- Andrew Baggarly of the San Jose Mercury News writes that the Giants would maybe look harder at trading Jonathan Sanchez for a bat. He notes that they would not be likely at all to get a fair return.
- Baggarly also notes that he's hearing indications that the Giants are ramping up their pursuit of another catcher -- maybe even two, because Eli Whiteside hasn't been suitable.
- Bay City Ball looked at the Giants' runs per game, noting that it's near impossible to ask the pitchers (and defense) to do much more.
- Former reliever Tyler Walker wants to resurrect his major-league career, and is currently looking for a relief job.
- Optioned to Fresno broke down the Giants' draft picks from the first and supplemental rounds: Joe Panik and Kyle Crick.
- Splashing Pumpkins, meanwhile, looked at the Giants' picks from rounds 2-30.