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VIDEO: First Home Run as a Giant by J.D. Davis

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VIDEO: Dodgers at Giants, Thursday, 08/04/2022, Feat. J.D. Davis First Home Run as a Giant

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VIDEO: Dodgers at Giants, Wednesday 08/03/2022

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GBC Reader 22-3: What the Giants Did at Trade Deadline and Why; Big Brother Comcast is Still the Worst

One thing can be said for Farhan Zaidi: he is precise. And he absolutely has to be for any of what he has authored to work. In this age of sabermetrics-driven baseball, the tiniest, measurable difference in the skills of … Continue reading

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Trade Deadline Passes With Minor Changes to Staff; Vin Scully Passes Away; Giants Score Five in the Fourth After Alex Wood Gives up Six Through Six; Giants Lose

Rest in Peace, Vin Vin Scully died tonight, at the age of 94. He was the consummate professional, who ultimately defined and perfected how to do the job. I didn’t agree with his politics, but he kept it out most … Continue reading

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The Farhan Zaidi Era FAILS to Deliver a Contender

It is 30 hours until the trade deadline. The Giants are not in it. After the greatest regular season in team history last year, in which we were absurdly lucky, the team has fallen back to earth, and regressed to … Continue reading

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Hang Around, Hang Around, Hang Around and We’ll Punch ‘Em in the ‘Pen with Pinch Hitters is Fascinating, and Hella Exciting From the Seventh Inning On, But Not a Championship Philosophy

The trade deadline is now eight days away. The Nemesis swept the Giants over all four games of a series at the Ravine for the first time in 27 years to add to the brace they “swept,” back in May, … Continue reading

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Giants Games After the Stretch Have Become Must-See-TV No Matter the Score Because of Kapler’s Use of Pinch Hitters and the ‘Pen; Ruf’s First Grand Slam Ties Game in Seventh in Chavez Ravine

The Giants fell behind by five runs down in L.A. and didn’t seem the least bit worried. The defense was again the problem. This time Luis Gonzalez, our great-hitting rookie playing only his second game ever in right field at … Continue reading

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Giants Start Second Half On the Road in the Division – Against the Nemesis in the Ravine and Wrangling Snakes in the Desert; But Then Play 20 Games in California

It is twelve days until the trade deadline. The second half of the season starts with the Giants in L.A. for four and Arizona for three. Unlike last year and the first half of this season, we know the starting … Continue reading

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Giants Win Season Series With Milwaukee Aided by Game-Winning Score From Bases Loaded Balk in Eighth; Gauntlet of 17 Straight Games Concludes Today; Is Everybody Trade-able?

The Giants defeated Milwaukee Saturday night by standing still while they flinched. It would be easy to say the Giants had no business winning this one – I’m sure that’s what the east coast media thinks – but that viewpoint … Continue reading

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Giants Compete Hard Against Central-Division Leaders, But Fall to Brewers in Extra Innings at Home in Fourteenth Straight Game in July

It is Friday, July 15th, and the Giants have played fourteen consecutive games this month and will play three more this weekend before the All-Star break to finally end the Gauntlet II: seventeen games in seventeen days, an exhausting stretch. … Continue reading

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Giants Take Home Series Against Snakes (2 – 1); Bats Awaken Tuesday, Bullpen Game With Bench Bats Get Walkoff Wednesday; Can Still End Gauntlet of 17 Games Over .500

The Giants beat the Arizona Diamondbacks two games to one at Oracle Park this week, losing a cliffhanger on Monday night Giants 3, Diamondbacks 4; exploding for a massive score in a shutout on Tuesday Giants 13, D-backs 0; and … Continue reading

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The San Francisco Giants are Non-Contenders Who Aren’t Even Fun to Watch Anymore

sigh. If you are a simpleton, you blame Gabe Kapler. If you are a slightly smarter person you look at the decision-making of Farhan Zaidi. But in reality the Zaidi/Kapler Era has been a middling experiment which shone with brilliance … Continue reading

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Gauntlet II: Giants Hit the Road After Suffering Home Series Sweep by White Sox, Open in Arizona Against MadBum and Lose Big; Have Lost Five Straight and Eleven of Last Fourteen

It was just a terrible end to June, as the Giants finished it winning only two of the last eight games in the month. The Giants lost a three game series to the Reds at home and only split a … Continue reading

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The Gauntlet II: Giants Start Longest Consecutive Game Stretch of Season With Home Loss to Chicago White Sox

On Friday night, the Giants lost a heartbreaker. Their bats were silenced again by the opposing starter, in this case Lance Lynn of the Chicago White Sox, and though Giants starter Alex Cobb went five scoreless, the Giants once again … Continue reading

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Giants Compete Against World Series Champs But End Road Trip 3 – 4, Foreshadowing Moneyball Results in DS

Every game in Atlanta was close. The Giants competed hard and had a chance to win all four games, not just the high-scoring one they took by two runs. It was a good series and I was proud of our … Continue reading

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Disco’s Back – Giants Take Two in Pittsburgh Then Lose Two Walkoffs Back-to-Back On Road

The Giants took the road series in Pittsburgh two games to one. They won the first game Giants 2, Pirates 0, behind a dominant outing by Carlos Rodón. Brandon Crawford rallied the team to victory in game two Giants 7, … Continue reading

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Giants Handle Royals Series 2 – 1, End Home Stand 6 – 3 Including Sweep of Dodgers

The homestand had a rocky start as we fell to Colorado twice. The last game against the Rockies was atrocious, worst of the year so far for the Giants, who made four errors. Things looked bleak. Then the Giants swept … Continue reading

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La Barrida de la Nemesis, The Giants Sweep the Bums Outta Town in Impressive Fashion, Bullpen Shines

(slow clap) I stand corrected. The Giants are super-crisp on defense and the bullpen is stellar. Or so it would seem. The Giants just swept the Bums at Oracle to take the lead in the season series 3 – 2. … Continue reading

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