This stat should make Giants fans incredibly happy

This stat should make Giants fans incredibly happy

After the Giants defeated the Oakland Athletics on Sunday, they officially ended up being the first string in the majors to reach 80 wins this season.

The Giants discovered themselves in a dangerous circumstance in Sundays game, as they were down 1-0 to the Athletics following an RBI single by Mark Canha in the bottom of the sixth inning. In the top of the eighth inning, manager Gabe Kapler called upon Donovan Solano to pinch-hit for LaMonte Wade. With Austin Slater on first, Solano sent a pitch from A.J. Puk over the left field fence to offer San Francisco the 2-1 lead.
With the Oakland series now in the books, San Francisco moves onto a three-game series against the New York Mets. Following that, they move onto critical series versus the Atlanta Braves (three video games), Brewers (four video games) and Dodgers (3 video games).
Congratulations, Giants fans, you officially have bragging rights over the other 29 MLB fanbases.

Last year, the San Francisco Giants missed out on the chance to clinch a playoff berth on the final day of the truncated season. The Giants discovered themselves in a dangerous circumstance in Sundays game, as they were down 1-0 to the Athletics following an RBI single by Mark Canha in the bottom of the 6th inning. With Austin Slater on first, Solano sent a pitch from A.J. Puk over the left field fence to offer San Francisco the 2-1 lead.

Aug 22, 2021; Oakland, California, USA; San Francisco Giants players celebrate their 2-1 triumph over the Oakland Athletics at RingCentral Coliseum. Necessary Credit: D. Ross Cameron-USA TODAY Sports
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The San Francisco Giants can state they accomplished this task before the 29 other groups in the 2021 season
Last year, the San Francisco Giants lost out on the chance to clinch a playoff berth on the last day of the truncated season. This year, they are in a position where they wont need to stress over being in that “last-chance” scenario ever again. And this latest stat proves simply that.

Giants first string in MLB to reach 80 wins this season.
Thats right, the Giants accomplished this accomplishment prior to the Tampa Bay Rays, Milwaukee Brewers and even the competing Los Angeles Dodgers, who currently sit 2.5 games behind them in the NL West standings.