The San Francisco Giants are one of the two teams that are believed to have extended free agent center fielder Angel Pagan a four-year offer,
but if they don’t land him they are expected to “seriously consider” Shane
Victorino, reports Buster Olney of ESPN.
If the Giants don't sign Pagan, one of the other options they would seriously consider is Shane Victorino.
— Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) December 1, 2012
The Giants acquired Pagan last season from the New York Mets
and he played a key role in their World Series-winning 2012 campaign. However,
Pagan has hit the open market and San Francisco is now left seeking a center
Along with the Phillies, who are also believed to have extended Pagan a four-year offer, the Giants have expressed interest in the
center fielder. If San Francisco is unable to land Pagan, they could turn their
attention to Victorino.
Victorino hit .255/.321/.383 with 29 doubles and 11 home
runs over 595 at-bats with the Phillies and Los Angeles Dodgers last season. The
32-year-old owns a career line of .275/.341/.430 over nine seasons at the major
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