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  • Mets Claim Aaron Altherr, Designate Tim Peterson For Assignment May 23, 2019
    The Mets announced Thursday that they’ve claimed outfielder Aaron Altherr off waivers from the Giants and designated right-hander Tim Peterson for assignment in order to open a spot on the 40-man roster. Altherr, who is out of minor league options, will be added directly to the Mets’ roster after today’s game. He’ll step into a…
    Steve Adams
  • Rays, Giants Complete Erik Kratz Trade May 20, 2019
    The Rays have traded right-hander Matt Seelinger to the Giants as the player to be named later in last week’s Erik Kratz trade, tweets Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times. Seelinger, 24, was the Pirates’ 28th-round pick back in the 2017 draft, but he landed with the Rays as part of last summer’s trade…
    Steve Adams
  • Giants Designate Aaron Altherr May 19, 2019
    The Giants have designated outfielder Aaron Altherr for assignment and activated left-hander Drew Pomeranz from the 10-day injured list, Maria Guardado of MLB.com was among those to report. This is the second time this month that a team has booted Altherr from its 40-man roster. The Phillies did it previously when they designated Altherr on…
    Connor Byrne
  • Johnny Cueto Could Return This Season May 19, 2019
    Giants right-hander Johnny Cueto is making quick progress in his recovery from August 2018 Tommy John surgery and could return this September, manager Bruce Bochy told reporters Saturday (via Kerry Crowley of the Bay Area News Group and Andrew Baggarly of The Athletic). After Cueto threw a bullpen session, Bochy declared: “He surprised a lot…
    Connor Byrne
  • Mariners Claim Andrew Moore, Designate Nick Rumbelow May 17, 2019
    The Mariners announced that they’ve claimed right-hander Andrew Moore off waivers from the Giants and designated right-hander Nick Rumbelow for assignment in order to open space on the 40-man roster. Moore, 24, returns to the organization that selected him in the second round of the 2015 draft. He’d been traded to Tampa Bay as part…
    Steve Adams
  • Rays Acquire Erik Kratz, Designate Aaron Slegers May 16, 2019
    The Rays have acquired catcher Erik Kratz and cash considerations from the Giants in exchange for either a player to be named later or cash, per an announcement from the Giants.  Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times was the first to report that Kratz had been dealt to Tampa, adding that he expected right-hander Aaron…
    Mark Polishuk
  • Giants Select Shaun Anderson’s Contract May 15, 2019
    TODAY: Anderson’s contract has been officially selected, with Beede heading down to Triple-A in the corresponding move.  (Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle was among those to report the news.) YESTERDAY: The Giants are set to select the contract of righty Shaun Anderson, as Kerry Crowley of the Bay Area News Group was among…
    Jeff Todd
  • What Are The Giants Doing In The Outfield? May 13, 2019
    We are regularly asked questions about the state of the Giants’ outfield, so I decided to assess the 10 (soon to be 11) players they’ve used out there so far.  I also took a look at their options in the upper minors. Outfielders The Giants Have Used In Their First 40 Games Left Field Gerardo…
    Tim Dierkes
  • Giants Designate Erik Kratz For Assignment May 13, 2019
    The Giants announced Monday that they’ve designated veteran catcher Erik Kratz for assignment. The organization will have a week to trade Kratz, release him, or pass him through outright waivers if they still wish to attempt to keep him in the organization. Kratz, 38, has hit just .125/.222/.281 in his 36 plate appearances as a…
    Steve Adams
  • Giants Notes: Impending Rebuild, Bumgarner May 13, 2019
    USA Today’s Bob Nightengale spoke to a number of Giants players about the likely rebuild that is on the horizon. The writing has been on the wall in San Francisco for some time now, and many in the clubhouse sound almost resigned to their fate. “It would definitely suck to leave these guys, but it’s a…
    Steve Adams

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