Originally written on BaySportsNet  |  Last updated 11/18/14
These are your World Champion San Francisco Giants. After a month of the bizarro Giants, perhaps the final day of the month was just what the team needed, a return to normalcy. The Giants found a way to win on the back of strong pitching and just enough hitting. Madison Bumgarner was fantastic, but failed to get any support on the offensive side of the ball. Trailing one to nothing in the top of the ninth, Pablo Sandoval hit a rocket to right center with Angel Pagan aboard, gifting the Giants a 2-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks. The month of April for the Giants ended well enough, with a record of 15 wins and 12 losses. With undeniably woeful starting pitching and porous defense, three games over .500 for the defending champs aren’t too shabby. The Giants did find some kind of offensive rhythm, posting several impressive comebacks over the month, but many potential victories were undone by uncharacteristically poor pitching performances from the Giants usually reliable staff. Ma...
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