Longo Laser

by Greek Giant For once, on this Monday night, it was the Giants getting the big hit. It was the Giants’s opponent that could not get that shutdown inning. Evan Longoria hit a laser razor beam three-run double down the left field line with two outs and the bases loaded…

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Pantsed In Our Own Yard by the Damn Yankees!

by Greek Giant pantsing* NOUN US  slang  The action of pulling down or removing a person’s trousers (and sometimes underpants), especially as a practical joke; an instance of this. Origin 1940s; earliest use found in Nevada State Journal. From pants + -ing. Pronunciation pantsing /ˈpantsɪŋ/ Source: Oxford Dictionary pacman68•7 hours…

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Who are the 2019 Giants?

Box score here by DrLefty Since I wrote my post a week ago, the Giants have gone 3-2. That’s not bad, and it included the Giants’ first series sweep (OK, just two games, but it was a sweep and on the road), and the three wins pulled them to a…

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Game 26 Preview: The Yankees Come to Town

by Greek Giant The San Francisco Giants open up a three game series against the New York Yankees with Madison Bumgarner pitching. James Paxton will be the starting pitcher for the Yankees, who have both Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge on the disabled list. Despite these injuries and others the…

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Rise of the Panda

by Greek Giant The Giants shutout the Toronto Blue Jays 4-0 yesterday behind another long ball by Pablo Sandoval and six superb innings of scoreless pitching by Drew Pomeranz. Pomeranz was able to ease up on his fastball and command it better, often getting ahead of hitters with his breaking…

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American League This!

by Greek Giant The Giants of San Francisco defeated the Blue Jays of Toronto 7-6 behind four home runs and a three-hit game by Pablo Sandoval. This was the first three-hit game by a Giant since Willie McCovey had four hits against the Reds at Candlestick in 1977. It was…

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Just Like You Draw It Up!

by Greek Giant When Brian Reynolds’s double with two outs in the ninth and Jung Ho Kang on first bounced so high off a hop off the wall that Steven Duggar actually had to wait for it to bounce before he could reach it my only thought was “Tie Game!”…

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