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Giants-Dodgers Rivalry Heating up in 2014

The Giants and Dodgers will meet at AT&T Park this weekend in the midst of a neck-and-neck race for first place in the NL West. Here’s a look at their seasons so far:

San Francisco Giants

Giants-Dodgers rivalry
Tim Lincecum’s no-hitter was an exciting moment for Giants fans in 2014.
Photo courtesy of Nathanael Hevelone.

The Giants started 2014 on a tear, racking up wins behind hot bats and solid pitching. They struggled through the month of June, however, and dropped 19 out of 26 games starting June 9th. The biggest culprit was power hitting. The Giants averaged more than one homerun per game before their slump, but hit only 17 in the 32 games leading up to the all star break. Giants fans, however, can be cautiously optimistic after an offensively solid series in Miami to start the second half.

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