San Francisco Giants: 5 Changes Bruce Bochy Must Make to Win the NL West

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San Francisco Giants: 5 Changes Bruce Bochy Must Make to Win the NL West
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The problem with writing an article about the San Francisco Giants is that one week they're in the midst of a horrible slump, the next they're sweeping the Rockies

Colorado sweepings aside, the Giants will need to get better if they hope to make a playoff run in 2012. With the July 31 trade deadline behind us, manager Bruce Bochy and the team's front office will need to use waiver claims, internal promotion and creative positioning to put forth the best possible Giants team going into the season's stretch run.

If Bochy and GM Brian Sabean don't think they need to make any changes to compete, let us consult the following list of names: Hanley Ramirez, Joe Blanton, Randy Choate, Shane Victorino, Brandon League. Those folks represent the talent acquired by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the last 10 days.

Hunter Pence is a great player, but last time I checked he isn't five people. And as long as that remains the case, the Giants will need to make some moves.

Here are five changes Bruce Bochy must make to ensure San Francisco wins the NL West.

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