Giants trade for Melky Cabrera

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  1. truebluefan

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    Apr 15, 2010
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    The Royals traded outfielder Melky Cabrera to the San Francisco Giants for left-hander Jonathan Sanchez on Monday, upgrading their rotation and clearing the way for hotshot prospect Lorenzo Cain to get a chance in center field.

    It was the second significant trade involving a starter this offseason. The Atlanta Braves shipped Derek Lowe to the Cleveland Indians last week.

    The Royals also received Double-A pitcher Ryan Verdugo in the deal.

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