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Giants Sign Cain, Affeldt, Wilson To Extensions

The Giants have officially signed a trio of pitchers to contract extensions.

San Francisco has rewarded starter Matt Cain, setup man Jeremy Affeldt and closer Brian Wilson with new deals.

"It just shows appreciation for the things I've done, and the way they run the organization," Cain said. "It shows that we can do something to benefit both sides."

Via ESPN


Lincecum Has Small Cut On Finger

Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum has a small cut on his right index finger.

San Francisco manager Bruce Bochy said the cut was small but acknowledged a "little concern" that Lincecum might not make his final start in the desert at minor-league camp Wednesday.

Lincecum did not mention the cut and said he felt about "85 percent" of where he needs to be going into his Opening Day start.

Via San Francisco Chronicle


Giants To Give Brian Wilson Extension

The Giants are expected to give reliever Brian Wilson a contract extension.

San Francisco plans to make the agreement official on Friday.

"Huh, well, that'd be awesome," Wilson said after nailing down a save on Thursday night. "Because I pitched good tonight? ... Yeah, I'd like one. It'd be fun."

Via San Jose Mercury News


Giants Trade Frandsen To Boston

The Giants have traded Kevin Frandsen to Boston for a player to be named later.

Via Hank Schulman/San Francisco Chronicle


Giants Option Bumgarner To Triple-A

The Giants have optioned left-hander Madison Bumgarner to Triple-A Fresno.

He is no longer in consideration to be San Francisco's fifth starter.

Bumgarner walked seven and struck out none of the 35 batters he faced in exhibition games.

Via MLB.com


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