The San Francisco Giants are the reigning world champions. The Giants won their second World Series title in the past three seasons.
Manager Bruce Bochy manipulated his roster masterfully, utilizing his entire 25-man squad. Due to injuries and performance, Bochy often had to mix and match his starting lineup based on the opposing pitcher and who was hot at the time.
Even with the juggling of the lineup, there were eight position players who saw the majority of the action down the stretch. Let's take a closer look at these core players by position. In each case, we can isolate one key stat that exemplified the player's 2012 season.