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October 02, 201112

49ers’ comeback win in Philadelphia changes everything

The 49ers were never going to “suck for Luck.” And such a notion sounds absolutely insane now, with the 49ers sitting at

October 01, 201110

What Moneyball Should Have Taught Us

With the release of the Moneyball movie there has been quite a bit of revisiting the A’s of the early 2000s and,

September 30, 20119

NFL picks, Week 4: Costco free sample etiquette

I went to Costco yesterday, and every time I go there I’m fascinated with how most people react to the free food

September 29, 20117

Pat Burrell and Aubrey Huff

Based on his reaction when taken out in the 7th inning yesterday for Brandon Belt as well as after the game, it

September 29, 20112

Projecting the MLB Playoffs (UPDATED 9/30)

The baseball playoffs are getting started tomorrow afternoon and while there are no Bay Area teams (or California teams for the first

September 29, 20116

15 takeaways from the Brian Sabean (and Bruce Bochy) press conference

A lot to cover from this morning’s press conference, which was dominated by Brian Sabean. That was probably a good thing, since

September 29, 201156

Cumulus wants Ralph Barbieri to take a pay cut

Can you imagine KNBR without Ralph Barbieri, the station’s first sports talk host? Well hold onto your Amici’s box, because there’s a

September 28, 20117

One-on-one interview with Sergio Romo

To say Sergio Romo is popular among Giants fans is like saying candy’s popular among elementary school students. Romo, especially among the

September 28, 20114

Well, I made it…

I wanted to write a postgame recap of last night’s silly feel-good Giants game that, besides Madison Bumgarner pitching 7 shutout innings,

September 28, 20112

Matt Cain’s Historic Home Run Prevention

Matt Cain is an outlier that has given people who look at advanced pitching stats fits. He consistently outperforms the predicted level

September 27, 20114

Giants’ last night game a casual affair

As I write this in the press box, I can see Jon Miller interviewing Bruce Bochy behind the cage. Miller’s short-sleeve shirt

September 27, 20110

Targeting Vernon Davis = Success

I bet that if you asked Jim Harbaugh what the key to the 49ers offense is he wouldn’t say anything because Harbaugh

September 26, 20114

Ryan Vogelsong caps incredible comeback season

How good has Ryan Vogelsong’s story been this season? 1. So good that even though he wasn’t on the 2010 World Series

September 26, 20115

San Francisco Giants: modern organization, old school GM

This afternoon I and presumably many of you out there received an email from the desk of Bruce Bochy. Now I always

September 25, 20112

49ers win ugly against the Bengals; Hunter outshines Gore

The last time the 49ers started 2-1 was in 2009, and the way that season began was eerily similar to how Jim

September 24, 20116

Giants flame out in grand fashion

Mike Fontenot ran into an umpire, and fell backwards onto the infield dirt. No, really. In the first inning, Fontenot actually ran

September 24, 20110

NFL picks, Week 3: football, uninterrupted

Oh, Sunday’s going to be awesome. For the first time this NFL season, no plans. No family, no brunches, no early dinners.

September 23, 20115

Congratulations to the Arizona Diamondbacks

The Arizona D-Backs didn’t win the National League West because Buster Posey and Freddy Sanchez got hurt. Posey and Sanchez wouldn’t have

September 23, 20115

Sabathia predicts Rollins to the Giants in 2012

Jon Heyman created a minor stir this morning when he brought up something CC Sabathia told him about Jimmy Rollins’ future. By

September 23, 20111

If the D-Backs clinch this weekend, Giants fans should just look away

What are you going to do when the inevitable happens? Sure, the Giants could sweep the Diamondbacks, but they couldn’t even take

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