The San Francisco Giants have a lot to improve upon after a disappointing 2013 season.  After winning a decisive World Series victory over the Detroit Tigers in 2012, the Giants failed to make the playoffs the very next year.

Starting pitching disappointed, bats sputtered and injuries plagued key members of the San Francisco squad.   

However, despite a 76-86 record and a third-place finish in the NL West, expectations remain high for the Giants.  Here are five things the Giants must improve upon in order to return to postseason play.

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