Found June 14, 2012 on PRO Rumors:
After watching Gregor Blanco's play yesterday (via Craig Calcaterra of NBCSports) to save Matt Cain's perfect game, and read that he went 2-5 with a home run and three RBI's I couldn't stop thinking about when I wrote about him being a possibility for the A's. As a Venezuelan, I can honestly say that I know how good of a baseball player Blanco is. His numbers in Venezuela are great, and could be considered one of the best players in our local winter league. He actually won the MVP award last season. I remember saying that the A's could give him a shot at winning a spot on the team. He was a cheap acquisition for the Giants, and look at his production right now. I'm not saying that Blanco would have been the answer for the A's. They would probably still be in last place with him anyway, but Blanco could have been a good trading chip for the A's down the road. Blanco became the Giants' insurance against an Alfonso Soriano trade. He is hitting .2...
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