Giants Closing In On Deal For Pence

Phillies right fielder Hunter Pence holds extra appeal since he's under team control for 2013, even if he could earn more than $14MM next year.  The latest:


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  1. Randolph_Knackstedt 3 years ago

    Good, there is still hope for Pence joining the Giants!
    But regardless of what happens with the Giants and adding a bat, the Giants still need to strengthen their bullpen.

  2. Bob 3 years ago

    maybe they finally came off the Gary Brown our barely top 100 prospect is untouchable

    • Jason_F 3 years ago

      Barely top 100? He did have a rough start to the year in AA, but he has really been impressive since mid June. .607 OPS prior to June 13 and .950 since. A young player making adjustments like that is exactly what you look for, actually.

  3. maybe wheeler can be the centerpiece. . . lol.

  4. Matt 3 years ago

    I think Rube might be getting a little trigger happy…

  5. Citos_City 3 years ago

    Team control…. AA’s MO

  6. Sully65 3 years ago

    Phils are really doing a spring cleaning

  7. Jason_F 3 years ago

    The Phillies gave up quite a bit to get Pence. I am wary of what the Giants could be considering trading for a guy who will be paid, IMHO, more than he is worth next season.

    • MetsEventually 3 years ago

      Except, Pence was playing better last year than this year. 10 more doubles, about 40 points higher on the OPS and 30 on the BA.

      • Jason_F 3 years ago

        For Giants fans’ sake, let’s hope that is reflected in what they give up for him.

  8. Phillies_Aces35 3 years ago

    I’d be surprised to see a deal without getting Gary Brown back.

    • Jason_F 3 years ago

      I think that is highly unlikely. Pence really doesn’t have much surplus value with respect to what he will be paid in arbitration next season. A top 20 prospect in baseball (per Kevin Goldstein, pre-2012) is far too much to give up, in my opinion.

  9. richardb21 3 years ago

    Ed Wade might have won a trade. Unreal.

  10. Alex Nelson 3 years ago

    Dam* I wanted the Dodgers to get Pence and sign an extension not a Victorino rental

  11. So the Dodgers got Victorino, the Giants are getting Pence and the Diamondbacks were rumored to be interested in Lee (even if it was a rumor) How crazy would it be if the third trade happens?

  12. gkstkddn93 3 years ago

    Phils getting who? Gary Brown? Hector Sanchez?

  13. Ace 3 years ago

    OF of Pierre, Mayberry, D. Brown rest of the year. So long as i don’t see that opening day ’13.

    • brent 3 years ago

      yeah no kidding. Perhaps Mayberry can use this time to learn where the friggin fence is when he’s running towards it.

  14. Todd Smith 3 years ago

    I see the extra year of control as more of a burden than a bonus.

  15. Good job reuben times aint up trade Rollins NOW!

  16. WrigleyTerror37 3 years ago

    it says they are willing to trade two starting outfielder. so Pagan and Blanco in a deal for pence? that would explain Pagan being taken out of the game last night.

    • Brian Webster 3 years ago

      I think that refers to Philly being willing to trade both Victorino and Pence. Pagan came out of the game last night because he punched something and hurt his hand

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