That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary podcast: Niners pull one out for the ages in New Orleans; Raiders’ skid hits three, Carr and Raiders hear it from the fans; plus more

Photo credit: ninersnation.com On That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary: #1 The San Francisco 49ers pulled out a victory for the ages on Sunday in New Orleans when kicker Robbie Gould hit the gamer, a field goal that captured one of the 49ers’ best wins of the season 48-46. #2 The Oakland Raiders suffered their thirdContinue reading “That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary podcast: Niners pull one out for the ages in New Orleans; Raiders’ skid hits three, Carr and Raiders hear it from the fans; plus more”

Kapler named as Giants manager in second MLB stint at the helm

@SFGiants photo: San Francisco Giants manager Gabe Kapler joins the Giants as this will be his second team after managing the Philadelphia Phillies in 2018 and 2019 By Jeremy Kahn SAN FRANCISCO — When the weekend began, San Francisco Giants President of Baseball Operations Farhan Zaidi was trying to set the table for the foreseeableContinue reading “Kapler named as Giants manager in second MLB stint at the helm”

Harris comes home to be the GM of the SF Giants

file photo the Athletic: San Francisco Giants general manager Scott Harris, who was hired this weekend, will be introduced by Giants team president Farhan Zaidi this week. By Jeremy Kahn SAN FRANCISCO — There are many things on the plate of San Francisco Giants President of Baseball Farhan Zaidi during the 2019 off-season, and oneContinue reading “Harris comes home to be the GM of the SF Giants”

That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary: Are Atlanta and Minneapolis the Best Cities for Bumgarner?

Photo credit: talkingchop.com By Amaury Pi-Gonzalez Madison Bumgarner has won three World Series and is arguably one (if not the best) postseason pitcher in history. The Giants made a $17.8 million qualifying offer to the free agent, which guaranteed a draft pick compensation for the Giants, a team seriously in need of younger players. ItContinue reading “That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary: Are Atlanta and Minneapolis the Best Cities for Bumgarner?”

That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary: Bochy Says “One More Shot” as Manager

Photo credit: cbssports.com By Amaury Pi-González It should not be a surprise to anybody that Bruce Bochy might want to manage again. The future Hall of Fame manager who began his career as the San Diego Padres manager (1995-06) and continued as San Francisco Giants Manager (2007-19) seems to be leaning that way. “I’d loveContinue reading “That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary: Bochy Says “One More Shot” as Manager”

That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary podcast: Cardinals facing elimination in game at Washington; Yankees-Astros series tied at 1-1; plus more

Photo credit: bleacherreport.com On That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary’s podcast: #1 The series all tied at 1-1, the Houston Astros won Game 2 and they had to come back from behind against the New York Yankees in 11 innings to win by a run, 3-2. #2 After facing some tough pitching in St. Louis, theContinue reading “That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary podcast: Cardinals facing elimination in game at Washington; Yankees-Astros series tied at 1-1; plus more”

That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary podcast: Will A’s be one and done again? Can they advance this time after wild card losses last two times?

Photo credit: theathletic.com On Amaury’s News and Commentary podcast: #1 Will it be a one and done performance or an advance to the ALDS second round for the Oakland A’s? You’ve seen it before when you went to New York last season the A’s were one and done. #2 A’s pitcher Sean Manaea he’s 4-0,Continue reading “That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary podcast: Will A’s be one and done again? Can they advance this time after wild card losses last two times?”

That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary: Why Omar Vizquel would be a great pick for Giants managerial job

By Amaury Pi Gonzalez SAN FRANCISCO — Omar Vizquel was one of the best ever defensive shortstops in major league baseball history,winning 11 Gold Gloves(second most in history to Ozzie Smith’s 13) during a 24-year career with Seattle, Cleveland, San Francisco 2005-2008,Texas, Chicago White Sox and Toronto. Vizquel ended with a solid .272 batting averageContinue reading “That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary: Why Omar Vizquel would be a great pick for Giants managerial job”

Dodgers spoil Bochy’s going away party with a 9-0 shutout win

Photo credit: @Dodgers By Jeremy Kahn SAN FRANCISCO — On what was the last game of Bruce Bochys 25-year managerial career, it was not much of a game. The Los Angeles Dodgers dropped a five spot in the first inning on their way to a 9-0 victory over the San Francisco Giants before a selloutContinue reading “Dodgers spoil Bochy’s going away party with a 9-0 shutout win”

Ryu helps out own cause in Dodgers’ 2-0 win

Photo credit: ktla.com By Jeremy Kahn SAN FRANCISCO — Hyun-Jin Ryu helped out his own cause with just one swing of the bat when it was needed the most. Ryu hit a single by Evan Longoria to score Gavin Lux form third base in the top of the fifth inning, helping the Los Angeles DodgersContinue reading “Ryu helps out own cause in Dodgers’ 2-0 win”