San Francisco Giants: 10 Stat Splits That Explain Bruce Bochy's Crazy Lineups

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San Francisco Giants: 10 Stat Splits That Explain Bruce Bochy's Crazy Lineups
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San Francisco Giants fans have long wondered what goes through Bruce Bochy's head when he chooses each day's starting lineup.

Unlike the New York Yankees or Boston Red Sox, who trot out the same players in the same order virtually every day, the San Francisco Giants can never seem to start the same eight position players two days in a row.

There is, however, a method to the madness.

Bochy excels at getting the most out of his players by putting them in positions to succeed. He maximizes each player's value by playing to their strengths.

Here are 10 statistical splits that explain Bochy's seemingly crazy lineup decisions, some of which the manager himself might not have noticed yet.

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