Slow and Steady

Slow and Steady

I decided to make something positive come out of COVID, so while mostly stuck at home, I’ve been working hard for the past months on fitness and diet. I’ve made some good progress and hope to make more before I go back to work on campus in the fall. We...
New Giants and Departed Giants

New Giants and Departed Giants

New Giants pitching prospect Carson Ragsdale, acquired yesterday from the Phillies for reliever Sam Coonrod. He’s tall.   I have to be honest with y’all. This spring will mark four years of doing weekend posts for TWG, and it has never been harder for...
Giant New Years Resolutions

Giant New Years Resolutions

Well, we made it. 2020 is over. Kruke and Kuip were ready to see it go. Yo, 2020. pic.twitter.com/pm0ZyUuQBx — LOLKNBR (@LOLKNBR) January 1, 2021   We don’t need to go over the many ways 2020 was hellacious. It’s 2021 now. New Year’s is...
Santa Comes Early: Welcome, Tony D!

Santa Comes Early: Welcome, Tony D!

  by DrLefty Raise your hand if you had the Giants making the biggest free-agent signing the week before Christmas. OK, now raise your other hand if you’re a lying lieface liar. Anyway, welcome, Anthony DeSclafani. Can we just call you Tony D? Tony D, as we...
Winter is Here

Winter is Here

by DrLefty The MLB “Winter Meetings” have come and gone, with little of interest happening–no major trades, no marquee free agents signing. The biggest news of the week was about the reconfiguration of the minor league affiliates (#GoEmeralds)....
Winter is Coming*

Winter is Coming*

*Winter Meetings are coming! by DrLefty Well, we made it through the deadline to tender contracts (or not) to arbitration-eligible players, and now there are 56 new free agents (non-tendered) to go with the long list of players who were already out there. The Giants,...