It had been a long time coming since the San Francisco Giants had a winning season. One of the best pitching staffs around overcame major deficiencies on offense, and for the first time since 2004, the Giants found themselves above the .500 mark when the season came to an end. Not only did the big club win 88 games, the organizationÆs minor league teams combined to win the most in all of the land. Two of those teams, San Jose and Salem Keizer, claimed their leagueÆs respective titles while the GiantsÆ Double-A affiliate, the Connecticut Defenders, lost in the Eastern League championship series. The emphasis put on bringing in better quality to the system has everything to do with how the teams in the organization have performed. While it may not seem like it, as Brian Sabean looks to pl ...
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