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Giants trade for outfielder Michael Reed from Twins for John Andreoli

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Giants trade for outfielder Michael Reed from Twins for John Andreoli

The Giants aren't done making moves.

The team traded outfielder John Andreoli to the Twins for outfielder Michael Reed as NBC Sports Bay Area's Alex Pavlovic reported on Saturday.

The team confirmed the transaction Sunday.

Reed played in just seven games last year with the Braves, hitting .286/.286/.286 -- the man, if anything, is consistent. 

But across 53 games in Triple-A, he boasted a .363 batting average with seven home runs and 25 RBI. 

Obviously, his big league numbers are at a very small sample size, but those numbers in the International League seem promising. 

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The Giants released both Cameron Maybin and Matt Joyce over the last 24 hours. The team acquired Michael Yastrzemski on Saturday to help bolster the outfield and provide more bodies for an empty situation -- that appears to be the trend with bringing Reed to the team. 

Giants trade for pitcher Jake Barrett, cut outfielder picked up last week

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Giants trade for pitcher Jake Barrett, cut outfielder picked up last week

SAN FRANCISCO -- The John Andreoli Era lasted less than a week. 

The outfielder was designated for assignment Tuesday afternoon when the Giants completed a trade for right-handed reliever Jake Barrett, sending cash considerations to the Diamondbacks. Barrett, DFA'd by the Diamondbacks last week, takes the roster spot of Andreoli, who was added last week when the Giants DFA'd reliever Derek Law. 

Barrett, 27, was a workhorse for the Diamondbacks in 2016, posting a 3.49 ERA in 68 appearances. He hasn't been at that level since, with a 5.00 ERA in 2017 and a 5.14 in just seven appearances last season. 

Barrett has a firm fastball that has sat 95-96 in his big league career and also relies heavily on his slider. He spent most of last season in Triple-A, saving eight games and compiling a 2.87 ERA in the tough Pacific Coast League. 

An Arizona native, Barrett was drafted in the third round out of high school and college. He signed with the Diamondbacks in 2012. 

Giants DFA Derek Law, claim outfielder John Andreoli from Rangers

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Giants DFA Derek Law, claim outfielder John Andreoli from Rangers

SAN FRANCISCO — The man who once looked like the closer of the future is no longer a Giant.

Derek Law was designated for assignment Friday morning when the Giants claimed outfielder John Andreoli from the Texas Rangers. 

Law broke through with a 2.13 ERA in 61 appearances in 2016 and some in the organization thought the best solution for the bullpen moving forward was to put Law in a high-leverage role. Instead, Mark Melancon was signed to a four-year deal to take over the ninth and Law took a step back the following season.

He had a 5.06 ERA in 2017 and it was 7.43 in just seven appearances in 2018, as Law struggled to find the pinpoint command that made him so successful as a rookie and prospect. 

Andreoli, 28, joins a group of outfielders with little experience but a huge opportunity. The Giants currently have two open starting spots and nothing locked in on their bench, and Andreoli has a strong minor league track record. He has a .373 career OBP in the minors with 247 stolen bases in eight seasons, and he has started in all three spots. 

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Drafted in the 17th round by the Cubs in 2011, Andreoli has 61 big league at-bats for the Mariners and Orioles, with a .230/.284/.262 slash line. He spent most of last season in Triple-A, where he posted a .397 on-base percentage and stole 19 bases.