— A Timely Look at Transactions as They Happen
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
2012 ZiPS Projections - San Francisco Giants
While the inclusion of Carlos Beltran and to a lesser extent, Cody Ross, makes the offense look better than it is, it’s not really quite as bad as finishing last in the NL would have you
believe. There’s solid front-line talent, mostly under 30 (practically a toddler by Sabean years) and the biggest problem was getting that talent to stay on the field. Thanks to injuries
to the team’s two best players, one serious (Posey) and one annoying (Sandoval) and the Ghost of Outfielders Past ...Read More...
Posted: November 30, 2011 at 09:17 PM | 34 comment(s)
Monday, November 07, 2011
Royals - Acquired Sanchez
Kansas City Royals - Acquired P Jonathan Sanchez and P Ryan Verdugo from the San Francisco Giants for OF Melky Cabrera.
I count many Giant fans as friends. I can’t imagine that any of them are happy at the moment. If the name Aaron Rowand doesn’t come up in discussing this trade I’d be shocked.
Strictly on the basis of play in 2011 the Giants get the better of this deal, but that’s a silly basis to make the deal. Cabrera is young enough that his excellent play last year could be a new talent ...Read More...
Posted: November 07, 2011 at 08:43 PM | 35 comment(s)
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