Category Archives: 2020

Giants Can Clinch Postseason Tonight with: Win Over Padres, Brewers Loss to Cards, and Phillies loss to Rays

It could happen tonight with Jhonny Cueto on the mound and Tyler Heineman – called back up to take over for the injured Chadwick Tromp – behind the plate. I am glad it won’t be the rook. It isn’t fair … Continue reading

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Only Man Who Refused to Kneel for #BLM on Opening Day Has Not Had a Good Year – Coonrod Allows Padres to Walk-Off in OUR Yard **UPDATE: Coonrod Moved to IR for Year**

Ed. Note – after posting this, Sam Coonrod was placed on the injured reserve list to end the season, I wish him the best of luck with his strained shoulder and a good offseason Last year, Sam Coonrod was a … Continue reading

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Gausman Great, Coonrod Blows 7th, Costs Giants Series Win Vs. Colorado; G-men Face Padres in Doubleheader of 7 Inning Games Today

Kevin Gausman was great, giving up only a couple of runs while peppering eight hits across six innings and leaving with a 3-2 lead yesterday. But the Rockies scored two runs in the seventh off Sam Coonrod to leave Gausman … Continue reading

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Gabe Kapler Uses “The Opener” Brilliantly to Set Up the Struggling 23-Year-Old Logan Webb; Longo and the Kids Knock ’em in. Big Win!

The opener. Executed to perfection. That’s what Gabe Kapler did yesterday. What was apparent – a kid was struggling with the pressure of the big-league environment as a starter – directed the logic. The reliever with the best win/loss record … Continue reading

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One Down, Six to Go – Giants Support Smyly, Return to .500, Tied With Reds and Brewers for 8th Playoff Spot

Austin Slater hit his first leadoff homer, new dad Alex Dickerson pinch-hit the go-ahead home run and Brandon Belt pinch-doubled in two more. The bats coupled with another fine start by Drew Smyly and the Giants beat the Rockies to … Continue reading

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Rookie Bart Catches Cueto Because Tromp Had “Potential” Injury – Cueto/Bart Give Up Seven Runs, Giants Lose Critical Game in Playoff Push Reminding Us Bochy Always Carried THREE Catchers

According to Giants beat reporter Maria Guardado, Chadwick Tromp appeared to jam his shoulder sliding back into first base during Sunday’s matchup against the A’s. Apparently, the shoulder was tweaked enough to still hurt in the afternoon on Monday and … Continue reading

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Arenado Ends Season on IL, Justin’s Up in Smoak as New Dad Dickerson Returns and Kapler’s Lineup Has Bart Catching Cueto? why?

Colorado’s star infielder Nolan Arenado has been put on the IL in advance of the four-game series that starts in about 45 minutes. Justin Smoak has been DFA’d to make room for Alex Dickerson, who is back from paternity leave … Continue reading

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Kapler’s Decision to Hold Cueto Pays Off, Giants Batter A’s, Bash Murphy, Take More Runs Than They Gave Up in Two Games, Prevent Season Sweep, 14 – 2

These Giants looked tough on Sunday, eh? Bob Melvin was complaining about ’em bashing his catcher and beaning Laureano (like the most hit guy in the league, btw). That’s rich. The A’s manager complaining about the Giants roughing ’em up! … Continue reading

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Cueto’s Start Pushed for Anderson as Cross-Bay Rivals Smite Giants’ Playoffs Dreams with TWO Six-Nothing Shutouts *PLUS* Critique of Management and Broadcast Coverage

Ugh. The A’s are a lot better than us. I hoped we’d win the Gausman outing, and it was a tense, well-fought battle until the cobbled-together outfield, created from the absence of Alex Dickerson (paternity leave) and Mike Yazstremski (calf … Continue reading

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Logan Webb Lambasted by Olson and Athletics Again, Leaving Giants Bullpen and Bats Too Deep a Hole 0 – 6

Logan Webb couldn’t throw strikes. Again. The Oakland Athletics made him pay. Again. Matt Olson went yard for a three-run homer. Again. His third of the season against the Giants. And the Giants lost 0 – 6, but it was … Continue reading

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