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Giants trade catcher Erik Kratz to Tampa Bay

May 16, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO — The San Francisco Giants announced today that they have traded catcher Erik Kratz and cash considerations to the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations. Kratz, 38, hit .125 (4-for-32) with one home run and three RBI in 15

Giants roster moves

May 16, 2019

• C Aramis Garcia optioned to triple-A Sacramento.

Giants roster moves for May 11

May 11, 2019

• C Erik Kratz activated from the 10-day injured list • RHP Dereck Rodríguez optioned to Triple-A Sacramento

Giants claim outfielder Aaron Altherr off waivers from Philadelphia Phillies

May 11, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO -- The San Francisco Giants announced today that they have claimed outfielder Aaron Altherr off waivers from the Philadelphia Phillies. Altherr, 28, appeared in 22 games and had 30 plate appearances with the Phillies this season. Born in Germany, Altherr (pronounced all-TAIR) was the Phillies pick in the

Giants roster moves

May 9, 2019
May 9, 2019

· LHP Drew Pomeranz placed on 10-day injured list with a left lat strain. · C Buster Posey placed on the 7-day concussion list · C Aramis Garcia recalled from triple-A Sacramento · RHP Tyler Beede recalled from triple-A Sacramento

Giants roster moves for May 8

May 8, 2019

• LHP Williams Jerez optioned to triple-A Sacramento post-game last night. • LHP Derek Holland activated from injured list.

Ellen Shaler from Oakland has been named the Giants' 2019 Honorary Bat Girl and will be honored on Sunday, May 12, at Oracle Park

May 7, 2019

Major League Baseball has announced the 2019 Honorary Bat Girls for each MLB Club in support of the annual “Going To Bat Against Breast Cancer” initiative, which is traditionally commemorated each Mother’s Day. Clubs had the opportunity to hand-select their respective honorees, each of whom demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to

Giants roster moves, May 6 & 7, 2019

May 7, 2019

May 6, 2019

  • OF Mike Gerber optioned to triple-A Sacramento post-game
  • SHP Pat Venditte optioned to triple-A Sacramento post-game May 7, 2019
  • OF Gerardo Parra outrighted to triple-A Sacramento and elected free agency.
  • IF Yangervis Solarte designated for assignment
  • SHP Pat Venditte designated for assignment

Giants transaction for May 5

May 5, 2019

The San Francisco Giants announced today that they have claimed right-handed pitcher Andrew Moore off waivers from Tampa Bay. Moore will report to double-A Richmond. Moore, 24, was currently pitching for triple-A Durham of the International League where he was 0-2 with a 12.98 ERA (25er, 17.1ip) in five games,

Giants roster moves for May 3

May 3, 2019
  • RHP Tyler Beede recalled from triple-A Sacramento
  • OF Mike Gerber (#34) selected from triple-A Sacramento
  • C Erik Kratz placed on 10-day injured list (retro to May 1) with a left hamstring strain
  • OF Gerardo Parra designated for assignment

Statement from Logan Webb

May 1, 2019

Statement from Logan Webb: "For the past month and a half I have tried endlessly to find the answer to why the M4 metabolite was found in my urine sample. I have done research, I have talked to people who know a lot more about it than I do, and

Giants' statement on suspension of Minor League pitcher Logan Webb

May 1, 2019

The San Francisco Giants are disappointed that Logan Webb has violated the terms of Major League Baseball’s Drug Prevention and Treatment Program resulting in his suspension. The Giants organization fully supports the MLB program and its efforts to eliminate performance-enhancing substances from our game.

