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San Jose Mercury News

Giants Mailbagg: Ryan Braun, international free agents and the value of being nice

You have Giants questions. We have answers. Or maybe we speculate about the answers. Or maybe we alternate between the two, and don't tell you which is which!

Scout

Giants Trade Blackburn to Rangers

Rangers trade for right-hander Blackburn, option to Triple-A Round Rock. Giants receive infielder De La Rosa and cash considerations.

CSN Bay Area

Giants trade former top pitching prospect to Rangers

SAN FRANCISCO, CA The San Francisco Giants have traded minor league right-handed pitcher Clayton Blackburn to the Texas Rangers in exchange for minor league

San Jose Mercury News

Giants Mailbagg: What did the Chris Heston trade fetch, and how will paying off ballpark debt affect payroll?

Will Eduardo Nuñez ever bat leadoff? How does paying off the ballpark affect the Giants' finances? What came back in the Chris Heston trade? Did you get stuck on the dinosaur planet because your spaceship ran out of fuel?

San Francisco Chronicle

Giants turn spring tables on the A’s, sweep series

Usually, the A’s thump the Giants when there’s nothing at stake, dominating spring meetings between the teams. Oakland would trade that, naturally, for the type of regular-season success the Giants have enjoyed the past seven years, so the reversal of fortunes during the Bay Bridge Series isn’t something that will keep the A’s up at night. Entering the Bay Bridge Series, the A’s had won 19 of the previous 25 preseason games between the teams entering the Bay Bridge Series, but the Giants swept the three games and outscored Oakland 11-4 in the process. Oakland’s No. 4 starter,...

Washington Times

Treinen gets Nats' closer job; Pelfrey cut

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Blake Treinen will begin the season as Washington's closer, even though he has only one big league save. After the Nationals lost Mark Melancon to the San Francisco Giants in free agency, Treinen won the job over Shawn Kelley and Koda Glover. "Blake has that turbo ...