Found October 04, 2013 on Nation Orange:
It’s no secret that the San Francisco Giants need a left fielder in the offseason. And while they’ll certainly do their due diligence with the MLB veteran free agents, that market is both dwindling and overpriced. And so the thought of the team signing a first baseman – and moving Brandon Belt to left field – has become more and more interesting. And it just happens to be that one of the biggest free agents out there is a first baseman: Cuban slugger Jose Abreu. Abreu had an open showcase this last week, and Baseball America's Ben Badler reported that the Giants were in full force, bringing a “heavy contingent” that included General Manager Brian Sabean, and special assistants Felipe Alou and Pat Burrell, who, if you didn’t know, is now a scout for San Francisco. Badler stated that the Giants had one of the largest number of people in attendance, and he pointed out that all 30 teams had at least one person there scouting the powerful 26-year old. Yet the Giants ...
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