The Giants made Alyssa Nakken the first female coach on an MLB staff Thursday. She will be in uniform, will travel, throw batting practice and hit fungoes, manager Gabe Kapler said.
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Check out updates for teams in Florida and Arizona for spring training, including the defending champion Nationals.
Friday was the deadline for teams and arbitration-eligible players to agree on salaries or exchange desired numbers for 2020. Recapping a hectic day of contract decisions.
With the big wave of winter moves settling down, we stack up the rosters as spring training approaches.
From superstars to fading prospects, here's who could be on the move this year.
Veteran right-hander Tyson Ross has reached agreement on a $1.75 million minor league contract with the San Francisco Giants, according to multiple reports, that includes an invitation to big league camp at spring training.
We put together a roster of baseball's elite from the past ten seasons -- and pitted it against the best from previous eras.
With numerous moves involving big-name starters already this offseason, we rank all 30 rotations as things stand right now.
Beltre and Scherzer? Yeah, those worked out. Pujols and Chris Davis? Yikes. These are the moves that made or broke your team.
With Troy's Rangers finally making moves, Buster and Dave Schoenfield analyze the Corey Kluber trade and its impact on the AL West (32:29). But before that, Tim Kurkjian discusses Madison Bumgarner's deal with the Diamondbacks, the league's decision to alter drug testing and Anthony Rendon's comments about the Dodgers. Plus, Sarah Langs on remaining free agents and why her mom is angry (32:29).
Left-hander Madison Bumgarner and the Diamondbacks have agreed to a five-year, $85 million deal, sources familiar with the agreement told ESPN's Jeff Passan.
David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer
As always, you can never predict the offseason with any great accuracy. Madison Bumgarner lands with the Diamondbacks, which now increases the odds of Robbie Ray getting traded. The big question concerning Bumgarner: Over the past three seasons he had a 2.67 ERA at home, 4.61 on the road. Will he be as effective away from pitcher-friendly San Francisco? And while's only 30, he has a lot of mileage on that left arm. A risky signing, but I wouldn't want to bet against MadBum.
Jeff Passan ESPN
Left-hander Madison Bumgarner and the Arizona Diamondbacks are nearing a five-year deal, sources familiar with the agreement tell ESPN.
Former San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy will manage France in its qualifiers next year for the World Baseball Classic.
Dan Mullen ESPN.com
Two months after retiring from managing the Giants, Bruce Bochy has officially been named the skipper for Team France in the World Baseball Classic qualifier from March 22-27 2020. With the veteran manager in the dugout, France will be competing for a spot in the 2021 WBC.
Philly banks on a bounce back, San Francisco places upside bets and watch out for an Angels club making room on the payroll.
Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer
New Giants manager Gabe Kapler reacts to the club's acquisitions of Kevin Gausman and Zack Cozart.
In a move to trim payroll while pursuing star free agents, the Angels traded infielder Zack Cozart and touted prospect Will Wilson to the Giants for a player to be named of cash considerations. Cozart is due $12.67 million in 2020.
Kevin Gausman's one-year deal with the Giants is worth $9 million, a source told ESPN's Jeff Passan.
Jeff Passan ESPN
Right-handed Kevin Gausman and the San Francisco Giants are in agreement on a one-year, $9 million contract, a source familiar with the deal tells ESPN.
The San Francisco Giants would sure like to add a pitcher at this week's winter meetings, but they might be moving forward without longtime ace Madison Bumgarner.
One team will land the best pitcher on the planet. The rest of his suitors? They'll have to scramble.
Left-hander Tyler Anderson has a $1,775,000 salary as part of his contract with the San Francisco Giants and would earn $2,625,000 if he is healthy for most of the season and pitches 130 or more innings.
Kris Bryant to Cincy? Anthony Rendon on the Rangers? We dream up a major hot stove splash for every squad.
The San Francisco Giants and left-hander Tyler Anderson agreed to a one-year deal Tuesday, a day after the club declined to tender him a contract and made him a free agent.