Odds & Ends

Odds & Ends

These next couple of weeks are a bit of a lull in the Giants news cycle–we’ve passed the end-of-season postmortem press conference, but since the playoffs are still going, it’s too soon to talk about free agency, the Winter Meetings, and so forth....
Present Meets Future

Present Meets Future

by DrLefty The first week or so of the MLB playoffs is in the books, and now that I’m a bit more removed from being salty about the Giants’ disappointing season, I’m enjoying the drama. Most notably, as of today we are one Padres and Phillies win...
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...