San Francisco surprisingly did not tender a contract to OF Kevin Pillar. If Castellanos were to sign, he would add to outfielders Mike Yastrzemsu, Steven Duggar, and Alex Dickerson.
Castellanos would bring the Giants some much-needed offense. Last season with Cubs and Tigers, he held a .289 BA and hit 27 HR. With the Tigers, he hit 11 HR and had a .462 slugging percentage. After joining the Cubs, he finished the campaign strong with 16 HR and a .656 slugging percentage.
Castellanos often mentioned the dimensions of Comerica Park in Detroit impacting his production. Oracle Park is just as bad as Comerica Park; Oracle Park was last in runs and home runs in 2018.
As a result, the Giants are making changes to the ballpark. They plan to move the bullpens to center and right-center field. In addition, ‘Triples Alley’, which is 421 feet away from home plate, will be moved in roughly 4-6 feet.
Castellanos would give the Giants a solid right-handed bat to go along with heavy left-handed lineup. He can play the corner outfield positions, as well as third base from time-to-time.
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