Scutaro came back in mid-July, but was sidelined again after just 11 at-bats and done for the year.
Villanola has yet to earn an at-bat in the major leagues.
That type of deal would be similar to the one signed by Cole Hamels back in 2012. It's believed the 33-year-old Shields could receive a five-year deal. Both the
Scherzer is the biggest name on the pitching market and could be seeking a deal north of the $155-million pact signed by Cubs pitcher Jon Lester. His price tag may not be feasible for the Giants' budget. The 2013 AL Cy Young winner went 18-5 with a 3.15 ERA and 252:63 K:BB ratio in 220 1/3 innings with the Tigers in 2014.
Both pitched at a Class A level last season and averaged more than a strikeout per inning.
|2014 Team Leaders|
|AVG||Buster Posey , C||.311|
|HR||Buster Posey , C||22|
|RBI||Buster Posey , C||89|
|OBP||Buster Posey , C||.364|
|SLG||Buster Posey , C||.490|
|R||Hunter Pence , RF||106|
|SB||Angel Pagan , CF||16|
|W||Madison Bumgarner , SP||18|
|ERA||Madison Bumgarner , SP||2.98|
|WHIP||Madison Bumgarner , SP||1.09|
|K||Madison Bumgarner , SP||219|
|SV||Sergio Romo , RP||23|
|Full Team Statistics|
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