Category Archives: Baseball

#GOPDebate Open Thread: Resurrection Edition

Tonight is the first GOP debate of the 2012-2016 election season. Featured in the debate will be what I’m calling the Titanic 10. Listed in order of polling are the debaters: Donald Trump; former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush; Wisconsin Gov. Scott … Continue reading

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MadBum the Magnificent!

Last night was incredible! Madison Bumgarner Rises to the Moment, and Jaws Drop Now he belongs to history, alongside Christy Mathewson and Sandy Koufax, Bob Gibson and Randy Johnson. The pantheon of World Series pitching greats must welcome a new … Continue reading

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It was glorious!

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Oops, they did it again!

Giants comeback leaves them 1 win from the World Series In the Giants’ first and only bad postseason start, Ryan Vogelsong coughed up a four-run hairball over three innings, then retreated to the clubhouse, where starters usually go to watch … Continue reading

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This Is Giants Baseball!

Giants defeat Cardinals 5-4 on 10th-inning throwing error You sat in your dens or offices Tuesday, watched the Giants stick four runs on the scoreboard in the first inning and thought, “We’ve got this.” The players knew better. Anyone who … Continue reading

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NCLS Game 3 Open Thread

Tim Hudson takes the mound this afternoon for the SF Giants against the St. Louis Cardinals at AT&T Park. The best-of-seven series is tied 1-1, with the next three games in San Francisco. I’ll be sober for this game. This … Continue reading

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It was a good day

The SF Giants won, the Hated Dodgers lost, I gotta say it was a good day. The Giants move on to the best-of-7 NLCS where they will once again play the St. Louis Cardinals, starting this Saturday in St. Louis. … Continue reading

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It Was A Loooooonnnnnnnnnng Night In D.C.

Seriously. NLDS Game 2: Brandon Belt’s homer propels Giants to victory in longest postseason game in MLB history A game that Washington Nationals starter Jordan Zimmermann nearly wrapped up in under 100 pitches somehow turned into the longest postseason game … Continue reading

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Mad Bum

Madison Bumgarner by the numbers: Innings pitched: 9 Hits: 4 Runs: 0 Walks: 1 Strike outs: 10 The San Francisco Giants faced the Pittsburgh Pirates in a 1-game do-or-die wildcard game last night in Pittsburgh. The Giants scored eight runs … Continue reading

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Playoffs, Baby!

SFGate: In the end, it didn’t matter how it happened or where it happened. Just that it happened. Thanks to an event occurring 2,000 miles away, the Giants clinched a National League wild-card spot 6½ hours before Yusmeiro Petit threw … Continue reading

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Politics is Ruining Sports

Bob Costas is the most annoying fuckwit since Jar Jar Binks. Actually, he was annoying before Jar Jar too. Twitchy: Football fans anticipate Bob Costas’ first lecture of the season Thursday night NFL and I forgot about the Bob Costas … Continue reading

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Kickin’ It Old School

A boring 1-0 game between Obama’s Chicago White Sox and my beloved SF Giants suddenly got exciting yesterday. Robin Ventura Kicks Dirt over Home Plate After Ejection in Old-School Tantrum Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura turned back the clock … Continue reading

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Somewhere Out There, Bill Buckner is Smiling

This could easily be the craziest and most-controversial finish to any World Series game ever. Cards lead the Bosox 2 games to 1 with Game 4 playing Sunday night.

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Is There Baseball In Heaven?

Stan ‘The Man’ Musial Passes Away at 92 The St. Louis Cardinals announced on Saturday that legendary left-handed batter Stan “The Man” Musial, a Hall of Famer, passed away at the age of 92. Musial was one of the best … Continue reading

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SF Giants Win NL West!!!

SJ Mercury News: They came together despite crushing injuries and unexpected slumps. They stayed together through a spending spree by their closest rivals and a suspension that rocked baseball but only furthered the resolve within the clubhouse. On Saturday, the … Continue reading

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Friday Night Open Thread

The SF Giants host the SD Padres tonight at 7:15 pm at AT&T Park. Ryan Vogelsong (12-9, 3.65 ERA) will be pitching for the Giants. The Dodgers vs. Reds game is already underway. Any combination of Giants wins or Dodger … Continue reading

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My Ducats My Daughter Open Thread

The Giants and the Raiders are both on television tonight. One game starts at 5:30 and the other one at 7:15 pm. The Giants are in playoff contention and this is the Raiders’ home opener against division foe San Diego. … Continue reading

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