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August 01, 20150

Madison Bumgarner isn’t racist, he’s a control freak

Some people believe Madison Bumgarner is racist. They say the evidence speaks for itself. Just use your eyes — he keeps yelling at hitters who flip their bats, and none

July 31, 20150

The Boston media went into full-snark mode this week on Pablo Sandoval

When Pablo Sandoval cited his desire for a new challenge after signing with the Red Sox, the Bay Area turned into an echo chamber. Just about everyone said some variation

July 30, 20150

Giants take Leake … from Reds for Mella, Duvall

The San Francisco Giants didn’t stand pat after all. In fact, after the top three aces all went to American League teams, the Giants went after the pitcher I thought

latos hate sf
July 30, 20150

Giants’ mission — spend Trade Deadline being Dodger-blockers — is now complete

The Giants came really close on Cole Hamels to the point where Hamels waived his no trade to SF according to a Giants source. — Nick Cafardo (@nickcafardo) July 30,

LA Dodgers Oakland A's
July 30, 20150

Postcard from Dodger Stadium

I hate the Dodgers. It has nothing to do with any Giants connection because I’m not a Giants fan (what a shocker.) It has to do with what happened in

July 29, 20150

Giants end homestand with 5-0 win, now it’s time to get David Price

I’ve been really rational about up to this point. The Giants are only screwing around with the Dodgers, I wrote. They should set their sights on Mike Leake, I wrote.

big game
July 29, 20150

James Shields doesn’t make sense for Giants … unless something’s wrong with Matt Cain

The Giants’ mission — to be in the conversation whenever a starting pitcher is mentioned under any context — is going quite nicely this month. And with Tim Hudson and

Tim Hudson
July 27, 20150

A great solution for Tim Hudson if Giants acquire another starter

I heard something in the press box yesterday that was brilliant, only I can’t credit the person who said it. For one thing, it’s hearsay. “You know what so-and-so suggested?”

zob clip
July 27, 20154

The A’s are a bus stop for their players

When I was a little kid, I asked my Dad why the A’s and Giants didn’t play each other. He explained that it was only possible in the World Series,

Buster Posey SF Giants
July 26, 201513

SF sweeps Oakland: Giants rotation, closer aren’t perfect, but they can hit

What else could Giants fans, or the Giants themselves, ask for? They lost two starting pitchers before the season even started. They lost their two best outfielders for extended periods.

July 26, 20151

Giants’ trade deadline dance with the Dodgers gets boost with Cueto headed to KC

What’s similar about these two tweets, other than both came from baseball writers employed by Fox? The five teams to express recent interest in #Phillies’ Hamels, according to sources: #Dodgers,

Brandon Belt McKayla Maroney
July 24, 20151

Brandon Belt, the second half breakout candidate who’s actually been pretty good this season

Another year, another set of questions about Brandon Belt. When is he finally going to break out? Is it time to finally give up and trade him? How many times

Giants Padres argument
July 22, 20152

Heston dominates, Giants solve Despaigne, Hector hurts Padres’ feelings

What good is an unbalanced schedule if you can’t make fun of some of the teams you have to face 19 times? With the Giants usually playing fairly boring, fruitless

hank tim
July 21, 201513

Giants have many starting pitchers, should trade for one more

“This is our rotation, what we have right now,” said Bruce Bochy. “We’re going to run with it.” It was a totally vanilla postgame quote after another snoozer in San

July 16, 20153

Did Buster Olney really say Aroldis Chapman was a “realistic option” for the Giants?

Today Buster Olney joined 95.7 The Game’s morning show, and included in his segment was a discussion about possible additions the Giants could make. And no, Olney didn’t mention Everth

July 12, 201512

Several positives for Giants heading into All-Star break

It’s the Phillies, sure. After losing 4-2 to the Giants today to finalize a series sweep, the worst team in baseball has lost 15 of their last 18 games. They’ve

Hunter Pence catch tongue
July 07, 20151

Giants break losing skid with Pence’s return and Cain’s best start in ages

Baseball is a funny game. Those who write about baseball tend to describe baseball’s funny traits more than scribes who cover any other sport, save for golf. But the Giants

Angel Pagan two outs
July 07, 20158

The Giants’ Angel Pagan problem

It was brought to our attention when Dee Gordon raced around the bases in less than 15 seconds at the beginning of the Giants’ pathetic road trip. Angel Pagan now

June 29, 20150

Giants have the best battery in baseball

You won’t find too many people who’d call Buster Posey the best player in baseball. Mike Trout is the God of WAR, Miguel Cabrera was a Triple Crown slugger three

June 27, 20150

Giants come back to beat Rockies, lose Lincecum, gain new starting catcher

The Giants fell behind 3-0 early. After San Francisco tied the game with a three-run rally in the third inning, the Rockies took a 5-3 lead the very next inning.

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