Mark Melancon RUMORS & NEWS

  • Giants to activate Mark Melancon from 10-day disabled list

    Fanrag Sports "The San Francisco Giants will be activating closer Mark Melancon ahead of their Wednesday afternoon matchup against the rival Los Angeles Dodgers, according to a report from Amy Gutierrez of NBC Sports Bay Area. However, Gutierrez added that the Giants have yet to make a corresponding roster move..." May 17

  • Giants place Mark Melancon on disabled list

    San Francisco Chronicle "The Giants will be without their biggest offseason investment for an unspecified amount of time. Moments before Tuesday night’s game at Citi Field, the Giants placed closer Mark Melancon on the 10-day disabled list with what the team called a mild right pronator strain. The Giants said a..." May 10

  • Melancon to join U.S. for WBC championship round "Giants right-hander Mark Melancon has been selected to bolster the United States' bullpen for Tuesday's World Baseball Classic semifinal against Japan (9 p.m. ET on MLB.TV and MLB Network) at Dodger Stadium. Teams reaching the third round are allowed to make changes to their pitching staffs, if..." March 19

  • Melancon credits 'stubborn' Russell Martin for his success

    USA Today "Mark Melancon was coming off his worst season ever, a 6.20-ERA monstrosity with the Boston Red Sox in 2012 that included a demotion to the minors, when he joined forces on the Pittsburgh Pirates with catcher Russell Martin. Their connection would change his career. A life-long reliever,..." February 15

  • Giants, Nationals make 4-year offers to Melancon

    KNBR "After blowing a league high 30 saves last season, Giants general manager Bobby Evans has made it clear time and again this offseason that finding a closer is priority number one. It would appear Evans finally has his target, with Jon Heyman of MLB Network reporting on Saturday evening that the..." December 04