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The Giants have about 20+ returning players this year as fans are getting whiffs of deja vu, but with a shallow farm system, rookie infielder Nick Noonan has gotten some playing time in the big leagues. After being drafted in the first round of the 2007 amateur draft as pick No. 32, Noonan has played his fair share of minor league baseball. Six years in the Giants minor system, Noonan has averaged a .267 batting average to go along with 36 homers and 305 RBIs. While those numbers don’t stand out from other prospects around the league, Noonan impressed coaches and earned the final spot on the roster out of spring training this season. Along with the hot spring, his 142-game career in Fresno is quite impressive. A . 297 average with  10 home runs, a .342 on-base percentage and a .762 OPS in triple-A was by far his best output at any level… Until he joined the San Francisco Giants. In just 32 plate appearances this season, Noonan has already solidified himself as a useful back-up to th...
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