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Giants Lose Season Series to Cards 3 – 4; Logan Webb Rolls On, Jakob Junis Continues to Impress, and Carlos Rodón Lays an Egg on National TV

The Giants rolled into St. Louis hot, were chilled to zilch by a shutout and then lost a laugher, as they fell to the Cardinals two games to one and lost the season series. It was announced Friday morning that … Continue reading

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Giants Come Roaring Back Behind Logan Webb and Jakob Junis to Earn Draw with Cardinals 2 – 2; Flores Rolls, Dubón Turns Up, Yaz Smashes 93rd Splash Hit as Game-Winner

My concerns were for naught. I was being too negative. The Giants lined up behind Logan Webb and cranked three home runs (Wilmer Flores grand slam, Darin Ruf and Mauricio Dubón) in a nine-hit, 13-run performance in game three. Giants … Continue reading

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Giants Lose Another Bullpen Game, Cardinals Pound Relievers in Support of Mikolas

Cardinals 7, Giants 1 The Giants are without key players so strategy in the losses this past week has been complicated by the very real fact of attrition. It is hard to assess a team filled with guys who are … Continue reading

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Kwang Hyun Kim Has Three-Hit the Giants Twice and Beaten Them at Home and on the Road, DeSclafani Blinks First, Cards Win 3-1

The pitchers duel I predicted came to pass and Kwang Hyun Kim was stellar. DeSclafani left one up in the second that got tagged for a solo shot and then slipped in the seventh and Goldy drove in two more. … Continue reading

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Giants Start Second Half with Solid Road Win in St. Louis, 7-2

Kevin Gausman was given leave. Logan Webb was given the start. Mike Tauchman was brought back up. Jay Jackson, who hadn’t pitched in the majors in two years, was called up for his Giants debut. He was used in intensely … Continue reading

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Series Recap: The Cardinals Have “Figured Out” Matt Cain

Crazy double header in which the Cards scored an obscene number of runs off Matt Cain for the second time in a row in, specifically, the third inning – representing some adjustment they are making to a habit he has … Continue reading

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Revenge of the Cardinals Series Two Recap (1-2)

Sunday’s fiasco of onfield baseball effort by the Giants on ring ceremony day was frustrating for many reasons for fans who, like me, prefer playing  baseball to celebrating victory. Giants Baseball Corner proposes a different view of our Giants than … Continue reading

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Cardinals Back Against Our Wall

The National League Championship Series last year was between the winners of the two previous World Series and both teams relied heavily on defense – and in particular, pitching. Relief pitching. Specialist pitching. Pitching. When Barry Zito broke the spirit … Continue reading

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GBC Recap – The Opening Series v. LA (2-1)

It took a perfect outing from one of the best lefties in baseball – including the first home run he ever hit in his life  – to mar what was otherwise an excellent opening series for the San Francisco Giants. … Continue reading

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