At the start of the MLB season over a month ago, there was a sense of optimism for the San Francisco Giants when the new season began. That hope is quickly receding. ATF’s Kyle Foster presents five reasons the SF Giants won’t make the postseason.
The MLB postseason field has been expanded from 10 to 16 teams in 2020. For the first time, MLB has aligned itself with the large National Basketball Association playoff format. When the decision was made, the Giants all of a sudden had an outside shot of sneaking into the playoffs.
With the expanded postseason and a 60-game sprint, it appeared to be a perfect reason to think that a team with less talent, like the Giants, could sneak their way into the postseason.
However, there are many glaring reasons as to why the Giants aren’t a team worthy of making it into the postseason. The reality is there are far too many deficiences that have made themselves obvious early this season. Let’s take a more in-depth look.