Originally written on The Dodgerhater  |  Last updated 10/23/14
Firstly, I apologize for not writing much in the waning moments of the 2013 season. It just got too depressing, too frustrating, and the same issues were being discussed ad nauseum by every source and blog between here and Timbuktu (which is in Mali, in case you're wondering). Mali is the same place that "Would Be" Champions shirts get sent. Even they are discussing whether the Giants will re-sign Tim Lincecum, while clad in 2007 Rockies World Series Champions shirts. The pitching issues facing the Giants following an embarrassing World Series defense-- if you call what they did in 2013 defending a championship-- are long and well-documented. But, let's do it again, just for old time's sake. Under club control with buyouts Barry Zito ($7MM buyout) Ryan Vogelsong ($6.5MM club option w/$300k buyout) Unrestricted FAs Chad Gaudin Javier Lopez Tim Lincecum "Analysis" (Look at me, I"m a blog analyst! I think I'm cool!) To me, Zito is gone;...
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