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Padres: Trade deadline acquisitions come up big against Rockies

The Padres were the beneficiary of several trade deadline acquisitions in their series sweep over the Rockies—a great start to the homestand. Entering a ten-game homestand with critical series against the Rockies, Giants, and Dodgers, the Padres needed to start things off on the right foot. They swept the Rockies and received contributions from nearly […] Padres: Trade deadline acquisitions come up big against Rockies - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Giants make a surprising free agent signing, add veteran slugger on minor league deal

The Giants picked up an extra first baseman, but it's unclear how he fits the roster.

AZ Snake Pit

Series Preview #13: Diamondbacks @ Giants

Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/ The D-backs stagger into San Francisco for a 4 game wrap around series If it’s the weekend, the D-backs must be playing the Giants. This is the 3rd straight Friday these two teams will kick off a series. Like everything else in 2020, it’s gone badly against San Francisco. The Giants hold a 5-1 edge, having been outscored the D-backs 30 to 14. The reeling Diamondbacks were just swept in LA and have lost 13 of 14. On the heels of the trade deadline there has been obvious discord in the clubhouse coupled with unfocused play on the field. Yesterday...

The Mercury News

Madison Bumgarner is coming back to Oracle Park. Here’s what’s changed since he left.

When their former ace departed in free agency, the Giants and Bumgarner had different ideas about how their immediate futures might unfold.

The Denver Post

Kevin Pillar makes Rockies debut Tuesday against Giants: “Joining a contending team is obviously exciting”

Kevin Pillar felt the trade coming before it happened, calling his final game with the Red Sox and the next 24 hours as “emotionally draining.” But the Rockies’ latest addition has already embraced his new baseball home.

The Mercury News

The Giants expect to stay in the playoff race. Here’s how they stack up with other contenders.

The SF Giants had a quiet trade deadline and will spend the next four weeks trying to sneak into the postseason.

The Mercury News

SF Giants bring newly acquired utility player onto roster after Rickard goes on injured list

The Giants weren't active on Monday's trade deadline, but they will head into Colorado with a slightly different look.

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SF Giants Gameday podcast: Farhan Zaidi explains why it was a quiet deadline

The Giants are normally one of the most active teams at the trade deadline. Not in 2020.

Purple Row

Colorado Rockies game No. 35 thread: Kevin Gausman vs. Jon Gray

Photo by Matthew Stockman/ Pillar will face old team in Colorado debut Looking for new results in a new month, the final month of the 2020 60-game sprint, the Rockies (17-18) will open a two-game series with the Giants (17-19) on Tuesday night at Coors Field. Newly acquired Kevin Pillar, who the Rockies just got in a trade from the Red Sox, will make his Colorado debut, hitting in the second spot and playing center field. (Check him out in black and purple below.) Hopefully the addition of Pillar, who spent the 2019 season as a member of the Giants, will bring life back to the Rockies...

SFGate

SF Giants make no major moves at MLB trade deadline. Why?

The San Francisco Giants did not make any significant moves during the 2020 MLB trade deadline even as NL West divisional rivals made a flurry of transactions.

The Mercury News

The Deets: The Giants’ 2020 season has already been a success

There's only one mistake the San Francisco Giants can make at the MLB trade deadline

The Mercury News

SF Giants Gameday podcast: The Giants didn’t provide any trade deadline clarity this week

There's plenty of uncertainty leading into the final hours before the deadline.

The Mercury News

Kurtenbach: View the SF Giants’ lack of deadline action as a good sign

The San Francisco Giants didn't make any deals at the MLB trade deadline. That says so much about what Farhan Zaidi is doing.

Motor City Bengals

Detroit Tigers Trade Deadline: Dereck Rodriguez

It was a busy Trade Deadline, and the Tigers got in on the action. The Tigers today have claimed RHP Dereck Rodríguez off waivers from the San Francisco Giants and optioned him to the alternate training site. Rodriguez is the son of Hall of Fame catcher and former Tiger Iván Rodríguez. — Tigers PR (@DetroitTigersPR) […] Detroit Tigers Trade Deadline: Dereck Rodriguez - Motor City Bengals - Motor City Bengals - A Detroit Tigers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

The Mercury News

SF Giants: As one starting pitcher leaves injured, two others nearing return

Instead of acting as possible trade chips, Jeff Samardzija and Drew Smyly will watch from the Giants’ injured list as Monday’s MLB trade deadline comes and goes. The following day, the veteran starting pitchers will head to Sacramento for the final leg of rehab for injuries that have limited them to 22 combined innings this […]

The Mercury News

SF Giants: Johnny Cueto is money to deliver series win over Diamondbacks ahead of trade deadline

Many questions loom ahead of the MLB trade deadline for the San Francisco Giants, who used a strong start from Johnny Cueto to pull within two games of .500 and one game of the National League wild card.

The Mercury News

Giants snap three-game losing streak against D’backs, Trevor Cahill leaves early with injury

The Giants' fifth starter emerged as a potential trade candidate before his injury.

