Giants Haunted by the Ghost of Greg Maddux

by Greek Giant A “Maddux” is a complete game shutout with less than 100 pitches thrown. Last night Braves starter Mike Soroka was one inning way from approaching this rare feat of excellence. In fact, none other than Chipper Jones was quoted as saying Soroka may be the best pitcher…

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10.5 Games Out on May 18

[Hat-tip to Jeff’s train wreck GIF last night that gave me the idea for today’s featured image.] by DrLefty When even the hardened beat writers are expressing astonishment, you know you’re in uniquely bad territory. I've covered the Giants for 16 seasons. Tonight's 7-0 loss in Arizona was one of…

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Stuck In My BCraw

by Greek Giant Did you know that with Shaun Anderson’s 2-2 debut at the plate yesterday the Giants now have the all-time leader in home runs (Barry Bonds), ERA (The Panda), and batting average (Anderson)? That’s kind of cool if a little bit of a cherry-picked stat. Pablo Sandoval doubled…

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At Least We Got To See Derek Holland Pitch

by Greek Giant As this 2019 campaign takes a turn for the even more absurd, from Conor Joe absurd evolving to Nick Vincent intentionally starting a Major League Baseball game totally f-cking absurd sh-t show….I’m embarrassed for the Giants. That Bruce Bochy would allow the ridiculously stupid relief pitcher game…

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