Originally written on San Francisco Giants Baseball (SF Giants...  |  Last updated 11/16/14
Chad Gaudin (courtesy of ESPN.com) The San Francisco Giants are poised this offseason to overhaul a rotation that helped them win two World Series titles in three years. While Matt Cain and Madison Bumgarner remain core staples as front end starters, the back end of the rotation is filled with question marks. Will Tim Lincecum sign? Which veteran starter will the team bring in to replace Barry Zito? Will Ryan Vogelsong return on a lesser deal? Perhaps one of the most intriguing questions fans have pondered involves Chad Gaudin, a pitcher who posted respectable numbers in 12 spot starts when Vogelsong landed on the DL. Let’s take a look at Gaudin’s history and performance this season in order to determine whether he’s a viable candidate for a spot in next year’s rotation.    After playing 10 years in the Majors for 8 different teams, Gaudin was offered a minor league contract to play for the Giants in 2013. His impressive Spring Training earned him a Major League deal to join the big...
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