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Last GBC Reader of 2021: If Moneyball Mostly Dies in the DS, and Has Never Won it All, Do We Really Want to Commit?

This season was mathemagical and lucky. The Dodgers were the better team, that a few times only lost because of an error by one guy (Bellinger, Jansen, Turner). To their credit, our Giants seized the mistakes. The Giants played unbelievably … Continue reading

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NLDS Game Three, Giants at Dodgers 10/11/21

Alex Wood named to start When the Giants signed Alex Wood, one of the most commonly heard praises was that, as a former standout starter for the Dodgers, he’d step up and perform for us against them with an intimate, … 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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First Team to 40-, 50-, and 60-Wins in MLB 2021: Your San Francisco Giants with a Major-League Leading Gross of Home Runs; Rogers and Bullpen Redeem Themselves, Giants Down Dodgers 4 – 2

What a game! Gabe Kapler’s decision to put Buster in to lead off the ninth against Kenley Jansen, knowing Posey has had success against him, was inspired managing. Buster roped a single and shook him. Then Wilmer Flores – who … Continue reading

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In Complete Turnaround, Giants Erase Home Sweep and Take Series in Chavez Ravine 3-1

This was like a train, the momentum of this thing since Tauchman’s catch. I’d be remiss not to mention though that Albert Pujols hit his 669th and 670th home runs in the last couple of days, toh to Phat Albert. … Continue reading

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Giants Stake Logan Webb Seven Runs in Four Innings; Webb K’s Seven, Walks None, Allows One Hit Over Five for Win

This one was nutty. Justin Turner doubled in Lux to give the Dodgers a 1-0 lead in the first. The Giants then delivered a hit parade against Urias to take the lead on a two-run Dubon single in the second. … Continue reading

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Tauchman Etches Name in Giants-Dodgers Rivalry Lore, Robs Pujols of Walkoff; Giants Get First Win Over Bums in Extras

This was a Giants-Dodgers classic with a stunning catch to prevent what would have been Albert Pujols’ 669th home run and his first walkoff at Chavez Ravine. But for the guy Farhan Zaidi traded for in the last week of … Continue reading

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Leading National League West by One Over Pads, Two Over Bums, SF Giants Welcome Weekend Challenge by Nemesis; Giants. Dodgers. Game One.

Giants. Dodgers. Regarded as one of the most competitive and longest-standing rivalries in American baseball, with some observers considering it the greatest sports rivalry of all time, says wiki. Fans of both sides, each and all, have memories of great … Continue reading

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The San Francisco Giants are Alone in First Place in the NL West on the Last Day of April

The highest payroll in Major League Baseball in 2021 is that of last year’s 60-game season World Series Champs ($249m). Appearing in three of the last four World Series’, they acquired Mookie Betts two years ago, Trevor Bauer this past … Continue reading

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Waking Up After Last Night’s 14 Innings

In a way we can say we’ve been playing these guys, in this League, for 131 years. Last night’s was a trench battle. Games like that reveal what kind of fans we are and today, as we all wake up … Continue reading

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Giants Take Three of Four in Chavez Ravine

Now that was a great road trip. On what was meant to be the Giants longest and most difficult road trip of the season – ten consecutive nights facing the NL East-leading Atlanta Braves, the Pirates in Pittsburgh and four … Continue reading

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Giants Crush The Hopes of the Nemesis in 10th, Defeat Dodgers 3-1

Mr. Quality Control is back. Vogelsong was truly #Vogelstrong, throwing just over 100 pitches, easing his way out of jams and holding the Dodgers to a single run. He out-dueled one of the Dodgers’ high value starters, Josh Beckett, went … Continue reading

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Home Sweep of the Hapless Nemesis (3-0)

That was a great way to close out the Dodger series. I do think it’s important to remember it wasn’t that long ago the mojo was all with LA. Long time fans of the Giants know how frustrating it was. … Continue reading

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Lifetime Minor-Leaguer Quiroz Walk-Off HR over Dodgers

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Buster Posey’s First Walkoff Home Run Smacks the Nemesis

Wow. There were a lot of people calling for it on twitter, asking Buster to hit the walkoff homer like it’s just that easy. The trend is to do it so you can retweet later that you “called it” … … Continue reading

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GBC Recap – The Opening Series v. LA (2-1)

It took a perfect outing from one of the best lefties in baseball – including the first home run he ever hit in his lifeĀ  – to mar what was otherwise an excellent opening series for the San Francisco Giants. … Continue reading

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Lincecum Debut Rubber Match vs. Beckett

Let’s Go Timmy!

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Tim Lincecum Analysis Articles Collected in One post

POSTSCRIPT: Tim Kawakami added this after Timmy’s start, but it’s a good read PREGAME: Tim Lincecum’s season debut evokes ink including national press like Senior Baseball Columnist Scott Miller at CBS and ESPN’s David Schoenfield calls it an important start. … Continue reading

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Sending Big Country MadBum to Wrangle Dodgers in Chavez Ravine

#BeatLA

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