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What makes sense for Giants at the deadline?

 We're officially two weeks away from the MLB trade deadline and Farhan Zaidi and company will have some tough decisions between now and then. The Giants have gotten back to their winning ways lately, sweeping the Pirates over the weekend after they won their last two heading into the all-star break. They're back over 10 games above .500 and at the moment definitely look like legit playoff contender. Now the only question surrounds how aggressive they plan to be during these next couple of weeks. One of the areas that needs the most help right now is the middle infield. They're hoping Thairo Estrada returns in a couple weeks, but even if he does return and bounces back to his early first half form, this team could still use some depth up the middle. Brandon Crawford has bounced back modestly after a horrendous first couple of months, but he's still barely hitting over .200 and is entering the second half of his age-36 season. Having someone who can help shoulder some of