Category Archives: Post Game Blasts

What a Week’s Rest Can Do: Giants Crush Marlins, 9-1, in Opening Game of Second Half

What a delight to see the team working on all cylinders – even without Angel Pagan. A badass homer from Crawford who worked an 11-pitch count and then owned it. Madison Bumgarner handling business, and Posey and Pablo getting RBIs … Continue reading

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Giants Come From Behind, Hit With RISP, Beat Cards in St. Louis

This was the game where I began to wonder if we might have this. We might have the division because we are a real team … built from good guys. I was worried because St. Louis is a baseball town … Continue reading

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Double Hammy Whammy – Giants Win, Lose Cain, Casilla to DL

Even when the Giants win lately there’s some weird issue – an HBP directly on the thumb sidelines Brandon Belt, plays that should be routine for a first baseman in little league bungled by Michael Morse, nutty throwing errors by … Continue reading

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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

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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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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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