Jason Giambi to serve as guest instructor at Indians’ spring training

Before former Cleveland Indians first baseman and designated hitter Jason Giambi officially retired in February 2015, the team made it known that they wanted the slugger back with the team, as a non-player. It seem as if the front office got their wish—kind of. On Wednesday,’s Paul Hoynes reported that Giambi will be a guest instructor for the Indians at spring...
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February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Five Facts About Jason Giambi

Jason Giambi announced his retirement on Monday, after 20 seasons as a major leaguer. For most of those 20 years, Giambi was one of the best hitters in the game. I won’t waste your time putting down the narrative of his career — Jay Jaffe already did that better than I would anyway. But I […]
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February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Yankees First Baseman Jason Giambi Retires After 20 MLB Seasons (Video)

After 20 successful — and sometimes controversial — seasons in the MLB, Jason Giambi announced his retirement on Monday. The 2000 American League MVP played for the Oakland Athletics, New York Yankees, Colorado Rockies and Cleveland Indians, hitting 440 home runs with a career .277 average. The 44-year-old five-time All-Star thanked family and friends...
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Giambi is calling it a career

Athletics, Yankees, Rockies, and Indians veteran Jason Giambi is retiring after 20 seasons in the majors. Giambi turned 44 in January, and spent the past two seasons with the Indians. He hadn’t been much a regular since he left the Yankees following the 2008 season. In a statement released to the New York Daily News, Giambi thanked his family, teammates, coaches, and the media...
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February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Giambi officially announces retirement from MLB

After much speculation and reading of proverbial tea leaves, former Cleveland Indians DH Jason Giambi finally made it official and announced his retirement from Major League Baseball, releasing a statement to the New York Daily News. Jason Giambi tells the Daily News he's retiring from baseball. His statement in his own words: (Full story to follow) — Mark...
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February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Indians want Jason Giambi back (as non-player)

The Cleveland Indians might have gone to the well one too many times when they brought Jason Giambi back for a second year, but who could blame them? At this stage of his career, Giambi is a wealth of knowledge at a cheap price. At the same time, he was only able to notch 26 games and 70 plate appearances in 2014 for the Indians, and as they say, all good things must come to an end...
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February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Giambi activated from DL

CLEVELAND -- The Indians have officially activated designated hitter Jason Giambi off the disabled list as they begin a four-game series against Kansas City Monday night. To make room for Giambi, the Tribe optioned pitcher Blake Wood to Columbus. Both Giambi and manager Terry Francona have said since Friday that the move would happen Monday. Giambi suffered a broken rib when he was...
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April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Giambi set to return to Indians on Monday

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Indians designated hitter Jason Giambi will be activated from the disabled list on Monday after recovering from a fractured rib. The 43-year-old recently was at Double-A Akron for a minor league injury rehabilitation assignment. Giambi said he's ready to play, but the Indians will wait until after the weekend, when they open a four-game series against the Kansas...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jason Giambi expected back sooner than later

Having suffered a non-displaced rib fracture in spring training, it appears that Tribe designated hitter (and late-season hero) Jason Giambi is now able swing a bat without experiencing any pain. Papa Giambi is looking to start the upcoming 2014 regular season on the disabled list, but it appears that he will be able to take a hack at southpaws before too long. It’ll be tough to...
Via Waiting For Next Year
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Does Giambi Have One More Season Under His Belt?

The Cleveland Indians open the 2014 season with new expectations despite many questions. The Indians’ 25-man roster will look different than the group that won 92 games and lost the American League Wild Card game to the Tampa Bay Rays. While the roster may change and the expectations grow, Cleveland will need answer many questions this spring before opening the season in Oakland...
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March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

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