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San Francisco Giants and Brandon Belt Reach a Deal
February 18th, 2014 at 10:24 PM
***PHOTO1*** Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle is reporting the San Francisco Giants and Brandon Belt avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year deal. Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com is reporting the deal is worth $2.9 million. The Giants and Belt were eight hours away from the arbitration hearing.   

Orange and Black Monday Inside Scoop
February 3rd, 2014 at 9:10 PM
***PHOTO1*** Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com is reporting the San Francisco Giants have hired former big leaguer and former top prospect Todd Linden as a minor league coach. The 33-year-old will serve as a hitting coach and will be spending his time at Augusta in the Low-A South Atlantic League. Linden will be...

San Francisco Giants Reach Deal with Joaquin Arias
January 24th, 2014 at 9:17 AM
The San Francisco Giants reached a deal with Joaquin Arias Thursday to avoid arbitration. ***PHOTO1*** Arias agreed to a two-year deal worth $2.6 million and his contract includes some performance incentives. With four of their five arbitration eligible-players locked up, the Giants will look to settle on a deal with Brandon Belt. The...

Orange and Black Friday Inside Scoop
January 17th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** The San Francisco Giants agreed to one-year deals with three of their five arbitration-eligible players Friday.  The team signed Gregor Blanco, Tony Abreu and Yusmeiro Petit. Joel Sherman of the New York Post is reporting Blanco will make $2.525 million and Abreu will receive $745,000 this upcoming season. Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com...

San Francisco Giants Pitcher Signs with Japanese Team
January 6th, 2014 at 3:58 PM
Former San Francisco Giants pitcher Guillermo Moscoso has decided to take his talents to Japan this upcoming season.  ***PHOTO1*** The right-hander has agreed to sign with the Nippon Professional Baseball's Yokohama Bay Stars. The Giants acquired the 30-year-old from the Chicago Cubs back in July. He went 2-2 in 2013 with a 5.10 ERA,...

Orange and Black Wednesday Inside Scoop
December 18th, 2013 at 2:56 PM
John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle is reporting San Francisco Giants General Manager Brian Sabean says the club is probably done signing players to major league deals and not looking into adding players for a minor league invite.  ***PHOTO1*** Craig Calcaterra of Hardballtalk.nbcsports.com is reporting the San Jose City Council approved Wednesday...

Major League Baseball Announces New Posting System
December 16th, 2013 at 3:35 PM
Major League Baseball and the Nippon Professional Baseball have officially finalized their agreement on a new posting system for players wishing to leave the Japanese baseball league for the major leagues.  ***PHOTO1*** The following is the process: 1. If an NPB club wishes to make one of its players available to MLB teams,...

San Francisco Giants Sign Mike Morse
December 12th, 2013 at 8:03 AM
Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com is reporting the San Francisco Giants have signed Mike Morse to a one-year deal.  ***PHOTO2*** Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com is reporting Morse's deal is worth $6 million.  Baggarly also mentions Morse will be the Giants everyday left fielder in 2014 and Gregor Blanco will serve as the backup. Morse split time...

Orange and Black Tuesday Inside Scoop
December 3rd, 2013 at 8:12 AM
Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com is reporting the San Francisco Giants have tendered contracts to all five of their arbitration-eligible players by Monday night's deadline.  ***PHOTO1*** The five arbitration-eligible players are Gregor Blanco, Brandon Belt, Joaquin Arias, Yusmeiro Petit and Tony Abreu. The Giants also choose to clear a roster spot by non-tendering right-hander Sandy Rosario,...

San Francisco Giants Re-Sign Ryan Vogelsong
November 29th, 2013 at 1:23 PM
Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com is reporting the San Francisco Giants have re-signed starting pitcher Ryan Vogelsong to a one-year deal.  ***PHOTO1*** Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle is reporting the 2011 All-Star is guaranteed roughly $5 million but can earn more than $6.5 million through incentives. Vogelsong produced a 4-6 record in 2013 with...

Orange and Black Wednesday Inside Scoop
November 27th, 2013 at 1:53 PM
The San Francisco Giants officially re-signed Javier Lopez Tuesday to his three-year deal worth $13 million after the lefty passed his physical. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants had to make a roster move for Lopez, so they released another lefty reliever in Jose Mijares, who is now a free agent.  The Giants could still re-sign...

San Francisco Giants Re-Sign Javier Lopez
November 20th, 2013 at 12:22 PM
Steve Berman of Bay Area Sports Guy is reporting the San Francisco Giants have re-signed Javier Lopez to a three-year deal worth $13 million. ***PHOTO1*** The left-handed reliever has been so instrumental to the Giants since coming to the club in July 2010 especially on their two championship teams. Lopez had a...

San Francisco Giants Sign Tim Hudson
November 18th, 2013 at 1:07 PM
Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports.com is reporting the San Francisco Giants and right-handed pitcher Tim Hudson have agreed to a two-year deal worth $23 million. ***PHOTO1*** The 38-year-old spent the last nine years with the Atlanta Braves and broke into the big leagues across the bay with the Oakland A's. He pitched six...

Orange and Black Tuesday Inside Scoop
November 12th, 2013 at 2:14 PM
The San Francisco Giants are targeting a former starting pitcher who began his career in the Bay Area. ***PHOTO1*** Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle is reporting the Giants are very interested in right-hander Tim Hudson. The 38-year-old spent the last nine years with the Atlanta Braves and broke into the...

Orange and Black Friday Inside Scoop
November 8th, 2013 at 2:56 PM
The San Francisco Giants top priority this offseason will be looking to sign at least two starting pitchers and get back to having one of the best staffs in baseball. ***PHOTO1*** Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle is reporting the team has a list of starters in mind that includes Tim...

Orange and Black Sunday Inside Scoop
November 3rd, 2013 at 9:35 PM
Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com is reporting the San Francisco Giants have informed starting pitcher Ryan Vogelsong they will not be picking up his $6.5 million option for the 2014 season. ***PHOTO1*** According to Baggarly, sources say the team and Vogelsong have begun talks on a restructured contract for a smaller guaranteed salary with...

San Francisco Giants Offseason Priority List
October 24th, 2013 at 9:52 AM
This will be a critical offseason for the San Francisco Giants to make some solid moves and add pieces to a team that will be highly motivated to return as World Series champions in 2014. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants have already addressed some of their top priorities by re-signing Hunter Pence to a...

San Francisco Giants Re-Sign Tim Lincecum
October 22nd, 2013 at 3:26 PM
The San Francisco Giants announced Tuesday they have re-signed starting pitcher Tim Lincecum to a two-year deal through 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com is reporting the deal is worth $35 million over two years and will be finalized once Lincecum passes his physical. The deal also includes a full no-trade clause...

San Francisco Giants Avoid Arbitration with Two More Players
January 18th, 2013 at 2:35 PM
The World Champion San Francisco Giants avoided arbitration with two more players Friday agreeing to one-year deals with National League MVP Buster Posey and Gregor Blanco. ***PHOTO1*** Posey settled on $8 million and Blanco will earn $1.35 million in 2013 for the Giants.  Sergio Romo and Joaquin Arias are the only Giants players...

San Francisco Giants Avoid Arbitration with Hunter Pence
January 18th, 2013 at 8:51 AM
Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com is reporting the San Francisco Giants have avoided arbitration with Hunter Pence agreeing to a one-year deal worth $13.8 million for the upcoming 2013 season. ***PHOTO1***