The Giants locked up an underpublicized but important piece in their bullpen, agreeing to a three-year contract with right-hander Santiago Casilla Monday.
The Giants are bringing back outfielder Andres Torres on a one year deal, pending a physical.
Cody Ross remains hugely popular in the Bay Area from his magical postseason in 2010. But it wouldn’t be a perfect fit for the former NLCS MVP.
It's clear the Giants and Brian Wilson don't agree on much these days. Expect more back-and-forth between Wilson’s camp and the club before we find out where the eccentric closer decides to play.
Marco Scutaro, the 2012 NLCS MVP, is weighing an offer on the table from the Giants while continuing to gauge interest from the Yankees and, perhaps most strongly, from the St. Louis Cardinals.
In a decision plucked straight out of what Giants CEO Larry Baer called “no-brainer land,” the club formally exercised its 2014 contract options on manager Bruce Bochy and GM Brian Sabean.
The Giants don't want Tim Lincecum to grease-bomb his way back to his 2011 weight. But they'd like him to begin 2013 with reserves in his tank.
Asked to characterize the Marco Scutaro negotiations, Giants VP Bobby Evans said he has been discussing "various offers and considerations from the beginning."
Giants manager Bruce Bochy said he planned to call Brian Wilson in an effort to recruit the three-time All-Star closer, who is not happy that his former team didn't tender him a contract before Friday's deadline.