Very overdue, the Giants' offense is terrible. It's a classic Sabean move to bring in an aging veteran, except in this case the veteran is still good.
"It breaks your heart. It is designed to break your heart. The game begins in the spring, when everything else begins again, and it blossoms in the summer, filling the afternoons and evenings, and then as soon as the chill rains come, it stops and leaves you to face the fall alone." --- Bart Giamatti, on baseball
Maybe this is Selig's Mr. America-esque plan to improve the Brewers. He can force A-Rod, Bonds, Soriano, etc. to suit up for the Brew Crew every once in a while, but they have to wear the masks. Brewers Announcer #1: