Happy Cactus League Opening Day!

by DrLefty Aaaaaaaand…we have BASEBALL!¬† Despite grim predictions about the weather in Arizona today, I just checked the weather forecasts for both Scottsdale and Tempe (where the Giants play the Angels today), and it looks chilly (51 degrees at game time) but not a drop of rain in sight.  …

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Last Weekend in Scottsdale

by Dr Lefty After a nice little stretch in which the Giants won six straight Cactus League games, they’ve now lost their last three, and the last two in similar desultory fashion–relievers blowing leads. This past week, the good and the bad, has sharpened the focus on what’s going well…

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Cactus League Week 1 is in the books

by Dr Lefty I love spring training. For that matter, despite my seasonal allergies, I love spring. The long, cold months of no baseball are over, a new season is just around the corner, and everything is still possible. I look forward to our annual weekend jaunt to Scottsdale (t-minus…

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Bumgarner Day (Game 155 preview)

Today’s game: Giants (60-94) at Dodgers (98-56), 6:10 p.m. at the LAtrine Madison Bumgarner (3-9, 3.48 ERA vs. Hyun-Jin Ryu (5-7, 3.46 ERA) by Dr. Lefty Getting this posted early because I’ll be away from the computer for the day. Not much to say about last night’s game. Sandoval took…

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So Frustrating (Game 138 preview)

Today’s Game: ¬†Cardinals (68-66) at Giants (53-84), 1:05 p.m. at AT & T Park Lance Lynn (3-0, 2.45 ERA) vs. Jeff Samardzija (9-12, 4.37 ERA) by Dr Lefty Seriously Over It When it comes to baseball, I generally have a sunny outlook. Baseball season is better than not baseball season….

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