2:11 AM EDT, Fri July 01, 2016

Giants notes: Joe Panik placed on concussion DL, Ruben Tejada joins roster, Chris Heston cashes in, plus updates on Tomlinson/Romo/Duffy

OAKLAND – The Giants spent two months charging to the front of the NL West. Now they are limping to the All-Star break. And the limp is becoming more pronounced by the day.   The Giants officially placed second baseman… Continue Reading → The post Giants notes: Joe Panik placed on concussion DL, Ruben Tejada joins roster, Chris Heston cashes in, plus updates on Tomlinson/Romo/Duffy appeared first on Giants Extra.
McCovey Chronicles Jun 29, 2016

Joe Panik placed on 7-day concussion DL, Ruben Tejada added to 25-man roster

Chris Heston was placed on the 60-day DL to make room for Tejada. Joe Panik was out of the lineup on Tuesday because of delayed concussion symptoms related to getting hit in the head with a pitch during last week’s series against the Rays. On Wednesday, the Giants placed Panik on the 7-day concussion DL, purchasing the contract of Ruben Tejada to take his place. Tejada spent the first 10 seasons of his career with the Mets organization, including parts of six years in the majors, where he hit .254/.328/.322. He became a household name last October, when he broke his leg on Chase...

Extra Baggs: Giants contact MLB about concussion DL for Joe Panik, picking through the smoldering ruin of a 13-11 loss, Denard Span has his Big Papi moment, etc.

SAN FRANCISCO – Tim Flannery isn’t the only wizened coach who could transition from the Giants dugout to a successful career as a television analyst. Consider this gem from Bruce Bochy after his club’s 13-11 loss to the A’s Tuesday… Continue Reading → The post Extra Baggs: Giants contact MLB about concussion DL for Joe Panik, picking through the smoldering ruin of a 13-11 loss, Denard Span has his Big Papi moment, etc. appeared first on Giants Extra.

Giants, Ruben Tejada agree to terms on minor league contract

SAN FRANCISCO – The Giants like it when their players are motivated. Infielder Ruben Tejada has every reason to dislike the archrival Los Angeles Dodgers.   The Giants agreed to terms with Tejada on a minor league contract on Monday.… Continue Reading → The post Giants, Ruben Tejada agree to terms on minor league contract appeared first on Giants Extra.
McCovey Chronicles Jun 13, 2016

Giants reportedly sign Ruben Tejada, pending physical

The Giants added another veteran to their organizational depth, signing the 26-year-old middle infield to a minor-league deal. The Giants are down two backup infielders, and while that shouldn’t be a long-term problem, they’re making precautions. According to KNBR.com’s Connor Grossman, the Giants have signed Ruben Tejada to a minor-league deal. The 26-year-old Tejada is most famous for having his leg broken by Chase Utley in the 2015 postseason. The Mets declined to offer him arbitration after the injury, and he didn't stick with the Cardinals earlier this season, hitting...
McCovey Chronicles Jun 13, 2016

A first-hand look at Tim Lincecum and his dominant return to Fresno

The former Giant made his way back to Fresno, where he briefly pitched before his nine-season tenure with San Francisco. The last time Tim Lincecum pitched in Fresno, Calif. was in 2007. That would also be the year where he gets called up to the San Francisco Giants and start a remarkable push toward back-to-back Cy Young awards. Fast forward to Jun. 12, 2016—nearly 10 years later. Tim Lincecum is now with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, having signed a 1 year/$2.5m contract in May. He made his first starts in the year in Triple-A with the Salt Lake Bees, in Reno and in Tacoma. Then...
MetsBlog Jun 1, 2016

Cardinals release Ruben Tejada

The Cardinals have released INF Ruben Tejada.

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