Jeff Keppinger

Melky Cabrera

CBS Sports Blog: Spring Training Has Sprung

The Giants are putting the pieces together for a winning 2012 season. But not all your 2011 favorites are a part of the plan.


Since being acquired from the Mets, Carlos Beltran has not been the offensive spark plug the Giants have been hoping for.  (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

CBS Sports Blog: Giants’ Best Acquisition Not Beltran, But Keppinger

With the Beltran trade not all it was cracked up to be, and Orlando Cabrera not contributing much, Jeff Keppinger is the highlight of the Giants’ acquisitions.


Jeff Keppinger takes a swing in his first at-bat as a San Francisco Giant on July 20, 2011. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

CBS Sports Blog: Giants Trade For 2B Keppinger

The Giants hope to improve the offensive production from second base with the acquisition of Jeff Keppinger.