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RSS San Francisco Giants Trade Rumors

  • Cardinals Linked To Will Smith January 21, 2019
    If the Cardinals do make a move, writes Mark Saxon of The Athletic (subscription required), they’d likely be zeroed in on versatile position players and bullpen help. “Theorizing that relievers and guys who play multiple positions are what we’re looking at is probably not the worst theory in the world,” said general manager Mike Girsch late last…
    Steve Adams
  • Latest On Josh Harrison’s Market January 20, 2019
    The Dodgers, Giants, Angels, Phillies and Rays are all in on free agent Josh Harrison at the moment, according to Jon Heyman of Fancred. Reported interest from the Giants and Angels isn’t anything new for Harrison, but this is the first time the Dodgers, Phillies and Rays have been connected to him in any major…
    Connor Byrne
  • Giants Rumors: Longoria, S. Gray January 20, 2019
    Giants third baseman Evan Longoria lamented the slow-moving free-agent process in an Instagram post Friday, criticizing the advent of new metrics which he believes devalue players. Regardless of whether you agree with Longoria’s stance, one doesn’t need analytics to figure out he disappointed in 2018, his first year with the Giants, as the former Rays…
    Connor Byrne
  • Ricky Romero Announces Retirement January 19, 2019
    Left-handed hurler Ricky Romero recently announced his retirement in an Instagram post that flew under our radar at the time. He hangs up his spikes at 34 years of age. At one point, the former sixth-overall draft pick looked to be among the game’s better young pitchers — a quality rotation piece who could handle…
    Jeff Todd
  • Giants Won't Rely Heavily On Opener, Could Still Move Smith Or Watson January 17, 2019
    The Giants may use the “opener” strategy at times in 2019 but won’t be among the league’s most aggressive teams with it, writes Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle. Madison Bumgarner, Derek Holland and Jeff Samardzija will all be treated as traditional starters, though Schulman notes that president of baseball ops Farhan Zaidi has…
    Steve Adams
  • Pitching Market Rumors: Giants, Gray, Rangers, Allen, Scrabble January 14, 2019
    The pitching market continues to proceed at a steady but unhurried pace, with today’s reunion between the Giants and Derek Holland marking the latest signing of note. Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle was among those to cover the news from the team’s perspective. While the organization has undergone front office changes since Holland wrapped…
    Steve Adams
  • Giants Re-Sign Derek Holland January 14, 2019
    The Giants have made the first addition to their rotation under new president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi, announcing on Monday that they’ve re-signed left-hander Derek Holland to a one-year deal with a club option for the 2020 season. Holland’s contract reportedly comes with a $7MM guarantee in the form of a $6.5MM base salary…
    Steve Adams
  • Giants Sign Keyvius Sampson, Donovan Solano To Minors Deals January 14, 2019
    The Giants have signed righty Keyvius Sampson to a minors deal.  Sampson makes his return to North American baseball after spending 2018 with the Hanwha Eagles of the Korea Baseball Organization, posting a 4.68 ERA over 161 2/3 IP for the Eagles and posting a league-best 195 strikeouts.  Sampson has pitched for five different MLB…
    Mark Polishuk
  • Farhan Zaidi On Giants’ Offseason, Bumgarner January 14, 2019
    In a Friday appearance on the Murph & Mac podcast (audio link and partial transcript here), Giants president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi discussed the relatively slow pace of the offseason, his personal takes on some Giants players, and several other subjects over the course of the interview.  From a hot-stove perspective, Zaidi noted that…
    Mark Polishuk
  • Players Avoiding Arbitration: National League January 12, 2019
    The deadline for players and teams to exchange arbitration figures passed yesterday at 1pm ET, and there has been a landslide of settlements on one-year deals to avoid an arbitration hearing. We’ll track those settlements from the National League in this post. Once all of the day’s settlements have filtered in, I’ll organize them by…
    Steve Adams

RSS Other Giants News

  • Will Bonds get voted into Hall? January 21, 2019
    MLB.com - The National Baseball Hall of Fame will announce the results of the Baseball Writers' Association of America ballot on Tuesday, live on MLB Network, and the baseball world will find out who will join Veterans Committee selections Harold Baines and Lee Smith as the Class of...
  • First Spring Training workout dates for all clubs January 21, 2019
    MLB.com - Major League Baseball has revealed the first Spring Training workout dates for pitchers and catchers and those for the full squads for all 30 clubs. MLB also announced game times for all Cactus and Grapefruit League action in February and...
  • Why Josh Harrison would fit Giants but isn't perfect platoon partner January 21, 2019
    CSN Bay Area - With Farhan Zaidi now at the head of decision-making, the Giants want a more versatile roster. One player who fits the mold and...
  • Here is each team's next Hall of Famer January 21, 2019
    MLB.com - With the 2019 Hall of Fame class being finalized this week, let's guess the next Hall of Famer to wear each team's hat on his...
  • MLB rumors: Giants, A's appear out on trade for Yankees' Sonny Gray January 20, 2019
    CSN Bay Area - The Giants and A's both reportedly had interest in acquiring Yankees starting pitcher Sonny Gray, but it appears the Reds beat them to the...
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