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Giants Off-Season a Nasty Mix of Rejection and Incompetence

Welcome to the Empty Funhouse The 2014 postseason should have been a time of bold and dominating moves by the San Francisco Giants ownership group and their front office. An unexpected trip to the playoffs and a World Series win last October should have been the jumping off point for the organization to boldly rebuild around their core of talented seasoned veterans. Instead, San...
Via The Giants Cove
9 hours ago  |  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...
Via BaySportsNet
1 day ago  |  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...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  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...
Via The Outside Corner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mike Morse gets two-year deal from Marlins

Getty Images The Marlin have pursued Mike Morse for much of the offseason and on Tuesday they reached a deal with him pending a physical. Morse, 32, becomes the latest addition to the Marlins who have been one of the busiest teams this offseason. In Morse they get a player who finished last season with .279/.336/.475 line, 16 homers and 61 RBI in 131 games with the Giants. Am...
Via Tireball.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Will Play Third Base For The San Francisco Giants?

In October they won it all. Three World Series trophies in five years. The San Francisco Giants had cemented dynasty status. Two days later, the orange and black celebrated with a parade on Halloween, celebrating team stars like Madison Bumgarner, Hunter Pence, and Pablo Sandoval. Since the parade, Bumgarner went on to win Sports Illustrated‘s “Sportsman of the Year,” while...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants Rumors: Starting pitching edition

Jon Lester, no. Ervin Santana, no. Brandon McCarthy, no. The San Francisco Giants have so far swung and missed on three starting pitchers they had varying levels of interest. McCarthy was rumored to the Giants, but not signing him is no big deal. Santana is decent, but no biggie there either. However, missing out on Lester stings. How will the Giants recover? Well, they have more...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Barry Zito Make A Comeback In 2015?

The winter meetings were all that we hoped them to be and then some. This year’s annual convention of managers, players, agents, and club executives saw more wheeling and dealing of big name players than possibly ever before. After Jon Lester signed with the Chicago Cubs, all the dominoes began to fall into place. Amidst all these wild trades and free agent signings, along with...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Previewing the top 3 games for Giants tickets

The defending World Series champion San Francisco Giants will field a much different team in 2015 compared to 2014, but that doesn’t mean support for the team is any lessened. According to TiqIQ.com, the average price for San Francisco Giants home game tickets is $100 for 2015. Despite the loss of beloved Pablo Sandoval, Giants fans will be back at the park in 2015 and will be...
Via The Giants Cove
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Matt Cain to start throwing next week

The San Francisco Giants are coming off their third World Series title in the past five seasons, despite finishing the regular season just 12th in runs scored and 10th in ERA. Although not many moves appear to be on the horizon for the Giants this winter, there is some news on the injury front. Matt Cain, who is coming off elbow surgery, is expected to start throwing next week....
Via Sports Injury Alert
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: San Francisco Giants Out of Running for Jon Lester

According to reports, the San Francisco Giants are no longer in contention for Jon Lester’s services. The southpaw is rumored to have narrowed his selection down between the Boston Red Sox and the Chicago Cubs. giants asst gm evans' instincts were right. they are out on lester. or as he put it, theyve now been […]
Via Infield Single
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Madison Bumgarner once dated a girl named Madison Bumgarner

San Francisco Giants ace and now-legendary postseason warrior Madison Bumgarner was named the “Sportsman of the Year” by Sports Illustrated on Monday. All things considered, especially his gladiator-like performance in the World Series, when he threw 68 pitches in Game 7 to secure victory following a 117-pitch shutout of the Royals in Game 5 just...Read More The post Madison...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jon Lester decision down to Cubs, Giants

            Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports Jon Lester is expected to choose a team soon, and make an official announcement. That announcement could come as early as Tuesday. Lester, according to Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal, has narrowed his decision to a field of two. He is, barring any late change, deciding between the Chicago...
Via Sports-Glory
10 days ago  |  Discuss

S.I. names Madison Bumgarner 'Sportsman of the Year'

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner can add another notch to his growing list of accolades. The man that produced one of the greatest, if not the greatest, pitching performances in MLB postseason history, was named the Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year.  Bumgarner pitched a record 52 2/3 innings during his team’s 2014 World Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Madison Bumgarner Named Sports Illustrated Sportsman Of The Year

