Spring Training to start next week

On today’s Locked On Giants podcast, host Ben Kaspick talks about the fact that MLB and the MLBPA agreed to health and safety protocols this week, and spring training is set to begin on time next week. As part of the health and safety protocols, MLB will re-instate the extra-inning rule from last season, as […]

Giants add RP Jake McGee on two-year deal

On today’s Locked On Giants podcast, host Ben Kaspick talks about the San Francisco Giants signing left-handed reliever Jake McGee to a two-year, $7M contract. The deal has not been announced by the club, but has been reported by multiple reputable sources. McGee was cut loose by the Rockies prior to the start of the […]

Giants add LaMonte Wade Jr. in trade with Twins

On today’s Locked On Giants podcast, host Ben Kaspick talks about the San Francisco Giants’ acquisition of LaMonte Wade Jr. in a trade with the Minnesota Twins. The Giants sent right-handed reliever Shaun Anderson to Minnesota to complete the swap. In Wade Jr., the Giants add an optionable young left-handed outfielder with athleticism and a […]

Inbox: Should the Giants try to sign Marcell Ozuna?

On today’s Locked On Giants podcast, host Ben Kaspick answers listeners’ questions about the state of the San Francisco Giants. Among the questions asked and answered are: You explain very well how Farhan’s moves in SF have tracked similarly to the way he built LA and before. Curious what stands out to you as the […]

Solano, Dickerson, Yaz among Top 10 at respective positions?

On today’s Locked On Giants podcast, host Ben Kaspick talks about Donovan Solano, Alex Dickerson, and very likely Mike Yastrzemski being named among the top 10 players at their respective positions on MLB Network’s Top 10 Right Now lists. Solano, Dickerson, and Yastrzemski were all Farhan Zaidi acquisitions at very little cost, and all three […]

Giants’ reported targets Pederson and Rosario sign elsewhere

On today’s Locked On Giants podcast, host Ben Kaspick talks about which players remaining in the free agent pool fit the Giants, with reported targets Joc Pederson and Eddie Rosario signing one-year deals elsewhere. Ben also discusses the status of the league’s “negotiations” with the players’ union regarding rules and protocols for the 2021 season.

Giants interested in Joc Pederson

On today’s Locked On Giants podcast, host Ben Kaspick talks about the Giants’ reported interest in left-handed outfielder Joc Pederson. Even after adding Tommy La Stella on a three-year deal, which is not yet official, the Giants are reportedly still pursuing left-handed outfielders. It was reported over the weekend that the Giants were talking to […]

Giants to sign Tommy La Stella

On today’s Locked On Giants podcast, host Ben Kaspick talks about the San Francisco Giants reportedly being close to a three-year deal with veteran infielder Tommy La Stella. As a left-handed infielder capable of playing third and second, La Stella fits the Giants’ roster perfectly. Evan Longoria probably needs to be platooned, so third base […]

Giants interested in Eddie Rosario, Jackie Bradley Jr.

On today’s Locked On Giants podcast, host Ben Kaspick talks about the San Francsico Giants’ interest in free-agent outfielders Eddie Rosario and Jackie Bradley Jr. Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reported on Sunday that the Giants were interested in the very different lefty outfielders. Rosario is a bat-first corner outfielder with a unique […]

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