Majoring in the Minors

Majoring in the Minors

For the first time since your Sacramento River Cats won the AAA championship on September 17, 2019, there will be minor league baseball that counts this week. I’m pretty excited about this. Honestly, I expected to be more excited about the minor leagues than...
Good-ish?

Good-ish?

While on my walk yesterday, I caught up on my latest Giants-related podcasts–the Baggs and Brisbee podcast (with Andrew Baggarly and Grant Brisbee of The Athletic) and the Giants Talk podcast (with NBCSBA’s Alex Pavlovic and Cole Kuiper, plus guest...
Welcome Home!

Welcome Home!

I fully anticipated being moved by “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” in my first visit to Oracle Park since September 29, 2019 and my first baseball game anywhere since March 8, 2020. I didn’t know I’d be fighting tears from the minute I saw the...
OK, 161-1? I can work with that.

OK, 161-1? I can work with that.

Full box here I had a very bad day on Thursday. It started out well. I woke up all excited about Opening Day, had a nice visit with Crawnik, who stopped by on his way home from work, scored tickets to next Saturday’s game at Oracle Park, and had a successful...