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Giants DFA Uggla

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 weeks 4 days ago
Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Francisco Giants designated second baseman Dan Uggla for assignment on Friday.Uggla, a three-time All-Star, signed a minor-league deal with the Giants on July 21, three days after he was released by the Atlanta Braves, and was then promoted to the big league club on July 25.However, in four games with the Giants he struggled both at the plate and in the...

Giants add Peavy in trade with Red Sox

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 weeks 3 days ago
Boston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Boston Red Sox shipped veteran Jake Peavy to the San Francisco Giants on Saturday.The Giants hope the move bolsters their rotation as they are locked in a tight battle with the Los Angeles Dodgers for NL West supremacy.Boston acquired two minor league pitchers, Edwin Escobar and Heath Hembree, in exchange for the 33-year-old Peavy and cash considerations....

Giants promote 2B Uggla

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 weeks 4 days ago
San Francisco, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Francisco Giants placed infielders Ehire Adrianza and Marco Scutaro on the 15-day disabled list prior to Friday's series opener against the Dodgers and promoted second baseman Dan Uggla from Triple-A Fresno.Uggla, a three-time All-Star, signed a minor league deal with the Giants on Monday, three days after he was released by the Atlanta Braves.Uggla...

Odd Man Rush: Giants have chance to make a statement

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 weeks 4 days ago
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - With still a week to go in July, the San Francisco Giants' upcoming three-game weekend series with the Los Angeles Dodgers is by no means a must-win.Should the Giants falter by the bay, they will still have two more three-game cracks at the Dodgers in September, games that are sure to have a much more of an immediate impact to the standings.But make no...

Report: Giants sign Uggla to minor-league deal

By Anonymous (not verified), 4 weeks 1 day ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - The San Francisco Giants have reportedly signed second baseman Dan Uggla to a minor-league deal Monday, just three days after he was released by the Atlanta Braves.According to the San Jose Mercury News, the 34-year-old will report to Triple- A Fresno.Uggla's mostly disappointing tenure with Atlanta came to a close last Friday, less than a week after the team suspended the...

Giants' Cain to DL with elbow issue; Belt on concussion list

By Anonymous (not verified), 4 weeks 1 day ago
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Cain is back on the disabled list, this time with right elbow inflammation, while first baseman Brandon Belt was placed on the 7-day concussion list.It will be Cain's third stint on the DL this season. He was shelved in late April after cutting his finger on a kitchen knife while making a sandwich and was sidelined in late...

Giants sign first-round pick Beede

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 1 week ago
San Francisco, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Francisco Giants signed first-round pick pitcher Tyler Beede on Friday.The terms of the deal were not released.The right hander was the 14th overall selection in the 2014 draft.Beede played college ball for Vanderbilt University, posting an 8-8 record with a 4.05 ERA and 116 strikeouts in 19 starts last season, which helped the Commodores win their...

Giants activate Adrianza from DL

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 1 week ago
San Francisco, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Francisco Giants activated infielder Ehire Adrianza from the 15-day disabled list following Wednesday's 5-2 win over the Oakland Athletics.Adrianza hasn't played since June 21 due to a right hamstring strain. He's batting .213 with four RBI in 46 games this year.The Giants also optioned outfielder Juan Perez to Triple-A Fresno. Perez has been...

Dodgers found partly liable in 2011 beating

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 1 week ago
Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Los Angeles Dodgers must pay a portion of the $18 million legal payout to Bryan Stow, a Giants fan who was brutally beaten by two men at Dodgers Stadium in 2011.Stow, now 45 years old from northern California, was critically injured in the attack after the season-opener three years ago between the Giants and Dodgers. He sustained brain damage and is...

Giants' Belt returns

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 2 weeks ago
San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - For the first time in nearly two months, the San Francisco Giants will have first baseman Brandon Belt back in the lineup when the team begins a weekend series in San Diego on Friday.Belt, out since May 9 with a fractured left thumb, will bat second in Friday's game against the Padres.The 26-year-old sustained the injury when he was struck by a pitch from Paul...