Posts tagged San Francisco Giants

GIANTS DEAL LHP SANCHEZ FOR OF CABRERA

GIANTS DEAL LHP SANCHEZ FOR OF CABRERA

The  San Francisco Giants moved one of their pitchers for a position player on Monday, sending Jonathan Sanchez to Kansas City for Melky Cabrera. The Giants slipped to second place in the NL west as they tried to defend their 2010 World Series championship due largely to a weak offense. The arms continued to be […]

GIANTS 1ST-ROUNDER PANIK HEATING UP IN AFL

GIANTS 1ST-ROUNDER PANIK HEATING UP IN AFL

San Francisco Giants prospect Joe Panik, the 29th overall pick in the 2011 First Year Player Draft, has gotten his swing going after a slow start in the Arizona Fall League. The lefty-hitting shorstop went yard in a 2-for-3 day on Monday to inch his BA up to .244 in the early going. Panik played […]

GIANTS’ BELT, PILL TO WINTER BALL

GIANTS’ BELT, PILL TO WINTER BALL

1B/OF Brandon Belt and INF Brett Pill of the San Francisco Giants will both be playing winter ball, reports Andrew Baggarly of the San Jose Mercury News. The news of Belt heading to the Dominican Republic was first reported last week. Today, Baggarly specified near the end of his must-read Giants blog that Belt will be reporting […]

GIANTS CEO NEUKOM OUT

GIANTS CEO NEUKOM OUT

The San Francisco Giants, all but out of the post-season race this season, have announced that managing general partner and CEO Bill Neukom will not return for 2012. MLBTraderumors.com is reporting that his tenure will end with the 2011 calendar year. Neukom has been with the Giants as a member of their ownership consortium since […]

GIANTS RELEASE ROWAND, TEJADA

GIANTS RELEASE ROWAND, TEJADA

The San Francisco Giants have released OF Aaron Rowand and INF Miguel Tejada. Both veterans were DFA’d last Thursday and apparently the club was unsuccesful in finding any trade partners. Rowand is earning $12 million this season and is under contract through 2012 for the same salary. Tejada signed a one-year/$6.5 million deal in December. Both […]

IS RIVERA THE KEY TO LA’S TURNAROUND?

IS RIVERA THE KEY TO LA’S TURNAROUND?

The Los Angeles Dodgers have awakened from a season filled with dismal news on and off the field to become the hottest team in baseball. The ownership woes are still unresolved, but just about everything on the field seems to have fallen into place. With an extra-inning win over the Braves tonight, LA is now […]

GIANTS DFA ROWAND, TEJADA

GIANTS DFA ROWAND, TEJADA

The San Francicso Giants rocked the roster today by designating OF Aaron Rowand and INF Miguel Tejada for assignment. The team has 10 days to trade or release both players and GM Brian Sabean doesn’t expect much action on the trade market. The moves cost the Giants over $15 million. The defending World Series champs […]

2 CHARGED IN BRYAN STOW ATTACK

2 CHARGED IN BRYAN STOW ATTACK

Two suspects have been charged with the brutal attack of Giants fan Bryan Stow in the parking lot of Dodgers Stadium on the opening weekend of the 2011 baseball season. A police raid in the Southern California city of Rialto  yielded two, and possibly three, arrests in the high-profile assault. In the wake of these developments […]

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