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Giants, Gillaspie avoid arbitration with one-year deal

MLB.com Updated Jan 11 (5 days ago)
The Giants have reached a one-year agreement with third baseman Conor Gillaspie, avoiding arbitration. The deal is worth $1.4 million according to MLB Network Insider Jon Heyman.
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  • Former Giants shortstop Spencer dead at 88

    MLB.com Jan 4
    New York Giants third baseman Daryl Spencer is tagged out by Dodger catcher Roy Campanella in a 1953 game. Spencer, who played parts of 10 seasons with four teams, died on Monday. He was 88. (AP)
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  • Giants interested in Korean INF Hwang

    MLB.com Jan 3
    The Giants continue to show interest in Korean free-agent infielder Jae-gyun Hwang, sources told MLB.com's Jon Paul Morosi on Tuesday. Hwang, 29, is an unrestricted free agent and won't require a posting fee.
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  • Seeking HOF push, Kent played game 'right way'

    MLB.com Jan 1
    Jeff Kent played for six teams during his 17-year career, and most of his success came with the Giants. During his six years in San Francisco, Kent and Barry Bonds were a powerful 1-2 punch in the middle of the Giants' lineup.
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  • Rox, D-backs could shake up NL West in 2017

    MLB.com Dec 29, 2016
    The Giants filled their biggest void, signing free-agent closer Mark Melancon. The Dodgers and Giants are looking to maintain their two-team stranglehold on the NL West. But it won't be that easy.
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  • 7 stars who found late-career spark in new city

    MLB.com Dec 19, 2016
    Veteran shortstop Jimmy Rollins agreed to a Minor League contract with the Giants on Monday, in an attempt to rejuvenate a career that looked as though it might be at an end. The 38-year-old former National League MVP can look back at several former sta…
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  • Source: Rollins agrees to Minors deal with Giants

    MLB.com Dec 19, 2016
    The Giants have agreed to a Minor League contract on Monday with veteran shortstop Jimmy Rollins, a source told MLB.com's Chris Haft. The deal will also include an invitation to Spring Training.
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  • Giants reportedly ink Reynolds to Minors deal

    MLB.com Dec 11, 2016
    The Giants have reportedly agreed to a Minor League deal with right-hander Matt Reynolds, according to ESPN.
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  • Young fan writes to San Francisco GM begging Giants to sign Mark Melancon

    ESPN.com yahoo.com MLB.com Dec 9, 2016
    Young fan writes to San Francisco GM begging Giants to sign Mark Melancon
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  • Done Deals: Mariners get Chris Heston in trade with Giants

    yahoo.com Dec 5, 2016
    Chris Heston, he of the 2015 no-hitter, is headed to the Mariners. (AP) This is The Stew’s running list of trades and signings that happen during baseball’s Winter Meetings. We’ll update this post as news happens. WEDNESDAY Mariners get Chris Heston in …
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  • Mariners add Heston, might leave without more

    MLB.com Dec 7, 2016
    Right-hander Chris Heston, who threw a no-hitter in a strong 2015 rookie season before spending most of last year in Triple-A and on the disabled list, has been traded from the Giants to the Mariners for a player to be named, sources said Wednesday.
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  • Winter Meetings Journal, Day 2: Bring us all your trades

    yahoo.com Dec 6, 2016
    NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — It’s one of those days at the MLB Winter Meetings where you’re waiting for something big to happen. Day 1 provided us a few highlights, but they were mostly things we expected: The Giants signed Mark Melancon and the Dodgers re-si…
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  • Nats have options with Melancon off the table

    MLB.com nytimes.com Dec 5, 2016
    Addressing their bullpen was one of the Nationals' top priorities entering this offseason, but it appears as if the club will miss out on re-signing its closer from the end of last season. Mark Melancon has reportedly agreed to a deal with the Giants th…
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  • 5 FA signings too obvious not to happen

    MLB.com Dec 2, 2016
    Let's help push the free agent market along with some completely obvious pairings. We all know the Giants need a closer. We all know the Astros need help at first base. Let's get them there.
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  • Huff reveals personal struggles in new book

    MLB.com Nov 28, 2016
    In November 2010, Aubrey Huff stood before hundreds of thousands of people outside San Francisco City Hall, reached into his jeans and whipped out the red "rally thong" that was a symbol of the Giants' successful World Series bid. Two years la…
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  • Closer, OF top priorities at Winter Meetings

    MLB.com Nov 28, 2016
    Acquiring a closer remains far and away the Giants' top priority as they approach the Winter Meetings, which begin next Monday in National Harbor, Md.
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  • Hot Stove Digest: Forget about a Pablo Sandoval reunion with Giants

    yahoo.com MLB.com Nov 27, 2016
    Welcome to The Stew’s Hot Stove Digest, our daily rundown of MLB news, rumors and gossip for Hot Stove season. Here you’ll find a quick recap of all the day’s action and other fun stuff from around the internet that we think is worth your time. NOT GONN…
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  • Hot Stove Digest: Giants have discussed bringing back Pablo Sandoval

    yahoo.com Nov 25, 2016
    Welcome to The Stew’s Hot Stove Digest, our daily rundown of MLB news, rumors and gossip for Hot Stove season. Here you’ll find a quick recap of all the day’s action and other fun stuff from around the internet that we think is worth your time. REUNION?…
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  • An Appraisal: ‘Why Me?’ Echoed in Ralph Branca’s World, Even Before a Doomed Pitch

    nytimes.com Nov 23, 2016
    Before giving up the home run that would haunt his career, Branca often wondered aloud at his physical blessings.
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  • Inbox: Could Posey see time at hot corner?

    MLB.com Nov 17, 2016
    The Giants Inbox addresses Buster Posey's backup position, Chris Heston's status, the likelihood of a Jarrett Parker-Mac Williamson platoon and Jake Peavy's role.
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  • Why Does Johnny Cueto Always Keep His Shirt On In The Pool?

    deadspin.com Nov 13, 2016
    San Francisco Giants pitcher Johnny Cueto shared a few pictures of himself in the pool this afternoon. Just kicking back, relaxing, enjoying a nice chill offseason Sunday. Beautiful! Read more...
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  • Video - Leaving San Francisco Was Easy Call For Sandoval 01:46

    Leaving San Francisco Was Easy Call For Sandoval

    Mar 9
    ESPN SweetSpot blogger David Schoenfield discusses Pablo Sandoval's comments about feeling disrespected by the Giants.
  • Video - No Surgery Needed For Hunter Pence 01:01

    No Surgery Needed For Hunter Pence

    Mar 6
    Stephania Bell looks at the road ahead for Hunter Pence and when he'll likely be able to return to the Giants' lineup after breaking his arm when he was hit by a pitch.
  • Video - Hunter Pence Out Six To Eight Weeks 02:38

    Hunter Pence Out Six To Eight Weeks

    Mar 5
    ESPN.com MLB writer/editor Christina Kahrl reacts to Hunter Pence's left forearm fracture, which will sideline him for six to eight weeks.
  • Video - Posey On Giants' Focus, Preparations 03:16

    Posey On Giants' Focus, Preparations

    Feb 23
    Three-time World Series champion Buster Posey talks about his preparations for this season, how San Francisco's rotation will shake out and the competition within the division.