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Giants looking at Fogg

We are about 4 weeks away from pitchers and catchers reporting to spring training and the San Francisco Giants still have some work to do. Recently, the San Francisco Chronicle reported that the Giants have had discussions with Josh Fogg's agent about the 29 year-old rightie joining the club. The sticking point seems to be that the Giants 40 man roster is full and they would only be able to sign Fogg to a minor league deal. Fogg's agent says his client is still seeking a guaranteed major league deal, and there is little doubt some team will give him one. Ryan Franklin recently got 2.6 million from the Philladelphia Phillies, and Franklin had a worse year last season than Fogg, not to mention Fogg is 4 years younger and has yet to test positive for steroids as Franklin has. Fogg was 6-10 last year with a 5.05 era. Prior to last seasons fall off, Fogg had managed to win double digit games his first 3 years in the Pittsburgh rotation. Fogg would be a slight upgrade to Hennessey a