Giants optioned 1B Angel Villalona to High-A San Jose.
Giants prospect first baseman Angel Villalona said Friday that he has lost 40 pounds.
Angel Villalona has received his work visa and will be in big league camp this spring training with the Giants.
Giants minor leaguer Angel Villalona went 1-for-4 with a strikeout Thursday in the Dominican Summer League.
Giants placed 1B Angel Villalona on the restricted list.
Angel Villalona's name plate has been removed from his spring training locker.
Angel Villalona is still attempting to be granted a work visa by the United States Consulate.
Updating a previous item, final approval for Angel Villalona's U.S. work visa has not been granted.
Angel Villalona had his U.S. work visa approved and the Giants expect him to arrive to spring training on time.
Giants vice president Bobby Evans said Wednesday that the club is still awaiting word on Angel Villalona's U.S. work visa.
Giants purchased the contract of 1B Angel Villalona.
Angel Villalona has dropped a lawsuit against the Giants after they decided to reinstate him to their farm system.
According to Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle, the Giants are working to resolve a lawsuit with former prospect Angel Villalona.