Bold MLB trade deadline predictions: Will Giants make splash? originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea

After the top of the eighth inning of the Giants-Pirates game Sunday at Oracle Park, Pirates second baseman Adam Frazier collected three bats in his right arm, grabbed his glove and headed for the clubhouse. As he reached the stairs that lead there, he stopped to hug a couple of teammates, after news broke of his trade to the Padres.

With that, it was official: Welcome to Hug Watch 2021. 

For the next five days, any player who leaves a game unexpectedly will find

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