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San Francisco Giants Acquire Left-Handed Pitcher
January 25th, 2014 at 9:48 AM
***PHOTO1*** The San Francisco Giants acquired left-handed pitcher David Huff from the New York Yankees Friday for cash. The 29-year-old was designated for assignment by the Yankees on Wednesday and the Giants 40-man roster is all set and the team will have 66 players in Spring Training next month. Huff spent the 2013...

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 Tuesday Roster Moves
July 23rd, 2013 at 3:06 PM
Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle is reporting the San Francisco Giants have recalled right-handed pitcher Yusmeiro Petit from Triple-A Fresno and optioned right-hander George Kontos to Triple-A. ***PHOTO1*** Petit was 5-4 at Fresno with a 5.24 ERA in 12 games, allowing 78 hits, 41 runs, 40 earned runs, 14 home...

San Francisco Giants Place Jeremy Affeldt on DL
July 21st, 2013 at 1:03 PM
The San Francisco Giants placed left-handed reliever Jeremy Affeldt on the disabled list after an MRI confirmed a left groin strain. ***PHOTO1*** Affeldt suffered the injury during Saturday's 4-3 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks in the sixth inning. He said he heard a pop and will be sidelined for six weeks. The lefty was...

San Francisco Giants News and Notes
May 29th, 2013 at 3:27 PM
San Francisco Giants center fielder Angel Pagan has been sidelined the past three games due to some bursitis in his strained left hamstring. After undergoing an MRI this week, Giants manager Bruce Bochy said the news was good and the hamstring is a little sore. Pagan remains day to day. ***PHOTO1*** Right-hander...

Santiago Casilla Set to Have Knee Surgery
May 26th, 2013 at 1:27 PM
The San Francisco Giants will be without one of their top relievers for a while as right-hander Santiago Casilla will undergo surgery on his right knee this week. ***PHOTO1*** The pain in Casilla's knee is caused by a cyst and surgery at this point is the best option to eliminate the pain. The...

Santiago Casilla to Be Sidelined for a Few Days
May 9th, 2013 at 10:06 PM
San Francisco Giants right-hander Santiago Casilla will be sidelined for a couple of days after a MRI revealed he has a cyst in his right knee. ***PHOTO1*** After facing two batters in the top of the eighth Wednesday afternoon, Casilla left the game after experiencing pain. Casilla is 3-2 with a 2.12 ERA...

San Francisco Giants Make Roster Move Tuesday
May 7th, 2013 at 3:25 PM
Alex Pavlovic of the San Jose Mercury News is reporting the San Francisco Giants have activated left-hander Jose Mijares off the restricted list and optioned right-hander Jean Machi to Triple-A Fresno. ***PHOTO1***  Mijares spent seven days on the bereavement list following the death of his grandmother and since he did not arrive...

San Francisco Giants Make Roster Move
April 29th, 2013 at 11:07 PM
The San Francisco Giants made a roster move Monday placing left-handed pitcher Jose Mijares on the bereavement list after leaving the team to join his family in Venezuela as his grandmother passed away after suffering a heart attack. ***PHOTO1*** Mijares is 0-0 with a 2.57 ERA in 10 games allowing 11 hits,...

San Francisco Giants Place Jeremy Affeldt on the DL
April 16th, 2013 at 4:20 PM
Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com is reporting the San Francisco Giants have placed left-handed pitcher Jeremy Affeldt on the DL with a right oblique strain and called up right-handed reliever Jean Machi. ***PHOTO1*** Affeldt is 0-0 on the year with a 5.79 ERA in six games allowing four hits, three runs, five walks, three...

San Francisco Giants Claim Right-Handed Pitcher
April 2nd, 2013 at 2:33 PM
Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com is reporting the San Francisco Giants have claimed right-handed pitcher Hunter Strickland off waivers from the Pittsburgh Pirates and optioned him to Single-A. ***PHOTO1*** Strickland was designated for assignment by the Pirates on March 27th and has only appeared at the minor league level playing in Single-A and Double-A....

San Francisco Giants Add Chad Gaudin to Opening Day Roster
March 26th, 2013 at 3:14 PM
Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com is reporting the San Francisco Giants have purchased the contract of right-handed pitcher Chad Gaudin and he will be on the Opening Day roster. ***PHOTO1*** Gaudin is 2-0 this spring producing a 2.81 ERA in nine games allowing 20 hits, five runs, three walks and 12 strikeouts in 16...

San Francisco Giants Claim Sandy Rosario Off Waivers
December 21st, 2012 at 2:09 PM
Chris Haft of MLB.com is reporting the San Francisco Giants have claimed right-handed pitcher Sandy Rosario off waivers from the Chicago Cubs Friday. ***PHOTO1*** It's been an incredible ride for the 27-year-old since the month of October switching teams left and right. Rosario was claimed off waivers by the Boston Red Sox...

San Francisco Giants Resign Jeremy Affeldt
November 12th, 2012 at 9:24 PM
Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com is reporting the San Francisco Giants have re-signed left-handed relief pitcher Jeremy Affeldt to a three-year deal worth $18 million.  ***PHOTO1***  Coming off his fourth season with the club, Affeldt was 1-2 during the regular season displaying a 2.70 ERA in 67 games allowing 57 hits, 19 earned...

San Francisco Giants Activate Guillermo Mota
August 28th, 2012 at 3:03 PM
***PHOTO1*** National Baseball Writer John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle is reporting the San Francisco Giants have activated Guillermo Mota and placed left-handed pitcher Jeremy Affeldt on paternity leave. Mota was suspended 100 games on May 7 after testing positive for Clenbuterol, a performance-enhancing substance. The right-hander was 0-1 with a 5.06 ERA...

San Francisco Giants Place Brad Penny on the 15-Day DL
August 14th, 2012 at 4:20 PM
Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle is reporting the San Francisco Giants have placed Brad Penny on the 15-Day DL with a right shoulder impingement meaning rotator cuff issues. The right-hander is 0-1 with a 6.86 ERA in 15 appearances allowing 32 hits, 16 earned runs, three homers and...