Giants sign Huff to bat cleanup
Lefty-swinging first baseman expected to add punch
SAN FRANCISCO -- Giants manager Bruce Bochy used 134 different lineups last year. Ideally, that total will shrink significantly this season.The Giants believe that the addition of first baseman Aubrey Huff, whose signing of a one-year, $3 million contract became official Wednesday, increases their chances of maintaining a relatively set starting eight -- a luxury that has eluded Bochy in his three-year tenure with San Francisco.
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Chris Haft is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.