Monthly Archives: May 2014

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

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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

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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

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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

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Giants Take Three of Four in Chavez Ravine

Now that was a great road trip. On what was meant to be the Giants longest and most difficult road trip of the season – ten consecutive nights facing the NL East-leading Atlanta Braves, the Pirates in Pittsburgh and four … Continue reading

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Giants Crush The Hopes of the Nemesis in 10th, Defeat Dodgers 3-1

Mr. Quality Control is back. Vogelsong was truly #Vogelstrong, throwing just over 100 pitches, easing his way out of jams and holding the Dodgers to a single run. He out-dueled one of the Dodgers’ high value starters, Josh Beckett, went … Continue reading

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Giants Lose Two in a Row, Series in Pittsburgh

Game One of this series was one of the craziest games ever witnessed. 13 innings of scoring and hits which end on an RBI bunt by the winning pitcher Jean Machi. I can’t even get into it here, but it … Continue reading

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Yusmeiro Petit to Start vs. Pirates in Gm1

Today the Giants have landed in Pittsburgh, PA. Yesterday, the team announced they are giving the Big Horse, SP Matt Cain, an extra start off to allow the small cut on his finger to completely heal and that today in … Continue reading

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Bumgarner Fans 9, B-Craw Goes Yard 2x, Giants Sweep the Chop

The Giants swept the Braves with good pitching and home runs, a LOT of home runs. In today’s final game of the series, Madison Bumgarner was dominant, striking out the side twice and ending with 9Ks. Brandon Crawford had his … Continue reading

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Giants Seek First Series Sweep in Atlanta Since 1988

In Game Two, the Giants held the Braves to just one run on the strength of pitching under pressure by Ryan Vogelsong, home runs by Michael Morse, Brandon Belt and Buster Posey and good defense – in particular once again … Continue reading

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