The Rockies and right-handed reliever Adam Ottavino have agreed to a three-year, $10.4-million extension, according to CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman.
At a Wednesday news conference held at AT&T Park to trumpet Brandon Crawford’s new six-year contract, Giants executive vice president for baseball operations Brian Sabean said Crawford, 28, “exemplifies what we’re looking for in players.”
Outfielder Brandon Barnes agreed to terms on a one-year deal with the Rockies on Friday, leaving the club with five remaining arbitration-eligible players.
Veteran reliever John Axford was designated for assignment by the Rockies on Friday amid a flurry of roster moves to set their 40-man roster prior to the Rule 5 Draft deadline.
One could say Rockies outfielder Brandon Barnes wears his passion on his sleeves, thanks to an impressive array of tattoos — some self-applied — detailing the depth of his feelings for family, religion, peace, art and (of course) the wonder of baseball.
Surf’s up at Petco Park, as the Padres announced Monday their plan for a social space in right-center field for 2016 that will accommodate 600 with a San Diego beach lifestyle theme. A two-level social space, with Sun Diego Boardshops as a presenting partner, will be ready for the start of the regular season.
For the past two days, I’ve been watching what fans are saying about the Padres’ 2016 uniforms. The dialogue has been very interesting.
Without picking up a phone and without sending a single email, A.J. Preller, the general manager of the Padres, added a first baseman this past week. Preller essentially proclaimed Wil Myers — the team’s 2015 Opening Day starter in center field — as their first baseman moving forward.
With Dave Roberts becoming the Los Angeles Dodgers’ manager, Giants past and present have renewed reason to respect their archrivals.
Christian Arroyo and Mac Williamson became more than just a lethal three-four punch in a lineup during their time in the AFL.
Focusing exclusively on pitchers, the Giants purchased the contracts of five right-handers and three left-handers from Minor League affiliates to fill their 40-man roster Friday.