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Sandoval returning to Giants on minor league deal as he attempts to make a comeback

Feb. 19, 2024 16:22 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Pablo Sandoval is returning to the San Francisco Giants for a third stint with the club, this time on a minor league contract that includes an invitation to major league camp. The 37-year-old Sandoval — a fan favorite nicknamed Kung Fu Panda who earned...

Jorge Soler and San Francisco Giants finalize $42 million, 3-year contact

Feb. 18, 2024 17:35 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Jorge Soler smiled when asked whether he could become the first right-handed batter to hit a splash shot into McCovey Cove beyond AT&T Park's right field wall. “I don't know,” he said Sunday after his $42 million, three-year contract with the San...

Giants sign pitcher Austin Warren to 1-year contract

Feb. 14, 2024 23:26 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Free-agent pitcher Austin Warren has signed a one-year contract with the San Francisco Giants. The team announced the deal Wednesday as spring training began in Scottsdale, Arizona. Warren went 1-0 with a 5.40 ERA in two games for the Los Angeles...

MLB's free agent market begins to thaw, Soler agrees to $42 million deal with Giants, AP source says

Feb. 13, 2024 20:13 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The San Francisco Giants and slugger Jorge Soler agreed to a $42 million, three-year deal on Tuesday, according to a person with direct knowledge of the negotiations, taking one of the remaining marquee free agents off the market as most of the 30 teams reported for spring training...

Slugging free agent Jorge Soler agrees to $42M, three-year deal with Giants, AP source says

Feb. 13, 2024 16:41 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Slugging free agent outfielder and designated hitter Jorge Soler has agreed to a $42 million, three-year contract with the San Francisco Giants, according to a person with direct knowledge of the negotiations. The person spoke to The Associated Press on...

Utilityman J.D. Davis beats Giants in arbitration, 7th straight player to win

Feb. 08, 2024 19:02 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Utilityman J.D. Davis became the seventh straight player to win in salary arbitration, beating the San Francisco Giants on Thursday and getting a raise from $4.21 million to $6.9 million rather than the team's $6.55 million offer. Joshua Gordon, Margaret...

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. wins record $19.9 million in salary arbitration against Toronto Blue Jays

Feb. 07, 2024 21:59 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. won a record $19.9 million in salary arbitration on Wednesday when a three-person panel picked his request rather than the Toronto Blue Jays' $18.05 million offer. Scott Buchheit, Walt De Treux and Jeanne Charles made the decision a...

Giants acquire left-hander Ethan Small from Brewers for cash

Feb. 05, 2024 23:33 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants acquired left-hander Ethan Small from Milwaukee for cash on Monday after the Brewers designated him for assignment last week. Small, who turns 27 on Feb. 14, has appeared in four major league games, including two starts, and owns an...

Athletics sign lefty Alex Wood, acquire righty Ross Stripling from Giants

Feb. 02, 2024 19:02 PM EST

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — David Forst and Farhan Zaidi are longtime friends who worked together for years in Oakland, and now executives of each Bay Area team. They made a trade Friday that had been discussed for months, and the Athletics acquired a pair of pitchers to join their...

Giants announce Dusty Baker is returning to the team as a special adviser to baseball operations

Jan. 18, 2024 20:24 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dusty Baker is back for a third stint with the San Francisco Giants. The longtime manager will return as a special adviser to baseball operations and work on both the baseball and business sides, the team announced Thursday. "I’ve enjoyed my...