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53 players have appeared on the active roster this season

Many moons ago, I wrote about the madhouse that was the early season churn, when the San Francisco Giants had #ForeverGiants like… um… Yangervis Solarte, and… Pat Venditte, and… Aaron Altherr? Wait, when the heck was he on the...

Bill Walton is a national treasure

Bill Walton was tapped to provide color commentary for Friday Night’s Angels vs. White Sox game. For those of you who might not know, Walton is the father of former Warriors assistant coach Luke, and he himself is a...

What’s the matter with Tony Watson?

In Sunday afternoon’s dull loss to the Diamondbacks, Tony Watson got a “get right” inning. With a four-run deficit, Watson had an opportunity to work whatever had been plaguing him over his previous three outings. In those appearances, Watson...

Chroncast #84: Blog Days of August

The Giants started off their nine-game road trip with a series win in Arizona. The week that was featured a blistering performance from Mike Yastrzemski and the major league debut of Logan Webb. Has Farhan Zaidi’s standard operating procedure...

Monday BP, 8/19/19

Good Morning, McCoven! I wanted to use today’s BP to highlight the achievements of one of our own. ZenPop (aka John Mavroudis in real life) has had his artwork featured in a lot of great places, from the comments here...

Diamondbacks tame Bumgarner, Giants avoid sweep

The explanation for all the home runs hit over the past few days and all the runs scored across baseball this month is that it’s August. Okay, it’s August with an altered baseball, but the point remains, that it’s...

Giants @ Diamondbacks, 8/18

The Giants have a chance to sweep a four-game series on the road against what was their closest Wild Card opponent heading into the weekend and they’re throwing their best starting pitcher at the problem; so, we know they’ve...

Brandon Belt will be fine

Brandon Belt is having himself a fine series in Arizona. Over the last three days, Belt is 5-for-14 with two home runs, a 415-foot double, and eight RBI. Belt, a notoriously streaky hitter, looks like he’s getting hot, and...

What’s the matter with Will Smith?

Going into the 2019 season, the prognosticators told us the bullpen of the San Francisco Giants would be good—and believe it or not, they were right! By fWAR, the Giants have the third-best bullpen in the National League, just...

Sunday BP, 8/18/19

Good morning, McCoven! This is a Brandon Belt grand slam appreciation thread. As I mentioned in the recap last night, I have a vested interest in Brandon Belt grand slams. And after his first one, I will forever have a...

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