Giants CEO Larry Baer says the club will do what it can to keep the switch-hitting third baseman and crowd favorite.
Fresh off another stellar postseason, San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval will test the open marked after reportedly rejecting a $15.3 million qualifying offer from the World Series champions.
Rush was Golden State’s top reserve during the 2011-12 season before tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee in the team’s 2012-13 home opener. He was traded to Utah last summer as part of a salary-shedding move that allowed the Warriors to sign Andre Iguodala.
A person with knowledge of the deal says Woodson is expected to officially sign the contract on Thursday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team has not announced the signing yet. ESPN first reported the deal.
The Oakland Raiders signed defensive end Justin Tuck and linebacker LaMarr Woodley to two-year deals in an effort to bolster their pass rush.
The Oakland Raiders have agreed to a five-year contract with offensive lineman Rodger Saffold and let left tackle Jared Veldheer leave through free agency for Arizona.
The San Francisco 49ers have released cornerback Carlos Rogers after three seasons, an expected cost-cutting move as the NFL’s free agency period begins.
Veteran kicker Phil Dawson says he’s returning to the San Francisco 49ers for the 2014 season.
“The Raiders have more salary cap money than any other team, so they’re going to, in theory I guess, be able to get a lot more on the free agent market than any other team in the league,” Madden told the KCBS morning crew.
Pablo Sandoval, known fondly as the Kung Fu Panda, has struggled with his weight almost from the instant he put on a Giants uniform, but but the Giants’ Panda doesn’t really look like a giant panda anymore.