Rocky Mountain Low

by Greek Giant No matter what we wish to think, this baseball season will never feel like any other. With regards to the Giants throw in a new manager, new GM and a bunch of new players, a completely new philosophy of management and roster execution and you get a…

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The Wacky, Weird 2020 Giants

Chadwick Tromp beams after his first major league hit. Photo credit: NBC Sports-Bay Area Full box here by DrLefty It was the first Orange Friday of the 2020 season at Oracle Park in San Francisco, and it arrived on what, in an alternate universe, would have been the trade deadline….

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Giants Lose First T-Ball Game of 2020

by Greek Giant The San Diego Padres beat the San Francisco Giants in a nine-inning baseball game that included one extra inning played by the T-Ball rules of starting a runner on second base. It did not go well for the Giants, Tyler Rogers, or Gabe Kapler, for that matter….

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Yaz Splash X 2 = Giants Walk-Off

by Greek Giant Mike Yastrezmski hit two splash home runs, the last of which was a majestic walk-off shot in the bottom of the ninth that sent 5,678 cardboard cutout fans home happy at Willie Mays Field with a Giants victory, 7-6, over the Brown Bummers. The game-winning long ball…

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Splitting the Differences

by Greek Giant After the Giants got their collective asses handed to them in the first two games of the season and this series against the Dodgers a split felt a little like wishful thinking. Make no mistake, the difference in talent between the Dodgers and the Giants is simply…

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Last Saturday Without Baseball

hat-tip to ClutchUp   by DrLefty I was at the last regular season game the Giants played, September 29, 2019, Bochy’s farewell game. I was fortunate enough to get to spring training before everything shut down and attended the last weekend of games in Scottsdale. One week later, I reflected…

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