Happy Cactus League Opening Day!

by DrLefty Aaaaaaaand…we have BASEBALL!¬† Despite grim predictions about the weather in Arizona today, I just checked the weather forecasts for both Scottsdale and Tempe (where the Giants play the Angels today), and it looks chilly (51 degrees at game time) but not a drop of rain in sight.  …

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Hunter Pence is Gr8ful

by Greek Giant Hunter Pence recently published a very moving tribute to the Giants and the City of San Francisco on the Player’s Tribune. In it he highlights certain key moments during his career at Willie Mays Field. They include the time fans welcomed him to a restaurant by chanting…

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Happy FanFest Day! (The Sequel)

by DrLefty This time last year I wrote a “Happy FanFest Day” post, and not wanting to simply repeat myself, I read it over last night to remember what I’d said. It made me…sad. Last year, the Giants’ core players–Posey, Panik, Crawford, and others–came into Media Day (the Friday before…

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Bagels in the Outfield

by DrLefty [Hat-tip to Ryan for the idea for the title and cover image.] Thanks to all for the good wishes about my sesame challenge yesterday. Before I was allergic (the allergy first surfaced when I was in my mid-30s), sesame bagels were my favorite, Chinese food was my favorite,…

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