Bumgarner to the Diamondbacks

Photo credit: @MLB By Jeremy Kahn What is that old adage, all things must come to an end and an era came to the end with the San Francisco Giants. In this day of free agency and big bucks, Madison Bumgarner took his glove and left for a division rival. No, Giants fans, he didContinue reading “Bumgarner to the Diamondbacks”

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?”

Headline Sports podcast with London Marq: Harper, Phils call it a season, eliminated at Nats Park; Giants finish up their regular season; plus more

Photo credit: wtop.com On Headline Sports with London: #1 How ironic is it that last meeting between Bryce Harper and the Philadelphia Phillies in Washington against the Nationals turned out to be a loss that mathematically eliminated the Phillies in Washington DC? The Nats fans found that to be poetic justice. #2 The San FranciscoContinue reading “Headline Sports podcast with London Marq: Harper, Phils call it a season, eliminated at Nats Park; Giants finish up their regular season; plus more”

Bochy, and possibly Bumgarner reach the end of the line with the Giants

Photo credit: redbirdrants.com By Morris Phillips Sunday’s season finale against the Dodgers will be manager Bruce Bochy’s last game as a Giant. Will it also be Madison Bumgarner’s last game as well? The Giants are guaranteed to be interested in resigning their staff ace especially after he regained his form and health in 2019. ButContinue reading “Bochy, and possibly Bumgarner reach the end of the line with the Giants”

San Francisco Giants podcast with Morris Phillips: Giants finish season with winning road record; Webb has good pitching performance

photo from sfgate.com: San Francisco Giants’ Logan Webb pitches against the Atlanta Braves during the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, in Atlanta. On the Giants podcast with Morris: #1 The Giants avoided getting swept by the Atlanta Braves in Cobb County Sunday with a 4-1 win. The Giants added twoContinue reading “San Francisco Giants podcast with Morris Phillips: Giants finish season with winning road record; Webb has good pitching performance”

Red Sox, Giants aren’t where they want to be, could the two, iconic franchises partner up to improve their 2020 outlook?

By Morris Phillips Statistically, the 2019 Giants are a mixed bag of hope and despair, but one number continues to set itself apart from the group: the Giants have hit just 158 home runs, 52 fewer than the Major League average, and way fewer than anyone could envision a playoff contender subsisting on. Not hittingContinue reading “Red Sox, Giants aren’t where they want to be, could the two, iconic franchises partner up to improve their 2020 outlook?”

Thin Bullpen: Giants wilt in the ninth, Pirates win 6-4 in front of smallest crowd since 2010

By Morris Phillips SAN FRANCISCO — Kevin Newman maybe auditioning for a role as the Pirates’ leadoff man, but he maybe better suited as the team’s focal point. Newman knocked in a pair of runs in a four-run ninth inning and the Pirates shocked the Giants 6-4 on Monday night. The Pirates improved to 11-5Continue reading “Thin Bullpen: Giants wilt in the ninth, Pirates win 6-4 in front of smallest crowd since 2010”

Giants crush A’s 10-5 in game three of the Bay Bridge Series 2

by Charlie O. Mallonee OAKLAND —┬áThe A’s literally snatched defeat out of the jaws of victory on Saturday night as they watched a 4-2 lead going into the top of the eighth inning be wiped out when the San Francisco exploded for eight runs on seven hits off five Oakland pitchers. It was simply aContinue reading “Giants crush A’s 10-5 in game three of the Bay Bridge Series 2”

San Francisco Giants podcast with Michael Duca: Giants get swept by Cubs, head to Oakland for two-game weekend series

Photo credit: @SFGiants On the Giants podcast with Michael: #1 The Giants were swept in three games in Chicago two of them were loses by just one run. Do you view the Giants as a formidable opponent in their wild card chances seeing how they played against a competitive team like the Cubs? Dropping 14Continue reading “San Francisco Giants podcast with Michael Duca: Giants get swept by Cubs, head to Oakland for two-game weekend series”

San Francisco Giants podcast with Morris Phillips: D-Backs Chase Bumgarner out of park, score 3 in the 1st

photo sfgate.com: San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner throws against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, in Phoenix. On the Giants podcast with Morris: #1 Morris, the way you saw it at Chase Field on Sunday, Giants starter Madison Bumgarner had the kind of outing you don’t see him have tooContinue reading “San Francisco Giants podcast with Morris Phillips: D-Backs Chase Bumgarner out of park, score 3 in the 1st”