Giants considering unconventional pitching
The Giants are mulling various alternative pitching strategies to deploy next season, one of which is the opener trend popularized by the Rays and A's in 2018.

Clubs showing interest in Giants relievers
Giants president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi confirmed Tuesday that he's received a "high level of interest" in the club's relievers while engaging in trade conversations with other teams.

Everything you need for Thursday's Rule 5 Draft
Every year, the Winter Meetings unofficially conclude with the Rule 5 Draft. It might not be the headline-grabber of a blockbuster trade or free-agent signing, but every year, teams do find talent via this avenue. And recent history shows that many of the players selected are coming to a big league stadium near you next season.

Baseball signed by Mays among auction items
A signed baseball and book from Giants legend and Hall of Famer Willie Mays are among the dozens of items available for bidding at the seventh annual Winter Meetings charity auction.

Giants not done adding to outfield corps
President of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi's first move of the Winter Meetings yielded the Giants a young outfielder, and Zaidi will continue to be active in that market as he seeks to further bolster the club's outfield depth this offseason.


Uruguay eliminates Italy; Did Suarez bite again?
Uruguay is moving on. Italy is out of the World Cup after a 1-0 loss. Meanwhile, Luis Suarez apparently bit an opponent again.