Big Daddy Dickerson

by Greek Giant I had many other, raunchier ideas for today’s headline but many women and children read this blog so I exercised better judgement. That’s more than I can say for many commentators on this blog when it comes to referring to Alex Dickerson, by the way… Last night,…

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Long Ball Rebound In Oaktown

by Greek Giant The Giants salvaged some dignity with a Sunday afternoon thrashing of the Oakland A’s, 14-2. The win came after two successive shutout losses at the hands of a very strong Oakland team. With the win, the Giants went back to .500 baseball at 26-26, and are right…

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Rookie Year

Caleb Baragar holds up his MVP trophy after the Sacramento River Cats win the AAA championship game, Sept. 17, 2019   by DrLefty I’ll get to the Giants and their last ten games and playoff chances in a minute, but I thought for this week’s column, we’d check in on…

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0-Doubleheaders

by Greek Giant The Giants of 2020, that offensive juggernaut that puts fear in the hearts of opposing pitchers, appear to hate doubleheaders. Maybe those seven inning games get in their head? Maybe playing two makes the hitting attack tighten up for some reason. Yesterday, the Giants were again shutout…

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Play Ball!

by DrLefty In the COVID-19 testing sweepstakes, the Giants got off easy. No multi-player outbreak, like the Marlins and Cardinals had, necessitating multiple roster moves and many doubleheaders. No four-day layoff like the A’s had when one of their relievers tested positive. Having to make up two postponed games in…

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