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The drought is over! Giants and A's make first trade in 16 years

The Giants on Saturday morning sent right-hander Burch Smith to the A's in exchange for cash considerations, marking the first deal between the two Bay Area teams since 2004, when the Giants sent pitcher Adam Pettyjohn to the A's for cash. The Giants DFA'd Burch Smith earlier in the week when they added Jarlin Garcia, but this is the kind of deal that people on both sides have been on the lookout for since Farhan Zaidi joined the Giants in November of 2018. Zaidi started his profe...
Tags: News, Baseball, Giants, Bay Area, Farhan Zaidi, Zaidi, Jarlin Garcia, Burch Smith, Giants DFA, Adam Pettyjohn


Giants, A's end trade drought, make first deal together in 16 years

The rivalry has thawed, kind of. The Giants sent right-hander Burch Smith to the A's on Saturday morning in exchange for cash considerations, marking the first deal between the two Bay Area teams since 2004, when the Giants sent pitcher Adam Pettyjohn to the A's for cash. The Giants designated reliever Burch Smith for assignment earlier in the week when they added Jarlin Garcia, but this is the kind of deal that people on both sides have been on the lookout for since Farhan Zaidi joine...
Tags: News, Baseball, Giants, Bay Area, Farhan Zaidi, Jarlin Garcia, Burch Smith, Adam Pettyjohn


Former MLB Star Tony Fernández, Shortstop Who Made 5 All-Star Teams, Dies at 57

(TORONTO) — Tony Fernández, a stylish shortstop who made five All-Star teams during his 17 seasons in the major leagues and helped the Toronto Blue Jays win the 1993 World Series, died Sunday after complications from a kidney disease. He was 57. Fernández was taken off a life support system in the afternoon with his family present at a hospital in Weston, Florida, said Imrad Hallim, the director and co-founder of the Tony Fernández Foundation. Fernández had been in a medically ind...
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Players react to Carlos Correa interview

As you can imagine, players around the league have some thoughts about Carlos Correa's interview with Ken Rosenthal. You can read my thoughts about it here (click the link you cowards) and read the full interview transcript here. The interview also aired on MLB Network, so you can watch it below if you want the full effect.
Tags: News, Baseball, Ken Rosenthal, Carlos Correa, MLB Network


Bay Bridge Spanned: A’s, Giants Make 1st Trade Since 1990

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — The first baseball trade in almost 30 years between two teams separated only by a bay and a bridge happened Saturday when the San Francisco Giants and Oakland Athletics completed a deal. In a move to add experience to their bullpen, the A’s got right-hander Burch Smith from the Giants for cash. The last time Oakland and San Francisco made a trade was on Dec. 4, 1990, when the Athletics acquired outfielder Ernest Riles from the Giants for outfielder Darren Lewis and minor leagu...
Tags: Milwaukee, Sports, San Francisco, Ap, Oakland Athletics, San Francisco Giants, Baseball, Athletics, Oakland, Smith, Giants, San Diego Padres, Brewers, Farhan Zaidi, Zaidi, Melvin


Claunch Homers Again In Oregon State’s Loss To Gonzaga

SURPRISE, Ariz. Troy Claunch hit his second home run of the season but Oregon State dropped a 10-4 decision to Gonzaga Saturday afternoon at Surprise Stadium. Claunch's home run, a three-run blast in the fifth inning, pulled the Beavers to within three, 7-4.
Tags: News, Oregon, Baseball, Oregon State, Gonzaga, Beavers, Claunch, Ariz Troy Claunch



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