5 position players the Cleveland Guardians should look to trade for

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5. Michael Conforto - San Francisco Giants

The San Francisco Giants may be one game above .500 and currently hold a Wild Card spot, but with a run differential of -19, there are some legitimate questions regarding their ability to do so moving forward. Should things go south out west, there is one outfielder in particular the Cleveland Guardians should inquire about. Michael Conforto.

Conforto has been productive this year for the Giants, slashing .280/.331/.490 with seven doubles and seven home runs to go with an OPS+ of 140. This is exactly the type of production the Guardians were hoping to get out of their non-Steven Kwan outfield options this season, and being able to add that now would be a huge bonus while making relatively average performances of Tyler Freeman and Will Brennan to be considered a little more acceptable.

There is one more thing to note about Conforto. He is due to become a free agent when the season is over. This will give him a little more incentive to perform at his best down the stretch, with the Guardians benefitting from that added motivation. Conforto previously experienced some difficulties in free agency, and it is pretty safe to assume that he will do anything and everything to avoid going through that again.