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GIANTS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Fantasy Roundup: Cain Goes on the DL

Cain hasn’t had the magic this season (Photo: gammonsdaily.com) Matt Cain did not have one DL stint in the first eight Major League seasons, but on Monday he landed on the DL for the third time in the past three months. He was placed on the DL with elbow inflammation related to bone chips in his right elbow. The DL designation was backdated to prior to the All-Star break, so it’s...
Via Baseball Professor
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Source: Giants interested in Red Sox' Jake Peavy

The San Francisco Giants lost starting pitcher Matt Cain to the 15-day disabled list earlier today due to right elbow inflammation. Before they placed him on the DL, the Giants were already on the lookout for another starting pitcher.As I reported late last week on Twitter, the Giants are interested in acquiring Jake Peavy from the Boston Red Sox, a league source said.#452071106...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Giants looking to acquire Jake Peavy?

The San Francisco Giants are expected to look to make a move now that Matt Cain is heading to the DL, and there is one player in particular that they could look to target. According to a report from Bob Nightengale of USA Today Sports, the Giants could look to acquire Jake Peavy from the Boston Red Sox. It would certainly be an intriguing move, and it would reunite Peavy with former...
Via Sports-Glory
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Dan Uggla Signs Minor League Deal With San Francisco Giants

Second baseman Dan Uggla appears to have a new home. Uggla has signed a minor league deal with the San Francisco Giants, multiple outlets reported Monday. The three-time National League All-Star started the 2014 season with the Atlanta Braves but was cut by the team him after an abysmal start to the year. Uggla put up a slash line of just .162/.241/.231 in 145 plate appearances...
Via NESN.com
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Giants sign Dan Uggla to minor-league deal

The San Francisco Giants have signed second baseman Dan Uggla to a minor league deal, reports Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. Source: Uggla to #SFGiants. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 21, 2014 Uggla will be assigned to Triple-A Fresno, reports Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com. Uggla signed minor-leaguel deal with giants. Heads to albuquerque to join triple-a team. @Ken_Rosenthal...
Via Sports-Glory
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Matt Cain placed on DL with elbow inflammation

The San Francisco Giants have placed starting pitcher Matt Cain on the 15-day disabled list with inflammation in his right elbow.#450289030 / gettyimages.comThe team announced the news Monday afternoon:Matt Cain placed on 15-day DL (retro to 7/11) with right elbow inflammation. #SFGiants— San Francisco Giants (@SFGiants) July 21, 2014 The Giants also said that Yusmeiro Petit...
Via MLB Injury News
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Giants place Matt Cain on DL, recall George Kontos for bullpen

The San Francisco Giants have placed Matt Can on the 15-day disabled list with elbow inflammation. Cain, 29, has had a rough season going 2-7 with a 4.18 ERA in 90 1/3 innings of work this season. The Giants will have Yusmeiro Petit pitch in his place for Tuesday’s game against Philadelphia. While Cain could return from the disabled list in a few days, as his placement is retroactive...
Via Tireball.com
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Brandon Belt will go on DL with concussion

San Francisco Giants first basemen Brandon Belt has a concussion and according to Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle, will be placed on either the seven or 15-day disabled list. He suffered the injury after being struck in the face by a throw at first during batting practice prior to Saturday's game against the Marlins. Adam Duvall will be recalled from Triple-A...
Via MLB Injury News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lincecum Solid, Offense Struggles

The San Francisco Giants (54-44) three game winning streak and a chance to sweep the Miami Marlins (45-52) was shattered this afternoon with a 3-2 loss in the series finale. Starting pitcher, Tim Lincecum (9-6, 3.68 ERA), struggled in the first inning, allowing a two-run homer to Casey McGehee. But after that, Lincecum shut down the Marlins until the seventh inning and got out of...
Via BaySportsNet
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Batting practice accident could send Belt to concussion DL

Brandon Belt’s tough luck season continued Saturday night, when he was struck in the face by a thrown ball during batting practice. Belt started in the Giants’ 5-3 victory at Marlins Park but was removed in the bottom of the third inning because of dizziness and the club sent him for concussion tests following the game. The way club officials were talking late Saturday night...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Upate: Angel Pagan will not return before August

San Francisco Giants outfielder and leadoff hitter Angel Pagan will not see the field for the big league club until after July, Bochy said to Steve Berman of Bay Area Sports Guy. Pagan has been dealing with lower back issues that include nerve problems and side soreness.Bochy says no chance of Pagan returning before Aug, which w/ a back injury means they really have no idea. Giants...
Via MLB Injury News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: What to watch for

The San Francisco Giants enter the post All-Star break portion of the season with a 52-43 record and a game back in the division race. That’s a very good thing considering how bad things were going for them the past 2 months. What does the second half of the season have in store and what things should we watch for? Angel Pagan’s return and health is the biggest key to the Giants...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants’ trade rumors: David Price edition

The San Francisco Giants are notorious for making key second additions on their way to winning World Series titles but in order to compete for one in 2014 another mid-season acquisition is essential. While Madison Bumgarner appeared to be settling into his role as the San Francisco Giants’ ace early in the season, his performance during the club’s June skid was anything but ace...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Madison Bumgarner's second grand slam of season

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner has accomplished more in his 24 years of life than most of us can even imagine. He made his MLB debut at the age of 20 back in 2010 and hasn’t looked back.  #SFGiants take an 8-1 lead over the #DBacks as Madison Bumgarner crushes HIS SECOND GRAND SLAM of the season!!! — San Francisco Giants (@SFGiants) July 13, 2014 But...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: Trade deadline thoughts

Coming into the season the San Francisco Giants bullpen was seen as one of the strengths of the team. It started off that way. However, during the Giants recent downhill tumble the bullpen has become not quite unreliable but certainly isn’t what it was the first two months of the season. What happened to the Giants bullpen? Also, what else is going on with the team as the trade...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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