All Hail Gorkys!

by Greek Giant The San Francisco Giants defeated the San Diego Padres 5-3 in 12 innings behind a home run by Gorkys Hernandez and stellar relief work by the Giants bullpen. The pen, despite Mark Melancon coughing up the lead, allowed only one run in seven innings of work. Derek…

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The Buster and Panda Show

by Greek Giant Buster Posey went 4-5 with a three-run bases clearing double and Pablo Sandoval had a two-run triple at a crucial moment in the game. Andrew Suarez kept the Giants in the game and earned his fourth win against six losses despite allowing 4 earned runs to the…

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Despair in the Air

AP Photo by Ben Margot by Greek Giant What I find most troubling about last night’s game is not another hollow loss on the field by our boys. It’s the confirmation that Johnny Cueto’s elbow is not healthy and our second ace is likely done for the year, and perhaps…

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Time for Bruce Bochy to Go?

  Ugh, I don’t really want to post the box score, but if you insist, here’s the link. by Dr Lefty Since the last time I posted (hoping the Giants would “sustain some momentum this time” after a nice Friday night win), the Giants have lost five out of six…

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On the Brink

AP Photo by D. Ross Cameron by Greek Giant July is not going well for the Giants, who fell to 8-12 for the month after last night’s dis-spiriting loss to the Brewers of Milwaukee, 7-5. The Giants are now at 52-52 and their season appears to be on the brink…

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July Meltdown

AP Photo by Ted S. Warren by Greek Giant Sell. The Giants lost a winnable game when their improved bullpen failed to hold on to another lead. Did you know the Giants lead the Major Leagues in blown saves? The game was barely winnable however because the real goats were…

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Panda Hustle

by Greek Giant There’s a new dance craze in town: The Panda Hustle. You run hard, shake the arms and smile wide. Pablo Sandoval ran hard on a slow dribbler in the ninth taking nothing for granted and perhaps inducing an errant throw by Dee Gordon who was charging hard…

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