The 2021 San Francisco Giants are the best kind of great team: A surprise. At the beginning of the season, in the early days of Spring Training in Arizona, the concept of the Giants making the playoffs was a far-fetched fantasy to even the most brainwashed and optimistic San Francisco fan. Now, with 18 games to play, they're in — with more than half of the final month of the regular season to play, they've clinched a spot in the postseason.