National baseball writer/columnist, San Francisco Chronicle, 29th year covering Giants, A's, 34th year covering ball.

Twitter Feed

@JohnSheaHey — 34,004 followers, 21,629 tweets

Dec 05, 2016

Melancon to make 16M in '17 (4M salary, 12M up front of 20M bonus). Last season, Romo, Casilla Lopez made $20.5M. Melancon: The Core One.

Dec 05, 2016

Giants checked in on McCutchen but remain determined to go with Williamson and Parker in LF. Melancon taking up $16M of '17 payroll.

Dec 05, 2016

Giants anticipate 40-man payroll topping $195M threshold, they'll be taxed third straight year, this time 50% for money spent above 195.

Dec 05, 2016

Giants met personally with Melancon in Bay Area (and ballpark) and Jansen in Arizona, not Chapman.

Show more