Giants to show patience with free agency
Club expected to take time while looking to improve offense
SAN FRANCISCO -- When Brian Sabean recently announced that he planned to exercise stealth instead of speed in pursuing free agents this offseason, the Giants general manager probably didn't have history in mind.But it's worth noting that the Giants haven't shopped methodically in the open market since the 2001-02 offseason -- which preceded their last National League pennant.
Chris Haft is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.