Category Archives: Brian Sabean

Worse Trade Deadline — Giants or Mariners?

The emerging consensus on the 2013 MLB Trade Deadline seems to be that it was a dud, and I can’t say that I disagree.  Rather than breaking down the trades that happened, I find myself drawn to those teams that … Continue reading

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AJ Burnett to Pittsburgh is a Huge Win for the Pirates

Now that the Yankees have added Michael Pineda and Hiroki Kuroda to its once questionable rotation, rumors are flying about AJ Burnett’s possible landing spots, with Pittsburgh apparently the leader in the clubhouse.   The general sentiment amongst Yankee fans is … Continue reading

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Contrasting Extensions — Andrus and the Panda

Hot off the presses, the Texas Rangers have signed a three year extension with Elvis Andrus worth approximately $14M.  Just a few weeks ago, the team that beat Andrus’ Rangers for the 2010 World Series title extended third baseman Pablo … Continue reading

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Why Extend Pablo Sandoval Now?

My New Years resolution was to resist ripping Brian Sabean for as long as possible, so please give me credit for lasting 19 days.  News has just come down that the San Francisco Giants and Pablo Sandoval have agreed to … Continue reading

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Barry Zito Gives the Giants the Best Chance to Repeat

It’s only the 2nd of March, but already there is intrigue in the cactus league camp of the reigning World Champion.  Though denied officially by the Giants organization, the word on the street is that Barry Zito is dangerously close … Continue reading

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