And just like that, all our problems were solved.
Still intent on shoring up their infield, the Giants obtained 15-year veteran Orlando Cabrera from the Cleveland Indians on Saturday night for Minor League outfielder Thomas Neal.
Cabrera, 36, has played 83 games this season at second base for Cleveland, which has Asdrubal Cabrera at shortstop. But moving back to short, where he has played 1,807 games, shouldn’t be a problem for Cabrera, who’s hitting .244 with four home runs and 38 RBIs.
For those of you keeping score at home, check these numbers out:
Meh. Nothing like acquiring sub-replacement level players to ‘shore’ things up. The first rule of improving your team is to get guys who are better than Miguel Tejada.