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San Francisco Giants: Who needs to be added to the 40-man roster?

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 21: Ryan Howard #89 of the San Francisco Giants poses during the Giants Photo Day on February 21, 2019 in Scottsdale, Arizona. (Photo by Jamie Schwaberow/Getty Images)
SCOTTSDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 21: Ryan Howard #89 of the San Francisco Giants poses during the Giants Photo Day on February 21, 2019 in Scottsdale, Arizona. (Photo by Jamie Schwaberow/Getty Images)
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C Ricardo Genoves (BA: 26; MLB.com: 22)
Signed for $500,000 out of Venezuela in 2015.

Genoves will be entering his age-21 season and he has yet to play above the Single-A level, so it’s unlikely anyone would select him in the Rule 5 draft. That said, after posting an .804 OPS with 21 extra-base hits in 51 games while throwing out 40 percent of base stealers, his stock is clearly on the rise.

OF Franklin Labour (BA: 20; MLB.com: 20)
Signed for $70,000 out of the Dominican Republic in 2015.

Labour didn’t make his stateside debut until 2018, and he too has yet to play above Single-A. He hit .271/.350/.505 with 15 doubles and 15 home runs in 306 plate appearances in 2019, flashing the plus raw power that will be his carrying tool.

OF Diego Rincones (BA: 25; MLB.com: NR)
Signed for $175,000 out of Venezuela in 2015.

Rincones finally made his full-season debut in 2019, hitting .288/.351/.410 with 29 doubles, four triples, seven home runs and 65 RBI in 530 plate appearances. The 20-year-old will be worth keeping an eye on as he climbs the ranks, but without a standout tool, he’s unlikely to be on other team’s radar when the Rule 5 draft rolls around, so he could be left unprotected.

Others of Note: 2B Jalen Miller, IF Ryan Howard, OF Jacob Heyward, OF Heath Quinn

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