San Francisco Giants Trade Rumors: Top 5 Reasons Carlos Beltran Is a Great Fit

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San Francisco Giants Trade Rumors: Top 5 Reasons Carlos Beltran Is a Great Fit
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Carlos Beltran is headed to San Francisco where the slugger will have an immediate positive impact.

The word on the street was that Carlos Beltran didn't want to go to an American League team. One year ago, we also heard that Cliff Lee was a lock for the New York Yankees.When it comes to red-hot Trade Rumors, you can't always trust what you hear—even if you did read it on Twitter.

Lee landed in Texas after all last year, and with the Rangers on his "short-list" for trade destinations, why couldn't the defending AL Champions add him to their highly formidable offense?

As early as late afternoon, it appeared to be a two-horse race for Beltran's bat.  The two foes are certainly familiar—it was a rematch of last year's World Series counterparts: The San Francisco Giants and the Texas Rangers

Once again, it was the Giants that prevailed.  

Thus with the addition of the most-coveted free agent on the market this year, the Giants have taken a huge step towards retaining their status as World Series Champions.

Carlos Beltran is a great fit in San Francisco—and here are the Top 5 reasons why. 

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