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#21 Vanimal46

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Posted 17 July 2017 - 07:34 AM

The Giants have never been cash strapped, per say. So I'm not sure if they would do a salary dump type trade. Unless they think they could lure Arrieta or Darvish this winter and want to use that money for them. 

 


#22 Thrylos

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Posted 17 July 2017 - 09:46 AM

 

Other than his half-season with the A's, he only spent 1 year in the AL. And that year (White Sox) his ERA+ was only 79 but his FIP- was basically league average at 102, which doesn't really fit the recent Gibson model.
 

 

Against the AL when in NL:

 

2013 4.55 ERA 4 GS
2016 5.23 ERA 3 GS

2107 4.50 ERA 1GS

 

2014 was half the season in AL - cannot find 1st season splits against AL

2015 was in AL

 

In other words, Kyle Gibson, plus the $20M per

 

 

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#23 bluechipper

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Posted 17 July 2017 - 10:19 AM

 

The Giants have never been cash strapped, per say. So I'm not sure if they would do a salary dump type trade. Unless they think they could lure Arrieta or Darvish this winter and want to use that money for them. 

 

I think the Giants are close to becoming the Phillies of a few years ago, or at least the Tigers in terms of teams that are ageing themselves out of contention in the near future.