San Francisco Giants

Benjamin Sabin - May 4, 2022

Beauty comes in many forms. In this case, it came in the form of a Luis Gonzalez two-out ninth-inning bunt down the third baseline. Listen: It was the top of the ninth and the San Francisco Giants were down 3-1 to their mortal enemy the Los Angeles Dodgers. Sometimes closer and bird impersonator Craig Kimbrel […]

SF Giants All-Time Team
Matt Graves - Feb 27, 2022

The San Francisco Giants’ all-time team is complete with baseball history. Their moments have forever been etched in New York and the Bay area. With eight World Series titles and 23 NL pennants, a handful of talent is filled with numerous Hall of Famers. As we continue our All-Time Team tournament, the Giants arguably have […]

Benjamin Sabin - Feb 4, 2022

The Los Angeles Lakers are aptly named for the many lakes that polka dot the landscape of Southern California.  Now is the point in the article where we pause and reflect on the complete untruth of the previous sentence. While Los Angeles does have its’ fair share of lakes, it is not something that the […]

Braden Herb - Jan 3, 2022

One of the most intriguing free agents still on the market is Kris Bryant. Bryant is a former Rookie of the Year, MVP, four-time All-Star, and World Series Champion as a member of the Chicago Cubs. He has a career .880 OPS. On top of what he has done offensively, he is one of the […]

Dan Jaycox - Nov 30, 2021

The San Francisco Giants announced Wednesday evening that they have agreed to terms with Alex Cobb. The deal is reportedly worth $20 million for two years. It includes a club option for $10 million in 2024, with a $2 million buyout. Giants Taking a Risk on Oft-injured Cobb The right-hander started 18 games last year […]

Benjamin Sabin - Oct 15, 2021

You don’t realize how much something means to you until it breaks your heart. Game Five and the Humanity of Mookie Betts The San Francisco Giants have lost. After winning 107 games, a franchise record, they lost in game five of the NLDS to the Los Angeles Dodgers on the check swing heard round the […]

Chris Gray - Oct 9, 2021

Logan Webb of the San Francisco Giants made the most of his postseason debut as he stifled the Los Angeles Dodgers batters in game one of the NLDS. Webb did not allow a run in 7 2/3 innings while striking out ten Dodgers. He also did not allow a walk. In addition, he only gave […]

Giants Diamondbacks

Giants 5, Diamondbacks 4 SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 30 — A 4-for-5 effort from Christian Walker was not enough to stave off a sweep, as a bases-loaded single from LaMonte Wade Jr. in the bottom of the ninth gave the San Francisco Giants a dramatic 5–4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks Thursday night. This came in […]

Giants Diamondbacks

Giants 1, Diamondbacks 0 SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 29 — A pitchers’ duel between Alex Wood and Merrill Kelly turned into a tense relief battle. However, small ball prevailed, and the normally homer-heavy San Francisco Giants used it to defeat the Arizona Diamondbacks, 1–0, Wednesday night. Kelly and Wood exchanged zeros through the first five innings. […]

Giants Diamondbacks

Giants 6, Diamondbacks 4 SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 28 — Despite a sloppy game, the San Francisco Giants managed to defeat the Arizona Diamondbacks, 6–4, Tuesday night for their 103rd win of the season. Two-thirds of their runs came due to wild pitches or bases-loaded walks. Logan Webb pitched around a two-out infield single by catcher […]

Chris Gray - Sep 25, 2021

The National League West will likely have two 100-game winners in the division this season. The Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants are both on pace to have over 100 wins apiece. This is a feat that has taken place only four times since 1969. Before 1969, there were no divisions. The best team […]

Chris Gray - Sep 8, 2021

The outlook of the NL West division seems to be changing every day. The Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Francisco Giants are both seemingly winning all the time. When the Giants build up a lead of a few games, the Dodgers close the gap. If the Dodgers take the lead in the division, the […]

