Giants' Romo talks about looking up to Hall of Famer Greg Maddux

Sergio Romo was in's Chatting Cage where he talked about idolizing Greg Maddux growing up. Romo said that Maddux seemed to be a “magician” and a “wizard” as a pitcher. Although Romo is a reliever, while Maddux was a starter, he felt that he could relate to him because of his size and the fact that he didn't throw hard.Photo credit: Matt Slocum/AP Photo
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JABO: Casey McGehee, Leadoff Hitter

When the Giants watched Pablo Sandoval leave as a free agent this off-season, they didn’t really have any internal replacements ready to take his place at third base. With most of their money allocated towards re-signing pitchers Jake Peavy, Ryan Vogelsong, and Sergio Romo, the team ended up bargain-hunting for a new third baseman. They […]
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants' Romo talks about playing close games with the Dodgers

The Giants play the Dodgers again Monday night in the first of three games in Los Angeles after sweeping them in San Francisco last week. Reliever Sergio Romo spoke to the Giants’ radio home, KNBR, about playing the Dodgers. Asked about why the team played so well against their rival:“I honestly don’t know if it’s just we’re playing them or if they kind of bring the best...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Hill lifts D-backs past Giants in 12th

SAN FRANCISCO -- Arizona second baseman Aaron Hill spent most of the game diving around on the infield dirt at AT&T Park. He ended it with a rare hit off Giants closer Sergio Romo that likely saved teammate Josh Collmenter's spot in the Diamondbacks' rotation. Hill hit a two-run double with two outs in the 12th inning and Arizona held on to beat San Francisco Giants 7-6 on Thursday...
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April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Aaron Hill Solves Sergio Romo, Sends San Francisco to Seventh-Straight Loss

SAN FRANCISCO – Entering Thursday night Aaron Hill had never had a hit against San Francisco reliever Sergio Romo. Well, now he can say he has one, after his two-run double with two outs in the twelfth gave Arizona a 7-6 win over the Giants at AT&T Park. Hill is now 1-for-11 in his career off of Romo. But, his one hit couldn’t have at a better time after Arizona (5-5) squandered...
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April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Hill's double in 12th lifts Diamondbacks past Giants

  Aaron Hill hit a two-run double with two outs in the 12th inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks held on to beat the San Francisco Giants 7-6 on Thursday night. Ender Inciarte singled to lead off the inning against Sergio Romo (0-1) and stole second base. After Paul Goldschmidt was intentionally walked with one out, Cliff Pennington popped out to short. Hill followed with a line...
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April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

5 Closer Sleepers for 2015 Fantasy Baseball Everyone has a different definition for sleeper. Some say it’s any player that’s undervalued; a post-hype sleeper like Brett Lawrie. Another definition is a player who is poised to breakout (i.e. Corey Kluber last year). My definition of sleeper is a player you expect to produce minimal value, but will produce more value. Another way of thinking of it is...
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March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Boesch hits 1 of Reds' 5 homers in win over Giants

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) Brennan Boesch hit his third home run of the spring, connecting against Sergio Romo in the Cincinnati Reds' 10-4 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Monday. Boesch, who signed with the Reds after playing in the minor leagues last season, is trying to win the job of fourth outfielder in Cincinnati. Romo, who re-signed with the Giants after testing free agency...
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March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Five Offseason Questions For the Giants

We are now almost exactly halfway through the baseball offseason, and roughly a month away from pitchers and catchers reporting for spring training (and only 88 days from Opening Day!). While there are still plenty of free agents looking for homes (Max Scherzer and James Shields are the big ones) and several teams with holes to fill, we’re at the point where teams are generally...
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January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants 2015 Blueprint: Save Money, Manage Compliant Fan Base

Question: Do You Believe the Giants Front Office (or Your Lying Eyes)? This off-season the 2014 World Champion San Francisco Giants missed an amazing number of opportunities to improve their 25 man roster. It makes you wonder why they bothered to attend the annual General Managers meeting in Phoenix last November, or the MLB Winter Meetings in December. When the Giants’ ownership...
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January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Relief pitcher Sergio Romo finalizes $15M, 2-year deal with SF Giants

SAN FRANCISCO -- Free agent reliever Sergio Romo has finalized a $15 million, two-year contract with the San Francisco Giants, keeping a key member of bullpen from three championship runs. Romo could earn an additional $500,000 annually in performance bonuses based on games finished as part of Monday's agreement. The 31-year-old right-hander has spent all seven of his big league...
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December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: Slow and Steady offseason

While teams like the San Diego Padres, Los Angeles Dodgers, Houston Astros and Chicago White Sox are spending money and making moves left and right the San Francisco Giants are doing what they always do; not get caught up in the free-agent frenzy. The Giants moves might not be flashy, but they are doing what they have to do and they aren’t finished yet. Re-signing Sergio Romo was...
December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Bring Back Sergio Romo on Two-Year Deal

