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The Trade Deadline Was Smart and Effective Use of The SF Giants System Under Sabean, Boch, and Evans

A lot of fans were emotional yesterday upon hearing the news the SF Giants had traded Matt Duffy, but I was surprised long-time fan Grant Brisbee was among them – he practically wept. I figured old guys like us were … 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: Giants Come Home Beat Nats Vogey Breaks Hand (2-1)

Game 1: Giants 8, Nationals 0 Ryan Vogelsong came out of his slump and got the win, but then had his hand broken when hit by a pitch and will be out 6 – 8 weeks. But it was a … Continue reading

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Series Recap: Phillies Take Two, Giants Fight Back (1-2)

The Philadelphia Phillies came into AT&T Park with a chip on their shoulder. They had just endured a a 12-run loss to the lowly Marlins at home and were eager to prove they were a solid pitching, good hitting team … Continue reading

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Brewers Bombard Zito, Giants Lose 10-8

sigh. Pablo SandovalΒ  had four RBI. Nick Noonan had another clutch pinch hit. Brandon Crawford was brilliant in the field and great at the plate. The bullpen was solid – Ryan Braun was 0 for 5 and struck out four … Continue reading

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