Angels & Giants




Angels & Giants

October 18, 2019


Name Age Level P1 P2 Availablility Years AFV Salary Surplus Low Median High
Barraclough 29 Majors RHRP Medium 2.0 -5.3 2.1 -7.4 0 0 0
Genoves Minors C 2 1.6 2 2.4
Longoria 33 Majors 3B Medium 3.0 14.4 49.5 -35.1 -36.5 -35.1 -33.7


Name Age Level P1 P2 Availablility Years AFV Salary Surplus Low Median High
Jones Minors 2B 6.6 5.3 6.6 7.9
Upton 31 Majors OF Low 3.0 26.3 72.0 -45.7 -45.7 -43.1 -40.4
Walsh 25 Majors 1B Medium 6.0 4.2 0.5 3.7 2.9 3.7 4.5
  1. Jacob Sumpter

    Very unlikely as Upton has a full NTC but on the surface I think it works. Giants want OF help and the Halos could use Longo on the infield corners. LAA then exercise Kole Calhoun’s option and get the added benefit of roster flexibility. The ability to move Fletcher around ala prime Ben Zobrist will aid the entire team, with Rengifo & LaStella also available to don different gloves. Barraclough is a non-tender candidate who the Angels may want to get a look at. Genoves, a young C in A ball, is blocked by Posey now and Bart later. Seemingly not a lot upward mobility for him in SF

    Giants get a near ready player in Jones who’s an up the middle defender (2B&OF) currently tearing up the AZ fall league. Walsh is more of a AAAA player but hasn’t been given enough major league ABs to be written off entirely. He too brings roster flexibility as a two-way player (1B/OF/RP)

    • John Bitzer

      Interesting. At first glance, this seemed like rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic. But you make a good, logical case for it. The only thing that gives me pause is that Upton is projected to have more field value than Longoria, and the Angels may want to keep him for that reason.

      • Will M

        But the idea should be to compare Upton’s field value to Calhoun here, and Longoria’s to La Stella as a 3b (while also comparing La Stella to Renfigo at 2b) to see if it is an overall improvement.

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