San Francisco Giants: The Competition In Left Field

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San Francisco Giants: The Competition In Left Field
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It's not a bad problem to have, but Bruce Bochy has admitted it, the San Francisco Giants have a competition for the starting spot in left field.

This is something the Giants haven't experienced in some time, what with Barry Bonds being the left fielder in the past.


But the Giants should be happy with this. Bonds is gone and they have three viable contenders to start in left field with each bringing their own unique pros and cons to the lineup.


For the sake of the argument, I am going to eliminate the Brandon Belt possibility from the equation.


No matter how hard he tears up spring training the rest of the way, all signs point to the Giants starting Belt in AAA-Fresno and not San Francisco, just like they did with Buster Posey, Madison Bumgarner, Pablo Sandoval and the rest of the gang.


The system has proven to work. So why change it?


Come midseason, or whenever the Giants decide to call up Belt, this argument never happened.

Aubrey Huff moves to left field and Belt starts at first base. It's a done deal.


Until then, we may have a game of musical chairs going on in left field.


Here are the three main players to be considered for the left field starting job.

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