After last week’s quality start against the Dodgers in San Francisco, there was hope that Ryan Vogelsong was finally putting things together, returning to the form that motivated the Giants to sign him to a new contract in the off-season. However, after three homers allowed in the first inning, and a fourth after three innings, … Continue reading Vogey struggles again, Giants lose 7-3
Okay Giants’ fans, here’s your bit of free advice for the day: if Giants’ ace Madison Bumgarner is pitching in a big game, bet on black (and orange). Once again, MadBum didn’t disappoint, leading the Giants to a 2-1 victory over ace Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers. This pitching matchup was highly anticipated and was … Continue reading Giants ride MadBum, Buster – beat L.A.
The Giants came into last night’s series opener against the Dodgers feeling pretty good. After all, they just swept the Dodgers last week in San Francisco and Tim Lincecum was coming off of three strong starts to start the season. Not to mention the fact that Timmy has historically pitched very well against Los Angeles. … Continue reading Lincecum falters, Giants lose opener in L.A.
The Giants continued their tortuous ways yesterday, beating Colorado in the 11th inning on a perfectly placed safety squeeze bunt by Joe Panik, scoring Nori Aoki to put the G-men ahead 5-4. Relief pitcher Jean Machi pitched the final 1 ⅔ innings to get the victory as the Giants evened the series, 1-1 and snapped … Continue reading Giants squeeze out 5-4 victory in 11 innings
Rookie starter Chris Heston took the mound last night as the Giants best starter in 2015. In his first three (quality) starts he had gone at least six innings in each game and given up just one earned run or less in each outing, sporting an 0.87 ERA. Then Coors Field happened. Pitching in this … Continue reading Heston proves human, Giants lose to Rockies 6-4
“It’s like deja vu all over again.” Yogi Berra For the second consecutive day, the Giants beat their rivals in walk off fashion, in another one-run victory, by an identical 3-2 score. This one took an extra inning, with the winning score taking place in the tenth, but the result was the same as the … Continue reading Giants walk off again, SWEEP Dodgers
Yep, that’s two in a row. The POWERFUL Dodgers, the best team that money can buy, were defeated for the second consecutive night by the struggling, weak-hitting, WORLD CHAMPION SF Giants in front of another sell out crowd at AT & T Park. This time, the boys did it in dramatic fashion, with a walk … Continue reading G-men beat LA again, go for sweep