Scouting reports: San Francisco Giants

Tim Lincecum anchors a staff that could cause even the best offensive teams major issues. AP Photo/Eric Risberg

The San Francisco Giants spent most of the season out of first place, took a commanding lead into the final weekend, then needed a tight win on Sunday to get in. But that doesn't tell us much about how well-equipped they are for a postseason run. The pitchers you'll see from San Francisco in the playoffs are top-shelf arms, and the Giants just need to cobble together a little offense to become extremely difficult to beat in a short series.