Hunter Pence is Gr8ful

by Greek Giant Hunter Pence recently published a very moving tribute to the Giants and the City of San Francisco on the Player’s Tribune. In it he highlights certain key moments during his career at Willie Mays Field. They include the time fans welcomed him to a restaurant by chanting…

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Happy FanFest Day! (The Sequel)

by DrLefty This time last year I wrote a “Happy FanFest Day” post, and not wanting to simply repeat myself, I read it over last night to remember what I’d said. It made me…sad. Last year, the Giants’ core players–Posey, Panik, Crawford, and others–came into Media Day (the Friday before…

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Bagels in the Outfield

by DrLefty [Hat-tip to Ryan for the idea for the title and cover image.] Thanks to all for the good wishes about my sesame challenge yesterday. Before I was allergic (the allergy first surfaced when I was in my mid-30s), sesame bagels were my favorite, Chinese food was my favorite,…

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Another Week, Another Lefty Pitcher

by DrLefty We’re now closer to February than we are to Christmas, and the Giants’ major league acquisitions for the offseason stand as follows: Switch-pitching reliever Pat Venditte Derek Holland Drew Pomeranz Depending how you count, that equals…three lefty pitchers, or two and a half if you only want to…

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Countdown to Baseball

  by DrLefty We’re getting closer, folks. MLB announced this week that February 12 is the day pitchers and catchers will report to camp. Here’s the link to the countdown clock if you need constant updates. I always measure the baseball offseason by when the NFL wraps it up. The…

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