BUMGARNER A HUMBLE MAN

ITS TRUE-I KNOW VERY LITTLE ABOUT THE INS AND OUTS OF BUILDING A BASEBALL TEAM However I do have common sense and I just can’t see why you would take a player like Madison Bumgarner or Will Smith and trade them away for players that are basically an unknown! Why not just keep the playersContinue reading “BUMGARNER A HUMBLE MAN”

THE ORIGINAL ODD

REALLY?! SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS WON TODAY AGAINST THE PITTSBURGH PIRATES and no surprise to me BRANDON BELT hero again.  I just go on and on about this boy because he’s amazing!   Seriously why in the hell would a “SF GIANTS Blog” speak of unheard of oddities such as trading the BRANDONS etal??   SeemsContinue reading “THE ORIGINAL ODD”

ARE YOU A GOOD SWITCH OR A BAD SWITCH

OUR JOURNEY Through the Land of ODD continues… BRYON REYNOLDS is a SWITCH HITTER and a good one! HIS Freshman year he averaged .338 and slugged .480 – add to that the- DEFENSIVE MAGIC IN THE OUTFIELD! which we need badly, Remember when  it was “Magic Up In There”? SPEED? Well let’s just say stolen basesContinue reading “ARE YOU A GOOD SWITCH OR A BAD SWITCH”

UNDERCOVER IN THE LAND OF ODD

IN SEARCH OF THE SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS MOJO At great danger to myself I went undercover into enemy territory to find the missing MOJO of my SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS baseball team. After searching in both PADRES AND DODGERS territory I found the stolen MOJO under a pot plant off of SANTA ANA BLVD. SINCE BOTHContinue reading “UNDERCOVER IN THE LAND OF ODD”

LA DODGERS-ODDS FLYING MONKEYS

WHAT IS HAPPENING WITH THE SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS?     WE ARE MISSING THE MAGIC! TONIGHT’S ASSIGNMENT IS BEAT LA!                 I (baseball) HATE THE DODGERS! BUT I LOVE TO RIDICULE THEM! It was really easy when LASORDA was in the picture. HOWEVER even way back when ridiculing theContinue reading “LA DODGERS-ODDS FLYING MONKEYS”

THE RETURN TO ODD

I WOULDN’T USE THE WORDS “LOSING STREAK” BUT I HEARD IT BEING BATTED AROUND. TONIGHT CUETO CONTINUES HIS CURSE ON THE ROCKIES! (2-0) has won five consecutive decisions against the Rockies, his last loss to Colorado coming May 25, 2012. LETS GO GIANTS! AND OUR OTHER HERO!   AND THE STORY WAS STORY?!    Continue reading “THE RETURN TO ODD”

FROM ZERO TO SIXTY BEFORE THE SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS

I WENT FROM ZERO TO 60…IN…WELL IN 60 YEARS!           It took a full week but I have finally recovered from my 60th Birthday trip to Scottsdale where I turned older with my team and noteworthy others. THAT IS I HAVE Recovered from the fact that I am 60 years old!  StillContinue reading “FROM ZERO TO SIXTY BEFORE THE SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS”

Guest Blogger: Denard Span

Originally posted on Brandon and Brandon:
So Crawford and Belt are handing over their blog to me for a day. Apparently they had to vote on it. Crawford was fine. Belt wasn’t so sure. But he ended up giving 1 percent approval, which he explained made for a 51 percent majority vote. It’s funny the…

Put That Wabbit Back In The Hat

I can’t believe I am saying this… I think I will skip watching the Giants game tonight. I don’t want to see those faces-those faces with the ‘blankityblank’ eating grins on them. It must be the smirkyness of the lips on the faces balanced on those necks draped with all those ridiculous gold chains. IContinue reading “Put That Wabbit Back In The Hat”

SF Giants 2014 “The Year In Quotes” Pavlovic

I enjoyed the quotes in this article so much I thought I would re-blog it for those San Francisco Giants fans that may have missed it when Alex published it. Thanks Alex The Year in Quotes: Bumgarner’s cheat code, the Dee Gordon shower, rocks and slingshots, Chubbs and much more Posted on December 26, 2014Continue reading “SF Giants 2014 “The Year In Quotes” Pavlovic”

San Francisco Giants Wild Ride

What a wild ride we had! I stood my ground with all the doubters, never wavering I  said we were going to bring home another trophy and we did. I also said it “wouldn’t be pretty” and it wasn’t. It was BEAUTIFUL! Now they say we are dying to be a “DYNASTY” means nothing toContinue reading “San Francisco Giants Wild Ride”

Giants Still Atop The Beanstalk

Last night “THE BEAST” went deep at AT&T Park to secure the defeat of the Cleveland Indians  in the first game of interleague play. HUDSON Once again proves his stuff and The San Francisco Giants beat the Cleveland Indians 5-1 San Francisco Giants Michael Morse homered in the fourth inning adding to the three runsContinue reading “Giants Still Atop The Beanstalk”

This just in- “Bumgarner’’ is Arabic for Brandon.

