End of the Road*

End of the Road*

  by DrLefty *I do understand the considerable risk I’m taking of pissing off Surf Maui in assuming for the purposes of today’s column that this is the final weekend of the Giants’ season (and the final OOLF).   Last week’s Out of...
Finishing Strong?

Finishing Strong?

…and just like we all predicted back in March, Shelby Miller struck out seven batters in 2.2 innings in late September for the Giants. I don’t even remember an announcement when the Giants signed Miller to a minor league deal back on June 8. I just noticed...
Winding Down

Winding Down

  by DrLefty The weeks and days of this ghastly 2022 Giants season are winding down, and I for one am not going to miss them. I’ll miss baseball. I’ll watch the postseason. I already have hotel and airline reservations to go to Scottsdale for spring...
The Hateful Eight–Averted

The Hateful Eight–Averted

I was so sure that the Giants would be on an eight-game losing streak when I drafted this column that I fell asleep last night thinking about movie and TV titles that involved the number eight: “Eight Men Out,” “Eight is Enough,” “Eight...
Disappointment

Disappointment

I was thinking about something Matthew said in the comments section of TWG after the Giants lost a game to the Diamondbacks this week, ending their five-game winning streak. Matthew said something like “Why is it that the Giants have gone 5-1 in their last six...