The Los Angeles Dodgers flexed their bulging biceps all over the Atlanta Braves with a series sweep in the 2020 NLCS rematch. As the Dodgers are getting back to full strength, they are simultaneously getting hot. There is not a better time for this to happen than the first day of September. Furthermore, the former […]

Benjamin Sabin - Aug 27, 2021

The San Francisco Giants moved from Candlestick Park in 2000. The 49ers played their last game there in 2013. And Paul McCartney, in a tip of the cap to the Beatles final show in 1966, played the last performance at the Stick in 2014. Candlestick has been gone now for nearly six years. A Great […]

Zach Walling - Aug 15, 2021

As announced Friday, the San Francisco Giants have handed out a two-year $32M extension to their all-star shortstop Brandon Crawford. Crawford, who has never known a different uniform, will remain with his childhood club through at least the 2023 season. The date marks Crawford’s second extension with the Giants, having received a six-year deal back […]

Giants Diamondbacks

Giants 5, Diamondbacks 4 (10) PHOENIX, Aug. 5 — A ninth-inning meltdown by Taylor Clarke and Tyler Clippard wasted a gem from Merrill Kelly, giving the San Francisco Giants a 5–4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks. Kelly threw eight scoreless innings and Pavin Smith went 2-for-3 with three RBI, but it was not enough to […]

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Caleb Begley - May 4, 2022

When it comes to pitching, 300 wins is the equivalent to 500 home runs; or, at least, this is what a certain school of thought espouses. It is the gold standard, the pinnacle of what any pitcher can accomplish. Winning 300 games involves a lot of dedication and a lot of practice. It means showing […]

Nathan Melton II - May 4, 2022

For the first time in what seems like forever, the Los Angeles Angels are winning, and they’re winning big. For the first time in what seems like forever, the Angels pitching staff is shoving lineups left and right; up and down. The Halos offense is relentless, and the stars have all finally started to click […]

Jim Marshall - May 4, 2022

Jorge López has had a new calling as a closer. So far, this “new calling” has turned out to be a success for the Baltimore Orioles. As of this writing, the 29-year-old right-hander has four saves, three wins, and a 1.06 ERA. The former starter has seen his career change dramatically for the better. Always […]

liebler - May 4, 2022

If you’ve followed the Oakland Athletics at all this year, you’d know that the A’s bats have been a glaring weakness of the team. The A’s came into Monday’s action in Detroit as losers of nine straight–with a team batting average of .200. The team’s OBP hadn’t faired much better. The A’s packed their bags […]

Riley Stovka - May 4, 2022

Things do not look good in the city of brotherly love. The Philadelphia Phillies, who once again spent big this past offseason on free-agent outfielders Nick Castellanos and Kyle Schwarber, find themselves below .500, and 5.5 games behind the division-leading New York Mets. The Phils have slowly clawed their way back up the standings and […]

Scoreless Outing

Scoreless Outing Percentage and Goose Eggs, 2022 Presenting the full list of Scoreless Outing Percentage (ScOtg%), Goose Eggs (GE), and related statistics for 2022. Statistics run through the end of play on May 16. These statistics aim to further measure effectiveness of relief pitchers. Scoreless Outing Percentage, which first appeared in this piece, is based […]

Rangers' bats
Nate Miller - May 4, 2022

Rangers 7, Angels 4   ARLINGTON, Texas, May 16 — The Texas Rangers‘ bats came to life on Monday, as they beat the Los Angeles Angels by a final score of 7–4. Rangers’ catcher Jonah Heim homered to help lead them to the win. On a night when the Angels jumped out to an early […]

Texas Rangers
Nate Miller - May 4, 2022

Rangers 7, Red Sox 1   ARLINGTON, Texas, May 15 — The Texas Rangers were able to avoid the sweep on Sunday afternoon, by defeating the Boston Red Sox by a final score of 7–1. Everything went right for the Rangers in the series finale. Adolis Garcia and Kole Calhoun hit back-to-back Jacks in the […]