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The Giants Biggest Home Stand of the Year

And so it comes to this. The best first half in the majors and the second-worst second half in the majors sums to the most important home stand of the year with twenty games to play. Seven games: three against … 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 neeĀ“ Pac-Bell Park for a much needed ten game … Continue reading

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The GBC Reader, Issue Nine: Confidence is High Despite the DL

So the second half begins with the G-men in first place in the NL West holding the best record in baseball, which is why we lost last night naturally to the Padres for the first time this year and once … Continue reading

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Lincecum Showcase

It’s been an up and down couple of weeks for the Giants – with Bumgarner, Cueto and Samardzija providing the ups and Peavy, Cain and the batting lineup bringing us down. And of course last Friday brought the highly anticipated … Continue reading

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The GBC Reader, Issue 5: John Shea With Fresh SP-in-the-8 Data, Brisbee Covers the State of the Shift and some Cool Barry Lamar

Giants got a couple back against the Marlins, but the last one we should have won … and let get away. Josh Osich may just need a second after the week he had. Consecutive beanings of the same DBacks player … Continue reading

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Using Timely Hitting the Giants Open the Yard with a 3-1 Series Win Over the Nemesis

In case you haven’t been paying attention to baseball yet because you’re wrapped up in Warriors or Sharks or The Masters coverage, our San Francisco Giants are looking really good at the plate. Yes, that’s right, THE GIANTS ARE HITTING! … Continue reading

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Kayaking a Giant Game [feat. McCovey Cove Dave]

wow. this was something I’ve wanted to do for fifteen years. McCovey Cove Dave has always encouraged me to do it via twitter (@McCoveyCoveDave). I am so glad my son and I went – HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.  

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Lincecum and Vogelsong Continue Giants AL Dominance

The Minnesota Twins are tied for second in the AL Central but have a .500 record because it’s a division dominated by the powerful Detroit Tigers. Their power hitter Joe Mauer has been struggling terribly, but still, they have Kurt … Continue reading

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Marlins Continue Hitting AT&T, Take Two From Giants

After the come-from-behind victory in game one, the Giants were forced into another come-from-behind situation in game two, when Yusmeiro Petit was burned by Marlins bats for four runs in the first four frames. In fact, the very first batter … Continue reading

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Vogey QS, Brandon Hicks Walkoff HR Giants Sweep Indians

yeah. great way to start the Interleague action. Three run homer for Brandon Hicks with two out in the bottom of the ninth. Ryan Vogelsong had a major bounce-back game, throwing seven shutout innings, his longest start of the season. … Continue reading

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Giants Score 4 Runs in 5th Inning, Beat Indians 5-3

Tim Lincecum struggled from the beginning of this one, giving up 9 hits and 3 runs in 4 and 2/3 and leaving the bases juiced with two outs for Juan Gutierrez, who struck out one batter and left the game. … Continue reading

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Series Recap: Melky Comes to Town, Hits Well, Loses, RA Dickey Wins

In Melky Cabrera’s first game back at AT&T Park he received boos and catcalls, but still hit well. However, the day belonged to Tim Lincecum, Andres Torres and Sergio Romo as the Giants won 2-1 on seven strong innings from … Continue reading

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GBC 18 – Melky Context Theory

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Series Recap: Giants Come Back Against the Rox (2-1)

The Rockies won the first game 5-0 and it seemed their recent success against the G-men was going to continue, but the G-men stormed back to score 13 runs in the next two games to win 6-5 and 7-3 behind … Continue reading

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Series Recap: Giants Come Home Beat Nats Vogey Breaks Hand (2-1)

Game 1: Giants 8, Nationals 0 Ryan Vogelsong came out of his slump and got the win, but then had his hand broken when hit by a pitch and will be out 6 – 8 weeks. But it was a … Continue reading

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Series Recap: Turning Point for Giants Starting Pitchers (3-1)

Save for Ryan Vogelsong’s fifth inning implosion that lost game one of these four with the Atlanta Braves, this series was a smile that became a grin as everything from starting pitching to batting came together. Starting Pitching Matt Cain, … Continue reading

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Giants Beat Philly 4-3 in 10th After Romo Blows Save

Giants Beat Philly, Avoid Sweep, but this was a ‘blown save’ – words Jon Miller never uses. The Giants beat the Phillies in the bottom of the 10th on a game-ending line drive by Andres Torres, to make the final … Continue reading

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Lee Continues Reg Season Giants Ownage, Phils Win 6-2

I didn’t watch or listen to much of this one because it was on at the same time as the Warriors vs. Spurs Game One of NBA Playoffs second round. Cliff Lee was workmanlike and manhandled our line up – … Continue reading

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More Defensive Lapses, Another Extra Inning Loss

I took my son to his first Giant game at AT&T Park in mid-September, when he was seven years old, in 2009. In the two previous days the Giants had pounded Colorado 9-1 and 10-2 in the first two games … Continue reading

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