Farewell Bruce Bochy

by Greek Giant I’ll never forget the highs of 2010, 2012, 2014. Winning a World Series can make a man of 41 a child again. There is nothing like baseball. In no other sport do history and legacy matter as much. In no other game does the length of a…

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In the Long Run

Photo credit: Associate Press by DrLefty I’m sorry for being a day late with this one. As I mentioned, we flew to Vegas on Friday to see the Eagles’ Hotel California show. Standing in line at the MGM Grand to get into the arena for the concert, we saw this…

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Rocking and Rolling

by Greek Giant Remember when the Rockies had that 3 year stretch of man-handling the Giants? Well, with yesterday’s 8-3 win the Giants beat the Coloradans 12-7 in the season series. Mike Yastrzemski homered along with Mauricio Dubon. Aramis Garcia had two runs batted in. Tyler Beede was pitching a…

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Jaylin’s Jack

by Greek Giant Jaylin Davis hit his first Major League home run, a walk-off in the bottom of the ninth, to propel the Giants to a stunning 2-1 victory over the Colorado Rockies. Jeff Samardzija pitches six shutout innings and left the game with a 1-0 lead. Davis is the…

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2001: A Bochy Odyssey

by Greek Giant It’s funny how we focus on round numbers. Yesterday, the Giants broke their three-game losing streak with a win to give Bruce Bochy his 2001st as a Manager with a 4-2 victory in Atlanta against the Braves. 2001 is an impressive number too. Logan Webb pitched six…

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The Year of Yaz

by DrLefty Baseball is funny. This could be considered a terrible week for the Giants, the week in which they were mathematically eliminated from postseason contention for the third year in a row. (But hey–at least that moment came in the third week of September this time!  In 2017, I…

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Sweep Deprivation in Beantown

by Greek Giant The sweep in beantown eluded the Giants yesterday as they fell 5-4 to the Red Sox. The Giants were trailing 5-1 for most of the game until heroics by Kevin Pillar and an implosion by the Boston Bullpen nearly tied the game for the San Franciscans. The…

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