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San Francisco Giants: Five trade destinations for Evan Longoria

With the recent report that the San Francisco Giants are listening to offers on third baseman Evan Longoria, we look at five potential landing spots. According to a tweet from Jon Heyman, the San Francisco Giants are “gauging trade interest” for third baseman Evan Longoria. That seems like a bit of no-brainer as I’m sure […] San Francisco Giants: Five trade destinations for Evan Longoria - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Golden Gate Sports Jan 19, 2019

San Francisco Giants Rumors: Team gauging interest in Evan Longoria trade

  As the offseason rebuild continues, the latest San Francisco Giants rumors suggest Evan Longoria has found his way onto the trade block. It’s been a busy (albeit not super productive) offseason for the San Francisco Giants, who have been more talk than walk in the last couple of months. However, as the latest rumors […] San Francisco Giants Rumors: Team gauging interest in Evan Longoria trade - Golden Gate Sports - Golden Gate Sports - A Bay Area Sports Site
Call to the Pen Jan 18, 2019

San Francisco Giants scouting report on RHP Shaun Anderson

Overlooked in a deep college, now in one of the worst farm systems with the San Francisco Giants, Shaun Anderson continues to impress those who take notice. With each of our top 10 prospect lists this offseason, we will have a scouting report on one player from that organization’s top 10 list. With our recent […] San Francisco Giants scouting report on RHP Shaun Anderson - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Mercury News Jan 16, 2019
Giants mailbag: What could the franchise get for Madison Bumgarner?

Giants mailbag: What could the franchise get for Madison Bumgarner?

Are the Brewers a potential landing spot for Madison Bumgarner? What type of package will it take for the Giants to surrender their ace? We answer your latest offseason questions.
Call to the Pen Jan 15, 2019

San Francisco Giants top 10 prospects for 2019

The San Francisco Giants are in a flux position in their organization but are they seeing progress in their minor league system enough to possibly rebuild? We are in our third offseason at Call to the Pen of putting together top 10 prospect lists for every organization in baseball. Today’s list is the San Francisco […] San Francisco Giants top 10 prospects for 2019 - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Giants hire pitching analyst to aid with training efforts

The San Francisco Giants have hired pitching analyst Matt Daniels to join the staff of new president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi, who vowed when hired in November to find …
The Mercury News Jan 15, 2019
Giants add to analytics team, hire coordinator of pitching analysis

Giants add to analytics team, hire coordinator of pitching analysis

The Giants made another analytically-driven hire Tuesday with the addition of Matt Daniels.

Giant keep lefty Derek Holland with $7M, 1-year deal

Left-hander Derek Holland is staying with the San Francisco Giants, agreeing to a one-year contract that guarantees $7 million. With all the injuries to the rotation last season, keeping the …
The Mercury News Jan 14, 2019
Giants mailbag: Expect club to remain active in free agent, trade markets

Giants mailbag: Expect club to remain active in free agent, trade markets

With Derek Holland in the fold, our Giants mailbag looks at what's next for San Francisco this offseason.
SFGate Jan 14, 2019

Giants’ re-sign 2019 innings leader Derek Holland to one-year deal

With spring training four weeks away, the Giants on Monday made their first significant player acquisition under their new leadership, re-signing left-handed starter Derek Holland to a one-year, $7 million free-agent contract that could be worth up to $15 million under a second-year option. The Giants’ 2018 innings leader, who re-established his durability in a comeback season from multiple injuries, was 7-9 with a 3.57 ERA. More significant, Holland stabilized the rotation amid injuries to Madison Bumgarner, Jeff Samardzija and Johnny Cueto. Holland’s ability to start or relieve also...
The Mercury News Jan 14, 2019
Source: Giants bring pitcher Derek Holland back, add rotation depth

Source: Giants bring pitcher Derek Holland back, add rotation depth

After an impressive first year with San Francisco, Derek Holland is returning to the Giants on a one-year deal with a club option.
The Mercury News Jan 11, 2019
Giants , closer Will Smith agree to new contract

Giants , closer Will Smith agree to new contract

San Francisco reliever, whose name has been mentioned in trade talks this off-season, accepts a one-year, $4.225 deal with the Giants.
SFGate Jan 11, 2019

Report: Giants reach one-year deal with closer Smith to avoid arbitration

The Giants kept an impressive streak alive Friday when they reportedly reached a one-year, $4.225 million contract agreement with closer Will Smith. For the 15th consecutive offseason, the Giants will not take a player into a salary-arbitration hearing. USA Today reported the agreement and the salary figure. Smith was the Giants' only arbitration-eligible player still unsigned ahead of Friday's deadline for the player and team to submit proposed salaries. If a case goes to a hearing, a three-person arbitration panel picks one figure or the other. Those hearings can get nasty, as players must...
Tomahawk Take Jan 11, 2019

Atlanta Braves Rumors: Ultimate Mock Trade with San Francisco Giants

With the Atlanta Braves running out of options in the free agent market, they may have to turn to trades to improve their team for 2019. Watch for Braves rumors in the trade market to come! The San Francisco Giants appear to be rebuilding in 2019, and they have a couple of players that could […] Atlanta Braves Rumors: Ultimate Mock Trade with San Francisco Giants - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take - An Atlanta Braves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Call to the Pen Jan 11, 2019

San Francisco Giants: Joe Panik being shopped

The San Francisco Giants are reportedly considering an upgrade at second base Since the San Francisco Giants first-round pick made his big league debut in 2014, he has been the everyday starter at second base. He was a breath of fresh air, a young piece to build around and a gold glove winner. However, during […] San Francisco Giants: Joe Panik being shopped - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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