The San Francisco Giants have a problem.

It’s not the bullpen. It’s not the bats. It’s not their manager. No, the Giants are missing something that carried them to three World Series titles in five years. Something that — when absent — could leave the Giants without a fourth consecutive even-year playoff berth. Something San Franciscans embrace, and the Giants thrive on.

The Giants aren’t weird enough.

Now, before we get any further, let’s be clear. On the field, the Giants are very, very bad right now. Historically bad. Like, one-of-the-worst-collapses-in-MLB-history bad. Read more…

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The San Francisco Giants just aren’t weird enough to win the World Series this even year