With the bubbly still flowing onto the carpet in the visitors’ locker room and the Giants reveling in the franchise’s first National League pennant in eight years, I thought it would be interesting to press the rewind button and review how exactly general manager Brian Sabean (pictured) put Team Torture together.

In this chronological history, I mark how every player on the 40-man roster was acquired over the last eight years, not just to illustrate that Rome wasn’t built in a day, but also the situation the franchise faces once this unforgettable season comes to an end.

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