San Francisco Giants: The 2010’s All-Decade Team

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 29: Members of the San Francisco Giants celebrate defeating the Kansas City Royals in Game 7 of the 2014 World Series on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ron Vesely/MLB via Getty Images)
KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 29: Members of the San Francisco Giants celebrate defeating the Kansas City Royals in Game 7 of the 2014 World Series on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ron Vesely/MLB via Getty Images) /
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All-Decade San Francisco Giants Outfield

Grégor Blanco

2012-2016, 2018

Maybe he didn’t have the best bat. Maybe he is thought of for his misplay in the 2014 World Series that led to Alex Gordon‘s triple.

What Blanco did provide however was plenty of speed at either the top or bottom of the order and stability in any part of the outfield.

Blanco may not have been the best but he was an important piece in the Giants’ success of the decade.

Ángel Pagán

2012-2016

Pagán manned a lot of the outfield – primarily center – in his time with the Giants. Pagán provided immediate impact upon arrival as well.

His 2012 season proved to be one of his best with 15 triples leading the entire league that season and a .288 average in all but a handful of games that season.

Pagán, like Blanco, provided serviceable outfield duties in his time but his presence at the top of the order was vital to the lineup’s success. He had speed and his patience allowed early work for opposing starters.


Hunter Pence

2012-2018

The guy that rides around on the scooters I believe? Well, he was also a splash acquisition when the Giants got him from the Phillies in the middle of the 2012 season.

An all-star in 2013 and one of the healthiest players in his first few seasons with the Giants – playing all 162 in back to back years.

Pence was the life of the team and the comic relief but he was also a valuable bat and fielder for the Giants in right.

Pence was a hitting machine in the 2014 World Series with 12 hits in 27 at-bats including three doubles and a home run.

Pence departed at an unfortunate crossroad in the Giants’ front office and their record was not favorable but Pence’s time was special and the fans were forever #Gr8ful.