The Giants DFA'd three players last week ahead of the Rule 5 Draft. All three were promptly scooped up by other organizations.
The Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks won their fourth straight Japan Series title on Wednesday, sweeping Tokyo's Yomiuri Giants in four games in the best-of-seven series. The Hawks won the clinching game 4-1 in the southwestern city of Fukuoka after taking the first three by the mostly one-sided scores of 13-2, 5-1 and 4-0. The Hawks won last season the same way, taking four straight from the Giants in the season-ending series.
NBC Sports Bay Area today announced a pair of on-air talent moves for its surrounding pre/postgame coverage of the Golden State Warriors and San Francisco Giants.