Remember when there was some (admittedly mild) speculation that when Melky Cabrera's 50-game suspension expires, he might be added to the Giants' postseason roster?
Well, we can probably stop speculating.
Bochy: "We've moved on and we've moved forward without Melky. Melky understands."— Alex Pavlovic (@AlexPavlovic) September 27, 2012
It's not seemed like Cabrera's teammates are real interested in having him back, and there are also questions about his effectiveness after being out for a couple of months. Lately, Bruce Bochy has been deploying a combination of Gregor Blanco and Xavier Nady in left field, which hasn't worked well but has worked well enough for the Giants to clinch a postseason berth and the National League West crown.
Without Melky Cabrera, though, left field will be a weak spot for the Giants in October.