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FOXSports.com's Ken Rosenthal on the Giants' possible pursuit of Ichiro Suzuki and more.
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The following is presented by -- Never stop improving. The Rangers likely promotion of their top prospects shortstop -- pro far. Doesn't necessarily signal that they won't trade Elvis on Andrews this off season. But such a move it certainly is a possibility. The -- are only would be a utility man for the stretch run he's only nineteen and he could start next year at triple let. Then again -- -- -- has only two years left on his contract after this season. And his agent is Scott Boras and that makes an extension unlikely. One more stabilizer for their rotation behind Edinson Volquez in Clayton Richard. And third baseman Chase Headley could be the guy who brings them what they need. You remember the Padres tried to trade him before the deadline but they couldn't land the prospect package that they want to. Now it's different in the offseason when teams are more willing to trade players of their Major League roster remember. Headley is under club control for two more seasons after this one perhaps the pods get a pitcher. Comparable service time in return. -- to a source the Pirates could have had Shane Victorino before the deadline if only they had traded pitcher Brad Lincoln to the Phillies. Of course with the Pirates did with settling into the Blue Jays outfielder Travis Snider instead. The difference -- had three plus years of control Victorino only two months. So clearly Victor Reno is more battle tested but since the deadline Snyder actually has out hit him. Yes it's clearly a small sample but when you acquire potential free agent you're only getting small sample. A serious run at each -- for the Yankees acquired him. But -- general manager Brian Zabian thought that the team needed more of a power hitter that ultimately landed Hunter Pence instead. Still don't be surprised that the Giants pursuit Ichiro in free agency depending of course on how they feel about resigning Melky Cabrera. Giants manager Bruce coaching each -- share the same agent. In the two became quite close with each other when their teams trained at the same spring training complex in Arizona. Akron coach was manager of the pod race. Yankees of course also could have interest in -- drove depending upon what to do with we switched.