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SANTIAGO CASILLA RUMORS

Giants News: Santiago Casilla named closer after third save

The San Francisco Giants have had bullpen problems, among the other problems in their month-long skid. It started with the apparent sudden mortality of long-time closer Sergio Romo. The World Series hero blew three saves in the month of June and was removed from the role at the end of the month. Manager Bruce Bochy then declared that the Giants were going with a "closer by...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants P Santiago Casilla injures himself trying to beat out infield single (GIF)

Like most other relief pitchers, Santiago Casilla has had very few at-bats during his career. On Thursday night, the San Francisco Giants righthander experienced the fifth plate appearance of his career and first since 2012. The Giants probably wish they replaced him with a pinch hitter. With San Francisco leading 5-1, Casilla chopped a ground […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Santiago Casilla leaves game with right hamstring injury

In the ninth inning of a San Francisco Giants win over the Rockies, pitcher Santiago Casilla left the game due to a right hamstring injury, according to Alex Pavlovic of The San Jose Mercury News. He will undergo an MRI Thursday and will likely hit the disabled list. Right hamstring for Casilla, MRI tomorrow. Likely to DL tomorrow, Bochy said. He's talking to Sabean about roster...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Santiago Casilla's interference gives Eric Hinske ground rule double (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Santiago Casilla had a brain spasm while warming up in the bullpen as he picked up a live ball during Wednesday's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, and it arguably cost the Giants the game. In the eighth inning with the Giants up 1-0, Casilla was warming up on the mound in left field foul territory...
Via Holdout Sports
April 24, 2013  |  Discuss

SF Giants Rumors: Swisher Rumor Is Fading In The Wind, Casilla Contract Details

For those of you that were hoping the San Francisco Giants would sign free agent outfielder Nick Swisher, it’s not going to happen. Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle says (via Twitter) Swisher’s employment tour will not run through the Giants front office.   In another tweet, Schulman breaks down Santiago Casilla‘s contract details. Casilla will get $4.5 million...

SF Giants Rumors: Casilla Locked In, Minor League Deal Reached With Herrera

The San Francisco Giants have inked reliever Santiago Casilla to a 3-year deal worth $15 million, reports Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle.   Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com (via Twitter) adds that the Casilla deal buys out two of his free-agent years. The team also has control over a third year as well (club option). Matt Eddy of Baseball America reports (via Twitter...

Giants, RHP Casilla agree to $15M, 3-year deal

Right-handed reliever Santiago Casilla and the San Francisco Giants have agreed to a $15 million, three-year contract. The deal, which is pending a physical, includes a club/vesting option for the 2016 season. The Giants said on Monday that Casilla is scheduled to take his physical Tuesday. The World Series champions have done their best this winter to keep the 2012 roster intact...
Via AP on Fox
December 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Source: Giants, Casilla reach deal

The Giants and right-handed reliever Santiago Casilla agreed to a three-year, $15 million deal on Monday, according to a source. The deal, which also contains a vesting option for a fourth year according to the source, buys out Casilla's final year of arbitration and two free-agent years. According to the source, if Casilla, 32, fails to reach certain thresholds, the vesting...
Via Fox Sports
December 18, 2012  |  Discuss

SF Giants pitcher Santiago Casilla doesn't want his at-bat anymore (Video)

Previously on Outside the Boxscore, we showed you a clip of Giants pitcher Santiago Casilla drawing a walk with his unique batting stance. Well, Casilla had to bat during the extra inning affair between the Brewers/Giants and showed again that he doesn't like standing batters box: <p>Your browser does not support iframes.</p>
Via Outside the Boxscore
May 24, 2012  |  Discuss
KNEES WERE A-KNOCKIN'

Giants P Casilla jumps out of batter's box

Here is the video of San Francisco Giants pitcher Santiago Casilla taking an at-bat in the 14th inning last night against the Brewers.Look at how far away he tries to stand from the batter's box. Casilla is not used to hitting at all and he is very scared of getting hit by the pitcher. The fun begins around the 1:05 mark of the video. Here is another at-bat from...
Via D Wizzle's World
May 22, 2012  |  Discuss
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