Tim Lincecum is a good-natured skater-punk kid. Pablo Sandoval is a cuddly goof. But the best reason to like these NLCS-bound Giants? Nobody is looking over his shoulder at the brooding visage of Barry Bonds.
Tim Lincecum and Stephen Strasburg will never be confused for one another on the mound, but they share a common pressure: the strange territory of unbounded expectations.