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Karl Buscheck
November 14, 2019 - 2:50 pm
Things are happening on the San Francisco Giants free-agent front, as Will Smith has reportedly skipped town and Madison Bumgarner took another steph out the door. Smith secured a three-year, $40 million deal with the Atlanta Braves, first reported by Bob Nightengale of USA Today. The Giants will...
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Tim Kelly
November 14, 2019 - 6:35 am
If you're hoping for a quick resolution on the top three free agents this offseason - RHP Gerrit Cole, RHP Stephen Strasburg and third baseman Anthony Rendon - don't hold your breath. After Scott Boras weighed Bryce Harper's free agent options for over 115 days last offseason, the polarizing agent...
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Ray Ratto
November 13, 2019 - 2:10 pm
We grade press conferences in America because we run long on optics and short on substance. Credit our short-attention spans, and show us the pretty colors. That said, Gabe Kapler and Farhan Zaidi largely aced their initial press conference and public perp walk. They apologized for their actions...
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Ray Ratto
November 12, 2019 - 9:25 pm
The San Francisco Giants have concluded that the man best equipped to form their future while doing daily battle with their past is Gabe Kapler. He will come to appreciate it as much as regret it. The upside? As the team's new manager, Kapler will implement Farhan Zaidi's master plan from the chair...
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Karl Buscheck
November 12, 2019 - 7:28 pm
Gabe Kapler is the Giants new manager, the team announced on Tuesday night. “Our top priority in the next manager was to find someone who can build strong relationships with our players, coaches, front office and fans, and someone who has the drive and desire to win,” Giants President of Baseball...
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Tim Kelly
November 07, 2019 - 6:30 am
The 13-1 loss that the Atlanta Braves suffered at home to the St. Louis Cardinals in a win-or-go-home Game 5 of the NLDS left a very bad taste in their mouths. So too did the division-rival Washington Nationals - who the Braves won four more regular season games than - winning their first World...
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