Monthly Archives: June 2021

In Front of Tens of Thousands of Beautiful Fans a Night Once Again, Giants Take Bay Bridge Series 2-1, Struggle vs Lefties

It was glorious to hear the roar of the crowd at the new park once again as fans from the East Bay and all over the Peninsula came to the city to enjoy the Giants hosting the A’s. I had … Continue reading

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GBC’s All-Star Ballot 2021

I rushed it, last second, this year – right at the deadline – so I understand if you have beef about Machado. Longo was going to get my vote til he got hurt. So I made a knee-jerk heart call: … Continue reading

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Giants Take Two in Anaheim, Win Season Series Against Angels; Padres Sweep Dodgers, Putting Giants Four Games Ahead in First

The San Francisco Giants took advantage of three nights in a row that the Padres beat the Dodgers – the perfect outcome. The NL West leaders have won eight of nine, are a season-high 22 games over .500, with the … Continue reading

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Padres Beat Bums on Giants Off Day, SF Gains Ground Without Playing on the Way Down to Disneyland

It’s happening. We hoped the two teams in our division that have spent $40m and $60m more than us for the 26 guys on the field, would beat each other up during the season, allowing us to creep up the … Continue reading

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The Farhan Zaidi Era Giants Bloom Into Contention

“They have the best record in the National League and are leading a division that also contains the Dodgers and Padres, two teams who have pulled off the kind of boldface moves that would make finishing behind the Giants both … Continue reading

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Michael Andrew Yastrzemski’s First Major League Grand Slam, the 87th Splash Hit at The New Yard

Oski’s http://www.espn.com/video/clip?id=31641980

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Brandon Crawford Passes Travis Stonewall Jackson as Longest Tenured Giants Shortstop, Has Magical Night in Giants Win in Texas

No one has ever started more games at shortstop for the Giants than Brandon Crawford. In the 139-season history of the team, on either coast, Crawford stands alone at short having passed Travis Jackson, a Hall-of-Famer who joined the New … Continue reading

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Giants Handle Cubs 3-1 but Sustain Injuries; Longo Out at least a Month; PLUS Sabermetrics/Injury/Trade Report

In the ninth inning of the last game of a series we had already won, in a collision between two excellent veteran infielders going hard for a ball that was of indefinable responsibility (probably because of all the shifting), we … Continue reading

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Giants Split Brace at the Yard with Angels, Stay in First Place in NL West, Prepare for Quietly Climbing Baby Bears

The Giants lost big yesterday, but it fit just fine into our hopes for walking between the rain drops in the NL West because the Bums and Padres both lost, too, which keeps us in first place. Amazingly, predicted by … Continue reading

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