Report: Giants sign outfielder who thrived in Korea to minor league deal

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Report: Giants sign outfielder who thrived in Korea to minor league deal
Report: Giants sign outfielder who thrived in Korea to minor league deal

The Giants' president of baseball operations came from the Dodgers and their manager last worked for the Phillies, so it shouldn't come as much of a surprise that their latest acquisition has ties to both organizations. Despite the seemingly obvious connections, however, outfielder and first baseman Darin Ruf probably doesn't know either Farhan Zaidi or Gabe Kapler well. According to The Athletic, Ruf agreed to terms on a minor league deal with the Giants on Thursday and will likely receive an invitation to major league spring training. Ruf has hit 35 career home runs in parts of five seasons with Philadelphia, but spent the last three years in the Korean Baseball Organization where he slugged

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