Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 9/7/12
When the San Francisco Giants acquired Marco Sctuaro from the Colorado Rockies on July 27, most observers didn’t see that move as a game-changer. General Manager Brian Sabean made another calculated move that has paid off with Scutaro’s terrific play since joining the team.   He is batting .329 in 38 games smacking 51 hits, 10 doubles, one triple, two homers, 24 RBI’s, seven walks and scored 20 runs. Throw in a .349 on-base percentage and .445 slugging percentage totaling a .795 OPS, the move is a success. The journey for the Venezuelan began when he signed with the Cleveland Indians as an amateur free agent on July 26, 1994. He made his Major League debut for the New York Mets on July 21, 2002 after being claimed on waivers by the team earlier in the year. He batted .222 in 27 games with eight hits and driving in six RBI’s. He moved on to the Oakland A’s playing for them from 2004-2007 where he played a critical role during the 2006 American League Division Series against the Minne...
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