Giants Paying Attention to Compensation

In 2003, Brian Sabean did what many considered unthinkable, and unforgivable. Signing Michael Tucker. It wasn't just that he did it, but when he did it that astounded and angered fans. Now, 3 years later, Sabean is doing the opposite to prove that what many have said about him for years simply isn't true.
November 29, 2006

Inside Pitch: Milledge slumping

Lastings Milledge was not in the lineup Sunday, but manager Willie Randolph said it was a matter of giving playing time to Ricky Ledee and Endy Chavez as opposed to being unhappy with the rookie outfielder.
August 14, 2006

Martinez and Tucker Doing What They Can To Help

Ramon Martinez and Michael Tucker weren't exactly blockbuster additions. Martinez came to the Phillies along with Ugueth Urbina for Placido Polanco on June 8th and Tucker was added from San Francisco on August 27th. Looking back though, both have helped the Phillies to win games by bolstering a somewhat weak bench.
September 23, 2005

Trade Analysis: Kelvin Pichardo for Michael Tucker

The Phillies believe that Michael Tucker will add some pop to their bench. With that in mind, they sacrificed minor league pitcher Kelvin Pichardo to bring Tucker to Philly. Was it the right move, or did the Phillies shoot themselves in the foot?
August 28, 2005

Phils Add Giants' Tucker To Bench

While the deadline for non-waiver deals came and went without the Phillies making a move, the deadline to add players who will be eligible for a post-season roster is still a couple days away and the Phillies pulled the trigger. Veteran outfielder Michael Tucker was acquired from the San Francisco Giants for minor league pitcher Kelvin Pichardo.
August 28, 2005

Transaction Analysis – The Michael Tucker Trade

Another veteran gone: Michael Tucker finds himself the latest victim of the Giants' facelift. Tucker goes to the Phillies, along with a small cash amount, for a low level minor leaguer. What does this mean for the Giants?
August 28, 2005

Giants' Question Marks: Giants Fans, Tucker Down

Giants fans have been in an uproar over losing the Giants #1 draft pick when the Giants signed Michael Tucker hours before they could have signed him and lost no pick. This Giants fanatic decided to examine in more detail what the real deal is.
February 23, 2004