December 19, 201423

Giants trade two minor league pitchers for Casey McGehee

The San Francisco Giants have traded for a third baseman. And, it’s neither of the two guys we heard they had interest in a couple days ago. Martin Prado ended

Jake Peavy Giants
December 19, 201413

Giants bring back Jake Peavy, still need more SP depth

The Giants off-season is finally getting going. After re-signing Sergio Romo on Wednesday the Giants have now come to terms with Jake Peavy on a two-year contract worth $24 million dollars.

December 18, 20144

Maeda won’t be posted, but Moncada is still a possibility

The Japan Times reported something that equated to what the kids call a “bummer”, at least for those who thought Kenta Maeda would’ve been a perfect candidate to join the

Sergio Romo Three Twins Ice Cream sign
December 17, 201423

Giants re-sign Romo, targeting three players in trade talks

The San Francisco Giants finally made a move, and they brought back one of their most popular players in the process. They re-signed Sergio Romo to a two-year, $15 million contract.

December 16, 20144

BASGcast (Ep. 121): Giants offseason update with Alex Pavlovic

What are the Giants doing this offseason? Alex Pavlovic discusses that with Bay Area Duck Guy and Bay Area Sports Guy, and the guys dive into what should be done

Brian Wilson Larry Baer Giants Dodgers
December 16, 20142

Dodgers DFA Brian Wilson, who’ll probably reinvent himself now

The Los Angeles Dodgers will pay Brian Wilson $9,500,000 in 2015. Wilson will not pitch for the Dodgers. Wilson struck out 10.1 batters per nine innings in 2014. Beyond that,

jung-ho kang
December 15, 20148

Giants and A’s might bid on Jung-Ho Kang this week

Korean shortstop Jung-Ho Kang, who in 117 games hit 40 home runs in the VERY hitter-friendly* Korean Baseball Organization in 2014, was posted today as expected. Jung-Ho Kang posted, MLB

Madison Bumgarner San Francisco Giants World Series Parade 2014
December 13, 20148

Giants free agency predictions: did we underspend?

I got this tweet in response to my post from Friday, in which I predicted what I thought the Giants would do in free agency. @BASportsGuy So you are saying the

Jake Peavy Giants
December 12, 201449

Giants free agent predictions that’ll look silly in a few days/weeks/months

Since the Giants used the Winter Meetings as an avenue to display the lighter side of Bobby Evans, but not as a time to restock their roster, one has to wonder

Bobby Evans San Francisco Giants World Series Parade
December 09, 201420

Giants lose out on Lester, gain a quote machine

The Giants lost out on the Jon Lester sweepstakes before a winner was announced. Hardly a shock, since the Giants spent all day letting everyone down gently. Bobby Evans had

December 09, 20146

Source: Giants “not as close as being reported” to signing Jon Lester

The #SFGiants officials are more optimistic than 24 hours ago that Jon Lester will pick them, while eagerly waiting final decision. — Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) December 9, 2014 This tweet

Baggs Dinger
December 08, 20148

BASGcast (Ep. 120): Andrew Baggarly on leaving CSN Bay Area, Giants offseason

After announcing he’s leaving CSN Bay Area, Andrew Baggarly joined Bay Area Duck Guy and Bay Area Sports Guy to talk about his time with CSN, how media has changed

chase and buster
December 06, 20143

Rosenthal: Giants “turning aggressive on Headley”

Sources: #SFGiants turning aggressive on Headley. Unclear how this relates to pursuit of Lester, if at all. Solid interest in Headley. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) December 6, 2014 Hot Stove

Melky Cabrera
December 05, 20146

On the Giants’ “interest” in a “Melky reunion”

Proving that any report is possible (and plausible) this time of year, the Giants have “expressed interest” in a “Melky reunion,” according to Ken Rosenthal. There are baseball reasons to

December 02, 201413

Giants’ free agent wish list: right-handed starting pitchers

If the Giants can’t sign their top target, Jon Lester, due to a bidding war that gets out of control or something else (like Lester’s Oakland stint souring him on

December 01, 201419

Giants’ No. 1 target appears to be Jon Lester, for one obvious reason

Bruce Bochy is in Atlanta to meet with Lester today. #SFGiants — Ahmed Fareed (@AhmedFareedCSN) December 1, 2014 Based on this news, the Giants have gone from kicking the tires

Pablo Sandoval Hanley Ramirez goggles
November 25, 201434

Pablo Sandoval’s actions and words don’t mesh

After the World Series parade, which took place on Halloween of all days, Pablo Sandoval discussed clothing options for 2015 and beyond. “I want to wear that jersey for the rest

November 25, 201412

Tim Flannery announces he’s stepping down as Giants’ third base coach

As if the last few days haven’t been rough enough for Giants fans with Pablo Sandoval departing for Boston, they got dealt another blow Tuesday morning when Tim Flannery announced on

Crab Sherman
November 24, 20141

BASGcast (Ep. 118): Pablo to Boston & 49ers vs. Seahawks

Bay Area Sports Guy is back!! His return comes just in time to talk about Pablo Sandoval going to Boston and the big 49ers/Seahawks matchup on Thanksgiving. *** Got a

Ryan Theriot Pablo Sandoval
November 24, 201422

Interesting year of negotiations between Giants & Sandoval ends, as the Panda will wear Red Sox

John Shea has the final say. I can confirm Pablo Sandoval deal with #redsox is done pending physical and that it should be announced shortly. #sfgiants need 3Bman. — John

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