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  • Quick Hits: Giants, Belt, Kapler, MLBPA, Licensing November 17, 2019
    Earlier this offseason, the Giants were said to be underway on a few structural changes to Oracle Park, including a plan to shift team and visiting bullpens from along the baselines to beyond the outfield fence in center field. Today’s report from Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports brings a few more details on that planned…
    Dylan A. Chase
  • Farhan Zaidi On Giants’ Offseason Needs November 15, 2019
    “We’re going to be open to anything and see what the market yields,” Giants president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi told John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle about the team’s offseason plans.  It isn’t markedly different from the strategy Zaidi employed during his first year in charge of the Giants’ front office, as Zaidi…
    Mark Polishuk
  • 7 Players Reject Qualifying Offers November 14, 2019
    The 4pm CT deadline has passed for free agents to accept or reject qualifying offers, and seven of the 10 players issued offers have officially turned them down.  An eighth free agent, Will Smith, rejected the Giants’ qualifying offer and left the free agent market even before the deadline passed, signing a three-year, $40MM deal…
    Mark Polishuk
  • Giants Connected To Chris Fetter For Pitching Coach Opening November 14, 2019
    The Giants are considering University of Michigan coach Chris Fetter for their pitching coach vacancy, according to Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle (link). As noted previously, Fetter was a considered as a candidate for the Mets’ pitching coach opening. Fetter, a former ninth-round pick of the Padres back in 2009, previously spent time…
    Dylan A. Chase
  • Ron Wotus To Remain With Giants November 14, 2019
    Pirates third base coach Joey Cora is the latest possibility to take over as the Mets’ bench coach, per Sherman. Cora, a former major league second baseman and the brother of Red Sox manager Alex Cora, has ties to new Mets manager Carlos Beltran and special assistant Omar Minaya, Sherman notes. He managed in the…
    Connor Byrne
  • Latest On Mets’ Coaching Staff November 13, 2019
    The Mets are making progress in their efforts to put together a staff under new skipper Carlos Beltran. In particular, the club has agreements in place with Chili Davis and Tom Slater to remain with the organization, per Andy Martino of (via Twitter). Both Davis and Slater receive multi-year deals, per the report. They’ll…
    Jeff Todd
  • Latest On Hensley Meulens November 13, 2019
    WEDNESDAY: Heyman offers further clarification on the subject, via Twitter. Meulens had inked a letter of intent but not a full contract with the Marlins. The Miami club has allowed Meulens to pursue bench coach positions elsewhere. Whether or not he remains a candidate to land with the Fish remains to be seen. TUESDAY: Meulens still…
    Steve Adams
  • Latest On Mets’ Bench Coach Position November 13, 2019
    11:21pm: Giants third base coach Ron Wotus has also interviewed for the Mets’ bench coach position, Andrew Baggarly of The Athletic tweets. Wotus remains in the running for the job, per Baggarly. San Francisco has been the lone stop for the 58-year-old Wotus since his MLB coaching career began in 1998, and the Giants did…
    Connor Byrne
  • Giants Hire Gabe Kapler As Manager November 13, 2019
    The Giants have hired Gabe Kapler as their new manager, Kerry Crowley of the Bay Area News Group was among those to report. Kapler will take over for longtime Giants skipper Bruce Bochy, who exited after a resoundingly successful 13-year run in which he helped the club to three World Series titles. He’ll receive a…
    Connor Byrne
  • Giants’ Mike Gerber Elects Free Agency; Ricardo Pinto To Sign With KBO Club November 13, 2019
    7:52pm: Pinto’s deal comes with a $550K base salary, a $100K signing bonus and another $250K of incentives, MLBTR has learned. 5:12pm: The Giants announced today that outfielder Mike Gerber rejected an outright assignment and instead elected free agency. Additionally, per the club, right-hander Ricardo Pinto was released to pursue an opportunity with the SK…
    Steve Adams

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