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DeSclafani, Giants reach agreement on $36M, 3-year contract

Nov. 22, 2021 21:08 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Right-hander Anthony DeSclafani reached agreement Monday on a $36 million, three-year contract to remain with the San Francisco Giants. DeSclafani emerged as a key member of manager Gabe Kapler's rotation during the NL West champion Giants'...

Giants' Posey, O's Mancini win Comeback Players of the Year

Nov. 22, 2021 19:32 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey and Baltimore Orioles slugger Trey Mancini were named baseball's Comeback Player of the Year Award winners on Monday night. Posey, the National League winner, sat out the 2020 season after twin girls adopted by...

Correa, Freeman, Scherzer among baseball's top free agents

Nov. 22, 2021 04:08 AM EST

With a possible lockout on the horizon, it's been mostly business as usual on the free agent market — so far. Detroit signed left-hander Eduardo Rodríguez. Houston retained star righty Justin Verlander. Noah Syndergaard went from the Mets to the Angels on an expensive...

Verlander gets $25M from Astros, Belt remains with Giants

Nov. 17, 2021 19:23 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Verlander reached a $25 million deal to remain with the Houston Astros as he comes back from Tommy John surgery, and Brandon Belt accepted an $18.4 million qualifying offer from the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday. Verlander, a 38-year-old...

Cash wins 2nd straight Manager of the Year; Kapler NL winner

Nov. 16, 2021 20:58 PM EST

For Kevin Cash, being mentioned in the same sentence with Bobby Cox is an honor. “That’s wrong. I shouldn’t be," Cash said. "But saying that, it’s incredibly humbling. When you think about greats in our game, Bobby Cox is right there.” Cash...

Giants manager Kapler gets contract extension through 2024

Nov. 12, 2021 17:14 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Giants manager Gabe Kapler has been rewarded with a new contract after a record-setting season during which San Francisco won a franchise-best 107 games and the NL West. The extension announced Friday runs through the 2024 season. The 46-year-old...

Giants' Farhan Zaidi voted MLB Executive of the Year

Nov. 09, 2021 00:22 AM EST

CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — Giants President of Baseball Operations Farhan Zaidi was voted Major League Baseball's Executive of the Year on Monday after San Francisco topped teams with 107 wins during the regular season. Zaidi, 44, finished his third season with the Giants,...

Wade Miley claimed by Cubs; Giants turn down Johnny Cueto

Nov. 06, 2021 02:08 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Pitcher Wade Miley was claimed off waivers by the Chicago Cubs from Cincinnati on Friday, a surprising cost-cutting move by the Reds. A left-hander who turns 35 on Nov. 13, Miley was 12-7 with a 3.37 ERA in 28 starts, and he threw his first career...

Buster Posey ready to move on from baseball, says farewell

Nov. 04, 2021 21:00 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Initially, as a young player more than a decade ago, Buster Posey had a tough time understanding how the San Francisco Giants strive to humanize their players, to connect them with a fan base that wants nothing more than to get to know the star athletes it supports. ...

AP Source: Giants C Buster Posey will announce retirement

Nov. 03, 2021 18:55 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey plans to announce his retirement on Thursday, according to a person with direct knowledge of the decision. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday because Posey had yet to make his formal...