5150

by Greek Giant Why 5150? It’s the Giants record and this team is making me crazy: “5150 refers to the California law code for the temporary, involuntary psychiatric commitment of individuals who present a danger to themselves or others due to signs of mental illness. It has been more generally applied to people…

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Extra Innings, Extra Frustration

by Greek Giant The Giants lost a difficult game, 4-3 in 11 innings against the Athletics of Oakland. They had multiple chances to win the game in Extra Innings after a dramatic, two-out weird double in the bullpen by Hunter Pence in the top of the ninth that scored Alan…

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Minimum Salary=Maximum Impact

Full box here by Dr Lefty A week ago today, I did a blog post recapping a very satisfying Friday night Giants win against the A’s. They didn’t win again until last night (OK, they did have four days off for the All-Star break, but stay with me). Here I am…

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2018 All Star Game Preview

by Greek Giant I love the All Star Game. First, you get to watch all these great baseball talents. Second, there are usually appearances by baseball immortals from the past. Third, I love the exquisite irony of mortal foes rooting for each other on the same team (Giants and Dodgers…

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