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Possible waiver trade candidates

Jim Thome, Jason Giambi and Jeff Francis, among others, could be moved in August

Originally Published: August 1, 2011
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

The big postseason hero of 2010 was an afterthought upon joining his new team. Cody Ross hit safely in six of his first 35 at-bats after coming to San Francisco from Florida on a waiver claim on Aug. 22. He was the last guy you would have expected to rule October.

"The first couple of weeks, I came in and wasn't playing,'' Ross recalled. "I was used to playing every day, and it was a little bit of a grind. But I knew what the common goal was -- and that was for the team to win games. Obviously, ...

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