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  • Giants Designate Derek Holland, Ryder Jones July 21, 2019
    The Giants have designated left-hander Derek Holland for assignment, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports. In addition, Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle tweets that Ryder Jones has also been designated for assignment, clearing a second spot on the Giants’ 40-man roster. Holland, formerly with the Rangers and White Sox, joined the…
    Connor Byrne
  • Jandel Gustave Could Have Opted Out Of Minors Deal July 21, 2019
    The Giants added righty Jandel Gustave to their 40-man roster Thursday, in part because he has an opt-out in his minors deal and was drawing interest from other teams, Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle tweets (sorry, Henry, but Gustave’s placement on the Giants’ 40-man is not the most obscure transaction MLBTR has covered…
    TC Zencka
  • Cards Rumors: C-Mart, Wacha, Bumgarner, Outfielders July 21, 2019
    The Cardinals are reportedly open to trading right-hander Carlos Martinez and outfielder Tyler O’Neill by the July 31 deadline. However, they’re not “aggressively” shopping either of those two or outfielder Harrison Bader, Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. On the other hand, they plan to “explore interest” in righty Michael Wacha, according to…
    Connor Byrne
  • Giants To Select Zach Green July 21, 2019
    The Giants will select corner infielder Zach Green from Triple-A Sacramento prior to Sunday’s game, Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle tweets. The team will need to make corresponding 40-man moves to create space for Green and the promotion of left-hander Conner Menez. Green entered the professional ranks as a third-round pick of the…
    Connor Byrne
  • Nationals Interested In Shane Greene, Sam Dyson July 21, 2019
    Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo said Friday the club’s going into the July 31 trade deadline seeking controllable talent, especially in the bullpen. Already connected to relievers Mychal Givens and Jake Diekman so far this month, a couple more late-game arms are now on the Nationals’ radar. The club is interested in Tigers closer Shane…
    Connor Byrne
  • Giants To Select Conner Menez, Move Drew Pomeranz To Bullpen July 20, 2019
    Giants prospect Conner Menez will replace left-hander Drew Pomeranz in the rotation tomorrow, the San Francisco Chronicle’s Henry Schulman reports. Menez, 24, has risen steadily through the Giants system with little fanfare until quite recently. The lefty, who’s said to have “plus-plus extension” (per FanGraphs, though the site didn’t rank him among the club’s top 35…
    Ty Bradley
  • Checking In On Largest One-Year Deals: Pitchers July 20, 2019
    Seven months after signing right-hander Matt Harvey to an $11MM guarantee, the Angels are moving on from the floundering former ace. By my count, Harvey’s one of eight pitchers to receive at least $5MM on a one-year contract since the winter. It’s an arbitrary amount, but as you’ll see below, most of the game’s other…
    Connor Byrne
  • Latest On Giants’ Deadline Plans For Bumgarner, Other Trade Candidates July 19, 2019
    It was reported just days ago that the Giants were still planning to sell despite a run of success that has yet to abate. That’s not quite how president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi characterized things, though he certainly left the door wide open to dealing. While the postseason picture remains about the same now…
    Jeff Todd
  • Latest On Phillies’ Pitching Targets July 19, 2019
    July 19: The Phillies have also shown some level of interest in Blue Jays righty Marcus Stroman, tweets Jon Morosi of Given that Stroman is eminently available and arguably the most likely pitcher in baseball to be traded in the next two weeks, it’d be a surprise if Philadelphia (or any other team eyeing…
    Mark Polishuk
  • Minor MLB Transactions: 7/18/19 July 18, 2019
    The latest minor moves from around baseball… Right-hander Clayton Blackburn announced his retirement from baseball, as per his Instagram page.  Originally a 16th-round pick for the Giants in 2011, Blackburn posted a 3.46 ERA, 8.2 K/9, and 4.05 K/BB rate over 751 career minor league frames, and he cracked Baseball Prospectus’ top-100 prospects list prior…
    Mark Polishuk

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