Madison Bumgarner had himself a year in 2014. Bumgarner helped the San Francisco Giants win their third World Series in five seasons, winning the World Series MVP after a dominant performance against the Kansas City Royals. Monday, Bumgarner added to his trophy case when he was named the 2014 Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year. “It’s easy to mythologize...
Via NESN.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Giants Met With Jon Lester’s Agent Last Night

Reports are in that the San Francisco Giants met late Sunday night with Jon Lester’s agent Seth Levinson (according to MLBtraderumors and NESN). Jon Heyman of CBS Sports also reported that the San Francisco Giants are very serious about trying to sign former Boston Red Sox ace Jon Lester and that a seven year deal […]
Via Infield Single
10 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants rumors: Melky Cabrera edition

After missing out on re-signing third baseman Pablo Sandoval, the San Francisco Giants have been linked to pretty much every major free agent left on the market. There have been rumors of interest in Jon Lester, Chase Headley, and even the numerous Cuban sluggers set to head to the United States. Despite the big names on that list, the most intriguing rumor came recently in a report...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jake Peavy: ‘I Have A Lot To Prove’ After Roller-Coaster 2014 Season

This embed is invalid" /> Jake Peavy will sign with a team, work hard and wear his heart on his sleeve. That’s where the certainties end. Peavy’s 2014 season was a roller-coaster ride of epic proportions, creating a very interesting free agency case in which the team that signs him this offseason can’t be 100 percent sure which pitcher it’s...
Via NESN.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants rumors: Jon Lester edition

The San Francisco Giants haven’t made any notable offseason moves as of yet, but it’s still early in the game for a team with serious needs- especially after losing star Pablo Sandoval. Jon Lester is set to meet with the World Series champions later this week, and such a move makes absolute sense for both parties. Lester would fit in nicely with an organization similar to the...
Via isportsweb.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants talking about adding Max Scherzer, Chase Headley

Fresh off of losing a cornerstone player, the San Francisco Giants aren’t hanging their heads. In fact, general manager Brian Sabean is out looking for a replacement and trying to improve an already stellar pitching staff. Late reports on Tuesday suggest the 2014 World Series champions have already moved on to other options. With Pablo Sandoval now officially a member of the...
Via Rumors and Rants
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Pablo Sandoval’s Departure May be Blessing in Disguise for the Giants

Pablo Sandoval may very well be one of the best postseason hitters in the recent history of the game. He is also one of the primary reasons that the San Francisco Giants have won three of the past five World Series championships. But when it comes to the business of baseball, no one is immune from the finances that seem to drive players away from teams. No one knows this more than...
Via Sportsnaut
24 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants Release Statement On Pablo Sandoval

This statement is a reason why we love sports today. Nothing better than seeing an organization say something classy about a player who now is now a member of the Boston Red Sox. Pablo Sandoval will be a good fit for the city of Boston. His departure might’ve hurt some fans but the organization took this time to reflect and say some good words about him. Take a look.   Great...
Via Geeks and Cleats
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Pablo Sandoval felt disrespected by Giants

The Boston Red Sox have signed a number of free agents over the years by simply having deeper pockets than the rest of the league, but that may not have been the case with Pablo Sandoval. According to WCVB’s Mike Lynch, Sandoval was offered the same amount of money — somewhere in the five-year, $100...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
24 days ago  |  2 Comments

Report: Sandoval won't return to Giants, likely to sign with BoSox

Pablo Sandoval has won his last championship with the San Francisco Giants, according to at least one reporter. Dennis O’Donnell of KPIX 5 reports that there is a 90% chance Sandoval will sign with the Boston Red Sox and a 10% chance he signs with the Blue Jays. O’Donnell’s sources claim the Giants have offered...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Daniel Bryan celebrates Giants' win predictably

During the San Francisco Giants’ World Series run, they adopted WWE superstar Daniel Bryan’s YES! YES! YES! chant. Bryan even appeared at AT&T Park to lead the stadium in the chant during the Postseason, becoming a celebrity mascot of sorts for the club. Naturally, after the Giants won the World Series on Wednesday, he celebrated the title in the most predictable way ever...
Via The Outside Corner
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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