Giants and 1B Brandon Belt avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $6.2 million contract.
Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports that Tim Lincecum's agent, Rick Thurman, will watch his client throw on Wednesday.
Giants signed INF Conor Gillaspie to a minor league contract.
Eduardo A. Encina of the Baltimore Sun reports that the Orioles are "one of several teams" expressing interest in Tim Lincecum.
Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News expects the Rangers to pursue cheaper options like Tim Lincecum and Gavin Floyd instead of more expensive free agents like Yovani Gallardo and Dexter Fowler.
Giants signed C Miguel Olivo to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Giants and RHP George Kontos avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $1.15 million contract.
Andrew Baggarly of the Mercury News doesn't expect the Giants to re-sign Tim Lincecum.
Giants signed OF Gorkys Hernandez to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Giants re-signed LHP Braulio Lara to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Giants signed RHP Albert Suarez to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Giants GM Bobby Evans acknowledged Monday that he has maintained contact with free agent Tim Lincecum.
MLB Network's Jon Heyman reports that Tim Lincecum plans to hold a showcase for teams during the first half of February.
Giants signed C George Kottaras to a minor league contract.
George Kontos requested $1.35 million and was offered $850,000 by the Giants when arbitration figures were exchanged Friday.