While the San Francisco Giants continue to wage a bitter war for the National League West division, it’s impossible to deny that they have been one of the most exciting teams in recent memory.
Their lack of reliable hitters and excellent starting pitching, along with the league-wide drop in offensive production, have led to a . . . → Read More: San Francisco Giants: The 5 Most Unlikely Wins of 2011
I’m a big believer in turning points in professional sports, the notion that a hitter, a pitcher or an entire team can wake up one morning and everything can fit perfectly together again.
There’s nothing about June 1 that’s substantially different from May 31, no mystical force or change in the weather that suddenly lets . . . → Read More: Aubrey Huff Homers Thrice to Power Giants Over Cardinals for Series Win
There’s something so incredibly exciting and rewarding about a come-from-behind extra-innings victory, that shows your team’s heart and willingness to see the game through to the very last pitch.
In a game in which Tim Lincecum was clearly not at his best, the Giants had key performances from several different players, including . . . → Read More: Giants Turn out the Lights in St. Louis, Beat the Cards in Extra Innings 7-5
It seemed like a great idea at the time, coming home early to watch the recording of tonight’s game, settling back on the couch with a cup of coffee and my laptop, watching my Giants silence the mighty St. Louis lineup and scratch out another win for our boy Mr. Tweety Vogelstrong.
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Hats are always funny.
“As I look back over a misspent life, I find myself more and more convinced that I had more fun doing baseball blogging than in any other enterprise. It is really the life of kings.”
-H.L. Mencken, edited for relevancy
Or something to that effect. I’ve been writing recently . . . → Read More: Clowns to the Left of Me, Jokers to the Right: A Center Field Saga