Found November 14, 2013 on 24/7 Sports Hub:
San Francisco Giants 2013 Record: (76-86, 3rd Place) Key Free Agents: Ryan Vogelsong, Barry Zito, Javier Lopez, Andres Torres, Jeff Francoeur World Series Hangover- the season following a World Series championship in which the defending champions struggle to reach expectations or fail to even be remotely competitive for the majority of the year Yes, 2013 was certainly a forgettable one for the defending champs. Though, coming off their 2nd title in three years certainly warrants they receive a pass. Their starting pitching, the strength of this team over the past five years struggled mightily. Their ace, Matt Cain uncharacteristically struggled for the majority of the year. Tim Lincecum regressed for the 2nd consecutive season, and the back-end duo of Barry Zito and Ryan Vogelsong were absolutely brutal. Heading into 2014 they have their core in place (having already re-upped Hunter Pence and inexplicably Tim Lincecum before they could hit the market) but for the first time in a wh...
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