Finally a Happy Ending!

  by Dr Lefty This sure looked like it was going to be another irritating Giants loss. Last night they scored plenty of runs but the bullpen yakked it up. Today they got beautiful, gorgeous pitching for nine innings from Jeff Samardzija and three relievers, yet going to the bottom…

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Giants Score Nine Runs and Lose

By Dr Lefty It takes a special kind of awful to out-awful the 2017 Philadelphia Phillies, yet the Giants showed some unique creativity last night.  As Bochy put it in his postgame comments, when you give up a three-run homer and a grand slam, it’s hard to win that game….

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Happy Left-Handers Day

by Dr Lefty I’m with Grant Brisbee: there are more important things to worry about today than another dreary Giants loss.  But it is International Left-Handers Day, so let’s celebrate some lefties. And in the spirit of unity (all hands matter), I’m counting, just for today, baseball players who hit left-handed…

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The Bullpen Saves the Day

by Dr Lefty Yesterday’s game seemed an awful lot like Friday night’s game:  The starter gave a lackluster performance (Hall of Shame: Samardzija giving up another home run to Hector “Babe” Sanchez; Moore giving up a two-run, two-out triple to the pitcher to put the Giants in a 4-1 hole). The…

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