Oakland Athletics Clinch Postseason

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The Oakland Athletics have become the third American League and fourth overall team to clinch their spot in the 2020 MLB Postseason. This comes as a result of a 6-0 win for Oakland over the San Fransisco Giants and a 6-1 win for the San Diego Padres over the Seattle Mariners. The A’s are joining the […] READ MORE


Top Candidates for Manager of the Year

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Managers to Watch for the Manager of the Year Award The conclusion of the regular season is nearing. That means that besides the focus being on the postseason, discussions surrounding candidates for the various awards begin. One of those awards is the Manager of the Year Award. Often times, the Manager of the Year ends […] READ MORE


Report: San Francisco Giants Sign Justin Smoak

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The San Francisco Giants have reportedely added one more piece to its puzzle in the form of veteran Justin Smoak. The 33-year-old was released by the Milwaukee Brewers earlier in September, but San Francisco sees some value as it targets a wild card birth. The report regarding the signing came Wednesday afternoon. A day after […] READ MORE


Giants Rally, Defeat Diamondbacks

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Giants 4, Diamondbacks 2 On August 18, the Arizona Diamondbacks were 13-11 after a 10-1 blowout victory over the Oakland Athletics. They were in playoff position, and a blowout victory over one of the best teams in the American League made the season-opening struggles appear to be behind them for good. Since then, the Diamondbacks […] READ MORE


Glove-Talking

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Do Gloves Talk Now Anyone who has watched a baseball game in the last thirty years has seen some form or another of glove-talking. Glove-talking? What do you mean? Do gloves talk now? In my day they were made of leather and you had to operate them with your hand. No, no, you still have […] READ MORE


Giants Clip Diamondbacks to Spoil Bumgarner Homecoming

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Giants 4, Diamondbacks 3 Madison Bumgarner returned from the injured list in his first appearance in San Francisco as a member of the visiting team Saturday evening. Two solo home runs spoiled his homecoming, giving the Giants an early lead that they did not surrender as they defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks, 4-3. The Diamondbacks struck […] READ MORE


Arizona Diamondbacks Beat San Francisco Giants to Snap Losing Skid

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Diamondbacks 6, Giants 5 Ketel Marte went 4-for-5 with a home run, two RBI, and a run scored, and rookie Daulton Varsho added two RBI of his own as the Arizona Diamondbacks defeated the San Francisco Giants, 6-5, Friday night at Oracle Park. The victory snapped a five-game losing streak. Marte, the center fielder, opened […] READ MORE


Arizona Diamondbacks: Anatomy of a Losing Streak

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Arizona Diamondbacks: Anatomy of a Losing Streak The date was Tuesday, August 18, and the Arizona Diamondbacks were feeling good. They had just finished shellacking the Oakland Athletics, the American League’s best team, 10-1 – their sixth straight victory. The early-season Diamondbacks losing streak was a thing of the past. A 13-11 record had them […] READ MORE


San Diego Padres Postpone Play Due to Jacob Blake Shooting

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Padres Postpone Play The San Diego Padres and the Seattle Mariners, the team with the most Black players in all of Major League Baseball,voted not to play due to the shooting of Jacob Blake hours before game time on Wednesday evening. The Padres released the following statement after players and coaches cleared Petco Park’s infield.  […] READ MORE


San Francisco Giants – Buy or Sell At The Trade Deadline?

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The San Francisco Giants are currently 15-16 and if the season ended today, would make the playoffs as the eighth seed.  This complicates matters for team president Farhan Zaidi, as the trade deadline is August 31. Should the Giants buy or sell at the deadline? The answer is both. Depending on the circumstances and what’s […] READ MORE