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The San Francisco Giants won the 2010 World Series with utterly dominant pitching and timely hitting.
Their pitching staff, headlined by Tim Lincecum, Matt Cain, Madison Bumgarner and Brian Wilson, is the envy of MLB.
Their offense in 2010 ranked below average, at ninth in the National League, and yet they still won a world championship.
Unfortunately for San Francisco, injuries to key players like Buster Posey and Freddy Sanchez kept the Giants out of the playoffs in 2011.
Two key areas that San Francisco needs help desperately is shortstop and a leadoff hitter. Both of these needs could be filled by a reliable veteran that has only missed significant time due to injury once in his 11-year career.
Jimmy Rollins is a career .272 hitter who can hit for power and can steal bases (he swiped 30 bags in 2011).
With the return of Sanchez and Posey to the middle of the lineup, as well as a rejuvenated Pablo Sandoval, Rollins could set the tone for an offense that can provide just enough for San Francisco's stellar pitching staff, which the Giants proved is a formula for success when they won it all in 2010.