It's important to learn from your mistakes, and given that we
With Hamilton having erased the doubts about his health, the Rangers find themselves at full strength for perhaps the first time all season. Consider the fact that they didn't acquire
The Giants, however, were the stingiest pitching staff in the majors in 2010, allowing just two more runs than the Padres, a difference more than eliminated by any adjustment made for the Padres' pitching-friendly home ballpark. That Giants staff was lead by their own big-three starters:
The Giants aren't winning because of their hitting. The Phillies actually outscored them 20-19 in the NLCS, only one of the Giants' seven victories this postseason was decided by more than one run, and over the postseason as a whole, they are hitting .231/.297/.330 and averaging just three runs scored per game. They are winning because they are out-pitching their opponents and making every run their offense scrapes together count.
Meanwhile, in the ALCS,