The Giants entered the 2009/2010 offseason with a familiar goal: Bolster a putrid offense. On the brink of serious contention, however, this year appears to have increased stakes: If the Giants don't get the bat they so desperately crave, they probably won't have the offense necessary to make the playoffs (for the seventh year in a row). As the offseason wears on, it looks pretty certain that the Giants won't get the tier one bat that they need (Jason Bay or Matt Holliday) and will have to settle for tier two. But with Nick Johnson signed, even the best second level players look pretty uninspiring. Barring something really crazy (Adrian Gonzalez?!), it appears that once again Giants fans will be left praying that the big bat will suddenly sprout out of their own backyard. As far as looking ...
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