8:25 AM EST, Mon November 30, 2015

Giants’ Lincecum, Leake among new free agents

The final out of the World Series on Sunday night triggered the start of the Hot Stove season, with seven Giants and two A's among 139 major-leaguers who automatically became declared free agents Monday. New free agents also include starter Mike Leake, whom the Giants hope to re-sign, Tim Lincecum and Ryan Vogelsong, plus outfielder Alejandro De Aza. Full free agency begins at 9 p.m PST on Friday night. Giants general manager Bobby Evans has said he believes Leake will test the market, but the Giants did pull off surprising deals with outfielder Hunter Pence and Lincecum in 2012 to keep...
McCovey Chronicles Nov 2, 2015

There are about 20 free agent pitchers who would help the Giants

Pitchers, ahoy! Here's the preview to the offseason preview of who could help the 2016 Giants. According to Roster Resource, the Giants' current starting rotation is Madison Bumgarner, Jake Peavy, Matt Cain, Chris Heston, and Clayton Blackburn. Ty Blach and Chris Stratton would probably be the first lines of defense in case of injury or ineffectiveness. There's no Mike Leake, no Tim Lincecum. No Tim Hudson, and no Ryan Vogelsong. If the Giants don't sign another starting pitcher or two, the already-thin rotation will become unconscionably thin. They will sign another starting pitcher or...

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