Found May 13, 2013 on BaySportsNet:
The Giants are in first place once again, and with a pitching rotation that sports such names as Tim Lincecum, Matt Cain, and Madison Bumgarner, you’d think the main reason for their ranking atop the NL West would be due to some superlative pitching. Well, think again. The Giants currently sport a 23-15 record and a hold a seat on top of their division, and the driving force behind their early success, contrary to many preseason predictions, has been an explosive offense. Led by Buster Posey and Pablo Sandoval, the Giants currently rank third in the National League in runs scored, and are second in the league in batting average. The only two teams to score more runs, the Cincinnati Reds and the Colorado Rockies, both play in bandboxes. The Giants’ .732 team OPS is also third in the league. All of this firepower has come in spite of the team’s run-squelching home ballpark. As a matter of fact, their 108 OPS+ as a team is far and away the best in the National League. The next closest ...
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