5 takeaways from the SF Giants sweep against the Colorado Rockies

SF Giants, Carlos Rodon
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The SF Giants have come out of a poor stretch, in which they lost five games in a row, and are now looking like the red-hot team they were to start the season.

5 takeaways from the SF Giants sweep against the Colorado Rockies

After taking the final two games in a series split with the St. Louis Cardinals, San Francisco welcomed division rival Rockies to the bay, and promptly swept them with three emphatic victories.

We've seen how up and down this team can be, so we won't crown them World Series Champions after this series, but their form, combined with welcoming back some injured players gives the team a good outlook going forward.

With that being said, it was a great series to end the home-stand for the Giants before they head out to St. Louis, and here are five things we can takeaway from it.

1. Even with little help from behind the plate, SF Giants pitcher Carlos Rodon is elite

In the first six weeks of the season, few pitchers have been as good as Carlos Rodon, and in this series, he turned in another fantastic start in game one.

There were many, many complaints about the missed calls from behind the plate that would have given him another few strikeouts, but the former White Sox stud managed to persevere and turn in another winning performance.

At this point, nothing Rodon does should surprise anyone, but at this point, if he can keep this up, we may be looking at the first Giant to take home the Cy Young since beloved, home-grown star Tim Lincecum.