San Francisco Giants September call-ups: Players that could have been, and might still be, summoned

By Matthew Connolly
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Feb 23, 2014; Scottsdale, AZ, USA; San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Clayton Blackburn (68) poses for a photo during photo day at Scottsdale Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

SP: Clayton Blackburn 

I already made my case for Blackburn is another recent article, so I won’t bore you with the same details.

What I will tell you is that between then and now, the big right-hander fired off arguably his best start of the season, striking out nine and walking none in 7.1 innings of shutout ball on Monday.

With the backend of the rotation full of question marks, this kid could be the answer.