Willie Calhoun traded to Giants for Steven Duggar
Giants acquire Calhoun from Rangers for Duggar
Willie Calhoun requested a trade from the Texas Rangers on May 3 after he was sent down to Triple-A Round Rock, and on Thursday, it was granted.
The San Francisco Giants acquired Calhoun and cash considerations for outfielder Steven Duggar.
The move brings about a formal end to Calhoun’s nearly five-year tenure in Texas. He was designated for assignment on June 5, but he cleared waivers to remain with the organization until the trade.
“Steven Duggar is a strong all-around baseball player who can add value to the team in a variety of ways,” said president of baseball operations Jon Daniels. “With the injury to Eli [White], we think his skill set fits our roster well. ...We wish Willie the best in his …
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