The Cincinnati Massacre of 2018

by Greek Giant When we look back at the Golden era of San Francisco Giants baseball we may remember this weekend series in Cincinnati as the moment the era ended definitively. Here is my summary of the weekend’s games. Friday: Oh Shit! Saturday: Oh God! Sunday: Rebuild! Andrew Suarez had a nightmare…

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Traffic Nightmare

by Greek Giant I work hard at my headlines. The “traffic nightmare” for today has two meanings: the quagmire that is the NL West and the ridiculous number of baserunnrers (24) in last night’s tough 4-3 loss in extra innings to the hated Los Angelinos. The Giants did swell to…

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Hanson Suarez 2020

by Greek Giant That’s my Presidential ticket. Now we only need a Constitutional amendment that allows for Dominican born Giants to run for President. Andrew Suarez came up huge last night pitching six strong shutout innings allowing only two hits, and Alen Hanson drove in both runs in another epic…

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Hundo Heroics

Photo by Mark J. Terrill A.P. by Greek Giant That was epic! In a classic game to remembered for the ages that will go down in Giants-Dodgers lore. Nick Hundley hit a two-out bases loaded two-run single in the bottom of the ninth to bring home the tying and winning…

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D-Rod Does It Again!

by Greek Giant This is getting ridiculous! A scrap heap minor league signing is turning into one of the big stories of the year in the National League and he happens to be a Giant. Dereck Rodriguez was fantastic in yet another start yesterday, allowing only one run in 7…

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On Shelf Lives and Grace Periods

AP Photo by Eric Risberg by Greek Giant There are 10 teams over .500 in the National League so far this late into the season and our Giants are not one of them. That’s called parity and it makes for an interesting pennant chase. At the beginning of the season…

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0 For Houston

by Greek Giant Take that as a lesson young man. I’m talking to you Bobby Evans. Or.. maybe I’m talking to you Giants consortium… In the last two games the Giants had a total of eight hits. In their four games against the Astros the Giants are 0-4. These last…

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Mr. Smith Comes Back Down to Earth

AP Photo by Eric Risberg by Greek Giant Will Smith allowed his first home run as a Giant. That was the first long ball he had given up in 63 appearances, a truly amazing stat and a testament to how superb he has been since arriving in San Francisco. Unfortunately,…

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