Although the 2010 Giants had better pitching and a more potent offense, this year's team is better suited for another postseason run.
So it's tough to argue how this team can be better than the scrappy bunch that excited a city on their way to a World Series title.
On the surface, both teams seem very similar with each squad showcasing great pitching and below-average hitting. It all still boils down to one word: Torture.
Yet if you peel back the layers, you see that 2012 team is very different and although there are a bunch of familiar faces, a whole new crowd of players is pushing the Giants to the postseason.
So what the next three months hold for the Giants is unclear, but here are 10 reasons why the 2012 team is different than the World Champions from 2010.