Giants trade for Hunter Pence

Updated: August 1, 2012, 7:20 AM ET
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

The San Francisco Giants completed a trade Tuesday to acquire outfielder Hunter Pence from the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for outfielder Nate Schierholtz, Double-A catcher Tommy Joseph and Class A pitcher Seth Rosin.

It's the second time in two years Pence went from last place to first place right before the non-waiver trade deadline.

"Thank you Philadelphia for all your support and passion. Excited to see what awaits me in San Francisco!" Pence wrote on Twitter.


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