Originally written on BaySportsNet  |  Last updated 11/15/14
Right now, there’s a lot of talk about whether or not Hunter Pence should be an All-Star this year. But perhaps the bigger question that Giants fans should be asking is whether or not he should be a Giant next year. Pence is definitely having a down year. He’s currently batting .264 with 22 doubles and 43 RBIs. He is tied with Buster Posey for the most home runs on the team – 13 – but that’s the silver-lining for his offensive numbers. He owns a lifetime average of .283. but last season hit just .219 after being traded to the Giants from the Phillies in July. Perhaps the dimensions of AT&T Park are hindering Pence’s ability to hit, or perhaps he’s just in a bit of a slump. Either way, it’s made him a big question mark for the 2014 Giants. Now, I’m not saying that right field is the biggest area of concern for San Francisco. Left field, currently being platooned by Gregor Blanco, Andres Torres, Cole Gillespie, and Kensuke Tanaka to name a few, is by far the biggest question mark....
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