The Jon Lester Sweepstakes could be reaching a conclusion soon.
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Major League Baseball's non-tender deadline is Tuesday night at 9 p.m. Pacific Time, when teams must decide whether or not to offer contracts to arbitration-eligible players.
The Giants are among the teams in the mix for Orioles free agent outfielder Nick Markakis, according to CBS Sports.
Tim Flannery stepped down as the Giants' third base coach last week.