Commentary

Kiss 'Em Goodbye: S.F. Giants

If they can land a bat this winter, the NL West should watch out

Originally Published: October 2, 2009
By Buster Olney, Baseball Prospectus and Insider staff | ESPN Insider

Insider's series on MLB teams that are out of the playoff race continues with the San Francisco Giants, whose pitching is exceptional and whose offense is, well, offensive. To see an archive of Kiss 'Em Goodbye, please go here.

Baseball Prospectus' preseason PECOTA projection: 76-86, third place
Current record: 86-73, third place

It was fun while it lasted.

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