Giants in the minors: SF signs Frandsen, Beltre, Kobernus, loses Correia, keeps Ishikawa, Cordier and McGehee (for now)

By Matthew Connolly
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Apr 10, 2015; San Diego, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants third baseman Casey McGehee (14) follows through during the fifth inning against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

McGehee moving on next week? 

Casey McGehee has another big date coming up in his tenuous tenure (last one, promise) with the Giants organization. Per Andrew Baggarly, June 5 marks the first day the seven-year veteran can request his unconditional release in order to pursue other opportunities.

Though he got off to slow start with the Rivercats, San Francisco’s former starting third baseman has come on strong of late and is now hitting .292 with a dinger through six games:

Eat your heart out, Duffman.

In all seriousness, it’s great to see McGehee turning a new leaf in more hitter-friendly confines, and I wouldn’t be surprised to see him stick around this summer to get a second chance with his hometown team.

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