San Francisco Giants Player News: All Positions

News: Barrett was designated for assignment by the Giants on Friday.
Impact: Barrett will make room on the 40-man roster for Hanser Alberto, who was claimed off waivers from Baltimore in a corresponding move. Barrett has already been designated for assignment once this offseason prior to Friday's move and was subsequently acquired by the Giants from the Diamondbacks in exchange for cash considerations.
News: Alberto was claimed off waivers by the Giants on Friday, Rich Dubroff of reports.
Impact: Alberto was designated for assignment earlier this week when the Orioles claimed Josh Osich, who was coincidentally designated for assignment by the Giants. In addition to the Giants, the 26-year-old spent time with the Yankees and Orioles this offseason. Alberto has brief major-league experience, with a .192/.210/.231 slash line in 192 at-bats across three seasons.