8-1, 81-81

8-1, 81-81

by Greek Giant No, that’s not the title of the new Van Halen album (Rest in Peace, Eddie). Yesterday the Giants won their season finale against the cruising Padres in San Diego, 8-1. The win gave them a record of 81-81 on the season, a disappointment to be sure...
Doomed by the Big Inning, Again

Doomed by the Big Inning, Again

by Greek Giant The big inning has always been an interesting baseball phenomenon. How many runs does it take for an inning to qualify as “big?” In my book it is three or more. For the second consecutive night and loss the Giants were doomed by the big...
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...
The Wild Card Dream Is Still Alive

The Wild Card Dream Is Still Alive

by Greek Giant It would be so 2022 if the Giants somehow, by some miracle, managed to squeak into the postseason after a terrible couple of months of baseball and needing 8 straight wins coupled with 8 straight Phillies losses and seven straight Brewers losses to win...