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Pablo Sandoval: Resurgent or Wreck in 2011?

Spring training is almost here. The sights and sounds of baseball are soon to come, and the Giants are prepared to defend their title with much of the same formula as 2010.  Pablo Sandoval, however, was not a part of the ... (Continue reading)

Buster Posey Faces Unfairly High Expectations from San Francisco Giants Fanbase

Day One: 3-for-4, three RBI. Day Two: 3-for-5, two doubles, one RBI. Yes, Buster Posey's phenomenal season debut has been nothing short of sensational. Heck, I've already heard Giants brass refer to Posey as "the Savior" or "the Messiah." But who could really ... (Continue reading)

San Francisco Giants: Four Reasons Not to Panic

Baseball is one really weird game. One second you're feeling like an unstoppable freight train. Everything clicks: Pitching, hitting, defense. It just works. Then you blink, and BAM! Everything's upside down, and images of Manny Ramirez rounding the bases or David Eckstein singlehandedly ... (Continue reading)

Jaosn Heyward Mania Reaches NL West, San Francisco Giants

Okay, three scenarios: 1. A tsunami racing across the ocean 2. An avalanche roaring down a mountain 3. Godzilla approaching Tokyo What do these three scenarios have in common besides destruction? They are unavoidable. One way or another, they are going to happen.  You may run, but ... (Continue reading)

Turn of the Tide? 2010 NL West Predictions

In recent years, the NL West has been dubbed baseball's worst division. In 2005, the San Diego Padres won the division with a mere 82 wins, barely clinching a winning season. The other four NL West teams had ... (Continue reading)

Is This Jonathan Sanchez’s Year to Shine for the Giants?

Jonathan Sanchez strolled into camp looking a bit different this year. The 6'2" lefty is 12 pounds heavier than in 2009. Normally that's a reason for face palms, mumbles, and grumbles from an already impatient fanbase. Now if Sanchez weighed 245 pounds (ahem, ... (Continue reading)

Giants Flawed Use Of Payroll Could Prove Costly

Okay, so the San Francisco Giants didn't sign Matt Holliday or Jason Bay, during free agency. I hope nobody is surprised. The Giants once again displayed an unwillingness to spend money on the market's big fish. Last year, they showed ... (Continue reading)