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This Just In: The San Francisco Giants Need to Bench Aaron Rowand

During the offseason leading up to the 2008 season, the San Francisco Giants signed Aaron Rowand to a five-year, $60 million contract. When the deal was announced, a unanimous thought crept into the minds of the entire Giants fanbase: "Are we really overpaying for another mediocre veteran?"

For $12 million per season, the Giants were paying for a guy to hit .309 with 27 home runs, 89 RBI, a .374 on-base percentage, and a .515 slugging percentage.

However, if Giants GM Brian Sabean had used some common sense to figure out that the aforementioned numbers came during Rowand's career year while playing in arguably the best hitter's park in baseball, perhaps he wouldn't have overpaid.

The ballpark where Rowand caught Sabean's eye is just a part of the problem, as AT&...

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