The high-spending Cardinals, Giants and Phillies have won the last six National League pennants. The Cardinals or Giants will win it again in 2014.
Tim Lincecum is staying put with the San Francisco Giants just as he hoped, reaching agreement Tuesday on a $35 million, two-year contract through the 2015 season.
San Francisco Giants general manager Brian Sabean all but finalized pitcher Barry Zito’s long-expected departure following seven tough years, while saying two of his top priorities moving forward from a disappointing 2013 season are re-signing Tim Lincecum and Hunter Pence.
The brass behind two of the last three World Series titles plans to stick together for at least another four seasons.
The San Francisco Giants have announced a series of front office promotions. The moves could be preludes to contract extensions for GM Brian Sabean and manager Bruce Bochy.
Second baseman Marco Scutaro is staying in San Francisco, agreeing to a $20 million, three-year contract with the Giants.
The Giants have no plans to rest struggling right-hander Tim Lincecum or send him to the bullpen to work out his problems.
The San Francisco Giants have extended the contracts of general manager Brian Sabean and manager Bruce Bochy, the club announced Tuesday.
Watching Adrian Beltre put on his one-man show today made me wonder what might have been. The power-hitting third baseman’s name has been linked to the San Francisco Giants for several years, dating back to the off-season of 2009.
Madison Bumgarner matched his career high with 11 strikeouts, Jeff Keppinger and Pablo Sandoval hit consecutive homers in the fourth inning, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Chicago Cubs 4-0 on Wednesday to snap a three-game skid and avoid a sweep.