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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Futility Bowl, Round 2 (Game 144 Preview)

Tonight’s Game: Giants (56-87) at White Sox (54-86), 4:10 p.m. at the Stupidest Ballpark Name Ever Jeff Samardzija (9-12, 4.31 ERA) vs. Big Game James (2-6, 5.72 ERA) by Dr Lefty It’s not often that I do these previews, type in the two teams’ records, and see that the opponent…

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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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Snake-Charmers? (Game 131 Preview)

Tonight’s Game: Giants (52-78) at Diamondbacks (71-58), 5:10 p.m. at the Snake Pit Big Bad Bum (3-5, 2.87 ERA) vs. The Idiot Wild Thing Who Beaned Posey (6-7, 3.66 ERA) by Dr Lefty Memory Lane The last time Madison Bumgarner started a game at the Pit in AZ, he pitched…

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O Giants, Where Art Thou? (Game 117 Preview)

by Dr Lefty Tonight’s Game: Giants (46-70) at Nationals (68-45) at Walgreens, 4:05 p.m. Jeff Samardzija (7-11, 4.75 ERA) vs. Edwin Jackson (2-2, 4.34 ERA) Damn! We’re in a tight spot! The Giants’ sitcheyation is pert near hopeless. Buried in the cellar of the NL West, on a rough East Coast swing…

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I Hate The Dodgers

by Dr Lefty Today’s game:  Giants (40-64) at Dodgers (72-31), 1:05 p.m. at Chavez Latrine Ty Blach (6-6, 4.50 ERA) vs Rich Hill (7-4, 3.48 ERA) I’ve hated them since I was a 10-year-old new Giants fan watching Mays, McCovey, Marichal, Perry, and (Bobby) Bonds. I loved Bill Laskey because…

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Game 99 Preview: Race to the Bottom

by Dr Lefty Today’s Game:  Padres (42-54) at Giants (37-61), 1:05 p.m. at AT & T Park Luis Perdomo (4-5, 4.94 ERA) vs Matt Moore (3-10, 5.81 ERA) Last night’s dinner This was our first Friday night at home since mid-June, with the various trips we’ve taken.  For once, I…

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Happy Bumgarner Day

By Dr Lefty Tonight’s Game:  Giants (35-56) at Padres (38-51), 5:40 pm at Petco Park MADISON BUMGARNER (0-3, 3.00 ERA) vs Jhoulys Chacin (8-7, 4.32 ERA) Yeah, this year sucks. And yeah, I’m still mad at him. But none of it matters today. I can’t wait to see the big…

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