After the 2012 World Series, the San Francisco Giants are stuck with tough personnel decisions yet again. Although "stuck" may be the wrong word considering any team would kill to be in their position.
Two years ago, after the 2010 World Series, the San Francisco Giants chose to retain certain key veterans like Aubrey Huff, but to let others go like Juan Uribe and Edgar Renteria.
This year they will have to ramp up their payroll again in order to keep the integral cogs of the team that went on the epic run through the playoffs.
Teams have to weigh the costs and values between sentiment and business. Even though Aubrey Huff was entering his declining years in 2011, the Giants chose to hand him a two-year deal with a third-year team option.
But for players like Juan Uribe and Edgar Renteria, they simply let them walk away.
So far in this offseason, the Giants are close to re-signing Jeremy Affeldt to a three-year contract and Marco Scutaro to a two-year deal, according to Bay Area Sports Guy.
Let's examine three other players that will pose a dilemma for Giants management.