But last night I was at the yard, and I saw something (two things, actually) that reminded me of something that the Giants didn't have until last year: power.
Let's look at the last few years: (NL rank) [MLB rank]
2007: 131 HRs (14) . The last year with Barry Bonds.
2008: 94 HRs (16) . The only team with under 100 homers.
2009: 122 HRs (15) . The number one team had twice as many (New York Yankees, 244).
2010: 162 HRs (6)  The same amount as Texas, who was "the best offensive team" in 2010.
You lose Barry Bonds, you lose a lot of power. But even before then, Giants fans were always clamoring for someone else to hit home runs around Barry ...
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