Originally written on NBC Bay Area  |  Last updated 10/23/11
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OK, this isn't breaking news or anything, but Aubrey Huff wasn't very good in 2011 for the Giants. This comes, of course, on the heels of Giants GM Brian Sabean rewarding Huff with a two-year, $22 million deal. But just how bad was Huff? Well, he was actually named the Least Valuable Player in the National League by the New York Times' Tyler Kepner. Ouch. "The Giants got so much value from Huff in 2010, when he far outperformed a one-year, $3 million contract, it seemed natural that he would flop after re-signing for two years and $22 million," Kepner wrote in the Times. "Huff, a thong-wearing folk hero last fall, was easily the least productive first baseman in the majors this season, with a slugging percentage below .400 and an on-base percentage not much higher than .300. "A lot of players were responsible for the Giants’ major-league-worst offense, but considering how well he played last year, Huff stands out." Kepner actually handed out these awards a couple weeks ago, so a big...
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