MLB Trade Talk: Rafael Furcal and 10 Shortstop Solutions for the Giants

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MLB Trade Talk: Rafael Furcal and 10 Shortstop Solutions for the Giants
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It's no secret that the San Francisco Giants need hitting.

After Buster Posey was lost for the remainder of the 2011 season, manager Bruce Bochy has been forced to piece together a consistent offensive threat.

It's been easier said than done.

San Francisco ranks 27th in runs scored, 20th in hits, and 26th in OPS, making it difficult to supplement their good pitching with effective hitting.

One of their weakest positions, as far as hitting is concerned, is at shortstop.

Rookie Brandon Crawford hasn't done an awful job as he's secured a starting gig for the last month and a half, but his .216 average in over 100 at-bats continues to disprove his offensive worth.

With that said, besides the obvious potential acquisition of All-Star Jose Reyes, here are the top 10 solutions for the Giants' shortstop woes.

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