San Francisco Giants: Possible Trade Targets

By Jake Mastroianni
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MLB: Seattle Mariners at Chicago White Sox
MLB: Seattle Mariners at Chicago White Sox /

Melky Cabrera 

Could it be time to bring the “Milk Man” back to the San Francisco Giants? Melky Cabrera resurrected his career with the Giants in 2012 before being busted for PEDs. He was named to the All Star team that season and finished the year hitting .346 with 10 home runs and 84 runs scored.

He’s been a very good ball player ever since and is still just 32 years old. He’s in the last year of his contract, but he’s owed a hefty $15 million this year.

In 2016 he hit .296 with 14 home runs, 70 runs scored and 86 RBIs. He also had a .345 on-base-percentage and only struck out 69 times, which is good in today’s game.

I would love to have that kind of production from our left fielder – not to mention he’s a switch hitter.

The White Sox are clearly in a sale now mode and Melky is one of the players who will be dealt either before or during the upcoming season.

I don’t think the San Francisco Giants would have to give up too much to get Melky, so this deal makes a ton of sense to me. The problem is, there are a lot of other teams that could use Melky’s services who are thinking the same thing.