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Cubs Rumors: San Francisco Giants have interest in Jon Lester

Former Cubs lefty Jon Lester is drawing interest from the San Francisco Giants. While there was stated interest in a reunion between the Chicago Cubs and Jon Lester, that hardly precludes the three-time World Series champion from shopping around in free agency. According to Jon Morosi, the San Francisco Giants – who had intense interest […] Cubs Rumors: San Francisco Giants have interest in Jon Lester - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - Chicago Cubs News and Fan Community

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MLB free agency: Mets’ Marcus Stroman and Giants’ Kevin Gausman accept $18.9 million qualifying offers, while Trevor Bauer and George Springer are among those to decline

New York Mets pitcher Marcus Stroman and San Francisco Giants pitcher Kevin Gausman accepted $18.9 million qualifying offers, receiving one-year deals to stay with their teams rather than test what they could get in free agency.

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J.T. Realmuto declines the Phillies’ qualifying offer, will test free agency

Photo by Mark Brown/ As expected, Realmuto declines the QO. In a move that was not at all surprising, catcher J.T. Realmuto has reportedly refused the Phillies’ qualifying offer and will test free agency. Realmuto is expected to easily better this year’s QO of $18.9 million for one year, and could see a multi-year deal that pays him more per year than any catcher in MLB history. San Francisco’s Buster Posey is the current record holder at $21.4 million in average annual value. He signed an eight-year, $168 million contract extension with the Giants in 2013. It’s unlikely Realmuto...

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Kevin Gausman accepts qualifying offer

Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/ San Francisco Giants pitcher Kevin Gausman has reportedly accepted the qualifying offer San Francisco Giants pitcher Kevin Gausman has accepted the qualifying offer tendered to him by the Giants, per multiple reports. That means that Gausman will forego free agency, and instead return to the Giants on a one year, $18.9 million deal. There were six players who received the qualifying offer tender this year, and the deadline to accept or reject was today. George Springer, Trevor Bauer and J.T. Realmuto all rejected the qualifying offer, as did D.J. LeMahieu,...

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OTM Open Thread 11/2: It is Monday

Photo by Billie Weiss/Boston Red Sox/ Happy Monday everyone. Today is the first full day of official free agency, though I wouldn’t expect much movement, if any, right off the bat. In the non-baseball world, there is some Monday Night Football action tonight with the Giants and Bucs playing at 8:20 PM ET on ESPN. My kingdom for a stop to NFC East teams in primetime! Use this space to discuss whatever you’d like. As always, just be nice to each other.

Gregor Blanco set to hit free agency

Gregor Blanco enters free agency after spending the 2018 season with the Giants About Major League Baseball: Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic professional sports league in the United States and consists of 30 member clubs in the U.S. and

Derek Holland set for free agency

Pitcher Derek Holland is a free agent after spending the 2018 season with the Giants About Major League Baseball: Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic professional sports league in the United States and consists of 30 member clubs in the U.S

Hunter Pence enters free agency in 2019

Hunter Pence will become a free agent in 2019 after becoming a fan favorite with the Giants About Major League Baseball: Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic professional sports league in the United States and consists of 30 member clubs in t