SFG: San Francisco Giants Mailbag: Cain, McGehee, Concerns for 2015

Mar 29, 2015; Scottsdale, AZ, USA; San Francisco Giants players celebrate after their 11-9 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers during a spring training game at Scottsdale Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Allan Henry-USA TODAY Sports

Mar 29, 2015; Scottsdale, AZ, USA; San Francisco Giants players celebrate after their 11-9 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers during a spring training game at Scottsdale Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Allan Henry-USA TODAY Sports

The San Francisco Giants are just one week away from Opening Day, but some questions still remain heading into the 2015 season.

In this week’s Giants Mailbag, we will discuss expectations for Matt Cain this season, who will be this season’s Joe Panik, and what the biggest concern is for the Giants heading into the regular season.

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GSW: Golden State Warriors Are Prepared for Final Matchup with Clippers

Mar 8, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) boxes out Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan (6) in the second quarter at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports

Mar 8, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) boxes out Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan (6) in the second quarter at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports

The Golden State Warriors have been one of the most entertaining teams in the NBA this season. With Stephen Curry’s flashy passes, with Klay Thompson’s exciting threes, with ferocious blocks from Andrew Bogut, and with a high-powered transition game, offense, and defense, the Warriors are the most fun team to watch in the NBA.

When they play one particular opponent though, the entertainment value shoots up even higher than the rafters of Oracle Arena. When the Warriors face off against their biggest rival, the Los Angeles Clippers, the games are not only fun to watch, but they’re even more enticing because of the physicality and heightened level of competition.

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GSW: Golden State Warriors Power Rankings: Can’t Stop the Dubs

Mar 28, 2015; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Golden State Warriors forward David Lee (10), center Andrew Bogut (12) and guard Stephen Curry (30) react after a Warriors score in the third quarter at BMO Harris Bradley Center. The Warriors beat the Bucks 108-95.  Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

Mar 28, 2015; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Golden State Warriors forward David Lee (10), center Andrew Bogut (12) and guard Stephen Curry (30) react after a Warriors score in the third quarter at BMO Harris Bradley Center. The Warriors beat the Bucks 108-95. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

The Golden State Warriors are used to winning. After another four games last week, the Warriors finished up the week with another 4-0 record. Including those four wins, the Warriors now have a franchise-best 60 wins, and just 13 losses, on the season now.

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GSW: Golden State Warriors Win 60th Game, Clinch Western Conference Title

Mar 28, 2015; Milwaukee, WI, USA;  Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) drives for the basket against Milwaukee Bucks guard Michael Carter-Williams (5) in the first quarter at BMO Harris Bradley Center. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

Mar 28, 2015; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) drives for the basket against Milwaukee Bucks guard Michael Carter-Williams (5) in the first quarter at BMO Harris Bradley Center. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

A game against the Milwaukee Bucks might not have been as exciting on paper as some others, but for the Golden State Warriors, their win against the Bucks on Saturday night was historic.

With this win, the Warriors won their 60th game of the season, pushing their NBA-best record to 60-13, which is the most wins in franchise history. In addition to breaking the franchise record for most wins in a single season, the Warriors also clinched the Western Conference title with this win.

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SFG: Joe Panik’s Spring Struggles Are No Reason to Panic

Mar 25, 2015; Salt River Pima-Maricopa, AZ, USA; San Francisco Giants second baseman Joe Panik (12) at bat in the first inning against the Colorado Rockies at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick. Mandatory Credit: Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports

Mar 25, 2015; Salt River Pima-Maricopa, AZ, USA; San Francisco Giants second baseman Joe Panik (12) at bat in the first inning against the Colorado Rockies at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick. Mandatory Credit: Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports

Don’t panic, San Francisco Giants fans. Joe Panik will be just fine.

Even though the Giants’ young second baseman is hitting just .160 so far in Spring Training, Panik and the Giants aren’t concerned about his slow start. Panik spoke with Andrew Baggarly of the Bay Area News Group about why he’s not worried:

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SFG: San Francisco Giants Mailbag: Bullpen, Joe Panik, Kontos or Machi

Mar 12, 2015; Phoenix, AZ, USA; San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey (28) signs autographs for fans prior to a game against the Chicago White Sox at Camelback Ranch. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Mar 12, 2015; Phoenix, AZ, USA; San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey (28) signs autographs for fans prior to a game against the Chicago White Sox at Camelback Ranch. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

The San Francisco Giants are getting closer and closer to the end of Spring Training and the beginning of the 2015 season. There are still position battles to be sorted out, players recovering from injuries, and other more general questions heading into the 2015 season.

In this week’s Giants Mailbag, we discuss the potential overuse of the bullpen in 2015, if Joe Panik will step up in Pablo Sandoval’s absence, and which pitcher, George Kontos or Jean Machi, will earn the final spot in the bullpen.

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GSW: Golden State Warriors Mailbag: Playoffs Matchups, Thompson vs. Bogut, Lee

Mar 20, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) congratulates guard Stephen Curry (30) after Curry scored during the third quarter at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Bob Stanton-USA TODAY Sports

Mar 20, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) congratulates guard Stephen Curry (30) after Curry scored during the third quarter at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Bob Stanton-USA TODAY Sports

The Golden State Warriors clinched their first Pacific Division title since the 1975-76 season. The Warriors are also one win away from tying the franchise record for most wins in a season at 59, and they still own the best record in the NBA at 58-13.

In this week’s Warriors Mailbag post, we will discuss the best possible first round matchup for the Warriors, if Klay Thompson is the most important Warriors player behind Stephen Curry, and if the Warriors will regret not trading David Lee.

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