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The San Francisco Giants have the worst odds of any team on this list, but season after season, the Giants seem to accomplish the improbable in the postseason.
Anchored by a starting rotation of Matt Cain, Madison Bumgarner, Tim Lincecum, Barry Zito and Ryan Vogelsong, and a nasty closer in Sergio Romo, San Francisco has the pitching to contend with any team in baseball.
Pablo Sandoval has proven to be a clutch hitter in the postseason, hitting .364 with six homers and 13 RBI in the 2012 playoffs that saw the Giants win their seventh championship, while Buster Posey is as solid as they come behind the plate, hitting .336 with 24 long balls and 103 RBI during the regular season.
If Lincecum can return to old form and be the pitcher we're accustomed to seeing, the Giants will undoubtedly give the Dodgers a ton of trouble in the NL West.
It's a toss-up as to who ultimately has the edge in that division, but we'll soon find out, as the rivalry will be renewed on Monday.