With SundayÆs 4-3 win in extras over the San Diego Padres a thing of the past, the 2009 San Francisco Giants season is officially completed. Every one of the 162 games has been completed, and the book has been written. The final record for the beloved Gigantes reads 88 wins, 74 lossesùsomething few, if any, of us thought was possible back when the team reported to camp in the spring. For many teams, winning 88 games would mean your spot in the playoffs is all but locked up. There have been teams with fewer wins that made the playoffs. Hell, teams with fewer wins have gone on to win their respective divisions or even win the World Series. Most people said .500 would do and then wait for the influx of young studs to come through the system to really see the team take. Many didnÆt expect t ...
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