Going to minors would be good for Giambi

In a chance to possibly save his career, Jason Giambi should accept an assignment to the minor leagues.

Originally Published: May 10, 2005
By Buster Olney | ESPN The Magazine

Over the last month, Jason Giambi's plate appearances have played out like videotape of the same at-bat. He takes the first strike, then swings at the second only if he's ahead in the count -- and often misses. Then, with two strikes, right-handers throw a two-seam fastball at the inside corner, freezing Giambi for strike three; left-handers throw a fastball high and away, strike three.

When Giambi does put the ball in play he never hits anything hard; he's averaging about one line ...

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