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A Giants’ Fan’s Deal With Himself To Give Writing a Try

Being a die-hard baseball fan, I have tried to display my affection for the game and the statistics that accompany it by giving writing a try.    Mostly learning about equations, graphs, and rocks in college; my mind still thinks of things ... (Continue reading)

Giants Buyers at the Deadline?

I think that the Giants should be buyers at the trade deadline. I don’t think that the Giants should go after a huge name, because that would cost them one of their big prospects. Those super young talented players, namely ... (Continue reading)

The Giants Should Buy Low Before the Trade Deadline

The San Francisco Giants should be buyers at the trade deadline.  I don’t think that they should go after a huge name, because that would cost them one of their big prospects.    Those super young talented players, namely Buster Posey, Madison ... (Continue reading)

San Francisco Giants’ First Baseman and Plate Patience Examples

John Bowker and Travis Ishikawa   The two young Giants are separated by only a few months in age, with Travis Ishikawa at age 25 and John Bowker just turning 26. Bowker got more playing in the majors last year, whereas ... (Continue reading)

All Aboard The Cain Train

All-Star starting pitcher Matt Cain is having by far the best season of his young career.  The 24 year old is setting career lows with a 2.39 ERA, 1.24 WHIP, and a 10-2 record in his fourth full season in ... (Continue reading)

Plate Patience Is a Key To Improving Walk Rate

Early on in this 2009 baseball season, a few of the young San Francisco Giants players were having a rough start to their season. I decided to see if I could learn a thing or two about these exciting fresh ... (Continue reading)

Giants’ Jonathan Sanchez Dominates With First MLB No-Hitter of 2009

San Francisco Giants starter Jonathan Sanchez makes history tonight Friday June 10th, 2009, with a complete game no-hitter. It wasn‘t just any no hitter though, it was a  also a no-walker.    The only play that kept Sanchez from throwing a perfect ... (Continue reading)

Trading for Stoudemire Could Be the Wrong Move for Golden State

There are reported rumors that the Golden State Warriors are in talks with the Phoenix Suns about a blockbuster trade that would send Amare Stoudemire to the Warriors for some combination of center Andris Biedrins, Brandan Wright, Kelenna Azubuike or ... (Continue reading)

Giants’ Stats and Other Stuff

Travis Ishikawa   Ishikawa’s first base defense has been astonishing to start the season.  He has been as close to perfect as you can get.  I checked out some of his defensive numbers on   ’08: 213 innings, 15 unassisted putouts (tagging three ... (Continue reading)

Giants’ Jonathan Sanchez Needs To Pitch Better

San Francisco Giants starter Jonathan Sanchez has a 5.43 ERA and a 1.73 Whip to go along with his 2-7 record. Many expected Sanchez to improve upon his 5.01 ERA of last year, but although some facets of his game ... (Continue reading)