Originally posted on The Giants Cove  |  Last updated 7/27/12
In a smart move that will definitely help the Giants in the 2012 campaign, San Francisco traded for Colorado Rockies' veteran infielder Marco Scutaro. Scutaro will give Manager Bruce Bochy another offensive chess piece to work with for the next two months as the team tries to increase their runs per game average. The Giants sent Triple A Fresno second baseman Charlie Culberson to the Rockies for Scutaro, which will have zero impact on San Francisco's minor league factory. When he was brought up in mid-May of this year Cluberson look totally lost at the plate (.136/.136./.136) and shaky defensively. But the reality here is that super prospect Joe Panik is likely the Giants' second baseman of the future and Culbertson was just marking time in the organization.The amazing thing is the typical response from fans calling into local sportstalk radio after Hanley Ramirez and the Dodgers demonstrated what a bold trade can do for a team in a tight Division race. Many callers were upset that ...
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