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Where Are They Now? A Quick Look at the 2010 Giants

Just a shade over a year since the 2010 Giants celebrated a World Series championship, the 2012 team takes shape with roughly half of that team elsewhere. With Fontenot tendered a contract for 2012, let's take a look at the 25 guys that brought home the trophy. 2010 World Series SF Giants now lacing up elsewhere (or nowhere): Aaron Rowand (Marlins - minor league deal) Edgar Renteria (retired) Juan Uribe (Dodgers) Ramon Ramirez (Mets) Andres Torres (Mets) Travis Ishikawa (Brewers - minor league deal) Jonathan Sanchez (Royals) Cody Ross (Red Sox) Pat Burrell (retired) 2010 World Series SF Giants that remain: Tim Lincecum Matt Cain Madison Bumgarner Brian Wilson Sergio Romo Santiago Casilla Jeremy Affeldt Javier Lopez Buster Posey Freddy Sanchez Pablo Sandoval Aubrey Huff Nate Schierholtz Mike Fontenot Guillermo Mota Eli Whiteside

Adios Andres

So while the Marlins are making headlines by signing or being in on the biggest names on the free agent market (are they really going to lure Pujols away from St. Louis!?) the Giants have actually had a pretty active offseason. To quickly review: 1) Resigned Lopez and Affeldt 2) Traded Jonathan Sanchez for Melky Cabrera 3) Extended Sabean and Bochy 4) Traded Andres Torres and Ramon Ramirez for Angel Pagan The last one is the newest development. It's an under the radar trade for anyone that is not really a Mets or Giants fan. But it's not a move I can blame Sabean for and one that I actually like. Let's be honest, Andres Torres was a fan favorite and a very popular Giant inside the clubhouse as well. But let's be even more honest and face reality that Andres Torres was likely going to be non-tendered in a week. The fact that Sabean could match up with the Mets and get a productive player back by throwing in Ramon Ramirez is surprising. Surprising in the f