The defending World Series champion San Francisco Giants have struggled offensively all year.
After the offseason departures of shortstops Juan Uribe and Edgar Renteria, the Giants signed Miguel Tejada, who has not filled in capably. Then second baseman Freddy Sanchez went on the disabled list with a dislocated shoulder making the Giants desperate for a productive middle infielder.
Also the Giants star catcher Buster Posey went down with a season ending injury, leaving another huge hole in the lineup. That being said, the Giants biggest targets on the trade market are good hitting catchers and middle infielders, both of which are difficult to find.
The Giants outfield is a bit crowded right now, but they will not look past a power hitting corner outfielder as they are that desperate for offensive improvement, and neither Cody Ross, Pat Burrell or Aaron Rowand have played well enough so far to lock down left field.
Here are five trade options the Giants could seriously consider.