SANTIAGO CASILLA RUMORS

Giants Activate Santiago Casilla, Other News

The San Francisco Giants have activated right-handed reliever Santiago Casilla from the 15-day disabled list as he has finally recovered from surgery that had a cyst removed from his knee. He has not pitched since May 20th for the Giants, but does have a very solid 1.89 earned run average in 19 innings this year. In other news, San Francisco also recalled outfielder Jeff Francoeur...
Via FF Locker Room
July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Santiago Casilla struggles in last rehab outing, hopes to return for Giants over weekend

If only Santiago Casilla could hit as well as pitch. While Casilla has been on the DL, the San Francisco Giants have continued their dramatic slide, not only struggling to close out games, but also getting no-hit by Homer Bailey on Tuesday and not scoring more than 5 runs in any game since their 6-0 win against the Atlanta Braves on June 14th. At least the Giants' bullpen will...
Via MLB Injury News
July 05, 2013  |  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

Santiago Casilla: Afraid of Hitting

Need proof of why MLB should get rid of pitchers hitting and implement the DH for both leagues? Take a look at Giants Pitcher Santiago Castilla’s putrid attempt at hitting in a game earlier this week vs the Brewers (jump to the 1:02 mark). That was pretty horrible…but despite looking completely inept at the plate I’m slightly impressed that Casilla fouled a ball off. I also...
Via Bacon Sports
May 23, 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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