1 + 2 + Bum=W

Full box here by DrLefty Good morning from Kramerica’s stomping grounds, Carmel, California. We drove here yesterday and today will head down Highway 1 to Santa Barbara, where we’ll wave to the Crawniks in Solvang and spend the next couple days. We bought a convertible on Labor Day weekend last…

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A Dull Thud in the San Francisco Night

by Greek Giant There is a Category 4 (powerful enough to destroy buildings) hurricane headed right my way on a direct collision course with Mar A Lago.. I’m going to make this short so I can take the necessary precautions: fret about the Giants starting rotation, contemplate Alex Dickerson’s future,…

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Leakeing Oil

by Greek Giant For the Giants it’s the ultimate baseball ignominy to be beaten by a former teammate who played so poorly while with San Francisco that his name is synonymous with several selections in the colorful Bruce Bochy Dictionary of Urban Baseball Slang. I’m writing of course, of Mike…

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Zero Eptitude

by Greek Giant Ok, I was all ready to write a scintillating and insightful analysis of last night’s ballgame when I woke up and read this post from our Dr. Lefty: I woke up still seething about that game, which was desultory and had zero eptitude. The Snakes were literally…

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The Chicago Manual of Bad Style

by Greek Giant The Giants were swept in their three-game series in Chicago. Their misery in the second city continues, thanks to a dis-spiriting display of disturbing dissonance at the plate. The Giants lost 1-0 in a desultory hitting performance that wasted a sterling outing by Jeff Smardzija. Smarge was…

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Second City Nightmare

by Greek Giant The horror. The horror.. To quote Matthew (the Together We’re Giants blogger, not the apostle), “This one leaves a mark.” Yes, the Giants lost a soul-crushing baseball game last night in Chicago to the dastardly Cubs. Check that. This wasn’t a game it was a goddamn Russian…

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Stop the Beedeing

by Greek Giant When Tyler Beede walked Cole Hamels last night I was ready to throw my television off my third-floor balcony. No need to re-hash the start. Beede was having problems in both command and control, especially with his fastball. The commentary on this blog was very good and…

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