Baltimore Orioles placed versatile infielder Jonathan Villar on waivers on Wednesday. Villar, who was worth four WAR in 2019, is expected to earn around $10 million in 2020 after arbitration.
Perhaps in the shadow of Gerrit Cole and Stephen Strasburg, Madison Bumgarner is still a very hot property on the MLB free agent market. The San Francisco Giants legend has already been linked to a number of teams that desperately need starting pitching to solidify their rotation.
Bruce Bochy won his 2000th game as manager on Wednesday. The historic milestone came at Fenway Park in a 11-3 victory over the Red Sox. Bochy is now one of only 11 wins with 2000 or more wins in MLB history.
The San Francisco Giants have traded Drew Pomeranz and Ray Black to the Milwaukee Brewers for Mauricio Dubon, as first reported by Jeff Passan.
The Houston Astros and San Francisco Giants are ‘engaged’ in trade talks for Madison Bumgarner, per Yahoo Sports’ Tim Brown.
The San Francisco Giants have, quietly for some time now, been one of the best teams in Major League Baseball. While more talk has been what they’re going to get for their star pitching assets – starter Madison Bumgarner and relievers Will Smith and Tony Watson, they are one of only two teams in the big leagues to have won 8 of their last 10 games.
Since returning from Tommy John surgery at the start of the 2018 season, Will Smith has been one of baseball’s best closers.
The San Francisco Giants have had one of the worst outfields in the history of major league baseball this season. However, over the last couple of weeks the Giants have started to get production from some unlikely sources.
Dodgers slugger Max Muncy admired a home run that he launched off Madison Bumgarner on Sunday.
San Francisco Giants traded for Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Kevin Pillar. Derek Law, Juan de Paula and Derek Law were sent to Toronto.
San Francisco Giants appointed Farhan Zaidi this offseason as they look to change their approach. A roster of players in decline makes a difficult 2019 probable.
His place in Cooperstown, donning the cap of a Giants team he led both in the East and the West, ensures his legacy will forever be alongside the legends of yesteryear, today and tomorrow.
San Francisco Giants are one of the ‘mystery teams’ for Bryce Harper, reports Randy Miller. Miller adds that the Giants will meet with Harper this week, joining the race to sign the former MVP alongside Chicago White Sox, Philadelphia Phillies, San Diego Padres and Washington Nationals.
San Francisco Giants and New York Yankees could benefit from trading Jacoby Ellsbury and Johnny Cueto this offseason, per Buster Olney.
Left-handed pitcher Derek Holland signed a one-year contract, with a team option for a second year, with the San Francisco Giants on Monday.