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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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The Giants Run the Gauntlet (Game 15 of 16), SF Giants Start with Three Doubles for First Time, Score Eleven in Support of Webb; Rookie Castro Debuts

The Giants are playing sixteen games in sixteen days, without a break. Been live-blogging them here under the category /Gauntlet. Tonight’s the penultimate game, 15 of the 16, still at altitude, in Denver. The Giants came into this one (8-6) … Continue reading

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Despite Series Loss in Colorado, Giants Remain a Half-Game in First in the NL West; Happy 90th Revolution Around the Sun to Willie Mays

Our greatest weakness now has become glaring: win or lose, we have a terrible ‘pen, likely to give up one or more runs once they’re handed the ball. Bullpen losses are the worst, gut-punching. They un-do all the good of … Continue reading

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First Fifteen Games Report

Welcome back Giants Baseball Corner subscribers! and welcome aboard new friends and fans! I’m Karthik Rajan and this is the first GBC Reader of the 2021 season. When it was announced The Farhan Zaidi Era was to begin with Gabe … Continue reading

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Gabe Kapler Uses “The Opener” Brilliantly to Set Up the Struggling 23-Year-Old Logan Webb; Longo and the Kids Knock ’em in. Big Win!

The opener. Executed to perfection. That’s what Gabe Kapler did yesterday. What was apparent – a kid was struggling with the pressure of the big-league environment as a starter – directed the logic. The reliever with the best win/loss record … Continue reading

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Rookie Bart Catches Cueto Because Tromp Had “Potential” Injury – Cueto/Bart Give Up Seven Runs, Giants Lose Critical Game in Playoff Push Reminding Us Bochy Always Carried THREE Catchers

According to Giants beat reporter Maria Guardado, Chadwick Tromp appeared to jam his shoulder sliding back into first base during Sunday’s matchup against the A’s. Apparently, the shoulder was tweaked enough to still hurt in the afternoon on Monday and … Continue reading

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Kapler’s Decision to Hold Cueto Pays Off, Giants Batter A’s, Bash Murphy, Take More Runs Than They Gave Up in Two Games, Prevent Season Sweep, 14 – 2

These Giants looked tough on Sunday, eh? Bob Melvin was complaining about ’em bashing his catcher and beaning Laureano (like the most hit guy in the league, btw). That’s rich. The A’s manager complaining about the Giants roughing ’em up! … Continue reading

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Giants Drop Paired-Chromosome Count on Rox! Win 23 to 5!

An outrageous explosion of offense last night in Colorado was led by five hits and three home runs by Alex Dickerson, but filled with scoring opportunities the Giants capitalized on, as they were 11 for 26 with RISP and left … Continue reading

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Consensus Opinion Among Giants Fans? Screw Coors Field! Giants Lose Series 1-2

Game One It is easy to forget the lone victory in our three games in Colorado, but it is important not to do so. Jeff Samardzija looked as good as he has yet looked in a Giants uniform and the … Continue reading

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Suspended By Hail and Rain, Giants and Rockies Rubber Match Ends Deadlocked 2-2 in Sixth

The game has just been called due to the weather. Hail stones and rolling electrified thunderstorms suspended this one, tied 2-2 in the bottom of the sixth, with David Huff on the mound for the Giants, a runner on for … Continue reading

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Double Hammy Whammy – Giants Win, Lose Cain, Casilla to DL

Even when the Giants win lately there’s some weird issue – an HBP directly on the thumb sidelines Brandon Belt, plays that should be routine for a first baseman in little league bungled by Michael Morse, nutty throwing errors by … Continue reading

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Romo Can’t Lock It Down, Giants Lose Opener in Colorado

This game was going according to plan. Madison Bumgarner and the Giants defense quieted the red hot Rockies lineup, holding them to three runs. In fact, it marked a milestone for Bumgarner who set the Giants team record for most … Continue reading

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The Battle for First Begins a Mile High

After beating the Marlins 4-1 Sunday the Giants flew directly to Denver and checked into their hotels so as to enjoy as much of their day off yesterday as possible. Ryan Vogelsong’s strong outing made the home stand a winning … Continue reading

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Giants Incapable of Scoring 2 Runs in Colorado, Lose 2-1

Angel Pagan went 0 for 5 with 3 strikeouts. Franklin Morales outdueled Madison Bumgarner and a solo shot from Hunter Pence was all the scoring the G-men could come up with. They gave up two homers, which was just enough … Continue reading

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Series Recap Rox Roll, Score 31 Runs on Giants (1-3)

after stealing Game 1:  Giants 8, Rockies 6 the Giants made numerous errors and endured horrible pitching that made the end of the road trip miserable. Game 2:  Giants 9, Rockies 10 this one was painful as the Giants almost … Continue reading

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