Uggla and Damon Are NOT the Answers to the Giants’ Playoff Hopes

Posted: 16th December 2009 by Kevin O'Brien in MLB
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Dan Uggla and Johnny Damon .

They do not make sense in Black and Orange, right?

After all,á the Giants currently have Freddy Sanchez at second base. In fact, he's implanted there, without compromise. The Giants traded their second-best pitching prospect, Tim Alderson, for him at the trade deadline last season, and they signed him to a two-year, $6 million per year deal early this offseason. It was the first real deal GM Brian Sabean did after he was re-signed as general manager for the Giants.

Uggla is a second baseman. I can't see him as a type that can move anywhere else. He's doesn't have the range or fielding ability to play shortstop (though anyone at this point would be an upgrade over Edgar Renteria), and I can't seem him being an upgrade at third base o ...

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