San Francisco Giants Wiretap

Giants Send Two Prospects To Marlins For McGehee

Dec 21, 2014 2:10 AM

The Giants acquired third baseman Casey McGehee on Friday night from the Marlins for a pair of right-handed minor league pitchers, finding their replacement for Pablo Sandoval.

San Francisco announced the trade late Friday. The World Series champions are sending Kendry Flores and Luis Castillo to the Marlins.

Tags: San Francisco Giants, Misc Rumor, Official Trade

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Giants Consider Upgrading The Rotation

Dec 20, 2014 6:33 PM

The Giants have moved decisively in recent days. They answered their third-base question with Casey McGehee.

"I think we're going to take the next day or two to assess what we have left both to spend and how we can best execute the next move," Giants GM Brian Sabean said Saturday during a conference call to announce the McGehee trade.

Sabean said the Giants have spoken with right-hander James Shields, a potential upgrade for their starting rotation.

Tags: San Francisco Giants, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

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Giants To Acquire Casey McGehee

Dec 19, 2014 7:49 PM

The San Francisco Giants will acquire Casey McGehee from the Miami Marlins.

San Francisco is expected to ship two Minor League pitchers to Miami.

The Giants are in need of a third baseman.

Jon Heyman/CBS Sports

Tags: San Francisco Giants, Miami Marlins, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Peavy, Giants Agree To $24M Contract

Dec 19, 2014 8:33 AM

The San Francisco Giants have agreed to a two-year, $24 million contract with Jake Peavy, according to a source.

The deal will pay Peavy base salaries of $7 million in 2015 and $13 million in 2016, the source said. It includes a $4 million signing bonus, a full no-trade clause and an awards package.

Peavy went 6-4 with a 2.17 ERA with the Giants in the second half of the 2014 season.

Jerry Crasnick/ESPN

Tags: San Francisco Giants, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

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Peavy Drawing Interest From Braves, Giants, Marlins

Dec 17, 2014 8:37 PM

The Atlanta Braves, San Francisco Giants and Miami Marlins are all interested in Jake Peavy.

Miami will only enter the race to sign Peavy if Dan Haren retires or is traded.

Ken Rosenthal/FOX Sports

Tags: Miami Marlins, Atlanta Braves, San Francisco Giants, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

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Giants, Romo Agree To Two-Year, $15M Deal

Dec 17, 2014 3:57 PM

The San Francisco Giants will re-sign Sergio Romo to a two-year, $15 million contract.

Romo can earn up to $1 million more through incentives under the agreement.

The right-hander lost his job as San Francisco's closer at midseason, but pitched well down the stretch.

Ken Rosenthal/FOX Sports

Tags: San Francisco Giants, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

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Marlins Reach Deal With Michael Morse

Dec 16, 2014 9:02 PM

The Miami Marlins have agreed to a two-year, $8 million deal with Michael Morse, according to sources.

Morse can earn more through performance bonuses.

The outfielder/first baseman, 32, hit .279 with 16 home runs and 61 RBIs for the World Series champion San Francisco Giants last season.


Tags: Miami Marlins, San Francisco Giants, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

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Giants May Be Forced To Deal Prospects For Third Baseman

Dec 16, 2014 7:29 AM

With available free agents at the position dwindling, the San Francisco Giants may have to trade for a third baseman.

The Giants could use some of their Minor League pitchers to acquire a player to replace Pablo Sandoval, who signed with the Boston Red Sox as a free agent.

Cleveland's Lonnie Chisenhall, Miami's Casey McGehee and Boston's Will Middlebrooks could be available.

Chris Haft/MLB

Tags: San Francisco Giants, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Giants Very Interested In James Shields

Dec 15, 2014 8:44 AM

Having lost out on Pablo Sandoval and Jon Lester, the San Francisco Giants are going hard after James Shields.

They seemingly have a hole at third base but are only lukewarm on free-agent Chase Headley.

Nick Cafardo/Boston Globe

Tags: San Francisco Giants, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

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Korean Shortstop Jung-Ho Kang Should Draw Interest

Dec 13, 2014 10:09 PM

Korean shortstop Jung-Ho Kang will be posted by the Korean Baseball Organization on Monday, according to, and should draw plenty of interest.

