Forty-seven home games. Forty-seven sellouts.
While on the surface that may read as, “Oh, the Giants won the World Series”, GM Brian Sabean and the rest of the front office view that as financial flexibility.
The Giants are buyers, baby.
Despite the fact that the defending World Series champion San Francisco Giants lead the NL West by four games, GM Sabean knows that some key midsummer transactions will be necessary for the team to make another serious threat at the title in 2011. After the deadline acquisitions of Cody Ross and Javier Lopez in 2010, Giants fans are eager to see who joins the orange and black this time.
With one week left until the trade deadline, here’s a look at a few trade rumors that have come out of San Francisco this week: