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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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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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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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Tension! The Giants vs. Braves in Atlanta

Game one of this series was a doozy. A great pitching duel with crisp defense and good baseball all around. National League Ball. Again here’s the diagnosis I came up with last year of the Giants’ basic strategy: 1. Starting … Continue reading

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Series Recap: Turning Point for Giants Starting Pitchers (3-1)

Save for Ryan Vogelsong’s fifth inning implosion that lost game one of these four with the Atlanta Braves, this series was a smile that became a grin as everything from starting pitching to batting came together. Starting Pitching Matt Cain, … Continue reading

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Vogelsong Implodes in 5th, Braves Take Game One

Mechanics. Ryan Vogelson struck out seven, but then imploded in the fifth inning giving up two triples to stack more runs onto the home run he had already yielded to McCann. Everybody’s talking about it, so there’s not much more … Continue reading

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