Greg Roman: Carlos Hyde Will Get ‘Every Opportunity’ To Replace Kendall Hunter

There’s no clear favorite to replace Kendall Hunter in the San Francsico 49ers backfield, but Carlos Hyde is definitely in the mix. “I think he’s going to have every opportunity to do that,” said offensive coordinator Greg Roman of Hydes’ chances to step in for Hunter. “It’s an evaluation ever day. How does a guy handle training camp? Are there more »

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Giants Acquire Jake Peavy From Red Sox

The Giants have decided to act instead of react to the growing list of player injuries that has beset them in the past week. With Matt Cain out indefinitely with an elbow injury, the Giants made a move to patch up their starting rotation. This morning, the Giants acquired right-hander Jake Peavy from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for more »

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Oakland Athletics Designate Jim Johnson For Assignment

As expected, the A’s made a move prior to the game on Wednesday to bolster their recently taxed bullpen. The Athletics recalled Evan Scribner from Triple-A Sacramento and designated former closer Jim Johnson for assignment. Scribner, 29, is 4-1 with a 3.35 ERA and .243 opponents batting average in 31 games with Sacramento this season. He pitched 1.1 innings with the more »

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Jim Johnson: Addition-By-Subtraction The Best Option for the A’s

UPDATE: Since the original posting of this article, the Oakland Athletics have announced that they have designated Jim Johnson for assignment.    Although you could argue that perhaps the time has already passed, there is no arguing now that Jim Johnson’s time in Oakland needs to have come to an end with his last outing last night against the Houston Astros. Johnson, more »

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