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RUSS ORTIZ RUMORS & GOSSIP

On this date in Giants history — Dec. 17

2002: After bringing the Giants to the brink of a world championship, Russ Ortiz (14-10, 3.78) is traded by the Giants to the Braves for sophomore southpaw Damian Moss (12-6, 4.11) and minor league prospect Manuel Mateo. The 27-year old Ortiz left Game 6 with a 5-0 lead, but the Giants bullpen was unable to hold the lead and San Francisco lost the series to the Angels in seven games...
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