The San Francisco Giants agreed to a $62-million, four-year contract with closer Mark Melancon, pending a physical, General Manager Bobby Evans announced Monday. Because Melancon was traded during the season, the Giants don’t have to give up their first pick in June’s amateur draft as compensation. ...
The San Francisco Giants' run of even-year championships finally ended in 2016 in large part because their bullpen was cursed. Or to put it slightly more bluntly, just not very good. All they had to do to solve this was sign the most expensive relief pitcher in Major League Baseball history. The honor now belongs to Mark Melancon. Show More Summary
Mark Melancon spent the second half of the 2016 season with the Washington Nationals, but the 31-year-old closer is moving on from the reigning National League East champions after reportedly signing with the San Francisco Giants onShow More Summary
Giants’ development set to go before Bay Conservation commission Monday Voters gave the thumbs up to the San Francisco Giants’ plan to convert a huge swath of parking lot into a voluminous new bay side development last year, but theShow More Summary
The latest MLB Rumors point at Yoenis Cespedes being snapped up by the Giants. The San Francisco Giants have reportedly offered Cespedes a five year contract. Cespedes is a free agent now and his future is in his own hands. MLB Rumors talk of how Cespedes will ditch the New York Mets this time. Show More Summary
What a difference a year makes. Last winter, Zack Greinke was baseball's reigning ERA king and arguably the offseason's hottest free-agent commodity. The Los Angeles Dodgers wanted him back. The San Francisco Giants wanted to pry him...Show More Summary
Recent MLB Rumors indicate that Pablo Sandoval may return to the San Francisco Giants. Sandoval is currently with the Boston Rex Sox. However, he has been performing below par for quite a long time now. The Boston Red Sox are amenable to selling him as per MLB Rumors. Show More Summary
Boston Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval hasn't lived up to the expectations of his big contract and could be on the move because of that. According to Evan Drellich of the Boston Herald on Friday, the San Francisco Giants have "c onsidered a reunion" with Sandoval. More to follow. Read more MLB news on BleacherReport.com
As the 2016 season is coming to an end, MLB trade rumors are hot topics recently. The latest baseball player rumored to make the jump is Detroit Tigers’ J.D. Martinez. Early reports said that Tigers and San Francisco Giants had talks with trading Martinez. Show More Summary
TweetSFPL, Park Branch, Haight Ashbury, USA. (Thanks, Andrew Carnegie, sort of. (Oh, maybe that’s not for our San Francisco Giants.) Anyway, sometimes you win the most games in a year or win the most votes in an election, but you don’t end up winning the big prize at the end.
Before the San Francisco Giants' run of even-year championships was killed by their bullpen at the end of 2016, it was wounded by their lack of power. Their leading home run hitter was Brandon Belt, who cranked just 17 homers. 17. The...Show More Summary
The San Diego Padres rid themselves of Bruce Bochy in 2006, after the only consecutive postseason appearances in franchise history. The Padres have not returned to the playoffs since then, but Bochy has led the San Francisco Giants to three World Series championships. The Padres replaced Bochy...
San Francisco’s independent tax arbiter says AT&T Park is worth well over $100 million more than the Giants claim it is, the latest ruling in a long-running fight over how much in taxes the baseball team should pay on its waterfrontShow More Summary
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...
The San Francisco Giants need to bolster their bullpen. The Giants know it. Every other team knows it. Your second cousin who's wrapped up in the election and doesn't really follow baseball knows it. Luckily for San Francisco, there are a handful of elite closers available in an otherwise-tepid free-agent pool. Show More Summary
The San Francisco Giants have met with representatives for closer Kenley Jansen, according to Jon Morosi of MLB Network. Jansen, 29, was superb for the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2016, finishing 3-2 in 71 appearances with a 1.83 ERA, 0.67 WHIP, 104 strikeouts and 47 saves in 53 save opportunities. More to follow. You can follow Timothy Rapp on Twitter. Show More Summary
Yoenis Cespedes is looking to cash in this winter as a free agent after a huge 2016 season as a member of the New York Mets. Per Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, the San Francisco Giants are seen as "one of the more likely pursuers" of Cespedes during the offseason. More to follow. Read more MLB news on BleacherReport.com
Buster Posey didn't need to pad his resume. At age 29, the San Francisco Giants catcher has already won a Rookie of the Year trophy, a batting title, three Silver Sluggers, a National League MVP and three championship rings. For even...Show More Summary
PAST PERFORMANCE IS NO GUARANTEE OF FUTURE RESULTS. Shot: Last week, after the brutal beating of a Giants fan in the Dodgers Stadium parking lot, Los Angeles and San Francisco officials issued a public plea for more “civility and common decency” among sports fans. In January, the shootings in Tucson in which six people were […]
In a move that was a mere formality, the San Francisco Giants exercised the $7 million option on left-handed pitcher Matt Moore's contract for 2017. Today's Knuckleball's Jon Heyman and MLB.com's Chris Haft reported the Giants' decision to exercise Moore's option. More to follow. Read more MLB news on BleacherReport.com