NL West Links: Maybin, Padres, Giants, D’Backs

One year ago today, the Rockies re-signed Jason Giambi to serve as their backup first baseman and primary pinch-hitter. Here's the latest out of the NL West…

  • The Padres and Cameron Maybin had tabled contract extension talks for now, reports MLB.com's Corey Brock (on Twitter). Maybin recently changed agents and the two sides haven't made any progress.
  • Although they are just about done with their 40-man roster moves, Dan Hayes of the North County Times hears that the Padres have room for one more "protection" starting pitcher (Twitter link).
  • Giants executive Bobby Evans told John Shea of The San Francisco Chronicle that the team's five starters are in place (Twitter link). Evans also mentioned Gregor Blanco as possible outfield depth.
  • The Diamondbacks thought they had a deal in place with Bartolo Colon before he signed with the Athletics, reports ESPN's Buster Olney (Insider req'd). Arizona ended up signing Joe Saunders today.


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6 Comments on "NL West Links: Maybin, Padres, Giants, D’Backs"


mmiller54
3 years 7 months ago

Your loss Bartolo. Go play for the A’s for $500,000 more. Guess you don’t care about being on a contender.

NYPOTENCE
3 years 7 months ago

Or maybe he just wanted to help out the A’s and their inexperienced team you know some leadership

inleylandwetrust
3 years 7 months ago

Nope

Snoochies8
3 years 7 months ago

But he could want to go there thinking he’ll get flipped to a contender (rather than signing with a february world series champ)

iheartyourfart
3 years 7 months ago

relax dude.  its bartolo colon, not pujols.

leachim2
3 years 7 months ago

Do you always double post?