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San Francisco Giants: Selecting the 2010s All-Decade Team

Buster Posey #28 and Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants celebrate after defeating the Kansas City Royals to win Game Seven of the 2014 World Series by a score of 3-2 at Kauffman Stadium on October 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
Buster Posey #28 and Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants celebrate after defeating the Kansas City Royals to win Game Seven of the 2014 World Series by a score of 3-2 at Kauffman Stadium on October 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) /
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA – SEPTEMBER 14: Hunter Pence #8 of the San Francisco Giants bats against the San Diego Padres at AT&T Park on September 14, 2016 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) /

Right Fielder: Hunter Pence

Stats: 3,095 PA, .268 BA, 109 OPS+, 253 XBH (93 HR), 406 RBI, 387 R, 10.1 WAR

While the other two outfield spots were up for debate, there’s little question who gets the nod in right field.

Pence turned in a lackluster debut with the Giants after coming over in a trade with the Philadelphia Phillies at the 2012 trade deadline, but quickly became one of the team’s primary offensive producers the following year.

He played all 162 games in 2013 and 2014, posting a 127 OPS+ and averaging 32 doubles, 24 home runs, 86 RBI, 98 runs scored and 18 steals during that span. After a poor 2012 postseason, he also rebounded to hit .333/.405/.470 with six doubles, one home runs and eight RBI during the 2014 title run.

He signed a five-year, $90 million extension after the 2013 season and had a tough time staying on the field over the life of that deal. However, he was always a fan favorite and a significant voice in the clubhouse.

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