Originally written on BaySportsNet  |  Last updated 11/9/14
It’s that sad time of the year again – Giants offseason. We’ve been so fortunate to be watching them in the postseason two out of the last three years, so that softens the blow a bit for 2013. But it turns out that we’ll have some things to watch even though the Giants aren’t playing. The offseason moves are going to be crucial if the black-and-orange hope to re-take the NL West crown in 2014. One of the biggest areas of concern from 2013 was second base. It was a no-brainer to re-sign Marco Scutaro after his contributions in the second half of 2013. The reigning NLCS MVP hit .362 with 44 RBIs after being traded from the Colorado Rockies, including .328 during the playoffs. But the soon-to-be 38 year old struggled in 2014, mostly due to injury. After playing the World Baseball Classic until mid-March, maybe Scutaro was just tired. Back spasms sidelined him at the beginning of the season and returned to bother him in August and September. He also was hit by a pitch on June 11, smash...

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