Ugghhhh

Ugghhhh

I’m not sure what else to say about the Giants this week. After winning the second game in Pittsburgh last Saturday, they’ve lost five out of six. The first four losses were by one run, and last night’s listless performance ended up 4-2 Reds. The...
Strong-Arming the Opposition

Strong-Arming the Opposition

The Giants had a very good week, going 5-1 against the Dodgers, Royals, and Pirates. Last night’s 2-0 victory featured solo homers by Luis Gonzalez and Joc Pederson, eight sparkling two-hit innings by the good version of Carlos Rodón (more on him below), and a...
Perfection, Ten Years Later

Perfection, Ten Years Later

Here is a link to the full game.   The tenth anniversary of Matt Cain’s perfect game is on Monday, June 13, but the Giants are celebrating it tomorrow (Sunday), and this is the weekend column, so I thought now would be a good opportunity to reflect upon it....
Distractions

Distractions

Photo credit: NBCS Bay Area Last night, some of y’all were gleefully speculating on what kind of scorched-earth column I’d write after the Giants’ ugly loss to the Reds, and I said I already had a title. The one I had in mind was...