Jason Giambi's career took another turn today, with news that the Oakland A's would release the slugger in order to give younger players more at bats and playing time in the seven-week stretch into the postseason.It's a bittersweet moment, considering Oakland was where both Giambi had some of his best years.From a story at the San Jose Mercury News: Giambi, a 15-year veteran, was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right quad on July 20 but had not played since he became...Read Full Story
"It's over and done with. I'm thrilled with it. He did what he needed to do -- now I can go forward," Giambi said before New York hosted Detroit in the opener of a four-game series. "I can go forward and not hurt the ball club with a suspension."Giambi is off the hook. The commissioner cited his cooperation and charitable works.Read Full Story
Jason Giambi is an infielder in major league baseball. He's a first baseman for the New York Yankees and wears number 25. He is managed by Joe Torre.