Tuesday, April 23, 2019
How they were built: San Fransisco Giants
The finale of the how they were built series is on a team that has had recent success, the Giants, but are currently a not very good team. This is how they were built.
Posey was the 5th overall pick in 2008.
Kratz was acquired from the Brewers in March for CJ Hinojosa.
Belt was a 5th round pick in 2009.
Panik was the 29th overall pick in 2011.
Crawford was a 4th round pick in 2008.
Longoria was acquired in December 2017 from the Rays for Christian Arroyo, Denard Span, Matt Krook and Stephen Woods.
Solarte signed with the Giants in February.
Austin was acquired from the Twins earlier this year for Malique Ziegler.
Sandoval signed with the Giants in July 2017.
Pillar was acquired earlier this year from the Blue Jays for Alen Hanson, Derek Law and Juan De Paula.
Parra signed with the Giants in February.
Duggar was a 6th round pick in 2015.
Bumgarner was drafted 10th overall in 2007.
Rodriguez signed as a minor league free agent in November 2017.
Samardzija signed a five year deal in December 2015.
Holland signed with the Giants in February 2018.
Pomeranz was signed in January to a one year deal.
Bergen was picked from the Blue Jays in the 2018 Rule 5 draft
Gott was purchased from the Nationals in February.
Moronta was signed as an amateur free agent in September 2010.
Vincent signed with the Giants in March.
Melancon signed a four year deal in December 2016.
Dyson was acquired from the Rangers in June 2017 for Hunter Cole.
Watson signed a two year deal with an option for 2020 in February 2018.
Smith was acquired from the Brewers in August 2016 for Andrew Susac and Phil Bickford.
Cueto signed a seven year deal in December 2015.