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Giants knew challenge of wooing Stanton
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Giancarlo Stanton followed his heart as well as his mind in respectfully deciding the Giants weren’t the ballclub for him.

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Giants want balance of offense, defense in OF
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Giants general manager Bobby Evans admitted Monday that, when weighing the acquisition of an outfielder, the ballclub might have to consider a performer who’s lacking defensively if he’s competent offensively. Of course, the Giants would prefer not to make that sacrifice.

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Giants support MLB auction for USF scholarship
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This year’s Winter Meetings charity auction has special meaning for Giants fans and San Franciscans. The auction, which is now live, is dedicated to the late Katy Feeney, the baseball executive whose career spanned 40 years.

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Giants hit Florida with optimism, many needs
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The Giants officially ended their pursuit of a trade with Miami for the slugging Giancarlo Stanton on Friday, hours after Shohei Ohtani, the pitching/hitting novelty, announced that he had chosen the Angels. With baseball’s annual Winter Meetings set to begin in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., on Sunday evening, the Giants can concentrate fully on obtaining […]

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Moore to wear Lincecum's No. 55 for Giants
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It was bound to happen eventually: Jersey number 55, which Tim Lincecum wore during his eventful San Francisco Giants tenure, is back in circulation after two seasons on the shelf. Left-hander Matt Moore has inherited the number. It’s listed alongside his name in the Giants roster that appears in MLB’s guide to the Winter Meetings, […]

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Stanton passes on Cards, Giants; Yanks in talks?
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The Cardinals and Giants, the two most aggressive clubs in pursuit of Giancarlo Stanton, announced on Friday they are moving in other directions, while the Yankees reportedly are the new front-runners to trade for the slugger.

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Unsure thing: '92 Bonds deal a scramble
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Barry Bonds, who spent a lot of time jogging unimpeded around the bases, actually began his Giants career with a false start.

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If not Stanton, who's next on Giants' radar?
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The Giants aren’t eliminated from the Giancarlo Stanton sweepstakes. They’re just not the leading suitor for his services, as had been widely assumed. A source told MLB.com’s Joe Frisaro that Stanton has not ruled out any clubs as the National League’s reigning Most Valuable Player ponders where he’ll allow the Marlins to send him.

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Giants miss out on Ohtani, continue OF search
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The Giants missed out on Shohei Ohtani, the multi-talented Japanese star who is headed to play for the Angels, according to his agent. But the sting of losing the opportunity to obtain such an intriguing performer wasn’t exceedingly sharp. Ohtani, the pitcher/outfielder who considered the Giants among seven teams in free agency, surely would have […]

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Stanton rejects Cards deal; other options open
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Giancarlo Stanton is keeping all of his options open, and the reigning National League Most Valuable Player Award winner has not ruled out either the Giants or Cardinals from trade consideration, a source told MLB.com.

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Report: Giants not on Stanton's list
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According to MLB Network insider Ken Rosenthal, Giancarlo Stanton does not wish to play for the Giants or the Cardinals. The Giants were believed to be a frontrunner for the Marlins slugger.

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Giants eyeing more than just Stanton, Ohtani
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Bobby Evans insisted Wednesday that while Giancarlo Stanton and Shohei Ohtani remain potential additions for the Giants, the general manager and his staff have explored other player moves that would significantly upgrade the roster.

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