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A Giant Decision Still to be Made

December 4, 2006

The San Francisco Giants were busy this past weekend, very busy. In the past 72 hours, the Giants re-signed veterans Ray Durham and Pedro Feliz, filling openings at 2nd-base and 3rd-base in their infield — openings that had just been vacated by those same players. GM Brian Sabean also added speedy centerfielder Dave Roberts to […]

Giants and Brewers Go Around and Around

September 22, 2006

This late in the season, it’s hard to find something that a player or team hasn’t accomplished, but the San Francisco Giants and Milwaukee Brewers did it quite easily, right at the beginning of their Friday night thriller. Randy Winn jumpstarted the Giants’ first-inning with a single The Giants began the game with a big […]

Rookie Cain Keeping Giants Afloat

September 14, 2006

Matt Cain may be baseball’s best pitcher right now Where would the San Francisco Giants be without Matt Cain?  As the NL Wildcard race reaches its home stretch, the Giants have seen their starting pitching falter quite often, leaving it to the streaky offense to produce a victory for San Francisco.  There has however been […]

A Classic Battle of the Aces

August 13, 2006

ESPN could not have picked a better game for Sunday Night Baseball this week, when the San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Dodgers squared off.  The game between the division-leading Dodgers and the bottom-feeding Giants was showcased by the starting pitchers — Jason Schmidt and Greg Maddux.  Before the game even started, it was almost […]

Hillenbrand a Giant Acquisition for SF

July 23, 2006

For quite a while now, the San Francisco Giants have been looking for another power-hitter to go along with Barry Bonds and Moises Alou.  More recently, the Giants have been on the hunt for an everyday first-baseman, now that Lance Niekro’s injury woes and defensive issues seem to be long-term, and Mark Sweeney just doesn’t cut […]

Bonds Passes the Babe

May 28, 2006

Barry Bonds has hit his 715th career homerun to pass Babe Ruth on the all-time HR list. He did it in the 4th inning of a game against the Colorado Rockies, on a 3-2 pitch from Byung-Hyun Kim, to deep centerfield at AT&T Park. It was a 2-run Homerun with nobody out to make the […]