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Giants Trade for Ryan Garko

Ed Price from AOL Fanhouse tweets that the Giants have just acquired Ryan Garko from the Indians. Garko is hitting .285/.362/.464 so far this season and has played good defense at first base. He will replace the platoon of Travis Ishikawa and Rich Aurrilia there. More details to follow...

9:40 ET: (Matt Buggenhagen)

Will Carroll of Baseball Prospectus tweets that the Indians received LHP prospect Scott Barnes and PTBNL for Garko.  John Sickels of Minor League Ball grades Barnes as a C+ and ranks him the Giants 14th best prospect.

Sickels: "Intriguing lefty out of St. John’s in the 2008 draft. Good stuff, decent command."

9:45 ET:

Price writes that the Indians will receive lefty Scott Barnes from the Giants. Barnes is 21 and has been terrific for the High-A San Jose Giants, going 12-3 with a 2.85 ERA with 99 strikeouts and only 29 walks.

9:52 ET: (Matt Buggenhagen)

Check that.  Anthony Castrovince of tweets that there is no PTBNL in the deal, it's Garko for Barnes straight up.