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The Third Place Giants

The Third Place Giants

On May 21, the Giants are 22-16 and in third place in the NL West. Third place doesn't sound very good until you remember that there are three wild card spots this year. The Giants have the fifth-best record in the NL and are currently sitting in the second wild card spot. That's not a disaster. It just happens that they have not one but two really good teams in their division. None of this is...

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GIANTS NEWS, ANALYSIS & MORE BY DR. LEFTY

The Bomb Squad

The Bomb Squad

Former Giants manager and future Hall of Famer Bruce Bochy had a special name for his ragtag lineups that occasionally surfaced when there was a rash of injuries and/or players who needed days off. The lineup instead would be populated with bench players or even...

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One Week In

One Week In

Photo credit: NBC Sports-Bay Area How good was Carlos Rodón in Cleveland last night? Well, bear in mind that the Guardians were--and still are--the top-hitting lineup in baseball in the early going (first in batting average and OPS, second in OBP and SLG). Rodón held...

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Game Up? Game Up!

Game Up? Game Up!

Photo credit: BrotherLefty Well, it was a pretty unforgettable Opening Day. As we had our postgame dinner last night, MrLefty and I agreed that San Francisco feels "back" for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Lots of people walking dogs, scootering,...

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It’s Almost Time!

It’s Almost Time!

In an alternate universe, this would be the last weekend before Opening Day, which was originally scheduled for March 31. Instead, teams are still in Arizona or Florida, playing out spring training schedules that were adjusted on the fly. The Giants have ten more...

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Minor Keys

Minor Keys

Well, the worst has come to pass. Opening Day is cancelled. Our spring training trip is cancelled. There is no end in sight to the lockout that has paralyzed major league baseball. There was one tiny hopeful rumor going around last night....

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Let’s Talk Drafts

Let’s Talk Drafts

  Today was supposed to be the first day of spring training games. When you look on the MLB At Bat app, it skips right from November 2021 to March 8, 2022, ignoring games that were supposed to played from Feb. 28-March 7. The Score app, which is not controlled by...

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