In the This Is My Nightmare series, we'll take a look at what the absolute worst case scenario for each team would be in 2013. Think of it as the negative complement to our You May Say I'm A Dreamer series that we'll be running during our preview series.
2011 was pretty much a nightmare season for the Giants, a down season sandwiched between a pair of World Championships. That year went off the rails when Buster Posey broke his ankle at the end of May, but in addition to anything at all happening to Posey again, there are several factors that would contribute to a nightmarish Giants season in 2013.
Tim Lincecum saw his velocity take a massive step back last year, and if that's a trend that continues, the Giants won't be in good shape. San Francisco's rotation was ridiculously healthy last year, with all five members of the rotation reaching 30 starts, and struggles from Lincecum or any of the other members of the rotation wouldn't be good going forward. In addition to Lincecum's decline last year, you have to keep an eye on the continued struggles of Barry Zito and Ryan Vogelsong's improbable run continuing.no comments