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The best defense is a bad offense. The Cubs have a bad offense. The second best defense is good defense. The Giants had that today. Meanwhile, Alfonso Soriano played defense like his socks were on fire. There are routine plays. There are tough plays. The Giants made all of them. Brandon Crawford and Gregor Blanco put on clinics at their respective positions, which no Giant has done since Melky Cabrera quashed Bacon’s Rebellion with his right arm. Joaquin Arias is locking down a position that is not natural to him. If the Giants are going to continue to struggle at the plate against mediocre left-handed pitchers, good right handed pitchers, and guys who have never pitched in the majors, defense is essential to the Giants’ playoff hopes. And with Tim Lincecum’s continued struggles, Barry Zito becomes just as important to the Giants’ playoff hopes as the defense. Barry Zito is important to the Giants’ playoff hopes. This is not something Giants fans would not have been comfortable sayi...
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