The Youth Movement

by Greek Giant The Giants bounced back from a tough loss on Thursday with a thrilling victory in a pitcher’s duel, over the Pheonix Sankes, 2-1. Andrew Suarez earned the victory allowing only one run and 7 hits in six innings. The story of the game is the entire pitching…

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Ugly Bookend

The Giants Lose a tough, hard-fought slugfest on a bright sunny day at Willie Mays Field, 9-8, to the Rocky Mountaineers of Colorado. by Greek Giant Greed is one of the seven deadly sins in all aspects of life except one: baseball. While it is unseemly to always want more…

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BumCraw!

AP Photo by Ben Margot by Greek Giant Madison Bumgarner was dominant in last night’s thrilling 1-0 victory over the Rocky Mountain Men of Denver, pitching 7 innings and allowing only 2 hits and 2 walks with 8 strikeouts. He now has a consecutive scoreless innings streak of 16, dating…

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In Gorkys We Trust!

AP Photo by Ben Margot Gorkys Hernandez and Derek Holland led the way as the Giants triumphed over the Mountain Men of Denver, 3-2. by Greek Giant Mea culpa! I was one of the doubters at the end of last season and the beginning of 2018. I never saw the…

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The Reverend Rises!

AP Photo by Marci Jose Sanchez by Greek Giant Hunter Pence is #ForeverGiant. He is a Great Giant and nothing anyone says will ever change that. His legacy was sealed in 2012 when he single-handedly rallyed the troops in 2012 against the Reds in Cincinnati. Today, in a thrilling pitcher’s…

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BCrawdaddy!

by Greek Giant Brandon Crawford is an excellent baseball player who makes excellent plays and hits excellent. Yesterday, under the sun and blue skies at Willie Mays Field he demonstrated his excellence with huge hits, driving in three runs and missing a two-run homer by inches. He helped turn four…

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The Despaigne Paradox

by Greek Giant The Despaigne Paradox strikes again. It’s a real thing. Realer than ghosts, goblins and ouija words. It’s as real as the Miami Death Fog. Last night the Despaigne Paradox was perpetrated by Clayton Richards. The Giants trailed by a run until the dastardly friars from San Diego…

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Madison Bumgarner, Vintage 2014

by Greek Giant A fine and firm vintage of 2014 with scintillating semblances of oak leaves complemented by an air of musk and a root of North Carolina humidity. The bouquet is eloquent without being humorous or verbose. The command of taste zones superb with a hint of strawberries accompanied…

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Ripples, Waves, and Shudders

AP Photo: Jeff Chiu The San Francisco Giants defeated the Miami Giant-Killers 6-5 by barely hanging on and praying for dear life. It was a fun, relaxing day at the yard. by Greek Giant There were ripple effects on the bullpen. There were waves of joy in the crowd. There…

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