D-Rod Rises Again in Phoenix

by Greek Giant There were two big stars of the show in yesterday’s 7-0 victory for the Giants over Arizona: Evan Longoria with his four runs batted in and Dereck Rodriguez with his seven shutout innings of pitching on only one walk and three hits with four strikeouts. Let’s begin…

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9-5, A Bad Day at the Office

by Greek Giant Tyler Beede’s struggles continued for the fifth consecutive outing and the Giants fell 9-5 to the Athletics. This was really a tale of two games, or more precisely, eight innings where the Giants were asleep at the plate and one frame, the bottom of the eighth, where…

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Sunday Night Live!

by Greek Giant This was a wild night at the yard! This was also a night when many game balls were deserved: Kevin Pillar Will Smith Scooter Gennett Mike Yazstremski Bruce Bochy The Phans at Willie Mays Phield It’s great beating the Phillies. It’s even greater beating them three of…

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Saturday Afternoon Shark Attack

by Greek Giant Jeff Samardzija pitched eight excellent innings in yesterday’s glorious afternoon to lead the Giants to an old-school 3-1 victory at Willie Mays Field. The win was old-school, circa 2010, because it was set up by scintillating starting pitching, a blast by Evan Longoria, and a clean day…

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Airing of Grievances

I got a lot of problems with you people, and now–you’re gonna hear about it.–Frank Costanza, Seinfeld, “The Strike,” 1997 by DrLefty Yeah, yeah, yeah, I know Festivus isn’t until December 23, but is there ever a “wrong” time for a little wisdom from Frank Costanza?  I say there isn’t….

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