San Francisco Giants: 5 Reasons They Can't Seem to Get Any Respect

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San Francisco Giants: 5 Reasons They Can't Seem to Get Any Respect
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If you're a fan of the San Francisco Giants, you've probably enjoyed the last couple years.

You celebrated a World Series title in 2010, blamed the 2011 record on Buster Posey's absence and you're now enjoying another postseason run.

But you also know how little attention the Giants seem to get outside of the Bay Area. ESPN's preseason predictions featured fifty different media members, yet only fifteen picked the Giants to reach the postseason.

Grantland's season preview predicted the team would miss the postseason, too.

Of course, everyone is wrong sometimes.

Most people had the Los Angeles Angels and Arizona Diamondbacks in the postseason, and we saw how that turned out. But while some folks continue to drool over other teams, the Giants keep plugging along.

You'd think a team like the Giants, now making their second NLCS appearance in three years, would garner more national attention.

A fair amount is sure to come just due to the fact that only four teams remain. But if we're being honest, a fair amount should have come throughout the season, too, as the Giants inched closer to the playoffs.

Here are five reasons why the San Francisco Giants just can't seem to get any respect.

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