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The Giants Run The Gauntlet (Game 4 of 16) Atlanta, Game One Ends on an Epic Catch at the Wall; Giants ‘Pen Blinks First, Watson Fails to Hold Again

The Giants are playing sixteen games in sixteen days. Tonight they are in Atlanta to face the Braves. Game 4/16 of the Gauntlet. I’m writing these during these sixteen games and posting immediately after, so it’s fresh. After the sweep in New … Continue reading

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Giants Squander Leads in Pittsburgh, Split Series 2-2 as ‘Pen Loses Winnable Games; Kapler Shows Flexibility

It’s clear I’m going to need to develop a better way – meditation, yoga, breathing exercises – to deal with the fact we’re going to lose a lot of games this year despite leading for seven, eight and even nine … 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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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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False-Positive Covid Test, Good Public Health Precautions, Shatter Giants’ Rhythm Against Possibly Best Team in Baseball

The second game of the 7-inning doubleheader was a well fought battle for five of those seven innings. The Giants played well, scored first, scraped. But in the end it was apparent that the Padres are a much better baseball … 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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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 Swept by the Padres! (0-3)

We agree … it’s early!

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Giants 2009 Redux: Timmy’s Great, But We Can’t Hit

Argh. It was like looking at us back in 2009 again. The bright side was Timmy’s performance, and last night we tried  to stream the game live in Giants Baseball Corner, pregame so speaking of Tim Lincecum, here’s: Timmy Getting … Continue reading

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Swept By the Brewers (0-3) Giants SPs Fall Apart

The Brewers swept the Giants out of Milwaukee with home runs. The discrepency on the road trip was 15-2. That’s fifteen home runs by the Brewers and Cubs to two (Pence, Crawford) by the Giants on this road trip to … Continue reading

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Eleven to Eleven in the Bottom of the Eleventh

[this was the 2010 season, August, amidst Lincecum’s first crash] First Pitch 1:06pm – Indian Summer began with a heat wave and the warm weather seems to correlate directly with baseballs sailing out of AT&T Park. The Giants, a great … Continue reading

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