Archive for the ‘San Francisco Giants’ Category

Rejoice San Fran: Barry Zito Continues to Get Bombed Today

Wednesday, May 7th, 2008

Fear not, baseball world, the $126 million man is no longer a relief pitcher.Reports out of San Francisco say that Giants pitcher Barry Zito will return to the starting rotation today against the Pirates. So, if he was sent to the bullpen but never made an appearance, was he ever ...

One Huge Dingle-Barry

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

I'm no economist, but these times, they are a troubling.I paid $3.65 a gallon for unleaded the other day. I'm told gas will reach $4 a gallon by the summer and it's not crazy to imagine $6 gas in the near future. Time to dust the bike off.A buddy of ...

Fans In San Francisco Witness History

Saturday, July 28th, 2007

The fans at AT&T Park were treated to a dose of history during last night's game. A player who has recently been mired in controversy, who nevertheless remains a fan favorite in San Francisco positioned himself on the precipice of a record that will surely define his career. The drama ...

How To Lose A Pitcher In Ten Starts

Wednesday, June 6th, 2007

Pitching is the baseball topic of the moment. Basically, everyone is worried that this latest bumper crop of pitching prospects is going to flame-out or get injured, because they could be mishandled by their respective organizations. First, there is a fantastic article by Buzz Bissinger about Kerry Wood, which you ...

Zito Finally Cashes In With A Win, Schmidt Lands On DL

Wednesday, April 18th, 2007

On Monday Barry Zito finally got his first win for the San Francisco Giants. I'm sure it was a huge relief for Zito and Giants fans. Some scouts had said that Zito just wasn't a top of the rotation guy anymore and that San Francisco grossly overpaid for the seven-year ...

The Other Barry Is Causing Giant Problems

Friday, February 16th, 2007

The San Francisco Giants had a bit of a crazy off-season. With handling the news of Barry Bonds' positive drug test, hiring a new manager, and signing a pitcher to the biggest contract ever, and then finally working out all of the bugs in Bonds' contract, they were a little ...