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San Francisco Giants: Revisiting the Zack Wheeler-for-Carlos Beltran trade

Many of the San Francisco Giants trade deadline deals wound up paying huge dividends down the stretch, with names like Javier Lopez, Marco Scutaro, Hunter Pence, and Jake Peavy immediately jumping to mind.

However, the move to acquire Carlos Beltran in 2011 is one that did not work out quite as well as the others, since the San Francisco Giants fell short of the postseason that year.

To acquire the power-hitting outfielder from the New York Mets, the Giants had to give up prized pitching prospect Zack Wheeler.