1. San Francisco Giants: Keys to Staying Healthy in 2013

    The injury bug is a major cause for concern for every major league club in baseball. In the past, the San Francisco Giants have felt the effects of losing key players to injury...

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  2. San Francisco Giants: Creating the Ultimate 5-Tool Player

    Okay, the Frankenstein monster is merely a product of Mary Shelley's imagination. But, it being the season of speculation for baseball writers across the country, it's only natural ...

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  3. San Francisco Giants: Remaining Questions Heading into Spring Training

    The San Francisco Giants will play their first spring training game of 2013 on February 23. As that date fast approaches, the Giants have a lot of prep work ahead of them...

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  4. San Francisco Giants: Putting Together Best Defensive Lineup in 2013

    Popular opinion contends that the San Francisco Giants ' strong suit is pitching. However, the team has another strength going into 2013: Defense...

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  5. San Francisco Giants: Lineup Uncertainties Going into 2013

    The San Francisco Giants are unique due to their ability to put individual egos aside and play as a team on the field. Giants general manager Brian Sabean has intricately composed a complex puzzle full of very specific pieces...

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  6. Potential Hurdles the San Francisco Giants Will Face in 2013

    The San Francisco Giants are coming off a dream season in 2012. In the offseason, the organization decided to stick with the same winning formula that brought them its second World Series trophy in three years...

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  7. Stan Musial and the Five Greatest Players in St. Louis Cardinals History

    Baseball fans across the country today are mourning the death of St. Louis Cardinal great Stan Musial. In light of his passing, it is only appropriate to celebrate his memory and accomplishments both on and off the field...

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  8. Tim Lincecum: How He Will Return to Cy Young Form in 2013

    Tim Lincecum , aka "The Freak," had a freakish season in 2012 for the San Francisco Giants . And not in a good way. In June of 2012, the former ace lamented to USA Today : I've set the bar high for myself, and I know I'm not coming through...

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  9. Marco Scutaro Will Continue His Success with San Francisco Giants in 2013

    Marco Scutaro : Second baseman for the San Francisco Giants , the "blockbuster trade" of 2012, NLCS MVP and one of the deadliest hitters in the majors last season. Scutaro certainly has a lot to live up to...

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  10. San Francisco Giants: 5 Players Who Will Be Even Better in 2013

    The San Francisco Giants have faith that their 2012 roster is good enough to repeat. Former free agents Angel Pagan, Hunter Pence, and Marco Scutaro have all been re-signed, ...

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  11. Tim Lincecum: How a Big Comeback Season Would Impact Giants' Repeat Hopes

    To say pitcher Tim Lincecum struggled in 2012 is to put it gently. The two-time Cy Young winner had the worst year of his young career, ending the season with a 10-15 record and a 5...

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  12. SF Giants: 10 Players Who Could Be All-Stars Next Season

    The San Francisco Giants dominated the 2012 MLB All-Star game. Even taking juicer Melky Cabrera out of the mix, Buster Posey, Pablo Sandoval and Matt Cain were all key contributors to the National League's victory over the American League...

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  13. San Francisco Giants vs. Los Angeles Dodgers: A Tale of 2 Philosophies

    NL West rivals San Francisco and Los Angeles have had two very different winters after coming off of two very different seasons...

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  14. Breaking Down the San Francisco Giants Closer Situation in 2013

    With the free agent re-signings of Marco Scutaro and Angel Pagan, the San Francisco Giants ' lineup remains very much intact. Other than shopping around for another outfielder, there is little question who will be playing where in 2013...

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  15. Shane Victorino: Impact He Would Have on 2013 San Francisco Giants

    Whether or not the San Francisco Giants are able to re-sign center fielder Angel Pagan, the team is lacking in outfield depth...

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  16. San Francisco Giants: Power Ranking Brian Sabean's 5 Best Moves of 2012

    Brian Sabean has enjoyed incredible success wheeling and dealing as the San Francisco Giants general manager. With two World Series championships in the past three years, Sabean is making all the right moves for his team...

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  17. San Francisco Giants: 3 Priorities to Accomplish Before the 2013 Season

    Since becoming world champions for the second time in three years, the San Francisco Giants have been relatively quiet this offseason...

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  18. San Francisco Giants: Brandon Belt Poised for a Breakout 2013 Season

    First baseman Brandon Belt, aka "Awkward Giraffe" aka "Baby Belt" is not one of the bigger headlines for the San Francisco Giants going into next season. Belt's relative obscurity could change in 2013...

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  19. NFL Week 11: Why the San Francisco 49ers Need to Beat the Chicago Bears

    Monday night marks the anticipated meeting between the San Francisco 49ers and Chicago Bears , an intriguing matchup between two playoff-caliber teams who want to prove they can make a Super Bowl run...

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  20. Cy Young Voters Got It Right Picking Price over Verlander

    The votes are in. The Cy Young awards have been announced. While few contest the NL winner, the AL results are more controversial...

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  21. Torii Hunter: How He Will Impact the 2013 Detroit Tigers

    The reigning American League champion Detroit Tigers have made a big early signing this offseason, taking Torii Hunter off the free-agent market Wednesday afternoon . Hunter agreed to a two-year, $26 million deal with Detroit...

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  22. Boston Red Sox: Will They Finish Dead Last in AL East in 2013?

    If the Toronto Blue Jays end up finalizing a blockbuster trade with the money-dumping Miami Marlins , this 2012 fourth-place finisher all of a sudden becomes competitive...

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  23. Why Arizona Diamondback Justin Upton Is an Ideal Fit for San Francisco Giants

    With Justin Upton trade rumors swirling, the young outfielder is garnering attention from many of baseball’s top organizations. The Rangers , Yankees and Braves are just a few teams mentioned in the rumor mill...

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