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Orange and Black Wednesday Inside Scoop
March 19th, 2014 at 2:35 PM
***PHOTO1*** MLB.com released the San Francisco Giants 2014 Top-20 prospects list this week. 1. Kyle Crick- right-handed pitcher 2. Edwin Escobar- left-handed pitcher 3. Adalberto Mejia- left-handed pitcher 4. Andrew Susac- catcher 5. Christian Arroyo- shortstop 6. Ty Blach- left-handed pitcher 7. Chris Stratton- right-handed pitcher 8. Clayton Blackburn- right-handed pitcher 9. Mac Williamson- outfielder  10. Derek Law- right-handed pitcher ***PHOTO2*** 11. Heath Hembree-...

Orange and Black Wednesday Inside Scoop
March 12th, 2014 at 2:44 PM
Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com is reporting the San Francisco Giants made their second round of cuts Wednesday morning. ***PHOTO1*** A pair of left-handed pitchers in Mike Kickham and Jose De Paula were optioned to Triple-A Fresno, while a pair of righties were optioned to Single-A San Jose. Kickham will continue to work at the...

Orange and Black Sunday Inside Scoop
March 2nd, 2014 at 2:08 PM
Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star is reporting former San Francisco Giants reliever Guillermo Mota has decided to retire from baseball to spend more time with his family. ***PHOTO1*** Mota spent three years with the Giants from 2010-2012, going 3-6 with a 4.18 ERA in 134 games. During his 14-years in the...

San Francisco Giants Minor Leaguer Suspended
February 28th, 2014 at 2:24 PM
***PHOTO1***  Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com is reporting San Francisco Giants minor leaguer Ryan Jones has been suspended 50-games without pay after testing positive for amphetamine. The 23-year-old was selected in the 13th round in the 2012 draft out of Michigan State and played the last two seasons at Salem-Keizer in the short-season Northwest...

San Francisco Giants Sign Tyler Colvin
February 22nd, 2014 at 10:58 AM
***PHOTO1***   Alex Pavlovic of the San Jose Mercury News is reporting the San Francisco Giants have signed outfielder Tyler Colvin to a minor-league deal.   The deal is pending a physical and Colvin had a big-league deal in place before with the Baltimore Orioles before the club backed off, citing back issues after...

San Francisco Giants Minor Leaguer Suspended
January 13th, 2014 at 9:21 PM
San Francisco Giants minor league infielder Marco Guzman has been suspended 50-games without pay for using performance-enhancing drugs. ***PHOTO1***  The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced the suspension on Friday after Guzman tested positive for metabolites of Nandrolone, which is a violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. Guzman,...

Doug Mapson Named West Coast Scout of the Year
December 11th, 2013 at 11:15 PM
San Francisco Giants senior advisor Doug Mapson was named 2013 West Coast Scout of the Year Wednesday during a dinner ceremony at baseball's Winter Meetings. ***PHOTO1*** The 2014 season will be Mapson's 22nd year with the Giants and has spent the last nine years as a national cross-checker. Before coming to the Giants, he...

Orange and Black Wednesday Inside Scoop
December 4th, 2013 at 12:52 PM
Five San Francisco Giants minor league players avoided disaster after being involved in a two-car accident in Scottsdale, Arizona on Tuesday. ***PHOTO1*** Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com is reporting Bryce Bandilla, Jeff Soptic, Daniel Slania, Adalberto Mejia and Kelby Tomlinson were among 11 players riding in a van when the accident occurred on...

Orange and Black Monday Inside Scoop
November 18th, 2013 at 12:46 PM
Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com is reporting the San Francisco Giants have signed five players to minor league contracts. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants signed catcher Guillermo Quiroz, who was on the team last season and served as Buster Posey's backup during his stint with the club. Quiroz is expected to receive an invitation to major...

San Francisco Giants Farm Director Steps Down
November 6th, 2013 at 3:52 PM
Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com is reporting San Francisco Giants farm director Fred Stanley has decided to step down with the organization. ***PHOTO1*** The 66-year-old has been with the franchise since 2000, where he held many positions. He was a minor league manager from 2000-2004 and in 2001 led the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes to...

San Francisco Giants Top Prospect Suffers Awful Injury
November 5th, 2013 at 2:10 PM
Ben Badler of BaseballAmerica.com is reporting San Francisco Giants top prospect Gustavo Cabrera could miss all of the 2014 season after sustaining a gruesome right wrist injury in the Dominican Republic. ***PHOTO1*** The 17-year-old, who signed with the Giants last year on July 2 for $1.3 million, suffered the injury at his...

San Francisco Giants Sign Pitcher Ramon Ramirez
February 5th, 2013 at 3:39 PM
Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com is reporting the San Francisco Giants have signed right-handed pitcher Ramon Ramirez and Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com reports it's a one-year minor league deal. ***PHOTO1*** Ramirez spent the 2012 season playing for the New York Mets after the Giants traded him away during the 2011 offseason. The 31-year-old...

San Francisco Giants Sign Japanese Second Baseman to Minor League Deal
January 9th, 2013 at 11:49 PM
John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle is reporting the San Francisco Giants have signed Japanese second baseman Kensuke Tanaka to a minor league contract. ***PHOTO1***  Tanaka, an All-Star and Gold Glover winner will be invited to spring training looking to make the team as a utility player. The 31-year-old spent last season...

San Francisco Giants Sign Two Minor League Players
November 27th, 2012 at 11:02 AM
Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle is reporting the San Francisco Giants have signed Minor League players Omar Javier and Guillermo Quiroz to minor league contacts. ***PHOTO1*** Javier is a 25-year-old right-handed pitcher who played for the Newark Bears of the Canadian-American Association and the York Revolution in the Atlantic League...

San Francisco Giants Add Five Players to 40-Man Roster
November 21st, 2012 at 2:48 PM
The San Francisco Giants announced Tuesday night they added five Minor League players to their 40-man roster that includes three pitchers and two outfielders. ***PHOTO1***  Right-handed pitcher Jake Dunning went 5-2 in Double-A Richmond with a 4.10 ERA allowing 74 hits, 31 earned runs, two homers and 53 strikeouts in 68 innings....

San Francisco Giants Make Roster Moves
September 4th, 2012 at 4:01 PM
Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com is reporting the San Francisco Giants have called up right-handed pitcher Dan Otero, left-hander Dan Runzler, purchased the contract of Emmanuel Burriss from Triple-A Fresno and designated right-hander Eric Hacker for assignment. ***PHOTO1***

San Francisco Giants Recall Eli Whiteside
August 26th, 2012 at 3:36 PM
The San Francisco Giants announced Sunday they have recalled catcher Eli Whiteside from Triple-A Fresno. Whiteside went 1-for-8 during his quick stint with the team last month. The Giants also optioned right-handed pitcher Eric Hacker back to the minors on Saturday.

San Francisco Giants Make Roster Move
August 23rd, 2012 at 8:51 PM
The San Francisco Giants announced today they have placed outfielder Justin Christian on the disabled list with a left wrist sprain after sustaining the injury during Wednesday's game while making a diving catch. The team called up outfielder Francisco Peguero from Triple-A Fresno who has never played a game in...