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DirtySox
11-23-2010, 10:50 AM
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jonmorosi (http://twitter.com/#%21/jonmorosi) Jon Morosi
Update: Huff's deal with #SFGiants (http://twitter.com/#%21/search?q=%23SFGiants) has been agreed upon, pending physical. Two years, #22 million, club option for 2013. #SF (http://twitter.com/#%21/search?q=%23SF) #MLB (http://twitter.com/#%21/search?q=%23MLB)
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DirtySox
11-23-2010, 11:04 AM
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jonmorosi (http://twitter.com/#%21/jonmorosi) Jon Morosi
Huff deal official. #SFGiants (http://twitter.com/#%21/search?q=%23SFGiants) just announced it.
19 seconds ago (http://twitter.com/#%21/jonmorosi/status/7117083389202432)
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doublem23
11-23-2010, 12:28 PM
That seems like an awful lot of money for a 33-year-old journeyman.

TDog
11-23-2010, 12:45 PM
That seems like an awful lot of money for a 33-year-old journeyman.

Part of it was a reward for 2010 when he provided the Giants with far more than he was being paid. And, of course, if you look at his career with the Giants and not his career before the Giants, he isn't a journeyman. He was a very good fit in his first season in San Francisco.

It may be that it has taken him awhile to find a home for a team where he doesn't end up being a DH. Or it may be that he had one strong season for a winning team. But the Giants know what he is about on and off the field.

SoxNation05
11-23-2010, 04:09 PM
Man, after the conracts went down last year they are certainly coming back up!

cards press box
11-26-2010, 08:19 PM
One good thing about the Huff signing is that it removes San Francisco as a possible suitor for Paul Konerko.

Oblong
11-26-2010, 10:01 PM
Man, after the conracts went down last year they are certainly coming back up!

I think if you were to study free agent compensation relative to the expiration of upcoming collective bargaining agreements you'd notice a trend. Could be a coincidence. Could be the owners fending off arguments that they odn't spend enough. But then that's collusion. :redneck

Huff was garbage with the Tigers in 2009. He and Renteria were legendary dogs for that organization in 2008 and 2009 and seeing htem perform in the playoffs this year was a little off putting.

asindc
11-27-2010, 11:34 AM
That seems like an awful lot of money for a 33-year-old journeyman.

It seems like it because it is. That is too much money for Huff. Baltimore fans are waking to that news saying :scratch:

TDog
11-27-2010, 04:11 PM
It seems like it because it is. That is too much money for Huff. Baltimore fans are waking to that news saying :scratch:

He is a different player in San Francisco, or at least he has been since coming to San Francisco, which was unexpected because it is not a friendly park to left-handed hitters.

Daver
11-27-2010, 04:24 PM
I think if you were to study free agent compensation relative to the expiration of upcoming collective bargaining agreements you'd notice a trend. Could be a coincidence. Could be the owners fending off arguments that they odn't spend enough. But then that's collusion.

Collusion is very difficult to prove.

Oblong
11-27-2010, 05:21 PM
Collusion is very difficult to prove.

Agreed. And it could just be an indivivdual decision by each team, considering it almost like marketing/pr money. It's an investment to avoid losing more in a work stoppage or concessions.