Giants postseason X-factor? The bases

By Matt Snyder | Baseball Writer
Which one of these guys will step up for the Giants next?

SAN FRANCISCO -- While we spent Wednesday evening taking notice of the Giants' excellent pitching, hitting and defense, we have neglected to mention perhaps their most secret of secret weapons: The bases.

Remember this pivotal play in NLCS Game 5?

And then there was this one, which sparked a huge two-out rally for the Giants in Game 1 of the World Series:

So will first base next get in on the action and help the Giants hit for the base cycle in one postseason? Hard to say. The bases declined comment (I kid, I kid).

For more baseball news, rumors and analysis, follow @EyeOnBaseball on Twitter, subscribe to the RSS feed and "like" us on Facebook.

CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre

mlb Video

December 19, 2014
Justin Upton traded to Padres (2:18)
December 17, 2014
Boomer & Carton: Chase Headley will start at 3B
(4:14)
December 11, 2014
Jim Rome: Dodgers' overhaul
(2:13)
December 10, 2014
John Smoltz on the Doug Gottlieb Show
(7:06)

Latest

Most Popular

CBSSports.com Shop

College Bowl Bound

Free 2-Day Shipping over $100!
Use code 2DAY100
Get their favorite team
Shop Now