Originally posted on The Giants Cove  |  Last updated 7/2/13
Make no mistake about it. There isn't a team in the National League West that believes the 2013 San Francisco Giants are toast. Or even partially broasted . That would include the three teams ahead of the 4th place 39-43 Giants in the NL West standings (Arizona, Colorado, and San Diego), as well as the rejuvenated and surging last place LA Dodgers. And that's a very prudent attitude because we're just hitting the halfway mark of the season. As Nostradamus amazingly predicted in 1560, "there's will still be a lot of baseball left to play on July 1, 2013." (Sadly, Nostradamus also thought there would be a delicious baseball team named the Baltimore Oreos.) But let's not sugarcoat things. The San Francisco Giants have landed in a serious pile of bovine excrement, and the place is starting to smell. First we'll clear up four myths about the 2013 Giants that, for some reason, fans, broadcasters, and sports writers desperately want to believe are true. Please don't ask me ...
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