Good move for the Giants on at least two counts. As shown above, takes one away from the Dodgers, always a good thing. As shown below, comps to Jake McGee and Sergio Romo in terms of productivity and Al Holland based on age/productivity. Romo is on that list as well. Watson is 6-4, 220 so durability should not be an issue.
The question of whether or not this means another payroll saving trade of an existing reliever to keep the Giants under the CBT ("luxury tax") remains to be seen. I know SF fans would love to see the tea trade Strickland for prospects, but time will tell.
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