It Would Be Nice If the Giants Weren't Bad

Doug
Baseball, and the Giants, and specifically how it would be nice if the Giants, instead of being bad, were not bad.
Created 09 Mar 2020
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  • Why aren't the Giants drawing a lot of fans?
    30 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 1 1
    Look, if there’s one thing I love writing about, it’s topical items that will draw clicks and get me attention. But here’s my dilemma: what if there are multiple Giants-related topical items at a time...
  • Some notes on the Rockies being an enormous pile of garbage that should find the nearest dumpster to crawl into and die
    28 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 1 5
    In the top of the 7th inning on Sunday, Lucas Gilbreath, an amoral reprobate masquerading as a pitcher, faced off against Brandon Belt, a newly minted dinger monster who has spent the months of August...
  • The Cardinals, people. The goddamn St Louis Cardinals
    23 Sep 2021 • 3 min read
    The Cardinals are going to make the playoffs as the second Wild Card team. This is not technically a done deal — the Reds, Phillies, and Padres are all 4 or 5 games behind the Cardinals in the standin...
  • Wait, the final road trip of the year?
    21 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    This baseball season, like every baseball season, has gone on forever. How long ago was it that LaMonte Wade Jr was just some guy the Giants got from the Twins over the offseason? Seventeen lifetimes?...
  • Apparently bullpen games aren't magic?
    16 Sep 2021 • 3 min read
    Over their last three bullpen games, the Giants had been flying high. They gave up four runs (three earned) to the Dodgers, then one run to the Cubs, and then one run to the Dodgers. Five earned runs ...
  • The postseason: Like the season, but postier
    14 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    The Giants are going to the postseason. Last night with clinch night, with San Francisco winning a game against the Padres that was never especially close, and it was appropriate that the Padres were ...
  • It is nice that the Giants are good
    09 Sep 2021 • 4 min read
    The Rockies have been an atrocious team on the road this year. They have not been the worst road team in the majors — the opposite of congratulations go out to the Arizona Diamondbacks, who you may re...
  • The Giants and Dodgers played a three game series, Max Muncy only got one hit, and Walker Buehler gave up six runs
    07 Sep 2021 • 4 min read
    Some baseball players just annoy the shit out of you. I have written about two certain Cardinals, but all season it’s been Max Muncy and Walker Buehler who have really bedeviled the Giants. Coming int...
  • Are the Giants bad now?
    02 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    The Giants are doomed. Don’t bother disagreeing or bringing up facts or whatever. I know it, you know it, every Giants fan knows it, and soon the whole baseball world will know it. A few days ago, the...
  • Depth keeps you healthy
    31 Aug 2021 • 3 min read
    Kris Bryant took one at bat in Atlanta, lining out to right field on Friday night before rain delayed the game for a little less than an hour. When the teams came back on the field, Bryant was nowhere...
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