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Who is Jake Junis? They Call him June Bug, and We Need Him All of June

With Disco on the 60-day DL and not due back until late June, the Giants now turn to 29-year-old, former Kansas City Royal, Jakob Benjamin Lee Junis, born and raised in Illinois, where he played baseball and basketball very well. … Continue reading

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Stay Up, Swan, Mind Your Delivery and Work with Staff on Maintenance to Avoid Blisters and Muscle Pulls

Alex “Swan” Cobb is 34 years old and has been in the majors since 2011, when he started for the Tampa Bay Rays, who had drafted him five years earlier. However he missed all of the ’15, ’16 and most … Continue reading

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Gabe Kapler Uses “The Opener” Brilliantly to Set Up the Struggling 23-Year-Old Logan Webb; Longo and the Kids Knock ’em in. Big Win!

The opener. Executed to perfection. That’s what Gabe Kapler did yesterday. What was apparent – a kid was struggling with the pressure of the big-league environment as a starter – directed the logic. The reliever with the best win/loss record … Continue reading

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Cueto Shines, Bullpen Holds, Baraga the Vulture Goes to 5-1; Labor Day Game Pivotal

But the Bums rested Mookie Betts against the Rockies in the night game and lost, so our Giants remain in fourth place in the division by half a game. I am not going to recap yesterday’s day game against the … Continue reading

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