Center fielder Austin Jackson agreed to a $6 million, two-year contract with the San Francisco Giants on Monday, filling the club’s top remaining void just a few weeks before pitchers and catchers report to spring training. San Francisco announced the acquisition Monday, a week after the Giants traded for right fielder Andrew McCutchen. The deal increased the Giants’ projected 2018 luxury tax payroll to about $195 million — just $2 million below the threshold — and the bonus structure pushed additional money into the deal’s second year.
Posted: January 23, 2018, 6:54 pm
Yu Darvish received a contract offer from the Milwaukee Brewers, according to multiple reports. The 31-year-old Darvish, who helped the Los Angeles Dodgers reach the World Series last season, is still unsigned with spring training about a month away. The four-time All-Star also has received interest from the Texas Rangers, Chicago Cubs, New York Yankees, Minnesota Twins and Houston Astros this offseason.
Posted: January 23, 2018, 1:44 am
Veteran center fielder Austin Jackson has reportedly signed a two-year deal with the Giants. The biggest question of the San Francisco Giants’ offseason has been what they’d do about their outfield. First, they traded for Pittsburgh Pirates star Andrew McCutchen and now they’ve added a free agent that looks to be the final piece of the puzzle.
Posted: January 23, 2018, 1:28 am
The Giants have filled their biggest remaining void by signing Austin Jackson to play centerfield. The eight-year veteran reportedly inked a two-year, $6 million deal, as first reported by Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, with incentives potentially adding
Posted: January 23, 2018, 12:49 am