MLB trade deadline: Giants keep Madison Bumgarner; Alex Pavlovic weighs in

NBC Sports Bay Area staff
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Nobody knew if the Giants would be buyers or sellers at Wednesday's MLB trade deadline. Turns out they were both. 

San Francisco shipped away relievers Mark Melancon, Sam Dyson, Drew Pomeranz and Ray Black. But they held on to ace Madison Bumgarner and All-Star Will Smith

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The Giants also acquired former All-Star second base Scooter Gennett, along with a multitude of prospects. 

NBC Sports Bay Area Giants insider Alex Pavlovic joined the MLB Trade Deadline Show on Wednesday and discussed the strategy of keeping Bumgarner and more as San Francisco sits 2 1/2 games back for the second spot in the NL wild-card race.

[RELATED: Madison Bumgarner stays with Giants]

Check out everything Pavlovic reported in the video above.

MLB trade deadline: Giants keep Madison Bumgarner; Alex Pavlovic weighs in originally appeared on NBC Sports Bay Area

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