We thought we’d start you off this morning with a friendly reminder.
Now, a not-so-friendly possibility looming – Oakland A’s may move into AT&T Park?!
Reportedly, the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Authority was pushing for a five to eight year lease with the club, but now MLB is saying that’s a no go. Coliseum officials have held up negotiations over money from food and beverage concessions – something the A’s control, even for Raiders games – and not the lease length, which will become moot anyway if MLB’s demands hold up.
Not sure if I’d say I saw this coming, but I’m not surprised by it – Giants decline Vogelsong’s Option
MLB Trade Rumors – 2014 Top 50 Free Agents with Predicitons
34. Dan Haren – Giants. Haren, 33, had strong peripheral stats this year but posted his highest ERA in many years with a 4.67 mark. He put together a 3.29 ERA in the second half, giving hope for mid-rotation potential in 2014. The California native would be a good fit for the Giants, Athletics, or Padres on a one-year deal, while a dozen other teams could show interest.
Lots of buzz about Arroyo signing with Mets – Arroyo ‘would definitely consider’ signing with Mets
“Bronson is an East Coast guy and would definitely consider the Mets,” Arroyo’s agent, Terry Bross, said. “But we’re going to take our time with this.”
This isn’t Giants related but it’s a fascinating story – Miami Dolphins suspend Richie Incognito