No Moore

by Dr Lefty I’m racing the clock today, both because there’s a howling gale wind here and we could lose power any minute and because we have Star Wars tickets for 12:30–so I thought I’d get my post up early this time. Between the Alabama Senate election this week and…

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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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Happy Madison Bumgarner Day

by Dr Lefty Today is another anniversary in our Giants holiday week. If June 13 has been declared Matt Cain Day in San Francisco because of his 2012 perfect game, then October 29 needs to be Madison Bumgarner Day because, on this date in 2014, he made history and blew all…

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Thank You, Dave Righetti

by Dr Lefty There has never been another Giants pitching coach at AT & T Park. When the players and coaches lined up for the very first game at what was then known as Pacific Bell Park, Dave Righetti was there, having been hired to replace Ron Perranoski (who, ironically,…

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