San Francisco Giants
2019 record: 77-85
Record in one-run games: 38-16
O/U win total from Willam Hill: 67.5
Key Additions: Wilmer Flores, Hunter Pence, Drew Smyly, Kevin Gausman
Key Losses: Kevin Pillar, Madison Bumgarner, Will Smith, Stephen Vogt
The Giants lost some key pieces this offseason, namely Madison Bumgarner and Will Smith. San Francisco did add some buy-low guys in Wilmer Flores, Hunter Pence, Drew Smyly, and Kevin Gausman, but they will be looking to trade them for whatever they can get at the deadline.
1) Jeff Samardzija
2) Johnny Cueto
3) Kevin Gausman
4) Drew Smyly
5) Tyler Beede
This rotation looks much different without Madison Bumgarner as the ace of the staff. They don't have a natural ace for 2020, and just about all other their options are declining not improving. This should be one of the worst rotations in the league this season. If they have any sort of injury problems, they will not be able to withstand.
Tony Watson (projected 14 saves, 3.62 ERA)
Shaun Anderson (projected 17 saves, 4.82 ERA)
Major League-ready prospects
Logan Webb (SP), Mauricio Dubon (INF)
1) Steven Duggar
2) Buster Posey
3) Evan Longoria
4) Brandon Belt
5) Mike Yastrzemski
6) Brandon Crawford
7) Alex Dickerson
8) Mauricio Dubon
San Francisco's lineup produced the third-fewest runs in MLB last season, and they lost Kevin Pillar for 2020. They have a few young guys in Mauricio Dubon and Mike Yastrzemski, but the Giants also still have the veterans from when the won the World Series in Buster Posey and Brandon Belt. I expect them to land in the bottom five of MLB in runs scored again in 2020.
Key bench players
Wilmer Flores, Hunter Pence
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