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April 01, 2013
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April 01, 2013

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B-T BA OBP SLG HR RBI SB K
CF ANGEL PAGAN
S-R .281 .335 .419 9 63 34 93
2B MARCO SCUTARO
R-R .289 .344 .378 6 60 6 48
3B PABLO SANDOVAL
S-R .290 .349 .472 19 78 2 77
C BUSTER POSEY
R-R .314 .387 .506 23 99 2 92
RF HUNTER PENCE
R-R .277 .342 .437 18 95 8 142
1B BRANDON BELT
L-L .273 .366 .445 13 64 11 117
LF GREGOR BLANCO
L-L .249 .343 .345 4 28 24 88
SS BRANDON CRAWFORD
L-R .262 .332 .374 6 49 3 91
BENCH
SS JOAQUIN ARIAS
R-R .262 .303 .398 4 23 4 31
2B TONY ABREU
R-R .224 .254 .312 2 12 1 32
OF ANDRES TORRES
S-R .235 .326 .367 5 31 15 88

Enemy Lines

A RIVAL SCOUT SIZES UP THE GIANTS

As usual it's all about pitching and defense for the Giants.... Their obvious strength is the rotation with Matt Cain, Madison Bumgarner, Ryan Vogelsong, Tim Lincecum and Barry Zito. But their depth beyond that is a concern if someone goes down.... Lincecum is much further along than he was last year at this stage. He threw 90 to 92 and had good command of his curveball in camp. But is his stuff ever going to be what it was a few years ago? Probably not.... The bullpen has strength in numbers, but Sergio Romo just doesn't fit the true closer's profile. He throws 88, maybe 90 at times, and slider after slider. But it's 76, 78 mph, not a power slider. I admire what he's done, but I have to see it for the whole year.... Santiago Casilla has crisper stuff, but he fits best in the seventh or eighth inning as well. Bruce Bochy will mix and match and make it work—he does that as well as anyone.... Buster Posey looked great in camp—his swing looks good, and he's moving well behind the plate.... Power is a concern, but you can expect Brandon Belt to hit for a little more. He's turning on the ball more this spring.... The more I watch Brandon Crawford, the more he grows on me. He's not the rangiest shortstop out there, but he makes all the routine plays. He has swung the bat well, and I wouldn't be surprised if they get more offense out of him.... Hunter Pence is an enigma. You watch him, and you swear there are some body parts that are broken. He handles fastballs, but breaking stuff can give him problems.

The Lineup

2013 Projected Statistics

MANAGER BRUCE BOCHY

Seventh season with the Giants

[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

LINEUPS AND STAT PROJECTIONS BY ROTOWIRE.COM

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