Good Vibrations–Spring Training, Week 1

15-year-old Mauricio Dubon visits AT&T (Oracle) Park. Photo credit: SFGate/Richey Family by DrLefty The Giants’ spring training camp, complete with a brand-new clubhouse complex, opened this week. Everyone slunk in, sad about how PECOTA says they’ll finish dead-last with just 68 wins in 2020, glum about the loss of Madison…

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Happy FanFest Day–The Trilogy

Brandon Crawford, Buster Posey, and Hunter Pence on an Orange Friday Past¬† Photo credit: NBCS-Bay Area by DrLefty This is my third year of doing a Happy FanFest Day post, and as I did last year, I spent time reading over my previous efforts before starting today’s post.¬† You can…

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Welcome to February

San Francisco Giants pitchers and catchers report for duty. Photo credit: Rick Scuteri, USA Today   by DrLefty Hello February. Super Bowl.NHL Trade Deadline.NBA Trade Deadline.Pitchers and Catchers Report.Champions League Returns. Sneaky good month. — Sid Seixeiro (@Sid_Seixeiro) February 1, 2020   Today is February 1 and my half-birthday. Now,…

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The World According to #SFG

by DrLefty As per usual, there wasn’t much Giants news this week. And unlike last week, there wasn’t a major MLB scandal to discuss, unless you’re really, really upset about Derek Jeter falling one vote short of a unanimous first-ballot election to the Hall of Fame. (Me: If the Babe…

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What a Week

Houston Astros celebrate after cheating to *win the 2017 World Series. Photo credit: AP by DrLefty We’ll get to the Giants news, but let’s just get this out of the way. The Astros’ sign-stealing scandal is not just the biggest baseball news of this week. It’s up there in the…

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