10:47 AM EST, Fri December 15, 2017

Giancarlo Stanton: Giants were not close enough to winning again

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Giancarlo Stanton was shooting the breeze with Buster Posey and Brandon Crawford at the World Baseball Classic in March, listening to the two Giants jokingly brag about winning during every even year. After a career of losing with Miami, Stanton wanted what Posey and Crawford had. Nine months later, Stanton decided he did not want to join Posey, Crawford and Co. in that quest because the Giants were too far away from competing for another title. The National League Most Valuable Player explained Monday why he was not prepared to...

Giants ‘impressed’ in meetings with Stanton, Ohtani, who comments on Posey’s ‘great aura’

Giancarlo Stanton loves to play at AT&T Park, and Shohei Ohtani loves Buster Posey’s “great aura.” Those were two of the takeaways in the Giants’ meetings with the two players they’re pursuing the most, according to general manager Bobby Evans in a Chronicle interview on Thursday. Evans confirmed the Giants came to terms with the Marlins on a trade for Stanton that’s contingent on the right fielder approving it. The Giants and Cardinals have been the most aggressive pursuers, though it’s believed Stanton, who has a full no-trade clause, is...

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