Cubs Buster!

AFP Photo: Ezra Shaw by Greek Giant That was some baseball game. Buster Posey hit a single off the wall in right field to score Brandon Belt with the winning run from second base in the bottom of the 13th inning. Belt began the rally with a two out walk…

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Cold, Hard Facts

AP Photo by Ben Margot by Greek Giant The Giants are currently ranked 9th in team ERA and 12th in runs scored for the National League. Put that together and that’s an average ranking of 10.5 out of 15, not very good. Their advanced metrics, team ranks and other figures…

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Kung Fu Panda Walkoff!

AP Photo by Ben Margot by Greek Giant Pablo Sandoval hit a walk-off single with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 11th inning to give the Giants a thrilling win over the Cubs of Chicago. Kyle Hendricks stymied the Giants for nearly 8 innings allowing only one unearned…

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Welcome To The Show!

AP Photo by Jose Sanchez by Greek Giant Steven Duggar, Ray Black and Chase d’Arnaud all made their Major League debut’s in today’s series finale against the St. Louis Cardinals. The result was a resounding, strange, and fun Giants win, 13-8. It’s nice to see the Giants on the winning…

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What Eleuthero Said!

by Greek Giant Sometimes the Together We’re Giants family makes my life easier and writes what I think. Sometimes their comments entertain me even when I disagree with them. Yesterday Eleuthero wrote: The bats are either alive or almost totally dead. However, we can’t complain with a -32 run differential….

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Sigh of Relief

Full box score by Dr Lefty This has not been a good week for the Giants. Following their best series of the year, a convincing road sweep of the Diamondbacks, the Giants swaggered into Coors Field and scored three whole runs in three games, most galling of all allowing Stud…

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The Siren’s Call of Mediocrity

AP Photo by David Zalubowski by Greek Giant Come this way, honored Odysseus, great glory of the Achaians, and stay your ship, so that you can listen here to our singing; for no one else has ever sailed past this place in his black ship until he has listened to…

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Wearing It and Planning for the Long Season

AP Photo by David Zalubowski by Greek Giant It’s important not to take these Coors Field games too seriously as indicators of the Giants greatness or relative mediocrity, depending on your point of view. The most interesting aspect to last night’s debacle was Chris Stratton’s line: 5 2/3 innings, 8…

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Rocky Mountain Whelp!

AP Photo by David Zalubowski by Greek Giant Madison Bumgarner flirted with disaster the whole night, giving up hard hit balls on two separate occasions that, if not caught in very good plays by Austin Slater, would have scored a minimum of 3-5 runs in total. The Giants led 2-0…

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