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First Team to 40-, 50-, and 60-Wins in MLB 2021: Your San Francisco Giants with a Major-League Leading Gross of Home Runs; Rogers and Bullpen Redeem Themselves, Giants Down Dodgers 4 – 2

What a game! Gabe Kapler’s decision to put Buster in to lead off the ninth against Kenley Jansen, knowing Posey has had success against him, was inspired managing. Buster roped a single and shook him. Then Wilmer Flores – who … 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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In Complete Turnaround, Giants Erase Home Sweep and Take Series in Chavez Ravine 3-1

This was like a train, the momentum of this thing since Tauchman’s catch. I’d be remiss not to mention though that Albert Pujols hit his 669th and 670th home runs in the last couple of days, toh to Phat Albert. … Continue reading

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Giants Stake Logan Webb Seven Runs in Four Innings; Webb K’s Seven, Walks None, Allows One Hit Over Five for Win

This one was nutty. Justin Turner doubled in Lux to give the Dodgers a 1-0 lead in the first. The Giants then delivered a hit parade against Urias to take the lead on a two-run Dubon single in the second. … Continue reading

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After 23 Run Outburst Last Year, Giants Rack up 19 Runs in Shellacking of Reds to Complete Road Sweep 4-0, End Road Trip 6-2

Last year, what we call the Irregular Season, the Giants had a game – granted it was in Colorado with altitude – when we scored 23 runs. Today’s performance of 19 runs in more down to earth Cincinnati was another … 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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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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Newly Acquired Padre Mike Clevinger Shuts Out Giants in Game One of Two 7-inning Double-Header Games

The Padres brought out their big acquisition at the trade deadline, Mike Clevinger, and he shut down the G-men as requested. Jhonny Cueto gave up two earned runs in the second and third and the Padres added two more and … Continue reading

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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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We Believe In Our Champions Blood

We have endured the East Coast and LA bias from national networks for so long they’re irrelevant to us. In fact sometimes it feels better to ride the role of underdog, knowing we have the most experienced, smartest and most … 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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CL game 3: Bumgarner Yields Homer then Settles In, Hesto Throws 2 Scoreless, Giants defeat Reds 4-3

Madison Bumgarner’s first start was apparently similar to years past: gave up a dinger and then settled into his usual self, striking out the side to end his outing. Chris Heston then came in and handled the Reds for two … Continue reading

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ICYMI: SF Giants 1-0 in Cactus, Rally to Beat Angels 4-1

Since we are back up and running it’s probably a good idea to drop a post every day or two to keep us all connected. The Giants won game one out in Scottsdale by the score of 4-1 over the … Continue reading

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Believe We Can Win Back-To-Back World Series with Champs Blood

Sigh. At this moment we’ve lost three of four games in Chicago and are down 2-0 in the last. Last night, Brian Murphy, typically, doomsaid in the towel; but our pitching is a hot mess from starters to the ‘pen … Continue reading

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Giants Come From Behind, Hit With RISP, Beat Cards in St. Louis

This was the game where I began to wonder if we might have this. We might have the division because we are a real team … built from good guys. I was worried because St. Louis is a baseball town … Continue reading

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Double Hammy Whammy – Giants Win, Lose Cain, Casilla to DL

Even when the Giants win lately there’s some weird issue – an HBP directly on the thumb sidelines Brandon Belt, plays that should be routine for a first baseman in little league bungled by Michael Morse, nutty throwing errors by … Continue reading

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Romo Can’t Lock It Down, Giants Lose Opener in Colorado

This game was going according to plan. Madison Bumgarner and the Giants defense quieted the red hot Rockies lineup, holding them to three runs. In fact, it marked a milestone for Bumgarner who set the Giants team record for most … Continue reading

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Finally! Cain Gets Run Support, First Win; Giants Overcome Marlins

When the Miami Marlins came to town last year with Matt Cain on the mound, my son and I took his grandmother visiting from India. Here they are after the game, and you can see the Marlins crushed us 7-2: … Continue reading

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