One Desultory Turn Through The Rotation

Full box (if you care) here by Dr Lefty What a difference five games makes, huh? The Giants came out of Atlanta with a lot of stuff clicking: They’d won five series in a row, culminating with a somewhat shocking sweep of the high-flying Braves. Their offense, so anemic in…

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Lefty Rage

  Complete box here. by Dr Lefty I’ve had enough of this. I had a bad week. The second week of my spring quarter sabbatical got completely conscripted by a frustrating and stressful turn on jury duty. It wasn’t even an interesting case. The defendant was a small-potatoes career criminal who…

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Happy Festivus!

by DrLefty   Today is the 20th anniversary of Festivus, the only “holiday” created by a TV sitcom (“Seinfeld”). (If you don’t believe it’s a holiday, try googling it.)   I celebrate it religiously by airing grievances (one of the rites of Festivus) on Facebook every year.  Here at TWG,…

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OK, Now What?

by Dr Lefty Twenty-five years ago yesterday, Barry Bonds signed a free-agent deal with the San Francisco Giants for what was then the biggest contract in baseball history. That moment transformed a franchise, built a ballpark, and gave us a lot of amazing memories. On the anniversary of that significant…

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The Lukewarm Stove

by Dr Lefty So we’ve had a little bit more activity this week. Sort of. We’ve definitely had writers talking about why there isn’t more activity. The best piece I read was by Yahoo’s Jeff Passan. It was linked here a few days ago, but here it is again in case…

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Let’s Talk Prospects

by Dr Lefty I’m struggling this week. There was NO baseball news. NONE. I pondered discussing cooking, movies, and college football for my Saturday post. Then I remembered that there was a teeny-tiny bit of baseball/Giants news this week and decided to run with it.  So we’re going to look at…

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Let’s Talk MVPs

by Dr Lefty   This was awards week for MLB, and for the most part, there were few surprises and little controversy. I’m sure no one had trouble with Bellinger and Judge as Rookies of the Year or Lovullo and Molitor as Managers of the Year. The two Cy Young…

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