Category Archives: SFG Off Day Posts

Still No Back-to-Back World Series Champions in the 21st Century

No team has won the World Series back-to-back in the 21st century. The Yankees ended the previous century with the repeat, but since, no one has won the ultimate series twice in a row. With the elimination of the Dodgers … Continue reading

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Giants Sweep Rockies on the Road Again; Stay Two Games Up in Division with Six Left to Play at the Yard

Beat reporters Maria Guardado (SF) and Juan Toribio (LA) collaborated to say it best in, One Week to Win the West, posted tonight to answer FAQs about the Giants-Dodgers rivalry and the last week of the season. Everything is up … Continue reading

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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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GBC FLASHBACK 2018: A Trip to the Yard In the Off Years, When GBC Wasn’t Broadcasting*

* Giants Baseball Corner was on hiatus in 2018 and 2019

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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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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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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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Back to Earth. Zaidi and Kapler Experiment, Giants Lose Home Sweep to Bums, Padres Seize First in NL West

It was a rough weekend, but one we should have seen coming. The Nemesis came into Oracle and took all three games, behind new Bum Trevor Bauer and Walker Beuhler and Julio Urias, to make it seven straight. The Padres … Continue reading

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The Trade Deadline Was Smart and Effective Use of The SF Giants System Under Sabean, Boch, and Evans

A lot of fans were emotional yesterday upon hearing the news the SF Giants had traded Matt Duffy, but I was surprised long-time fan Grant Brisbee was among them – he practically wept. I figured old guys like us were … Continue reading

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Who will be our Scutaro, Ross, or Peavy This Year?

The Trade Deadline is 11 days away and it is clear the Giants, like many other teams, need a consistent reliever who can close. But I think we also need another bat even though Panik, Pence and Duffy are coming … Continue reading

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The GBC Reader, Issue Seven: Proof Positive This Is a Better Way to Post and … 69!

Much has happened, dear reader, since we last left our intrepid heroes facing the absence of Hunter Pence for two months. After a smashing May for the second year in a row, the Giants opened June with two losses and … Continue reading

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GBC Off Day FLASHBACK: Opening Day 2016 at the Yard

Another new feature at GBC this season is a FLASHBACK day on SF Giants off days. Today’s feature is our delightful opener at the yard vs. the nemesis. I’m just going to stack up a bunch of short form videos … Continue reading

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