The Haunting of Missed Opportunities

The Haunting of Missed Opportunities

by Greek Giant The Giants lost a tough one to the Rockies yesterday, going down 5-4 in eleven innings after surrendering a 3-0 lead. After the Rockies went ahead 4-3 Brandon Belt tied the game in the bottom of the 8th with another homer. BB9 is having his finest...
Dubie Dubie Do

Dubie Dubie Do

by Greek Giant Mauricio Dubon hit a three-run home run and Evan Longoria also went deep as the Giants beat the Rockies 7-2. With the win and a few losses by other teams, the Giants are now on top in the NL Wild Card race. There are about 2 games separating five teams...
Big Daddy Dickerson

Big Daddy Dickerson

by Greek Giant I had many other, raunchier ideas for today’s headline but many women and children read this blog so I exercised better judgement. That’s more than I can say for many commentators on this blog when it comes to referring to Alex Dickerson, by...
Roughed Up by Rockies, Cueto and Giants Fall

Roughed Up by Rockies, Cueto and Giants Fall

by Greek Giant The Giants lost. That’s all you need to know at this stage of the season. Kevin PIllar homered against the Giants again. With last night’s 7-2 thud of a game, the Giants are still 1/2 game behind the Phillies for the final Wild Card spot in...
Long Ball Rebound In Oaktown

Long Ball Rebound In Oaktown

by Greek Giant The Giants salvaged some dignity with a Sunday afternoon thrashing of the Oakland A’s, 14-2. The win came after two successive shutout losses at the hands of a very strong Oakland team. With the win, the Giants went back to .500 baseball at 26-26,...
Giants Sweep Road Series At Home Versus Mariners

Giants Sweep Road Series At Home Versus Mariners

by Greek Giant The Giants completed their sweep of the two-game series against the Mariners with a 6-4 win in San Francisco. Since the series was moved to the city by the bay from Seattle the Giants were technically the visiting team. Wilmer Flores went 2-4 with two...