Earlier today, the front office added a year and $6MM to Freddy Sanchez's pre-existing contract, which will now keep him in a Giants uniform through 2012. Although it's hard to bash a GM for handing out a one year extension to a fairly-reliable player, I'm curious to find out why Brian Sabean would act so preemptively. A lot can happen in a year, and as fans know, Sanchez hasn't exactly been a model of perfect health during his tenure in San Francisco. In addition, it's highly implausible that he will suddenly start performing at an elite level, putting himself outside of the Giants' price range. In other words, even if Sanchez stays healthy and has a stellar year, he probably won't get much more money here, or anywhere else for that matter. But hey -- when Juan Uribe gets 21MM and 3...

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