Our beloved Giants almost overtook the dreaded Bums this week after sweeping them in Chavez Ravine, but lost their series opener in Arizona on Friday. Still, the G-men spring boarded up 11 spots to No. 7, while both the Dodgers and Padres dropped five spots in our rankings.
According to numerous sources the St. Louis Cardinals are targeting free agent starting pitcher, Jason Schmidt, who is likely to get anywhere from a $60 million dollar deal for four years to $70 million for five years, meaning that a deal with St. Louis on the surface, is not very likely.
December 6, 2006
Despite its decreased significance, the arbitration deadline continues to loom as one of the most important dates of the offseason. So who should the Giants offer it to? SFDugout.com chimes in with its picks.
December 1, 2006
The standings in the NL West flip-flop on a weekly basis. Who will be on top come October? Listen to James Renwick and Keith Glab break down the issue and decide what trades need to be made in their latest D'Back and Forth.
The 2006 roster picture just got a little clearer, though not in an unexpected way. The Giants picked up the options of Winn and Schmidt for the 2006 season, while Durham, Alou and Hawkins all choose to stay in San Francisco.
October 27, 2005