Monthly Archives: May 2014

Romo Can’t Lock It Down, Giants Lose Opener in Colorado

This game was going according to plan. Madison Bumgarner and the Giants defense quieted the red hot Rockies lineup, holding them to three runs. In fact, it marked a milestone for Bumgarner who set the Giants team record for most … Continue reading

Posted in Post Game Blasts, walkoffs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Battle for First Begins a Mile High

After beating the Marlins 4-1 Sunday the Giants flew directly to Denver and checked into their hotels so as to enjoy as much of their day off yesterday as possible. Ryan Vogelsong’s strong outing made the home stand a winning … Continue reading

Posted in PreGame GBCs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Marlins Continue Hitting AT&T, Take Two From Giants

After the come-from-behind victory in game one, the Giants were forced into another come-from-behind situation in game two, when Yusmeiro Petit was burned by Marlins bats for four runs in the first four frames. In fact, the very first batter … Continue reading

Posted in Mid Series Reports | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Finally! Cain Gets Run Support, First Win; Giants Overcome Marlins

When the Miami Marlins came to town last year with Matt Cain on the mound, my son and I took his grandmother visiting from India. Here they are after the game, and you can see the Marlins crushed us 7-2: … Continue reading

Posted in Post Game Blasts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Batty, Batty, Batty in the Heat; Giants Crush Braves 10-4, Win Series

What a day for baseball at AT&T Park. Temperatures crossed 80 degrees and the bats responded as they have in the past. The two ace starters, Julio Teheran for the Braves and Madison Bumgarner for the Giants, were forced into … Continue reading

Posted in Post Game Blasts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Why I’m Doing This and Who It’s For – apologies, explanations and a request for readers

Every day or at most every couple of days, I set aside my responsibilities as a father and all my work as an artist and a writer to create the entries on this blog. It costs me time and, arguably, … Continue reading

Posted in Commentary, etiquette | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dueling Aces Rubber Match in Scorching Heat; Giants vs. Braves at AT&T Park

In some ways the Atlanta Braves mirror the Giants – great pitching, good defense and “just enough runs” come to mind. Looking at Andrelton Simmons and Crawford side-by-side does, too. Or how about the pitching staff … for example in … Continue reading

Posted in PreGame GBCs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment