1. SF Giants: 5 Reasons They Will Repeat as World Series Champions

    The Hot Stove was active this offseason with big free-agent signings and a handful of blockbuster trades. The purpose of such action, of course, is to improve a team's chances of competing for a world championship...

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  2. SF Giants: Best Prospect at Every Position

    With nearly their entire World Series roster returning for the 2013 season, the San Francisco Giants have the luxury of allowing their top prospects to marinate in the minor leagues a bit longer...

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  3. SF Giants: Best Bargain Buys of the Past Decade

    Except for the highest payroll teams, a major key to winning in Major League Baseball is finding the bargain players who offer significantly more return on the team’s financial investment...

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  4. Why the San Francisco Giants Will Be Even Better in 2013 Than They Were in 2012

    It's hard to believe that, after winning their second World Series in two years, the Giants would have much room for improvement heading into 2013...

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  5. SF Giants: 6 Things We Want to See in 2013 from the Team by the Bay

    Winning two World Series while landing a pair of Cy Young awards and an NL MVP and pulling off a perfect game in the past five years has more than exceeded expectations. But that is all in the past...

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  6. SF Giants: Tim Lincecum and Other Make-or-Break Players in 2013

    They may have won their second World Series in three years, but that doesn't absolve the San Francisco Giants of roster insecurities heading into 2013...

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  7. SF Giants: Comparing the Giants and Dodgers Rotations After the Greinke Signing

    The Dodgers have been spending big money this offseason, emboldened by the projected revenue of the organization’s next television contract...

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  8. San Francisco Giants: Is Sergio Romo the Long-Term Answer at Closer?

    When Sergio Romo ’s slider swoops across home plate, it’s as unhittable a pitch as any in baseball—even moving at velocities in the 70s...

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  9. San Francisco Giants: 6 Prospects Who Will Contribute in 2013

    San Francisco Giants fans probably shouldn't expect the next Buster Posey or Madison Bumgarner to emerge from 2013's rookie crop. But the Class of 2013 should still supply some valuable role players and possibly even a starting outfielder...

    Laith Agha Written by Laith Agha about over 1 year ago 10,830 reads 27 comments

  10. Projecting Key SF Giants' Statistics in 2013

    Going into next season, the Giants should have a good idea of the production they'll get from some of their stalwarts: NL MVP Buster Posey will lead the offense, Matt Cain and Madison ...

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  11. 5 Reasons Why Giants Fans Hate Dodgers Fans

    ESPN used to run a commercial featuring a young couple having cutesy time on the couch. As unsavory as that image was to a sports fan just wanting to watch game highlights, the visual ...

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  12. San Francisco Giants: The Favorite 4

    Giants fans have plenty of love to go around. Matt Cain, Madison Bumgarner and—to a lesser degree—Ryan Vogelsong are the future of San Francisco's starting rotation, and fans couldn't be happier...

    Laith Agha Written by Laith Agha about over 1 year ago 2,273 reads 19 comments

  13. San Francisco Giants: 4 Big Names That Could Be on the Move

    The Hot Stove is still in simmer mode, but offseason activity is beginning to pick up around the majors. About the only movement in San Francisco so far has been the Giants ' commitment to offering Hunter Pence arbitration...

    Laith Agha Written by Laith Agha about over 1 year ago 13,696 reads 25 comments

  14. Ranking the Best Giants Teams of the Last 30 Years

    San Francisco's second World Series victory surprised a lot of baseball people—at least outside of the Bay Area. But considering it is the Giants ' second title in three years, it should be becoming clear that San Francisco is a great team...

    Laith Agha Written by Laith Agha about over 1 year ago 4,274 reads 5 comments

  15. San Francisco Giants: Predicting the 2014 Lineup

    If the Giants continue their hot streak through the next few days and win a second World Series in three years, dynasty talk is almost certain to begin. To truly be a dynasty, however, San Francisco will have to continue contending for championships...

    Laith Agha Written by Laith Agha about almost 2 years ago 8,947 reads 20 comments

  16. San Francisco Giants: 5 Trades the Giants Should Consider for Tim Lincecum

    The San Francisco Giants ’ season is still rolling, so offseason transactions probably aren ’t general manager Brian Sabean ’s top priority right now...

    Laith Agha Written by Laith Agha about almost 2 years ago 190 reads 8 comments

  17. Power Ranking the 9 Best Announcers in the MLB Playoffs

    In baseball, the voices of the game are often as part of the viewing experience as the action on the field...

    Laith Agha Written by Laith Agha about almost 2 years ago 2,723 reads 6 comments

  18. San Francisco Giants: How Vogelsong and Zito Should Be Used in the Playoffs

    The first three spots in San Francisco’s starting rotation appear to be set for the playoffs: Matt Cain, Madison Bumgarner and Tim Lincecum ...

    Laith Agha Written by Laith Agha about almost 2 years ago 2,121 reads 1 comments

  19. 5 Key Home-Field Advantages the S.F. Giants Will Have in the Postseason

    Every stadium offers advantages to its home team—no matter the sport. But baseball stadiums stand out from other sporting venues, since each one is designed to be a little different ...

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  20. How Matt Cain Is the Giants' Most Crucial Player in the Playoffs

    When good pitching meets good hitting, always bet on the pitching. This is especially true in the playoffs, as the Giants proved when they won the World Series two years ago...

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  21. 7 San Francisco Giants with the Most to Prove Down the Stretch

    The San Francisco Giants didn ’t win the World Series two years ago because they were loaded with talent at every position...

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  22. San Francisco Giants: 5 Reasons the Giants' Trades Are Better Than the Dodgers'

    No doubt, the Los Angeles Dodgers generated the most trade-related buzz since the all-star break, acquiring some of the biggest names in baseball through four separate trades...

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  23. San Francisco Giants: 5 Bold Predictions for the Stretch Run

    First, San Francisco lost closer Brian Wilson at the start of the season. Then they found out Tim Lincecum lost his mojo...

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  24. San Francisco Giants: 6 Reasons They'll Make the Playoffs Without Melky Cabrera

    The Melky Cabrera suspension has generated a lot of buzz off the field, especially with the revelation that he attempted to dupe Major League Baseball with an erroneous website, as reported by USA Today ...

    Laith Agha Written by Laith Agha about almost 2 years ago 1,739 reads 3 comments