“My timing was good…,” said Hunter Pence. And that is the understatement of the year. The Giants ended a seven game losing streak by shutting out the Mets tonight at AT&T Park, evening the series at a game a piece. The G-men are 13-6 when Hunter Pence starts and 30-36 when he doesn’t. Enough said. … Continue reading The G-men (Hunter Pence and Matt Cain) are back, win 3-0
It was great to watch the game in person last night at beautiful Citi Field. Don’t get me wrong, this stadium doesn’t hold a candle to AT&T Park, but it’s much a better experience than Yankee Stadium, a $2.3B, contemporary stadium with no vintage feel, that fails to celebrate and highlight its storied history. It … Continue reading Timmy wilts, bullpen can’t hold lead in 5-4 loss
This series in New York is a microcosm of the many different ways the 2015 version of the San Francisco Giants can beat you. And it’s why I believe this team is more dangerous and more talented than any of the three, recent world championship teams. Beat you with pitching? You bet. The Giants’ team … Continue reading G-men outmuscle Mets in New York, win again 8-5
This writer sat in Yankee Stadium tonight watching the Yankees beat the Nationals to extend their winning streak to seven games. And just less than 10 miles away, at Citi Field, Giants’ rookie starter Chris Heston (6-4, 3.77) was fashioning an amazing outing, an outing that would go down in history, as the Giants’ beat … Continue reading Giants’ rookie Chris Heston fires a no-no! Yes!