Despite speculation that the Giants might try to signMadison Bumgarner to a long-term deal this spring, the team has instead worked out aone-year contract for 2012 with unknown financial terms.Henry Schulman reports that the one-year deal is similar tothe one Buster Posey received last season. With similar service time at that point last yearPosey made 575,000.The Giants have until March 11 to determine the salaries for all of their other players not yet arbitrationeligible.
Last season, Bumgarner made 450,000 and went 13-13 with a3.21 ERA and 191 strikeouts in 204.2 innings.
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So far this spring, the 22-year old lefty has looked sharp, allowing just onerun on three hits and a walk in 5.2 Cactus League innings. He has a league-leadingnine strikeouts in his two starts, including five Thursday against the Padres.
The Giants scored early and often Friday night, giving Bruce Bochy no reason to switch anything up Saturday in San Francisco.
Philadelphia Phillies (43-77)
1. Cesar Hernandez (S) 2B
2. Freddy Galvis (S) SS
3. Nick Williams (L) CF
4. Rhys Hoskins (R) LF
5. Maikel Franco (R) 3B
6. Jorge Alfaro (R) 1B
7. Cameron Rupp (R) C
8. Cameron Perkins (R) RF
9. Jerad Eickhoff (R) P
San Francisco Giants (50-74)
1. Denard Span (L) CF
2. Hunter Pence (R) RF
3. Jarrett Parker (L) LF
4. Buster Posey (R) C
5. Pablo Sandoval (S) 3B
6. Brandon Crawford (L) SS
7. Ryder Jones (L) 1B
8. Kelby Tomlinson (R) 2B
9. Ty Blach (R) P
While it has been a week since white supremacists marched on the University of Virginia campus and clashed with protestors in Charlottesville, Va., Giants outfielder Jarrett Parker still cannot believe what happened.
Parker, who played college baseball at UVA from 2008-2010, spoke on the events Saturday before the Giants' game in San Francisco.
"It was a huge shock for me," Parker said to the San Francisco Chronicle. "I just think in this day and age it's ridiculous that there's still stuff like this going on."
While seeing such racial injustices displayed in 2017 shocked Parker, he was just as appalled at where the events took place.
When asked if he believed Charlottesville was a welcoming community, Parker said, "Oh, goodness. Of course. The whole thing is pretty shocking and absurd to me.
"I don't think Charlottesville can be in any way described as a place where that's acceptable or goes on in any way. I still have a (former Virginia) teammate who lives there, and my college coaches. I'm sure they're just as shocked as anybody."
Parker, 28, is in his third season with the Giants. Through 23 games this year, he is batting .267 with one home run and eight doubles.