Giants postseason X-factor? The bases

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).

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CBS Sports Writer

Matt Snyder has been a baseball writer with CBS Sports since 2011. A member of the BBWAA, he's now covered ever World Series since 2010. The former Indiana University baseball player now lives on the north... Full Bio

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