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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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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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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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False-Positive Covid Test, Good Public Health Precautions, Shatter Giants’ Rhythm Against Possibly Best Team in Baseball

The second game of the 7-inning doubleheader was a well fought battle for five of those seven innings. The Giants played well, scored first, scraped. But in the end it was apparent that the Padres are a much better baseball … Continue reading

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Newly Acquired Padre Mike Clevinger Shuts Out Giants in Game One of Two 7-inning Double-Header Games

The Padres brought out their big acquisition at the trade deadline, Mike Clevinger, and he shut down the G-men as requested. Jhonny Cueto gave up two earned runs in the second and third and the Padres added two more and … Continue reading

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Double-Header Against Padres Today! Giants Say Covid-19 Test Was a False Positive! Ohhhh It’s On!

Just before midnight last night the teams learned all had tested negative and they will play a double-header today to make up one of the two days lost to testing. Game One is still scheduled for 1:10pm Pacific. My guess … Continue reading

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Giants Wrap Up Mariners, Home Stand – Fly South to Face Padres for FOUR, With Designs on 2nd in NL West

Yeah, I said it. The Giants are going down to Petco to take three of four. They will win the series and when the dust settles the G-men will be 26-22 and the Padres 29-20. We may not catch them, … Continue reading

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Giants Handle Gallen, Win Series 3-1, Achieve .500 and Sole Possession of Third in NL West

A tight, well-fought series win at home, 3-1, created still more distance between the Giants and the cellar-dwelling D-backs as San Francisco climbed to 0.500 and sole possession of third in the division. It has been a long, slow crawl … Continue reading

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Cueto Shines, Bullpen Holds, Baraga the Vulture Goes to 5-1; Labor Day Game Pivotal

But the Bums rested Mookie Betts against the Rockies in the night game and lost, so our Giants remain in fourth place in the division by half a game. I am not going to recap yesterday’s day game against the … Continue reading

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