Category Archives: NLWest

100th Game Report: We’ve the Best Record in the Nation, Most Home Runs of Any Team and Rank Near Lowest in Runs-Against

The San Francisco Giants have now exceeded even my expectations. We Giants fans start the season every year with the baseball pundits of the nation under-estimating us. Sports Illustrated said we’d win 79 games. PECOTA predicted 75 wins. There were … Continue reading

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Giants Toss Another Game to Pirates 2 – 10, Tauchman Pitched! SF Remains Two Games Up in NL West, Gausman Struggling?

Kevin Gausman, the only sub-two-ERA pitcher in MLB – since deGrom has been deactivated – has not looked quite right since the All-Star Break. He and his family had a medical emergency immediately after the ASG, which we have been … Continue reading

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Giants Lose Opener to Pirates 6 – 4, But Dodgers Lose in Extras to Colorado Keeping Giants Three Games Up in NL West; PLUS: Request For Collaborators Video

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Buster Steps Up and Goes Yard in First AB to Lead the Giants to Victory in Chavez Ravine 7-2, Gausman Bends But Doesn’t Break

In the 2,526 regular season games the Giants and Dodgers have played each other – most of any two teams in mlb – last night was the first time both teams hit back-to-back-homers in the first inning. Gerald Dempsey Buster … Continue reading

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Scoreboard Watching: Cards Beat Giants 2-1, Win Series and Season Series, Pads and Bums Undecided at the Moment

It’s 5-4 LAD going to the bottom of the 10th in COLORADO. It’s 7-7 in the bottom of the 9th in DC between San Diego and the Nats. Will the Giants, for a third time, have a painful loss mitigated … Continue reading

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Giants Avoid Sweep at Home, Dodgers Lose Three in Miami and Pads Get Pounded 15-5 by Nats Headed to Oracle

The Giants lost four in a row, including two to the Dodgers, bounced back to take three of four from the Dbacks, then lost two of three to the Cards at home. But throughout, they have managed to stay mathematically … Continue reading

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Second Low Point of Season, Giants Lose Two in LA and First of Four in Arizona, Start Road Trip (0-3), Dodgers Gain Three

oof. It feels like the Dodgers have seven guys who can eke a home run six inches to a foot past some wall, corner or part of their crappy park stuck in a ditch – sorry, manmade ravine – atop … 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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