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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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Heartbreak in Miami! Jake McGee’s First Blown Save and Giants Rally Twice Only to Fall in Game Two

Here was extra innings: Saturday night’s game was a crazy affair – here was first time the Giants fell behind and the rally of the 7th and here’s the blown save and here’s extra innings and the second rally … … Continue reading

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GBC Reader Vol. 2, Issue 2: 2017 Giants, a Work in Progress

Well the first fourteen games (four series) of the season are behind us and a couple of things are already clear. The NL West is going to be a dogfight. The Rockies, Dodgers and D-backs all expect to be in … 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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Belated Apology to Jake Peavy

Wrote this ten days ago but didn’t have internet access to upload it. June 1st, 2016 Giants Baseball Corner I owe Jake Peavy an apology. Jake, on your 35th birthday you were a badass. I don’t know anyone who can … 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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If You’re a Giants Fan, This is for You. Game 7 World Series 2014

I saw last night coming in the exact same way I saw us “losing one of three at home” to these guys. I saw it because unlike Texas and Detroit on this stage, these guys are hungry, fierce and fast … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Jake Peavy Before Game Six of the 2014 World Series

Jake Peavy joined the Giants and went 6-4 with a 2.17 ERA in 12 starts. He only gave up three home runs. He threw 58 strikeouts and 17 walks, for a 3.41 strikeout-to-walks ratio. He gave up 65 hits and … Continue reading

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Yusmeiro Petit to Start vs. Pirates in Gm1

Today the Giants have landed in Pittsburgh, PA. Yesterday, the team announced they are giving the Big Horse, SP Matt Cain, an extra start off to allow the small cut on his finger to completely heal and that today in … Continue reading

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