Giants investor Allan G. Byer passes away at the age of 91

April 11, 2019

On behalf of the Byer Family, the San Francisco Giants announced with deep sadness that Allan G. Byer, a principal owner, passed away at his home early this morning after a long illness. He was 91 years old. “Allan was one of the original investors who helped to save the

Giants acquire first baseman/outfielder Tyler Austin from Minnesota in exchange for Minor League outfielder Malique Ziegler

April 8, 2019

The San Francisco Giants announced today that they have acquired first baseman/outfielder Tyler Austin from the Minnesota Twins in exchange for minor league outfielder Malique Ziegler. Austin, 27, made the Twins’ Opening Day roster and appeared in two games. He set career highs in games (69), at-bats (244), runs (34),

Weather update for Giants home opener -- 12 p.m.

April 5, 2019

The tarp will be removed from the field at 12:10 p.m., and we are hopeful to start the game at its scheduled time of 1:35 p.m. We also anticipate the pre-game festivities to begin close to their scheduled time and encourage fans to be in their seats by 12:45 p.m.

Weather update for home opener

April 4, 2019

Our home opener is one of the most special games for our fans, and we intend to play the game on Friday. Given the inclement weather in the forecast, there may be a possible delay with the scheduled start time. Oracle Park gates will open at 11:05 a.m., regardless of

Important information for Giants home opener on Friday, April 5

April 3, 2019

WEATHER NOTE: We are closely monitoring the weather and intend to get our game in on Friday. We have plans for all weather scenarios and will keep fans regularly updated as information becomes available. OPENING DAY FESTIVITIES – Friday , April 5th The Giants will begin the 2019 season campaign

Giants acquire Kevin Pillar from Blue Jays for Alen Hanson, Derek Law, Juan De Paula

April 2, 2019

The San Francisco Giants announced today that they have acquired outfielder Kevin Pillar from the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for infielder Alen Hanson, right-handed pitcher Derek Law and right-handed pitcher Juan De Paula. Pillar, 30, has spent his entire professional career with the Blue Jays after being drafted by

Giants acquire Jesus Ozoria from Mariners for Tom Murphy

March 29, 2019

The San Francisco Giants announced today that they have acquired Minor League right-handed pitcher Jesus Ozoria from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for catcher Tom Murphy. Ozoria, 20, has played two professional seasons with the Dominican Summer League Mariners, combining for a record of 5-5 with a 3.31 ERA, 73

Giants set 2019 Opening Day roster

March 28, 2019

The San Francisco Giants, who will open their 137th National League campaign, have set their 2019 Opening Day roster. The 2019 Opening Day roster includes: Pitchers (13) LHP Travis Bergen (#60), LHP Madison Bumgarner (#40), RHP Sam Dyson (#49), RHP Trevor Gott (#58), LHP Derek Holland (#45), RHP Mark Melancon

Statement from Larry Baer

March 26, 2019

I respect and accept the Commissioner's decision, and appreciate the fair and thorough process undertaken by MLB and the Giants. I made a serious mistake that I sincerely regret and I am truly sorry for my actions. My unacceptable behavior fell well short of what must be demanded of every

Giants statement on Larry Baer

March 26, 2019

We thank Commissioner Rob Manfred and the staff at Major League Baseball for their timely and careful review and assessment of the matter involving Giants CEO Larry Baer. We share the Commissioner’s concern and disappointment in Mr. Baer’s conduct as it does not represent the values of the Giants organization.

Giants acquire LHP Williams Jerez from Angels for RHP Chris Stratton

March 26, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — The San Francisco Giants announced tonight that they have acquired left-handed pitcher Williams Jerez from the Los Angeles Angels in exchange for right-handed pitcher Chris Stratton. Jerez, 26, made his big league debut with the Angels last season, making 17 relief appearances. He appeared in eight

Giants roster move

March 25, 2019

Catcher Aramis Garcia has been optioned triple-A Sacramento.

Giants acquire Erik Kratz from Brewers for C.J. Hinojosa

March 24, 2019

The San Francisco Giants announced today that they have acquired catcher Erik Kratz from the Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for Minor League infielder C.J. Hinojosa. Kratz, 38, appeared in 67 games with the Brewers last season and hit .236 with six homers and 23 RBI in 219 plate appearances. He