Almost Done

Almost Done

by DrLefty Two weeks ago, as the Giants were starting a homestand against the Rockies and Guardians, I wrote that this was the “final countdown” for them–their last, best chance to salvage their season, which had been in a downward spiral for the...
Swimming in a Sea of Mediocrity

Swimming in a Sea of Mediocrity

by DrLefty I found last night’s loss to the Rockies at Coors Field absolutely excruciating. And that’s saying something because I was in person at Wrigley Field last week to see two terrible losses that were beyond disheartening. Those of you who found...
The Final Countdown

The Final Countdown

by DrLefty A lot has transpired since I published my last Out of Left Field two weeks ago today. Rookie top prospect Kyle Harrison made a brilliant home debut, and grizzled veteran Alex Cobb followed that up by coming one out short of a no-hitter. The Giants won 4 of...
Words to Live By

Words to Live By

by DrLefty Part of my routine each week as I get ready to write Out of Left Field on Saturdays is listening to Giants-centric podcasts, specifically the Baggs and Brisbee podcast and Giants Talk, hosted by Alex Pavlovic and Cole Kuiper. On the two Giants Talk pods...
Cruel Summer

Cruel Summer

by DrLefty I told you a few weeks ago that because my daughter was in a serious car accident, we had to miss the Taylor Swift concert that we were planning to attend at Levi’s Stadium in late July. I’d been thinking for months about how I could use her...
Stuck in the Middle

Stuck in the Middle

by DrLefty I am stuck in the middle with my morning coffee. At a crossroads, you could even say. Let me explain. For many years, we’d brew a big pot of strong French Roast coffee. Boom. Done. But a couple of years ago, MrLefty decided to invest some of his...