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On this date in Giants history — Dec. 25

Merry Christmas, Giants fans! Here’s hoping the spirit of this holiday reaches you and your family today. Giants birthdays: Manny Trillo (1950), Tom O’Malley (1960), Waldis Joaquin (1986) I hope you enjoyed reading "On this date in Giants history — Dec. 25." I'm interested in your opinion on this article. Why not leave a comment at
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December 25, 2011  |  Discuss

Giants Sign (Former) Five-Tool Talent

The Giants lost a Joaquin to the Nationals yesterday. Waldis Joaquin was designated for assignment about a month ago, so Washington just swooped in and signed him to a minor-league deal. Joaquin put up a 1.17 K/BB in 50 innings in Fresno. So the Giants did what any clever organization would do. They went out and got a better Joaquin: Joaquin Arias. Well…maybe he’s better. Arias...
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December 15, 2011  |  Discuss

SF Giants Rumors: Nakajima, Darvish, Mota, Whiteside and Joaquin

Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports says if Japanese infielder Hiroyuki Nakajima doesn’t want to play for the Yankees. It’s possible the Yankees could do a sign-and-trade.   The Yankees won the exclusive negotiating rights to Nakajima with a $2.5 million bid. Rosenthal’s sources say the San Francisco Giants and Cubs are among the teams that like Nakajima. Japanese Ace Bidding The...

Waldis Joaquin signs with Nats

Joaquin is now the property of the Washington Nationals. The Washington Nationals have signed former Giants pitcher Waldis Joaquin to a minor league contract and have invited him tp spring training, according to Bill Ladson ( Joaquin, who was originally signed by the Giants in 2003 as an amateur free agent, spent the past three season with the Jints, appearing in 19 games...
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December 15, 2011  |  Discuss

Nationals Sign Waldis Joaquin

The Nationals signed right-hander Waldis Joaquin to a minor league deal that includes an invitation to Spring Training, MLBTR has learned. The hard-throwing 24-year-old became a free agent in November after the Giants designated him for assignment.  Joaquin made 19 relief appearances for the Giants from 2009-11, including five this past season. He spent most of 2011 at...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
December 14, 2011  |  Discuss

Waldis Joaquin clears waivers

Right-handed pitcher Waldis Joaquin has cleared waivers after he and outfielder Darren Ford were left unprotected by the Giants on Nov. 18 — the date team had to make final revisions to their 40-man rosters in preparation for the Rule 5 draft next week. Joaquin has been down this road before. The Giants waived him last year at this time, too, and the Chicago White Sox scooped him...
Via 22gigantes
November 30, 2011  |  Discuss

Minor Moves: Waldis Joaquin

The latest minor moves from around MLB... Right-hander Waldis Joaquin is now a free agent after clearing waivers, MLBTR has learned. The Giants designated the hard-throwing 24-year-old for assignment in November. Joaquin has made 19 relief appearances for the Giants from 2009-11, including five this past season. He spent most of 2011 at Triple-A Fresno, where he posted a 3...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
November 30, 2011  |  Discuss

SF Giants Rumors: 40-man Roster Update

Chris Haft of says the San Francisco Giants have added six players to the 40-man roster before Friday night’s deadline (Nov. 18). Players on the 40-man roster are protected from being taken in the Rule 5 Draft at the Winter Meetings on Dec. 8.   The Giants also removed two players from the 40-man roster. Outfielder Darren Ford and pitcher Waldis Joaquin were the odd men...

Giants’ 40-Man Roster Moves, Darren Ford and Waldis Joaquin Designated for Assignment

Well, the Giants have finally made their fourty-man roster moves: Darren Ford has been designated for assignment, as has Waldis Joaquin. The Giants have purchased the contracts of Tyler Graham, Charlie Culberson, Hector Correa, Dan Otero, and Roger Kieschnick. More to come…
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November 19, 2011  |  Discuss

Giants protect six players from Rule 5 draft, say goodbye to Ford and Joaquin

The San Francisco Giants protected six minor league players from the Rule 5 draft tonight by adding Charlie Culberson, Roger Kieschnick, Hector Correa, Dan Otero and Angel Villalona to the team’s 40-man roster. To make room for these players, the club designated Darren Ford and Waldis Joaquin for assignment. Culberson, 22, batted .259/.293/.382 with 34 doubles, 10 HR and 56 RBI...
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November 19, 2011  |  Discuss
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