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Giants Like Adrian Beltre

Posted on: July 30, 2008 1:35 pm
 

According to Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle:

The Giants like Adrian Beltre, believing he would thrive in the more fastball-oriented National League, but a source said they have not exchanged names with the Mariners.

Schulman explains that Giants GM Brian Sabean is open to acquiring players who can help in 2009.  Hank Blalock was also on the radar, but now he's back on the DL.  The Rangers told a white lie to the public regarding Blalock's injury earlier this week.  The Rangers had their eye on Jonathan Sanchez, but I doubt the Giants would've entertained a one-for-one swap even for a healthy Blalock.

The Giants could also try the free agent market this winter.  Available third basemen include Casey Blake, Joe Crede, and Dallas McPherson.

The Marlins seemingly would swap first baseman Mike Jacobs for catcher Bengie Molina, but the Giants aren't interested.  They're also reluctant to trade lefty Jack Taschner, who is under team control through 2011.

Comments

Since: Feb 20, 2008
Posted on: August 12, 2011 5:11 pm
 

Giants Like Adrian Beltre

I hope you remember writing this back in 2008.

"ARE THEY GOING TO COMPETE IN 2010!?!"

Damn right they are. 2010 World Series Champions.  Try that on.  How does it fit?

Pigs have been flying all year and it feels so good.



Since: Feb 20, 2008
Posted on: July 30, 2008 4:02 pm
 

Giants Like Adrian Beltre

I wouldn't know.

Please notify me when you start to attempt this schooling. No one can tell when you grace us with your self proclaimed brilliance, so you will have to tell us.




Since: Aug 17, 2006
Posted on: July 30, 2008 3:58 pm
 

Giants Like Adrian Beltre

Apparently, a lot more than you.  How does it feel to be schooled by a rookie?



Since: Feb 20, 2008
Posted on: July 30, 2008 3:49 pm
 

Giants Like Adrian Beltre

eh, you're just a rookie. What do you know




Since: Aug 17, 2006
Posted on: July 30, 2008 3:40 pm
 

Giants Like Adrian Beltre

It just goes to show you that the Giants organization is stupider than I thought.  And they are going to compete in 2010!?! 
Yeah, when pigs fly.



Since: Feb 20, 2008
Posted on: July 30, 2008 3:22 pm
 

Giants Like Adrian Beltre

According to Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle:

The Marlins seemingly would swap first baseman Mike Jacobs for catcher Bengie Molina, but the Giants aren't interested.




Since: Aug 17, 2006
Posted on: July 30, 2008 3:13 pm
 

Giants Like Adrian Beltre

Sorry, I can't see the Marlins being that stupid to trade a decent  young 1B for an over the hill catcher.  Maybe in your Fantasy League, but not in real life.



Since: Feb 20, 2008
Posted on: July 30, 2008 2:51 pm
 

Giants Like Adrian Beltre

If the Marlins are willing to swap straight up Jacobs for Bengie... it MUST be done.

The nature of MLB these days is to bring up your prospects early. I am not against seeing what our youngsters can do early and often. (this means Posey and Villalona)

I am more confident in Burris than I am in Velez. Bowker might have to make the move to Right if we get a powder 1B.

But Scheirholtz is a must. The guy is too good for AAA, and should have been playing all season long in the bigs. Dave Roberts was a huge mistake.... but since he is Bochey's guy, the Giants were forced to ink him.




Since: Apr 12, 2007
Posted on: July 30, 2008 2:45 pm
 

Giants Like Adrian Beltre

The Giants have got to be retarted to go and trade for Beltre. He has lost his hitting touch. Gold Glove yes!!  Being up here in the NW watching the Mariners play its pitiful seeing how they wasted their money on him.But trading Molina for a stud hitter in Jacob is a no brainer its hard to get a first baseman that has that type of potential.



Since: Aug 17, 2006
Posted on: July 30, 2008 2:42 pm
 

Giants Like Adrian Beltre

If we could get someone decent to play 3B and hit for power and put him next to a slick fielding punch and judy SS, who will team up with a slugging 2B who can play defense, and complete the set with a high average, power hitting, 1B, and get two outfielders to compliment Lewis who are five tool players, we should be in the playoffs by 2010.  Man, you are so profound.  Perhaps you could be a GM?

Keep the dream alive ;-0



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