One of the most familiar faces of the 2010-and-beyond Giants championship teams will be donning the orange and black for another two seasons. Earlier today, the Giants re-signed relief pitcher Sergio Romo to a two-year, $15 million contract. Romo has been one of the Giants’ most consistent bullpen arms ever since he entered the scene in late-2008. He played a key role in each of...
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December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Sources: Sergio Romo, Giants agree on 2-year, $15M deal

The San Francisco Giants and reliever Sergio Romo have agreed on a two-year, $15 million contract, sources told FOX Sports MLB Insider Ken Rosenthal on Tuesday. The 31-year-old right-hander has spent all seven of his big league seasons with San Francisco, helping the Giants win three World Series championships in the past five years. He became a free agent after going 6-4 with a...
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December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

AP source: Romo close to new deal with Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) A person with knowledge of the negotiations says free agent reliever Sergio Romo is closing in on a new contract with the San Francisco Giants. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday because final details were still being worked out and the Giants hadn't announced Romo's new contract, which is expected to be for two years. The 31-year-old right-hander...
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December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants Re-Sign Sergio Romo

The San Francisco Giants have re-signed reliever Sergio Romo, reports Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Romo will receive two years and $15 million. It’s the first significant move of the offseason for the Giants, who were unable to bring back free agent third baseman Pablo Sandoval and lost out on the bidding for Jon Lester. The 31 year-old Romo has served as the Giants closer over...
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December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants re-sign Sergio Romo to two-year deal

The San Francisco Giants have reached an agreement with right-handed reliever Sergio Romo, sources tell Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. The Giants’ deal with Romo is for two years, $15 million, according to Rosenthal. The deal is pending a physical. Sources: #SFGiants close to re-signing Romo. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) December 17, 2014 Sources: Romo, #SFGiants in agreement...
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December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants reportedly re-sign Sergio Romo for two years

The San Francisco Giants weren’t going to stay completely quiet this winter. The club has reportedly re-signed reliever Sergio Romo to a two-year, $15 million deal. Sources: Romo, #SFGiants in agreement on two-year, $15M deal. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) December 17, 2014 Romo has played a key role in the three Giants World Championships over the past five seasons, but...
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December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants reportedly re-sign Sergio Romo for two years

The San Francisco Giants weren’t going to stay completely quiet this winter. The club has reportedly re-signed reliever Sergio Romo to a two-year, $15 million deal. Sources: Romo, #SFGiants in agreement on two-year, $15M deal. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) December 17, 2014 Romo has played a key role in the three Giants World Championships over the past five seasons, but...
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December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Reports: Sergio Romo Drawing Interest From Red Sox In Free Agency

This embed is invalid" /> Sergio Romo reportedly has some big market clubs eyeing his services. The Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees and Los Angeles Dodgers all have interest in the free-agent reliever, according to’s Jerry Crasnick.’s Jon Heyman confirmed the report Wednesday evening. Romo has spent his entire seven-year...
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Eyeing Addition Of RP Sergio Romo

(Getty Images)Not content to add only one World Champion Giant to their roster, the Red Sox are reportedly also interested in acquiring relief pitcher Sergio Romo.'s Jerry Crasnick claims that The Carmine Hose—along with the Dodgers and The Evil Ones—are expressing interest in the 31-year old hurler. Romo owns a 2.51 ERA over seven MLB seasons and has given up about...
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December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Jimmy Rollins willing to accept trade to Dodgers, teams in on Sergio Romo

The Phillies have made shortstop Jimmy Rollins available via trade but the 36-year-old has 10-and-5 rights limiting his market of suitors. While Rollins will not accept a trade to the Mets or Athletics he is said to be willing to go to the Dodgers reports CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman. In late November the Yankees are said to have offered only a utility player for Rollins while the Phillies...
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros Continue Looking for Relievers

After missing out of southpaw Andrew Miller, the Houston Astros will be looking elsewhere to bolster their bullpen for the 2015 season. The Astros have been targeting bullpen help all off-season, and may now turn their efforts to land David Robertson, as the free agent closer’s chances of returning to the New York Yankees appear to have significantly dwindled by Miller’s signing...
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December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

With Andrew Miller off board, market for other setup men heating up

Now that Andrew Miller is off the board, a number of other setup men could sign quickly. In particular, the markets for free-agent right-handers Sergio Romo and Luke Gregerson are warming, according to major-league sources. Righties Francisco Rodriguez, Pat Neshek, Rafael Soriano and Joba Chamberlain also figure to be in some demand. The Astros made a four-year, $40 million bid for...
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December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros interested in Robertson, Romo, and Miller

This offseason, it appears the Houston Astros are interested in a trio of relievers. David Robertson, Sergio Romo, and Andrew Miller are all on the Astros radar, as reported by Astros beat writer Brian McTaggart. Hear the Astros are going hard to get one of the top closers on the market. Among those on the wish list: Miller, Robertson, Romo. — Brian McTaggart (@brianmctaggart...
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December 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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