The team told Lewis, who is completing a rehab assignment at Triple-A Fresno, it will decide if he will be activated or traded by the weekend. Lewis, who is recovering from a sore shoulder, is out of options and his rehab assignment won't last past Thursday.San Francisco already has six outfielders on the roster. Lewis, who debuted with the Giants in September, 2006, hit .258 with four homers and 20 RBI, while swiping eight bases last season. His best year was 2008 when he hit .282 with nine homers and 40 RBI and stole 21 bases.
The A's and Padres have shown interest as have the Blue Jays.