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The Giants Run the Gauntlet (Game 1 of 16); Season-Defining Stretch, Game One, G-Men Jack Megill, Shutout New York Metropolitans

The Giants are playing sixteen games in sixteen days. They face the Mets (3) and Braves (3) on the road, the Brewers (4) and Dodgers (3) at home, and finally the Rocks (3), at altitiude, without a break. This gauntlet … Continue reading

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Brandon Belt Comes Off IR and Smashes Four, Game-Changing Home Runs in Milwaukee; La Stella is Silk; Giants Win Series to End Road Trip, 5 – 2

Wow! B-Craw’s leadoff double in the eighth inning was a thing of beauty. He swatted it inside-out to the bright sunshine in left and bolted – he was going for scoring position all the way – went flying, head-first, horizontally … Continue reading

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Brandon Crawford Passes Travis Stonewall Jackson as Longest Tenured Giants Shortstop, Has Magical Night in Giants Win in Texas

No one has ever started more games at shortstop for the Giants than Brandon Crawford. In the 139-season history of the team, on either coast, Crawford stands alone at short having passed Travis Jackson, a Hall-of-Famer who joined the New … Continue reading

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Rally Visor How-To for Giants at Miami

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EVERYBODY’S talking bout “just enough runs”

I started talking about “just enough runs” a year and a half ago and have been on KNBR to discuss it. The idea that – comparable to the Rockies park where they rely on scoring runs at altitude – we … 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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Bochy Ejected, Sanchez GS, as Giants Outlast Rockies, 12-10 in 11 Innings

Giants 12, Colorado 10 at Coors Field The wind and altitude collaborated to help the ball out of the yard at Coors Field, but most of the nine homers in this one were towers of power that traveled 420+ feet. … Continue reading

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Colorado Series Recap (3-0 Sweep) – Zito Dominates

The Rockies have been a punching bag for the Giants in recent years and Colorado’s been particularly good for Barry Zito. After yesterday’s game, Zeets’ option is now making national press like this from NBC’s Matthew Pouliot: “Including last year’s … 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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