Orlando Cabrera Trade
August 1, 2011 by staff
Orlando Cabrera Trade, Freddy Sanchez is expected to experience the season shoulder surgery right before the return of Miguel Tejada from the disabled list is uncertain, Mike Fontenot single glove needed an infielder to break an 0-for-22 streak, and rookie Brandon Crawford was hitting. 190.
“Great school, right?” Giants GM Brian Sabean said when asked about his rationale for the acquisition of veteran Orlando Cabrera to play shortstop.
“Our guys look overcome with the bat, and experienced. I considered an upgrade.” … We had to react to be decimated, and we could not pass up the opportunity. ”
Sabean said he has not taken a decision on Sanchez, who was lost in June to a dislocated shoulder. But his timetable for recovery starting to bleed in 2012, the All-Star second baseman is “behind the 8 ball with each passing day,” said Sabean.
The Giants optioned Crawford to Triple-A Fresno to make room for Cabrera, who was 0 to 3 on Sunday, but showed some strong work gloves in his Giants debut. He confirmed that he was about to sign with the club in the offseason.
Cabrera was happy to escape from Cleveland, where he had become a kind of bank to the promotion of rookie Jason Kipnis.
Tejada was not too happy. He asked for a reaction to the acquisition of Giants shortstop hit another right hand, Tejada did not break his dissatisfaction with the
Team, but the media in writing that he does not have the range to play shortstop.
“People forget what I’ve done too much in this game,” said Tejada, who is on the disabled list with an abdominal injury. “All the things you put in the newspapers, which have a range in this game, I’ll prove it.” … All reporters in San Francisco forget who I am. ”
Tejada is eligible to return Wednesday, but Bochy said the veteran infielder “still can not move” and “a couple of weeks” from returning.
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