OUT OF LEFT FIELD

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Captain Belt

Captain Belt

Full box here This has been a physically and mentally grueling stretch for the Giants. Before Thursday's off-day, they'd played 16 straight games that included series against division leaders (Braves and Brewers), last weekend's showdown series against the Dodgers, and an immediate turnaround to play at Coors Field against a Rockies team that has been extremely good at home. Oh, and during that...

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GIANTS NEWS, ANALYSIS & MORE BY DR. LEFTY

Captain Belt

Captain Belt

Full box here This has been a physically and mentally grueling stretch for the Giants. Before Thursday's off-day, they'd played 16 straight games that included series against division leaders (Braves and Brewers), last weekend's showdown series against the Dodgers,...

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#RallyTony

#RallyTony

Full box here Aloha from the beautiful island of Maui, where we've been for nearly a week now. I have a big day of lounging around planned (and OK, watching some college football and the Giants game), so let's focus just on reveling in last night's unlikely win rather...

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The Big Picture

The Big Picture

The Giants had a really good week, going 5-1 while moving through a three-city road trip that included the A's in Oakland, the Mets (who until recently were a first-place team and who still have some good hitters and relievers), and now the Braves (first-place team)....

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Dog Days

Dog Days

Baseball pundits have long referred to August as the "dog days" of the long season.  (If you're curious about origin of the expression "dog days," as I was, you can read about it here in the Farmer's Almanac. Spoiler: it's related to astronomy, not actual dogs.) It's...

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Bryant the Giant

Bryant the Giant

We waited and waited and waited and waited. We saw Starling Marte go off the board and Brad Hand and Craig Kimbrel and Joey Gallo and Anthony Rizzo and Javier Baez and Jose Berrios and then, worst of all, BOTH Max Scherzer and Trea Turner go to the $^%# Dodgers. The...

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A Big Week Ahead

A Big Week Ahead

Ugh. Greek Giant gets to write about the two thrilling ninth-inning comeback wins, and I get a lackluster sloppy loss to a last-place team. Added to their poor performance in Pittsburgh in May, the Giants are now 2-3 against the lowly Bucs and need to win both games...

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Midterm Grades

Midterm Grades

Last night's Giants game marked the halfway point of their season, and just like we all predicted back in March, they were led to their 51st victory by Steven Duggar, LaMonte Wade Jr., and Thairo Estrada. Seriously, that was an amazing debut game by Estrada, and if I...

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They Just Keep Winning

They Just Keep Winning

  Full box here What a week! Since Out of Left Field posted last Sunday morning, the Giants have gone 4-0, a run that includes two shutouts, a couple of high-scoring beatdowns, the weirdest game you'll ever see (the Wednesday afternoon game in Anaheim), and the...

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