Giants and Brandon Belt avoid arbitration with one-year deal

The Joaquin Arias of first base. Photo by Bill Zarchy.

Photo by Bill Zarchy.

Giants first basemen Brandon Belt has an official 2014 salary, settling with the club for $2.9 million in his first year of arbitration. It took the 25-year-old flying down to Florida for his hearing before a deal was reached late Tuesday night.

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The Ballad of Buster Posey, Played By Carlos Santana

If there is one thing I learned from spending the week talking to media members at Spring Training, it’s that Buster Posey hates answering questions about his ankle.

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What is Sergio Romo?

In 2011, Giants fans saw Sergio Romo put up one of the most impressive relief efforts in recent memory. In 2011, the 28th round draft pick pitched in 65 games, allowing just eight earned runs and 34 baserunners in 48 innings. He finished the year with 1.50 ERA and 0.708 WHIP, and even . . . → Read More: What is Sergio Romo?