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Giants not worried about opening loss

Sure, the defense was suspect and the bats were quiet, but it was only the first game

Updated: April 1, 2011, 2:12 AM ET
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

LOS ANGELES -- This is the way Opening Day should be.

No umbrellas. No fans huddled in overcoats. No snow in the forecast. No temperatures so low you can't tell whether that's steam escaping from Jim Leyland's breath or cigarette smoke. Just brilliant blue skies, the mercury inching through the 80s, a World Series champion in one dugout, a bitter old rival in the other, two aces trading zeroes inning after inning, a promising young rookie stepping to the plate against a tough veteran ...

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