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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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Superstitions and Rally Headgear PLUS 2021 GBC Glossary of Terms (in progress)

Glossary of Shorthand Used Often on GBC: Irregular Season – the 2020, 60-game, Covid-shortened season Manfred Man – the free runner on second in extras in the 2020 and ’21 seasons College Double-Header – the seven-inning double-headers of the ’20 … Continue reading

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Brandon Belt Comes Off IR and Smashes Four, Game-Changing Home Runs in Milwaukee; La Stella is Silk; Giants Win Series to End Road Trip, 5 – 2

Wow! B-Craw’s leadoff double in the eighth inning was a thing of beauty. He swatted it inside-out to the bright sunshine in left and bolted – he was going for scoring position all the way – went flying, head-first, horizontally … 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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GBC is Back! San Francisco Giants Fanfest 2021

Screeeeee! – Thunk-Thunk-Thunk- whoooohooohooo – THIS THING ON? We listened to KNBR Fanfest 2021 today 2:29​ MTK intro 7:47​ Marty Lurie and Kerry Crowley with SF Giants GM Sam Harris 28:31​ SF Giants President of Baseball Operations Farhan Zaidi 48:06​ … Continue reading

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Letter to the President of Baseball Operations, GM and Managers of the San Francisco Giants in Advance of Last Game of the Irregular Season, PLUS Final Starting Lineup

Dear Farhan Zaidi, Sam Harris, Gabe Kapler and Giants Staff: Whew! If that incredible, short, sharp blast of games was a vision of what can be expected in the years to come, I am very excited for what we are … Continue reading

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Gausman Great, Coonrod Blows 7th, Costs Giants Series Win Vs. Colorado; G-men Face Padres in Doubleheader of 7 Inning Games Today

Kevin Gausman was great, giving up only a couple of runs while peppering eight hits across six innings and leaving with a 3-2 lead yesterday. But the Rockies scored two runs in the seventh off Sam Coonrod to leave Gausman … 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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Zaidi Picks Up ‘Pen Help for Cash, Lays Back on Trade Deadline

So in the end, the trade deadline passed and Farhan Zaidi made no moves of current Giants or prospects but rather, only made one announcement, late in the day, that he paid cash to the Moneyball-Rays for a lefty to … Continue reading

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Thunk! Krrreeeeee! Krsssshh. Thunk-Thunk!

(this thing on? … sybillance. sybillance.) Hey everybody, it’s Karthik. (pronounced ‘Car-thick’). You can see me at the 10:05 mark of this video just before Hunter Pence: and here in 2020, I’ve decided to fire up the ol’ Giants Baseball … Continue reading

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Final GBC Reader – Thanks for Following

No more Giants Baseball Corner. I lost the pwd to the twitter account @giantsbaseballc and I haven’t written here or there in months. The Giants are having an historically terrible year. So it seems a good time to end this … Continue reading

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GBC Reader Vol.2, Issue 5: Fights and Flights

SFGiants (25-37), 4th in NL West 14 games back of Colorado, 3-7 in last ten games, road trip ended in Milwaukee with an extra innings win last night and home stand starts today against the surprising Minnesota Twins. Since we … Continue reading

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GBC Reader Vol. 2, Issue 4 – Slowly Improving Giants with Six Game Win Streak in May

The last ten days have been promising for the G-men. We took 3 of 4 from the Nemesis at the Yard! It was great. Kershaw beat us and Cueto got a little hot under the collar, resulting in a bench-clearing … Continue reading

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GBC Reader Vol. 2, Issue 3: Thankful to Turn the Calendar Page

The first month of the season was turbulent, chaotic and unpredictable. MadBum ripped two home runs on Opening Day, the only pitcher in history to achieve such a feat, and we lost. We scored a bunch of runs in the … Continue reading

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GBC Reader Volume 2, Issue 1: Torture While All Hail Madison Bumgarner

Opening day in Phoenix was a massive, thick-beamed wood rollercoaster ride built by Madison Bumgarner that went off the rails in such a familiar manner it felt sickening – or for the less dramatic and more experienced fans, like typical … Continue reading

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Beat LA and Seize The Division

The second half has been very much like a root canal but at last, the playoffs are around the corner and the Giants have just a little more work to do to ensure we’re once again in the postseason in … Continue reading

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We Believe In Our Champions Blood

We have endured the East Coast and LA bias from national networks for so long they’re irrelevant to us. In fact sometimes it feels better to ride the role of underdog, knowing we have the most experienced, smartest and most … Continue reading

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The GBC Reader, Issue Twelve, As In a Dozen – with Four Dozen Games Left to Play, BCraw’s 7 Hit Game

With 48 games left to play, the San Francisco Giants hold a one game lead over the nemesis in the NL West and have returned home to the confines of AT&T nee´ Pac-Bell Park for a much needed ten game … Continue reading

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The GBC Reader, Issue Eleven: Post-Trade Deadline Talk, Saying Hello to Will Smith and Bye to Duffman

Welcome gentle reader to The Giants Baseball Corner Reader, Issue 11, a compendium of links to stories and stuff about the Giants since the last GBC Reader. BTW, You can always read all the Readers as a summation of the … Continue reading

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