AZ Snake Pit

Preview #35: 8/30, Diamondbacks vs. Giants

Photo by Sarah Sachs/Arizona Diamondbacks/ The last game for the D-backs before tomorrow’s trade deadline. Will they buy or sell? Today's Lineups GIANTS DIAMONDBACKS Mike Yastrzemski - RF Kole Calhoun - RF Alex Dickerson - LF Ketel Marte - 2B Evan Longoria - 3B Starling Marte - CF Brandon Belt - 1B David Peralta - LF Donovan Solano - 2B Christian Walker - 1B Pablo Sandoval - DH Eduardo Escobar - 3B Brandon Crawford - SS Nick Ahmed - SS Mauricio Dubon - CF Jake Lamb - DH Chadwick Tromp - C Daulton Varsho - C Johnny Cueto - RHP Taylor Clarke - RHP I...

The Mercury News

SF Giants trade deadline primer: Who could be on the move, what types of deals are in play?

Our trade deadline preview covers all the players that could be on the move if the Giants decide to make a deal.

The Mercury News

SF Giants lose third straight, face pressure to perform ahead of Monday’s trade deadline

The Giants are back to four games under .500 with two to play before the deadline.

The Mercury News

SF Giants shut out in both ends of doubleheader, face uncertainty ahead of trade deadline

The Giants didn't score a run in 14 innings against the Dodgers Thursday.

Golden Gate Sports

SF Giants: Why the team should look at Aaron Sanchez for pitching help

Whether the SF Giants make the postseason or not, they should give Aaron Sanchez a chance. It’s the end of August and the SF Giants are fighting for a wild card spot with less than 30 games to go. And with the trade deadline fast approaching the team needs to figure out if they’re in […] SF Giants: Why the team should look at Aaron Sanchez for pitching help - Golden Gate Sports - Golden Gate Sports - A Bay Area Sports Site

Bluebird Banter

Today in Blue Jays history: Jays trade for David Cone

Photo by Jeff Carlick/MLB Photos via 28 Years Ago Today August 27, 1992, the Blue Jays traded for David Cone from the Mets. This was the first time we traded for David Cone. Jeff Kent and Ryan Thompson went to New York. At the time of the trade the Jays were 72-55 up two game on the Orioles in the AL East. We would go 24 and 11 the rest of the way. Kent played with the Mets until the end of July 1996, then was traded to Cleveland. From there he went to the Giants, where he became a star. Not that he was a bad player with the Mets. He hit .279/.327/.453 with 67 home runs in 498 games....

Golden Gate Sports

SF Giants: The Yankees have called about trading for Kevin Gausman

The SF Giants have reportedly been contacted by the Yankees about a trade for Kevin Gausman. The SF Giants find themselves in a similar position to the one they were in almost a year ago. But instead of guys like Madison Bumgarner, the focus has now shifted to the likes of Kevin Gausman and others. […] SF Giants: The Yankees have called about trading for Kevin Gausman - Golden Gate Sports - Golden Gate Sports - A Bay Area Sports Site

Golden Gate Sports

SF Giants: Could Chris Shaw be traded in the near future?

The SF Giants added Chris Shaw to their 60-man roster. Could that mean a trade is in the future? As the SF Giants continue to rattle off wins, they made an interesting roster decision on Tuesday that has many questioning the future of former first-round pick Chris Shaw. Shaw was one of the most surprising […] SF Giants: Could Chris Shaw be traded in the near future? - Golden Gate Sports - Golden Gate Sports - A Bay Area Sports Site

Pinstripe Alley

Yankees make minor trade, add Rob Brantly to alternate site

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports Trade season is lit. With the MLB Trade Deadline five days away, the Yankees are making (minor) moves. Earlier today, the team acquired catcher Rob Brantly from the San Francisco Giants in exchange for cash considerations. The club assigned him to the alternate site at Scranton. Brantly, 31, has played in parts of six seasons with four different teams. He primarily served as a backup catcher for the Marlins between 2012-2013. He also caught for the White Sox and Phillies. As a career .228/.292/.330 hitter with seven home runs (71 wRC+), Nichols Law of...

The Mercury News

How the Giants’ latest trade acquisition could find his way into the outfield mix

The Giants' latest acquisition has spent the vast majority of his career in the infield.

Dontrelle Willis on whether the Giants should trade Bumgarner and NL Wild Card race | MLB WHIPAROUND

Dontrelle Willis and Eric Karros join Chris Myers to discuss whether the Giants should trade Madison Bumgarner at the deadline and make their picks for the NL Wild Card race. #FOXSports #MLB #MadisonBumgarner #DontrelleWillis #EricKarros

Madison Bumgarner could be trade candidate this offseason

The Giants could use their ace Madison Bumgarner as a key trade piece in the offseason. Take a look at his highlights from 2018. About Major League Baseball: Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic professional sports league in the United States

MLB.com FastCast: Zaidi to lead Giants - 11/7/18

The Giants officially introduced Farhan Zaidi as their president of baseball operations, plus the Mariners and Rays get close to a trade About Major League Baseball: Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic professional sports league in the Unite