Giants unleash top prospect Christian Arroyo in hopes of snapping slump

The 21-year-old slugger will take over as the everyday third baseman in San Francisco.

The slumping Giants are ready to make a power move.

With ace Madison Bumgarner set to miss the next two months and the offense struggling to produce runs (ranked 21st in MLB), San Francisco on Monday purchased the contract of top prospect Christian Arroyo from Triple-A Sacramento.

Arroyo, 21, will serve as the club's everyday third baseman, moving Eduardo Nunez to left field.

After struggling a bit at Double-A level, the 2013 first-round draft pick is slashing a marvelous .446/.478/.692 with three homers, 12 RBI and two stolen bases at Triple-A this season.

Despite his gaudy numbers and considerable talent, Arroyo does not project as an impact fantasy aspect right away.

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