Kang, 27, is a power-hitting shortstop who has spent the last seven seasons playing for the Nexen Heroes. He's coming off a career year in which he hit .354 with 39 home runs, 115 RBIs and a 1.189 OPS in 116 games.

Although the shortstop market is thin, many clubs view Kang as a second baseman. CBS Sports reported Monday that the Mets, Giants and A's are interested in the infielder.

Tags: San Francisco Giants, Oakland Athletics, New York Mets, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

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Sergio Romo Talking With Giants, Tigers
The Giants and Tigers are in talks with Sergio Romo as the reliever market intensifies.

Ken Rosenthal/FOX Sports

Mets Discussing Gee With Multiple Teams
The Rangers, Rockies, Twins and Giants have been linked to Dillon Gee.

Andy Martino/New York Daily News

Jon Lester To Sign With Cubs On Six-Year, $155M Deal
Jon Lester also considered the Red Sox, Giants and Dodgers.

Ken Rosenthal/Fox Sports

Report: Lester Decision 'Nearing Finish Line'
Jon Lester is expected to have all his final offers on the table soon, possibly by the conclusion of Tuesday night.

Buster Olney/ESPN

Giants Unlikely To Offer Headley Fourth Year
Chase Headley reportedly has a four-year, $65 million deal on the table, but it remains to be seen which team made the offer.

Jon Heyman/CBS Sports

Giants Won't Move Posey To Third
The Giants have a hole a third base following the departure of Pablo Sandoval.

Chris Haft/MLB

Phillies Keeping Tabs On Lester, Which Could Shift Hamels Market
Philadelphia isn't in the mix to sign Jon Lester, but where he lands will help set the trade market for Cole Hamels.

Corey Seidman/CSN Philly

Sources: Lester's Pick Slowed By Negotiations
Jon Lester has multiple offers of at least $150 million over six years, which has slowed down his ultimate choice because of having to deal with negotiations with those teams, according to sources.

Buster Olney/ESPN

Jon Lester Expected To Choose Between Cubs, Giants
Jon Lester has also been considering the Red Sox and Dodgers.

Ken Rosenthal/Fox Sports

Madison Bumgarner Named SI's Sportsman Of The Year
Madison Bumgarner has been named Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year.

RealGM Staff Report

Giants Meet With Lester's Agent, Hopeful Of Deal
An exeutive not involved in the bidding for Jon Lester expects the free agent to get a seven-year deal.

Bob Nightengale/USA Today

Giants Continue Focus On Lester, Possibly Headley
The Giants continue to have interest in free-agents Jon Lester and Chase Headley.

San Jose Mercury News

Report: Headley Has Four-Year, $65M Offer
It was reported on Thursday that the Mariners were interested in the free agent.

Adam Berry/MLB

Sources: Dodgers Enter Race For Lester
The Dodgers are a late entrant in the race to sign Jon Lester, according to sources.

Rob Bradford/WEEI

Lester Could Decide On New Team By Week's End
There is, however, no deadline in place for the left-hander to come to terms on a deal, according to source.

Ian Browne/MLB

If They Can't Sign Robertson, Astros Looking At Romo
Despite being removed as closer by the Giants, Sergio Romo bounced back and pitched fairly well down the stretch.

Jon Heyman/CBS Sports

Giants Reportedly Meet With Jon Lester
The Giants have been linked to Lester since they missed out on re-signing Pablo Sandoval last week.

Joey Nowak/MLB

Source: Giants Were Runners-Up For Tomas
The Giants were the runners-up for Yasmany Tomas, who agreed to a deal with the Diamondbacks on Wednesday.

Jeff Passan/Yahoo! Sports

Yankees Will Go Three Years For Headley
With the market at the position thinning, Headley is believed to be looking around for a better offer.

Jon Heyman/CBS Sports

Giants Casting Wide Net, Including Scherzer
San Francisco is looking at targets both small and large, including free-agent pitchers Jon Lester and Max Scherzer.

Jon Heyman/CBS Sports