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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'...

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...

Dodgers offer QOs to Seager, Taylor but not Kershaw

Nov. 07, 2021 20:21 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers have extended qualifying offers to free agent All-Stars Corey Seager and Chris Taylor, but not Clayton Kershaw. Seager and Taylor were among 14 players offered $18.4 million, one-year qualifying offer deals before the deadline...

Giants plan to exercise Posey's $22M option if he will play

Oct. 18, 2021 18:36 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants plan to exercise Buster Posey's $22 million club option for the 2022 season as long as the veteran catcher wants to keep playing after a stellar year. Posey, whose contract includes a $3 million buyout, helped lead the...

Urías hits, pitches Dodgers past Giants to even NLDS series

Oct. 10, 2021 01:28 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With some mighty swings, solid pitching and defensive gems that have defined the Dodgers' success the past decade, the defending World Series champions are headed home in prime playoff position having grabbed momentum away from the division-winning Giants. ...

Masterful Webb pitches Giants past Dodgers in playoff opener

Oct. 09, 2021 01:26 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Logan Webb pumped his fists as he set down a star-studded Dodgers lineup all game long, then raised his pitching hand in appreciation after a masterful postseason debut. Webb struck out 10 while working into the eighth inning, Buster Posey hit a...

Giants righty Johnny Cueto not on NL Division Series roster

Oct. 08, 2021 21:26 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Johnny Cueto is not on the San Francisco Giants' roster for the NL Division Series as manager Gabe Kapler went with his established bullpen after the right-hander missed time through the season with elbow troubles. San Francisco first baseman...

A capsule look at the Dodgers-Giants playoff series

Oct. 07, 2021 17:37 PM EDT

A capsule look at the best-of-five National League Division Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants: ___ Schedule: (All times EDT) Game 1, Friday, at San Francisco, 9:37 p.m. (TBS); Game 2, Saturday, at San Francisco, 9:07 p.m....

Logan Webb to start NLDS Game 1 for division champion Giants

Oct. 07, 2021 03:18 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Logan Webb will start for the San Francisco Giants in Game 1 of their NL Division Series on Friday night against the rival Los Angeles Dodgers. Fellow right-hander and 14-game winner Kevin Gausman will go Saturday night in Game 2 for the NL West...

Giants exhale with a few days off, wait on NLDS opponent

Oct. 05, 2021 19:56 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Fresh off an NL West crown that took 107 wins for the Giants to 106 by the Dodgers, Brandon Crawford and Buster Posey couldn't help but envision a potentially epic playoff matchup against rival Los Angeles. Now, the Giants get to wait until after...