Like a Record Baby, Right Round Round Round (Get it? A Rotation Joke!)

In addition to Brandon Belt flashing some leather on defense, Sandoval slugging dingerz like the Panda of old, and reports of Mark DeRosa’s death appearing to be greatly exaggerated, one tidbit of “news” has actually appeared, when Bruce Bochy announced an order for the stellar Giants pitching rotation.

Timmy remains the . . . → Read More: Like a Record Baby, Right Round Round Round (Get it? A Rotation Joke!)

The Tease of Pitchers and Catchers, and the Folly of Sports Fiction

A visual representation of my heart during the offseason.

Pitchers and catchers have reported, and whoop-dee-friggin’-doo. Now not only are we forced to live without baseball to watch, but we have to live with the knowledge that baseball is happening somewhere, but nowhere that we get to see. It’s lovely to read the . . . → Read More: The Tease of Pitchers and Catchers, and the Folly of Sports Fiction

The Ballad of Chavy and Tulo

Yes, he did score in this play. Remind me, did the Rockies win the division in 2010?

While the Giants had a relatively quiet and predictable off-season, our Rocky neighbors to the east had quite an expensive one, extending shortstop Troy Tulowitzski’s contract until 2020, with a team option for 2021, and all it . . . → Read More: The Ballad of Chavy and Tulo