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Giants sign OF Aoki

By The Sports Network, 1 year 8 months ago
San Francisco, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Francisco Giants signed outfielder Nori Aoki to a one-year contract on Monday. Financial terms were not disclosed, but according to CSN Bay Area, the contract is worth $4 million with a $5.5 million club option for 2016. Aoki, 33, hit .285 with 43 RBI and 17 stolen bases in 132 games for the AL- champion Kansas City Royals last season. He...

Giants finalize deal with Peavy

By The Sports Network, 1 year 9 months ago
San Francisco, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The reigning World Series champion San Francisco Giants officially announced on Tuesday that they have re-signed veteran pitcher Jake Peavy to a two-year contract. Financial terms were not disclosed by the team, though ESPN reported that Peavy will earn $7 million in 2015 and $13 million in 2016 in addition to receiving a $4 million signing bonus. The...

Giants officially re-sign Romo

By The Sports Network, 1 year 9 months ago
San Francisco, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Francisco Giants officially re-signed right-handed relief pitcher Sergio Romo to a two-year contract on Monday. The deal is reportedly worth $15 million. Romo's numbers dipped in 2014 as he finished the year with 23 saves, a 3.72 earned run average and a 6-4 record over 64 games. The 31-year-old Romo, who has been a part of all three...

Giants acquire McGehee from Marlins

By The Sports Network, 1 year 9 months ago
San Francisco, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Francisco Giants have acquired infielder Casey McGehee from the Miami Marlins in exchange for minor league pitchers Kendry Flores and Luis Castillo. The Giants have been searching for a third baseman since Pablo Sandoval left last month to sign with the Boston Red Sox. McGehee became expendable when the Marlins acquired infielder Martin...

Giants retain Peavy with 2-year deal

By The Sports Network, 1 year 9 months ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - The San Francisco Giants have apparently re-signed right-hander Jake Peavy to a two-year contract. Although the Giants have yet to confirm the deal, the pact is believed to be worth $24 million and contains a full no-trade clause. Peavy started last season with Boston, but was dealt to San Francisco in late July after going 1-9 with a 4.72 ERA in 20 outings for the...

Report: Giants bring back Romo

By The Sports Network, 1 year 9 months ago
San Francisco, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Francisco Giants have reportedly re-signed reliever Sergio Romo on Wednesday. According to FOX Sports, Romo and the Giants have agreed on a two-year, $15 million pact. The right-hander's numbers dipped in 2014 as he finished the year with 23 saves, a 3.72 earned run average and a 6-4 record over 64 games. Romo, who has been a part of...

Madison Bumgarner named SI Sportsman of the Year

By The Sports Network, 1 year 9 months ago
New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner was named the 2014 Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year on Monday. The award is presented annually to the athlete, team or coach who transcended the year in both athletic performance and character. Bumgarner led the Giants to the World Series title in October, earning a pair of victories in his two...

Former All-Star, manager Dark dies at 92

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 year 10 months ago
Oakland, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Former Oakland Athletics manager Alvin Dark has died at the age of 92.Dark got his first managerial position in 1961 immediately following his retirement as a player. In his second season, he led the San Francisco Giants to a National League pennant, but they lost the World Series in seven games to the New York Yankees.After four years with the Giants and stints...

Champion Giants give Sandoval qualifying offer

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 year 11 months ago
San Francisco, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The newly crowned World Series champion San Francisco Giants began their offseason by extending impending free agent Pablo Sandoval a one-year qualifying offer at Monday's deadline.The move is a mere formality, with Sandoval certain to reject the $15.3 million tender for next season and receive a lucrative multi-year deal on the open market. If the 2012...

Giants throw spooktacular bash for third World Series parade

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 year 11 months ago
San Francisco, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - For the third time in five years, the San Francisco Giants dressed as World Series champions on Halloween.The Giants beat the Kansas City Royals 3-2 in Game 7 of the Fall Classic on Wednesday night and hosted a victory parade through the city and rally Friday afternoon, celebrating a third title since 2010 with their fans.The parade began near the...