this happening? They told me to be patient. Don't rush yourself. Let it heal. I've got to be patient even...
Via FOX Sports
June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: It’s an odd year again

Hunter Pence fracturing his forearm doesn’t bode well for the Giants. When the most durable player in all of baseball the last two seasons gets injured it would only mean one thing, it’s an odd year for the San Francisco Giants. Now just because Pence is injured and will be out until at least May 1st, the Giants don’t seem overly concerned. For one, Pence is a physical specimen...
Via isportsweb.com
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Sources: Giants, OF Blanco agree on 2-year, $7.5M deal

  Outfielder Gregor Blanco and the San Francisco Giants reached agreement on a $7.5 million, two-year contract to avoid arbitration, a person with knowledge of the deal said Sunday. Blanco will earn $3.6 million in salary this season and $3.9 million for 2016. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team hadn't made a formal announcement. The 31-year-old Blanco could...
Via Associated Press
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

AP Source: Giants, OF Gregor Blanco agree on 2-year deal

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) A person with knowledge of the agreement says outfielder Gregor Blanco and the San Francisco Giants have reached a $7.5 million, two-year contract to avoid arbitration. Blanco will earn $3.6 million in salary this season and $3.9 million for 2016. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Sunday because the team hadn't made a formal announcement. The 31-year...
Via Associated Press
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants OF Gregor Blanco Makes World Series History With Lead-Off Home Run

After tearing up Kansas City in Game One the Giants would like nothing more than to rip the Royals again in their house before heading back to the City by the Bay. It certainly looked promising for the G-Men when Gregor Blanco hit a lead-off home run to give the Giants an early 1-0 lead.As it turns out it wasn't just any old home run though. Read more »
Via FatManWriting
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: Weakest bench in baseball?

The San Francisco Giants bench is incredibly weak. That’s pretty obvious. The bench has been exposed even more as the season has gone on: especially with Angel Pagan’s injury, Brandon Belt being out for significant time and Marco Scutaro’s career almost being over. Can this bench be changed, and if not is this bench good enough to help the Giants in the playoffs if they get...
Via isportsweb.com
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants rumors: left field edition

The San Francisco Giants were long rumored to be going after an upgrade in left field and someone who would allow Gregor Blanco to be a fourth outfielder. The Giants were exploring both free agent and trade options. Names like Shin-Shoo Choo and Michael Morse were the names most likely linked with the Giants but were thought to be too expensive. There were also some trade options...
Via isportsweb.com
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss
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