The Fake Baseball Season

A #ForeverGiant sings on “The Masked Singer” TV show by DrLefty OK, I’m not down with these simulated baseball games. Why do I want to pretend that the Dodgers are stomping on the Giants in the opening series at Dodger Stadium? If I wanted to see that, I could watch…

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A Spring Without Baseball

Hall-of-Famer and #ForeverGiant Rogers Hornsby (1896-1963) by DrLefty I can’t believe it was just a week ago today that I was sitting in a Scottsdale hotel room, waiting to go to my first of two Cactus League games at Scottsdale Stadium. It seems like a month ago. It seems like…

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Live from Scottsdale, Part 2

Blog legend Chris “Mavo” Mavraedis, author of “Falling in Love with Baseball,” at the book-signing table for ALS research. Off to his left is Dave Dravecky. Behind Mavo are me (left) and my college roommate, Jill Lee (right). Photo credit: Ric Lee (on DrLefty’s phone).   by DrLefty Today’s post…

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Scottsdale Sadness

Photo credit: Disney/Pixar   by DrLefty After last week’s high point (see my last post), things pretty much went in the crapper for the Giants. On the field, the Giants’ record was 1-5-1. Johnny Cueto got beaten by Kershaw and the Dodgers in a game televised nationally. Heliot Ramos’s big…

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Wednesday Game Thread

by DrLefty What can I say? I got tired of looking at that Dodger line score on my last post, too. Today’s Cactus League game: Brewers (2-2) at Giants (2-2), 12:05 p.m. PST, Scottsdale Stadium (radio: MLB.com) Josh Lindblom vs. Jeff Samardzija Here’s the lineup with backups. Another Buster/Bart day….

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