Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Saturday, July 28, 2012

Giants acquire Marco Scutaro

Frankly, “Charlie Culberson” sounds made up.

The Giants have acquired infielder Marco Scutaro and cash considerations from the Rockies in exchange for minor league second baseman Charlie Culberson…

Scutaro, 36, has a .271/.324/.359 line in 411 plate appearances with the Rockies heading into Friday’s play, though he has just a .570 OPS away from Coors Field…

Culberson was a supplemental first-round pick (51st overall) of the Giants in the 2007 amateur draft.  The 23-year-old has a .258/.309/.379 batting line in 2575 minor league plate appearances and made his Major League debut this season, appearing in six games for the Giants.

The District Attorney Posted: July 28, 2012 at 12:35 AM | 4 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: giants, marco scutaro, rockies, transactions

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. Ivan Grushenko of Hong Kong Posted: July 28, 2012 at 01:34 AM (#4194343)
Marco!
   2. JoeC Posted: July 28, 2012 at 01:39 AM (#4194345)
Scutaro!
   3. Robinson Cano Plate Like Home Posted: July 28, 2012 at 01:53 AM (#4194351)
Polo!
   4. Steve Treder Posted: July 28, 2012 at 12:11 PM (#4194470)
So, this effectively counters the Hanley Ramirez acquisition. Boo-yah!

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
aleskel
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogFangraphs (Sullivan): How Jarrod Dyson Stole The Biggest Base Of His Life
(13 - 10:39pm, Oct 01)
Last: RoyalsRetro (AG#1F)

NewsblogNL WILD CARD 2014 OMNICHATTER
(245 - 10:38pm, Oct 01)
Last: Gamingboy

NewsblogOT: Monthly NBA Thread - October 2014
(21 - 10:34pm, Oct 01)
Last: Norcan

NewsblogAdam Dunn, 34, calls it a career
(68 - 10:27pm, Oct 01)
Last: Walks Clog Up the Bases

NewsblogOT: The Soccer Thread, September 2014
(490 - 10:25pm, Oct 01)
Last: frannyzoo

NewsblogBaseball Will Test Out Six New Rules To Speed Up The Game
(32 - 10:23pm, Oct 01)
Last: cardsfanboy

NewsblogWSJ: Scoring in Baseball Is Down. Blame the Umpires A Study Found That Umpires Have Expanded Their Strike Zone in Recent Years
(2 - 10:22pm, Oct 01)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogLinkedIn: 10 Sales Lessons From “The Captain”
(21 - 10:21pm, Oct 01)
Last: jobu

NewsblogDayton Moore's vision for Kansas Royals validated - ESPN
(46 - 10:10pm, Oct 01)
Last: bookbook

NewsblogA’s wild swing of a season ends in wild-card loss to Royals
(30 - 10:09pm, Oct 01)
Last: Walks Clog Up the Bases

NewsblogNed Yost on the sixth inning and his bullpen usage: “its just one of those things” | HardballTalk
(109 - 10:02pm, Oct 01)
Last: toratoratora

NewsblogOT: Politics, October 2014: Sunshine, Baseball, and Etch A Sketch: How Politicians Use Analogies
(137 - 9:52pm, Oct 01)
Last: bobm

NewsblogPosnanski: The Beauty of Belief [Royals win Wild Card, headed to ALDS]
(5 - 9:45pm, Oct 01)
Last: Pasta-diving Jeter (jmac66)

NewsblogThe Baseball Show with Rany Jazayerli and Joe Sheehan - 9/29/14
(2 - 9:41pm, Oct 01)
Last: Harveys Wallbangers

NewsblogOT:  October 2014 - College Football thread
(1 - 9:28pm, Oct 01)
Last: Every Inge Counts

Page rendered in 0.1389 seconds
52 querie(s) executed