Giants sign Shun Yamaguchi, Scott Kazmir

On today’s Locked On Giants podcast, host Ben Kaspick talks about the San Francisco Giants signing pitchers Shun Yamaguchi and Scott Kazmir to minor league deals with invitations to spring training. Yamaguchi signed a two-year deal with the Toronto Blue Jays last offseason, and did not have a good 2020 season. Toronto cut him loose […]

Aaron Sanchez is the latest pitcher to praise Giants’ use of analytics

On today’s Locked On Giants podcast, host Ben Kaspick talks about a number of hot topics related to the San Francisco Giants. Aaron Sanchez, whose one-year, $4M deal with incentives that could take it up with $6.5M was announced on Sunday, raved about the organization he’s set to join. He said that he “heard nothing […]

Giants sign Aaron Sanchez, Nick Tropeano

On today’s Locked On Giants podcast, host Ben Kaspick talks about the San Francisco Giants signing right-handed pitchers Aaron Sanchez and Nick Tropeano. Sanchez was one of the more intriguing starting pitchers available this offseason, because of the stuff and success he had early in his career with the Blue Jays. Injuries held him back […]

Giants still looking to add starting pitchers

On today’s Locked On Giants podcast, host Ben Kaspick talks about the Giants’ stated goal of adding more starting pitching depth. Giants president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi met with the media on Friday, and he said that the team is still looking at adding starting pitchers. Notably, he also mentioned that the position player […]

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 […]