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San Francisco Giants Offseason News 2011: Giants Interested in Alex Gonzalez?

The San Francisco Giants are in some serious need of an upgrade at shortstop, and according to sources they are in talks with the agent of free agent shortstop Alex Gonzalez: 

Per Jim Bowden on Twitter: 

According to Fernando Gonzalez from ESPN Deportes....Giants are in discussions with Alex Gonzalez to play SS
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Gonzalez hit .241 with 15 homers and 56 RBI in 149 games for the Atlanta Braves last season, and would definitely be an offensive upgrade compared to Brandon Crawford, who is said to be the likely candidate as starting shortstop next season if the Giants don't search for someone else. 

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