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One team that could definitely benefit by having Jose Reyes leading off and playing shortstop is the San Francisco Giants.
In 2011, the Giants barely missed the postseason and while their pitching was dominant once again, their offense struggled mightily. They also may have an opening at shortstop, especially if top prospect Brandon Crawford needs more time in the minor leagues to develop his hitting.
Going into 2012, Buster Posey and Pablo Sandoval are projected to arguably be the only feared hitters in the Giants' lineup. Right fielder Carlos Beltran, a former Met, could definitely put in a good word about Reyes to Giants' manager Bruce Bochy and general manager Brian Sabean. Beltran, along with Reyes were both part of the Mets' core from 2005-2011.
There is also a possibility that the Giants could make a run at signing either Albert Pujols or Prince Fielder to play first base. This could both help and hurt the possibility of them signing Reyes as well.
If the Giants give a large contract to Pujols or Fielder and sign Reyes as well, they would easily become the best all-around team in baseball. However, depending on what the Giants' payroll will be, signing Pujols or Fielder could also hurt their chances of also signing Reyes. After all, money doesn't grow on trees.
All in all, the possibility of Reyes playing alongside Posey, Sandoval, Tim Lincecum, Matt Cain and Brian Wilson may sound very tempting for the Giants and they will definitely be very active in trying to sign Reyes.
Chances of Reyes Signing: The Giants are one of the clear cut favorites to sign Reyes and it should come as no surprise if that is the team he is playing for in 2012.