Umm… About That Rebuild Farhan…

by Greek Giant The 1-0 defeat of the Cardinals to close out the first half of the season was vintage Championship Giants baseball. Let’s begin with Jeff Smardzija’s sensational game. The once and former Notre Dame wide receiver went 7 strong innings allowing ZERO runs (with a Giant tip ‘o…

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Who Are These Guys?

by  Greek Giant Is this really the same team that scored five runs in the first three games at Petco to start the season? Well… No, actually. Donovan Solano has played very well and has contributed at the plate since being called up. Conor Joe is gone. Michael Reed is…

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All Hail Evan Longoria!

by Greek Giant When Evan Longoria was traded to the Giants I applauded the move. I had watched him play in many Rays games since I moved back to Florida in 2006. I was always impressed by his defense, his penchant for the big hit and his home run power….

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It’s Ok to Dream

by Greek Giant It’s ok to dream: The Giants are seven games out of the last wild card in the National League and are suddenly playing like a winner. What a game. #SFGiants pic.twitter.com/c6gNEH6QMN — San Francisco Giants (@SFGiants) July 2, 2019 The Giants beat the San Diego Padres 13-2…

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The Bumgarner and Pillar Show

by Greek Giant One of the most fascinating things about baseball is how narratives evolve over the course of a season. Hell, in two days, Kevin Pillar went from defensive disaster and goat to hitting superhero. Yesterday the Giant center fielder had a game for the ages at the plate,…

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Out of the Old and into the New*

  Full box here by DrLefty It’s been a week of great nostalgia in the Lefty household, starting with our wedding anniversary on June 25 (which we’re happy to share with Tim Lincecum’s second no-hitter in 2014 and Brownie’s birthday) and culminating with moving out of our home of nearly…

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This Is Becoming A Thang

by Greek Giant This is beginning to be a “THANG” as Mike Krukow would say. Perhaps those first two games of hitting efficiently and scoring runs this past weekend were just an illusion and the Giants are simply not a very good hitting team. Last night they managed three hits…

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