MLB Free Agency

Madison Bumgarner joining Arizona Diamondbacks
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Karl Buscheck
December 15, 2019 - 2:16 pm
The Giants will be seeing plenty of Madison Bumgarner as the longtime ace has officially inked a new five-year deal with NL West neighbor the Arizona Diamondbacks. The team made the announcement, via Twitter on Tuesday afternoon. This is slightly jarring. The #Dbacks agree to terms with left-handed...
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Dodgers shift attention to Madison Bumgarner
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Karl Buscheck
December 11, 2019 - 8:35 am
Madison Bumgarner as a Dodger is becoming incresingly possible, according to a report from Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area. "There is mutual interest between Madison Bumgarner and the Dodgers, sources told NBC Sports Bay Area this week," Pavlovic wrote. "And the Dodgers met with Bumgarner's...
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Bumgarner a 'fallback' for Yankees
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Karl Buscheck
December 10, 2019 - 8:49 am
Madison Bumgarner, the three-time World Series champ, has caught the attention of baseball’s most storied franchise. Well, sort of. According to Jon Heyman, Bumgarner figures to be a backup plan for the Yankees, should the club fail to land Gerrit Cole. Braves still appear to be interested in...
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Bumgarner wants to stay with Giants
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Karl Buscheck
December 04, 2019 - 3:38 pm
Madison Burmgarner, the longtime Giants ace, and now, free agent, would like to stick around at Oracle Park, per USA Today Sports' Bob Nightengale . The trick is that the feeling doesn't seem to be mutual. "Bumgarner has pitched his entire career with the Giants, and his preference is to stay, but...
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Madison Bumgarner is going to get paid
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Karl Buscheck
December 04, 2019 - 1:04 pm
For baseball fans, writers, reporters, observers — and executives — in and around San Francisco, there’s one big takeaway from Zack Wheeler’s purported $118-million payday with the Philadelphia Phillies: holy crap, Madison Bumgarner is going to get paid. Wheeler gets five years and $118 million. —...
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Kevin Pillar says goodbye to Giants, fans
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Karl Buscheck
December 03, 2019 - 10:33 am
After the Giants parted ways with Kevin Pillar, declining to tender a contract to the Willie Mac Award winner, the veteran center fielder has penned a heartfelt message to the organization and the orange and black fans. Thank you @sfgiants and the fans for welcoming my family and I. I loved every...
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Stephen Vogt pens goodbye to Giants, fans
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Karl Buscheck
November 27, 2019 - 12:05 pm
In the wake of inking a one-year deal with the Diamondbacks, Stephen Vogt, the veteran catcher, posted a heartfelt goodbye to the Giants and the club's fan base. @SFGiants pic.twitter.com/bYkIyjVVdF — Stephen Vogt (@SVogt1229) November 27, 2019 Vogt, who was caught between Buster Posey, the $22-...
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Kapler hasn't talked to Bumgarner
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Karl Buscheck
November 21, 2019 - 11:44 am
Not quite two weeks into his Giants tenure, Gabe Kapler, the club’s new manager, has yet to speak with Madison Bumgarner, the October icon and current free agent. “I have not talked to MadBum yet,” Kapler said on 95.7 The Game on Thursday. “And I’m very interested to see how that all plays out,”...
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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 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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