Weird Series Champs

by Greek Giant Every time the Giants play the Marlins it seems more than one or two strange things happen. On Sunday neither team looked like it wanted to win so Mike Yastrzemski dashed home from third with two outs on a wild pitch and scored the winning run in…

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Dia de Cueto

by Greek Giant This also could have been called: “Rock the Vogt Day” but the story was Johnny Cueto’s successful return and win against the Pirates, who by the way, are one of the best hitting teams on the road. Senor Johnny Beisbol was outstanding in his return from Tommy…

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The Walking Dead Relief Corps

by Greek Giant The Giants woes at Willie Mays Field continued with a gut-wrenching loss last night to the Pirates, 6-4. The Giants headed into the ninth with a 4-2 lead but no Will Smith who was unavailable due to back issues. With Smith and injuries to Trevor Gott and…

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Sweep In LA Proves Elusive

by Greek Giant It’s important to see Sunday’s series finale in Los Angeles in proper context. Yes, the Giants were lifeless in their 5-0 blanking by the Dodgers. Yes, they kind of looked disinterested, like they spend a few too many hours up and down the clubs on Sunset Boulevard….

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Dubi Do and the Great Yazoo

Full box here by DrLefty The game began with some dreary statistics, intoned by announcer Jon Miller. Clayton Kershaw’s sparkling career record against the Giants. Jeff Samardzija’s record of futility at Dodger Stadium, never having won a game there despite having pitched reasonably well. The Dodgers on the verge of…

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Pilaster the Cardinal Blaster

by Greek Giant There were many heroes in last night’s fun-filled back and forth ballgame that ultimately resulted in a thrilling win for the Giants. Kevin Pillar hit a long two-run bomb in the top of the eighth inning to snatch victory from the Cardinals beak of defeat in what…

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