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Jonathan Sanchez is Available this off-season. Would he be a good pickup for the Royals?

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Per MLBTR: Giants lefty Jonathan Sanchez won't return in 2011 and may have thrown his last pitch for the Lads, writes Andrew Baggarly of the San Jose Mercury News. The Giants may non-tender Sanchez, or, if they do go through the arbitration process with him, could decide to trade him for a bat, according to Baggarly. Sanchez, 28, dealt with injuries and ineffectiveness this season, making just 19 starts, while earning $4.8MM. Sanchez does possess a big arm, so he won't have trouble finding a new job if and when the Giants decide to move on. It sounds like it's not going to take much to get him. We have plenty of ML bats (Cough...Melky... Cough), and he is the type of pitcher that could be a serious boost to our rotation if he's healthy and if we want to compete for the central next year. What do you think?

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