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2015 season pivotal for several early-round Trent Baalke draft picks
August 19, 20150

2015 season pivotal for several early-round Trent Baalke draft picks

I’ve already graded Trent Baalke once before, and in the process I went over his draft history. Since then, a few of

Has Ryan Vogelsong come through since rejoining the rotation? YES! YES! YES!
August 18, 20150

Has Ryan Vogelsong come through since rejoining the rotation? YES! YES! YES!

I’m not sure why I didn’t think to write about Hunter Pence clutching his left side last night as he rounded first.

First impressions after 49ers preseason debut
August 18, 20150

First impressions after 49ers preseason debut

The first preseason game tells us about as much about the 49ers’ chances this season as this year’s “Why Your Team Sucks”

Giants reportedly wanted Utley more than anyone else, but it sounds like he’s staying put
August 18, 20150

Giants reportedly wanted Utley more than anyone else, but it sounds like he’s staying put

Chase Utley likely to stay with #Phillies rest of season, GM Ruben Amaro tells SportsRadio WIP — Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) August 18,

Raiders rehab projects doing better than usual
August 18, 20150

Raiders rehab projects doing better than usual

It seems like every year the Oakland Raiders reach on a free agent who has very little value, with hopes of rehabilitating

Giants lose 2-1, Leake isn’t ready yet, Crawford really misses Panik
August 17, 20150

Giants lose 2-1, Leake isn’t ready yet, Crawford really misses Panik

The atmosphere was quite playoff-like. It was the kind of game one would expect when the Giants face the Cardinals. Maybe things

Struggling A’s relentlessly searching for new depths
August 17, 20150

Struggling A’s relentlessly searching for new depths

Yesterday the A’s were abused in ways heretofore unseen in their Oakland history. They surrendered 26 hits to the Baltimore Orioles in

Giants barely avoid another Cain meltdown, slug their way past Nats
August 14, 20150

Giants barely avoid another Cain meltdown, slug their way past Nats

The Giants keep hoping the old Matt Cain will come back, and it almost cost them tonight. Luckily, they scored six runs

Here’s a Steph Curry top-10 plays video from last season, which still seems like a mirage
August 14, 20150

Here’s a Steph Curry top-10 plays video from last season, which still seems like a mirage

I was driving around Sonoma County yesterday, and the only sports talk station coming through my speakers with any sort of clarify

Giants pull within 2.5 games of Dodgers with 3-1 win over Nats
August 13, 20150

Giants pull within 2.5 games of Dodgers with 3-1 win over Nats

After Yunel Escobar lined Ryan Vogelsong’s first pitch over the left field wall, the Giants played their game against the Nationals. They

Bochy Pizza Party at Amici’s raises over $40K for SF HPP
August 13, 20150

Bochy Pizza Party at Amici’s raises over $40K for SF HPP

For the third straight year, Amici’s East Coast Pizzeria worked with Kim and Bruce Bochy to raise money for San Francisco Homeless

The Mark Canha experiment was a bust
August 13, 20150

The Mark Canha experiment was a bust

When you’re a baseball team with a low payroll, you need to find talent any way you possibly can. It’s not always

Aoki leaves game, adding another potential reason to trade for Utley
August 12, 20150

Aoki leaves game, adding another potential reason to trade for Utley

As I’m writing this, the Giants are down 1-0 in the bottom of the seventh because Colby Rasmus hit a home run

Who’s to blame for Oakland’s failure to present a viable stadium plan for the Raiders?
August 12, 20150

Who’s to blame for Oakland’s failure to present a viable stadium plan for the Raiders?

This question is a hot topic among fans of the Raiders who want them to stay in Oakland. NFL owners met in

Two kinds of clutch: Bumgarner and Belt lead Giants to 3-1 win over Astros
August 11, 20150

Two kinds of clutch: Bumgarner and Belt lead Giants to 3-1 win over Astros

Madison Bumgarner doesn’t HAVE to win every one of his starts the rest of the way, but it seemed necessary after the

Kyle Schwarber enjoyed Bone Thugs more than Jake Peavy would’ve liked
August 11, 20150

Kyle Schwarber enjoyed Bone Thugs more than Jake Peavy would’ve liked

Jake Peavy is a Grateful Dead guy, and fans of the Grateful Dead and Bone Thugs in Harmony rarely mix. That’s one

Fangraphs projects Giants to miss postseason, finish 5 games behind Dodgers
August 11, 20150

Fangraphs projects Giants to miss postseason, finish 5 games behind Dodgers

Despite the pain of a four-game sweep at Wrigley, Giants fans are still engaged, hopeful, perhaps even confident. Among the many reasons

A’s and Astros: A contrast in ambition
August 10, 20150

A’s and Astros: A contrast in ambition

Investing money in any venture or pursuit is always a risky proposition. And when it comes to professional sports, we constantly hear

Trade candidate? Giants reportedly scouting Chase Utley
August 10, 20150

Trade candidate? Giants reportedly scouting Chase Utley

The San Francisco Giants’ bench for Sunday’s game wasn’t a pretty sight. Angel Pagan, who was pressed into action in the third

A weekend to forget: Giants get swept, Aoki leaves game after getting beaned
August 09, 20150

A weekend to forget: Giants get swept, Aoki leaves game after getting beaned

Unlike many Giants fans, I’ve never bashed Hector Sanchez. He’s a backup catcher. His bat isn’t all that great, but every once

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