Tom Seaver has spent the last nine months suffering from Lyme disease

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Bill Madden of the Daily News has the story of Tom Seaver’s last nine months in hell. The Hall of Famer has been suffering from Lyme disease:

“I felt like I had the worst case of the flu every day, and then I was having trouble remembering things and making bad decisions. I was scared. I said to myself: ‘It’s like I’m getting old before my time. Why is this happening?’ I thought I’d had a stroke.

Madden’s story talks about Seaver’s frightening and uncertain journey through it all. But thankfully reports that he’s feeling much better now and seems to be coming out of the dark.

Report: Giants to sign Drew Pomeranz to one-year, $1.5 million deal

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KNBR’s Larry Krueger reports that the GIants are expected to sign free agent pitcher Drew Pomeranz. ESPN’s Jeff Passan adds that the deal is for one year and $1.5 million, and Chris Cotillo of Masslive.com notes that Pomeranz can earn an additional $3.5 million through performance incentives.

Pomeranz, 30, had an injury-plagued 2018, battling biceps tendinitis. He made 11 starts and 15 relief appearances totaling 75 innings, posting a 6.08 ERA with a 66/44 K/BB ratio. The lefty was quite solid between 2014-17, however, accruing an aggregate 3.24 ERA over nearly 500 innings.

Pomeranz could snag a spot at the back of the Giants’ starting rotation. The Giants already have lefties Will Smith, Tony Watson, and Steven Okert in the bullpen.