Strength in Numbers(?)

by DrLefty Let’s get this out of the way up front: I watched exactly 14 minutes of last night’s Giants game, during halftime of the Golden State Warriors/Houston Rockets game. As timing would have it, it was the first 14 minutes, in which a Giants starting pitcher actually got through…

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Snowball in the Rockies

by Greek Giant I’ve never seen baseball played in a snowstorm before. This was a first for me. This game probably should not have been played. The immediate thought was the pitchers would have an advantage over the hitters considering the cold and wet conditions. Hitting with a wet bat…

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HaakAway Guest Post: The 2019 MyGuy Challenge

by HaakAway Four years ago we started holding each other accountable for our strident opinions and wild predictions on prospects. Our question was what player is going to rise and what player is going to sink. We blended this with our love of minor leaguers that just might become tomorrow’s…

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Mac Williamson’s Ninth Life

by Greek Giant This is how bad left field has been for the Giants this season, from a hitting point of view: The Giants chose veterans, no-names and rolls of the dice over Mac Williamson. In 35 games, their LFs posted a worse OPS than the DBacks, Mets and Brewers…

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Happy 88th Birthday Willie Mays!

by Greek Giant The Say Hey Kid turned 88 yesterday and Willie Mays, the Greatest ballplayer who ever lived, has never been more important in the Giants imaginary. For me personally, I grew up hearing about the legend but just missing his playing days. What I remember most was the…

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The Panda and the Bees

by Greek Giant Once upon a time there was a portly baseball player from Venezuela who smiled a lot, hit home runs off pitches high and low, inside and out, and also pitched shutout innings and also played a great third base and also once was an MVP of the…

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D-Rod Roughed Up Cincy

by Greek Giant The last two Giants starting pitchers, Tyler Beede and Dereck Rodriguez, have given up eight runs each.. That’s hard to do. The Giants got hammered by Cincinnati last night 9-3 one game after their epic 12-11 victory in 11 innings against the Reds. It seems the Reds…

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House of Mirrors

  Full box here by DrLefty A house of mirrors is a carnival or amusement park attraction. Wikipedia describes it as follows. The basic concept behind a house of mirrors is to be a maze-like puzzle.[1]┬áIn addition to the maze, participants are also given mirrors as obstacles, and glass panes…

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