How San Francisco Giants Can Compete Under the Luxury Tax Cap
With these three moves, the Giants will spend roughly $28 million, giving them money to spend on a backup catcher or infielder if necessary. The team has some bench depth from the minor leagues, but these moves fill some crucial holes without making the team languish in a long-term contract.
Frazier and Dyson add requisite power and speed, respectively, to the defense and lineup. Meanwhile, Neshek will give Bochy more bullpen leverage, which we all know he loves to use.
Going into the season with this roster would give the team a potential top-10 pitching staff with a lineup that can hit when needed with their new additions.
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If the Giants plan to be players for 2018’s free agents, they’ve got to get under the luxury tax cap this year, while continuing to be competitive. In my opinion, pursuing these three players is the best way to address that.