As the postseason approaches, there is concern (as always) about limiting young pitchers' workloads because of previous flameouts. Baseball Prospectus finds teams are already heeding the call.
As the trade winds begin to blow stronger, Baseball Prospectus examines MLB's most untradeable players. The likes of Todd Helton and Barry Zito combine huge contracts with sagging performance.
It's time to take stock of those players in the 2009 season who are giving their teams full bang for their buck and then some, as opposed to those players who are delivering a lot less than you expect for what it took to bring them in.
If the Giants hope to contend, some other starters will have to step up.