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I'm the artist and author, MTK

Thunk! Krrreeeeee! Krsssshh. Thunk-Thunk!

(this thing on? … sybillance. sybillance.) Hey everybody, it’s Karthik. (pronounced ‘Car-thick’). You can see me at the 10:05 mark of this video just before Hunter Pence: and here in 2020, I’ve decided to fire up the ol’ Giants Baseball … Continue reading

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Covering the SF Giants from 2010 to 2017

Welcome to Giants Baseball Corner Which was an independent view of the San Francisco Giants – some reporting, some fanposts, some history, some theorizing about management or strategy – between 2010 and 2017, all out of love for the baseball … Continue reading

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Final GBC Reader – Thanks for Following

No more Giants Baseball Corner. I lost the pwd to the twitter account @giantsbaseballc and I haven’t written here or there in months. The Giants are having an historically terrible year. So it seems a good time to end this … Continue reading

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GBC Reader Vol.2, Issue 5: Fights and Flights

SFGiants (25-37), 4th in NL West 14 games back of Colorado, 3-7 in last ten games, road trip ended in Milwaukee with an extra innings win last night and home stand starts today against the surprising Minnesota Twins. Since we … Continue reading

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GBC Reader Vol. 2, Issue 4 – Slowly Improving Giants with Six Game Win Streak in May

The last ten days have been promising for the G-men. We took 3 of 4 from the Nemesis at the Yard! It was great. Kershaw beat us and Cueto got a little hot under the collar, resulting in a bench-clearing … Continue reading

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GBC Reader Vol. 2, Issue 3: Thankful to Turn the Calendar Page

The first month of the season was turbulent, chaotic and unpredictable. MadBum ripped two home runs on Opening Day, the only pitcher in history to achieve such a feat, and we lost. We scored a bunch of runs in the … Continue reading

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Grief and Injury in the Fam

I haven’t got much to say about the twin issues that suddenly struck the Giants out of the blue – the sudden death of Brandon Crawford’s sister-in-law and the dirt bike accident  that put Madison Bumgarner on the DL for … Continue reading

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GBC Reader Vol. 2, Issue 2: 2017 Giants, a Work in Progress

Well the first fourteen games (four series) of the season are behind us and a couple of things are already clear. The NL West is going to be a dogfight. The Rockies, Dodgers and D-backs all expect to be in … Continue reading

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Series Recap: Opening Series in Phoenix

ugh. Madison Bumgarner’s historic two home runs in game one of the season were wasted in a bullpen implosion that included Melancon. The debacle was followed by a win for Cueto in game 2, but the G-men couldn’t put it … Continue reading

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GBC Reader Volume 2, Issue 1: Torture While All Hail Madison Bumgarner

Opening day in Phoenix was a massive, thick-beamed wood rollercoaster ride built by Madison Bumgarner that went off the rails in such a familiar manner it felt sickening – or for the less dramatic and more experienced fans, like typical … Continue reading

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