It is no secret that the SF Giants are looking to improve on offense and defense. Last season their lack of speed, sound defense, and hitting is what cost them a spot in the postseason.
3 young pitchers the SF Giants could trade to bolster the lineup
They have tried to remedy this by signing the speedy and contact-first outfielder Jung Hoo Lee from the KBO. They will also try to address this through free agency as there are still options out there that would make them stronger defensively and offensively.
Players like Matt Chapman and Cody Bellinger spring to mind as players who have shown they are solid defenders and can contribute with the bat when they are swinging well.
However, there is reporting out there that suggests the Giants may also feel comfortable trading away some of their younger pitching prospects in exchange for position players.
The Giants consider their pitching depth to be one of the organization's strengths and it is easy to understand why. A number of their top pitching prospects made their debuts last season in the form of Kyle Harrison and Keaton Winn.
While it seems like Kyle Harrison definitely factors into the team's future plans, the team may be open to dealing some of their other top pitching prospects.
Of course, some of this depends on how successful the Giants are in their pursuit of frontline free agent starters Yoshinobu Yamamoto and Blake Snell.
If the Giants are able to land one of those two, they may feel more comfortable dealing from their pitching prospects knowing they will have at least two top line starters in the rotation.
However the offseason transpires, let us examine three young SF Giants pitchers who could be dealt to land a position player that would help them hit and field and become a more well rounded team.