San Francisco Giants trade rumors: Ranking all of the team’s player & pitcher options before the deadline
Jul 12, 2015; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Indians center fielder Michael Bourn (24) walks off the field after striking out during the sixth inning against the Oakland Athletics at Progressive Field. The A
The “never gonna happen” group
Michael Bourn (Indians)
Not sure how an aging center fielder clearly past his prime (i.e. Angel Pagan with a much lower average) even got a mention. This rumor is so four years ago.
Dan Haren (Marlins)
Haren’s smoke-and-mirrors act has held up pretty well this season (7-6, 3.51 ERA, 4.54 FIP), but another aging arm is the last thing the Giants rotation needs.
Ben Revere (Phillies)
Revere can get on base and swipe a bag—kind of like a young Bourn—but he’s more suited for the corners on defense and more or less replicates Gregor Blanco’s skill set.
Next: On to the second group