Nobody asked for my opinion on this, but in case Brian Sabean and Bruce Bochy are curious, the 25-man playoff roster should be:
C (2) Posey, Whiteside – Yeah, Whiteside only gets in if Buster gets hurt or if one of the games goes 14 innings (or the Giants go up 18-0 in a game)
1B (2) Huff, Ishikawa – Ishikawa is the top LH pinch hitter, but probably won’t make the field as a defensive replacement unless again, the game gets out of hand
2B (2) FrSanchez, Fontenot – Freddy is way too fragile to expect him to play every inning of every game, plus Fontenot has proven to be a scrappy little hitter
SS (2) Uribe, Renteria – Renteria is a bubble guy, but might be used as a pinch hitter against Wagner because of his big 2-run bomb off Wagner in April.
3B (1) Sandoval – Fontenot is effectively the backup, or Renteria plays SS and Uribe slides over
OF (5) Burrell, Torres, Ross, Guillen, Schierholtz – This is the best combination of hitting, fielding, and running. I know Guillen bugs people, but who else off the bench could hit a home run…. Renteria? Ishikawa? I don’t think so. Besides, Bochy started him EVERY game against San Diego during the last weekend. That has to count for something.
SP (4) Lincecum, Cain, Sanchez, Bumgarner – Well, duh.
CL (1) Wilson
RP (6) RamRam, Affeldt, Casilla, Lopez, Romo, Mota
BUBBLE and out: Rowand, Zito ($186M of suck)
Definitely out : Ray, Velez, Burris, Ford, Runtzler