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San Francisco Giants April Review: It Was Bad, Really Bad

Apr 30, 2017; San Francisco, CA, USA;San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy (15) watches the game against the San Diego Padres in the twelfth inning at AT&T Park. Mandatory Credit: John Hefti-USA TODAY Sports
Apr 30, 2017; San Francisco, CA, USA;San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy (15) watches the game against the San Diego Padres in the twelfth inning at AT&T Park. Mandatory Credit: John Hefti-USA TODAY Sports
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Apr 30, 2017; San Francisco, CA, USA;San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy (15) watches the game against the San Diego Padres in the twelfth inning at AT&T Park. Mandatory Credit: John Hefti-USA TODAY Sports

The San Francisco Giants had one of the worst April’s in franchise history.

The San Francisco Giants have been miserable to start the year. Their April schedule was supposed to be relatively easy, but they’ve ended up going 9-16. The most frustrating points of the month may have been series losses to the Padres.

It’s hard to say for certain whether the Giants of April are the Giants we will get for the rest of the year. The main solace in this has to the fact that there are about five months left in this season. Yes folks five. If you would like to go in terms of games played, we’re 15% of the way through.

If this was any other stretch of games, would the fanbase as a whole be freaking out? In 2010, the San Francisco Giants went a slightly better 10-15 during a stretch in August. In 2014, the San Francisco Giants had a stretch of 7-19 through the middle of June. So is this any different?Not really.

The San Francisco Giants, in two of their three championship years had runs almost as bad or worse. It happens. This time it’s just happened in April. There is plenty of time to turn the ship around. However, there are plenty of reasons to not be happy. But first, let’s look at the good:

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