Originally posted on Brandon and Brandon:
Hello, everyone. This is Hunter Pence filling in for Brandon Hicks, or Brandon Crawford, or Brandon Belt, whoever’s turn it is supposed to be. I’m filling in because — you probably didn’t know this — Hunter is a nickname for Brandon. My middle name is Andrew, which is Swedish…

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS Robbed by OAKLAND A’s in Today Opener

Originally posted on Where Everyone's a Giant:
I haven’t had the chance to see all the highlights from today’s game, but let me tell you something: Josh Reddick made some pretty neat catches while climbing the right field fence in Scottsdale to rob Michael Morse of at least six total bases, maybe even eight.…

Tim Lincecum

Originally posted on THE San Francisco Giants Blog:
The Giants gave Tim Lincecum 35 million this off season and were derided by many. I wasn’t one of the *deriders*. I happen to think Timmy is going to be very good in ’14/’15. His lost velocity is well documented but you don’t need velocity to pitch…

Another Day in Paradise

Originally posted on @Cafe Blog:
It was Day 2 of the #SFGiants Full Squad workouts here in Scottsdale, AZ.  Not much to report, but some of the highlights include The arrival of Brandon Belt ? https://twitter.com/SFGiants/status/436555267904241664 Live pitching from Matt Cain and Javier Lopez ? https://twitter.com/SFGiants/status/436564574029250560 https://twitter.com/SFGiants/status/436567340944470016 Green Screen fun with Brandon Belt ? https://vine.co/v/MZ27U57ibBb…

SCOTTSDALE IS THE PLACE TO BE THIS SPRING

I am SO excited!! Baseball is back in two (count them) TWO days!! Spring is about to be “sprung” when the only baseball team that matters reports to Scottsdale AZ for spring training workouts.  A preview of what is going to be an epic season for the San Francisco Giants! Pitchers and catchers arrive onContinue reading “SCOTTSDALE IS THE PLACE TO BE THIS SPRING”

Latest Free Agent Rumors

 Around The Foghorn http://aroundthefoghorn.com/ Nov 16th, 2013 at 2:25 pm by Denise Walos MLBTR: Mutual Interest Between Yankees And Javier Lopez http://aroundthefoghorn.com/2013/11/15/mlbtr-mutual-interest-yankees-javier-lopez/ We’ve all been holding our breath the last few weeks to hear news about Javier Lopez and Ryan Vogelsong. But as many of you know, rumors are flying around about Tim Hudson andContinue reading “Latest Free Agent Rumors”

I FEEL APPRECIATED BY MY BASEBALL TEAM

Chances are I won’t be attending Fan Appreciation Day Sunday and I am mournful.  But I am thankful for what the San Francisco Giants have given to me for the past 55 years!  As a Giants fan I have developed a “never say never” attitude that for me is imperative to survival.  After all thingsContinue reading “I FEEL APPRECIATED BY MY BASEBALL TEAM”

Bee Crazy?

Originally posted on THE San Francisco Giants Blog:
Here’s a pic from a fan who snapped this during Brian Wilson’s weird confrontation with Larry Baer after the game last night. Wilson was apparently airing several pent up grievances including wanting his 2012 World Series ring and demanding that the Giants stop using his images in…

WITH THE GIANTS IT JUST TAKES A LITTLE SUMPTHIN’ SUMPTHIN’

http://sfgiantsphotos.mlblogs.com/2013/08/30/welcome-back-angel/ The San Francisco Giants have so much heart and sincere soul that any little thing can make a difference with this team. Whether it’s the return of a teammate or sadly but strongly rallying around an injured teammate, last night we had both-these guys will find the magic. The welcome return of Angel PaganContinue reading “WITH THE GIANTS IT JUST TAKES A LITTLE SUMPTHIN’ SUMPTHIN’”

Quick Hits for August 23, 2013

Originally posted on SF Giants Photos:
TONIGHT’S GAME… The San Francisco Giants host the Pittsburgh Pirates tonight in the second game of this four game series… RHP Charlie Morton (4-3, 3.67) is slated to face LHP Madison Bumgarner (11-7, 2.87). BRANDON BELTING…IF Brandon Belt has hit .351 (26-for-74) with ! ve doubles, three triples and five home runs…

Torture, Re-Visited

Originally posted on THE San Francisco Giants Blog:
Someone mentioned it last night and I agree–there wasn’t any pain felt (by me) after Span made that catch. It was more like a joke that was funny that I didn’t laugh at. Anyway, here are the 3 *hilarious* catches this year that ended with the Giants…

Giants Are About To Make It Two In A Row!

Originally posted on THE San Francisco Giants Blog:
These men will lead us to victory. I guarantee it! 1. Marco Scutaro (R) 2B 2. Brandon Crawford (L) SS 3. Brandon Belt (L) 1B 4. Buster Posey (R) C 5. Hunter Pence (R) RF 6. Pablo Sandoval (S) 3B 7. Roger Kieschnick (L) LF 8. Gregor…

White House Visit

Originally posted on SF Giants Photos:
Today President Obama welcomed the San Francisco Giants to the White House to honor the team and their 2012 World Series Championship…the visit will continued the tradition begun by President Obama of honoring sports teams for their efforts to give back to communities. We have also included all the photos in a…

BLACK SUNDAY-Mamma Talks Sense To SF GIANTS

June 30th 2013 Sunday  Having just arrived last night I am back in Northern California where I was born and raised, but just a visit. I can’t stay more than a few weeks so my plan-spend as much time as possible with my son’s the rest at the ocean.  Not rushing off to AT&T to watchContinue reading “BLACK SUNDAY-Mamma Talks Sense To SF GIANTS”

Step Up To The Camera

Originally posted on SF Giants Photos:
Greetings Giants fans from your SF Giants Photo Intern, Ally.  Tonight I was given the opportunity of a lifetime, photographing my first game.  I greatly enjoyed capturing every exciting moment, while doing something I love.  Go Giants!

Puking During Puig At Bats

Originally posted on THE San Francisco Giants Blog:
“This guy Puig is gonna be a problem….” –San Dawg I forget when he said that, probably during Puig’s first game up. It was a simple line, yet foreboding, and it gave us fair warning of what was to come…. *This guy Puig* is grinding on my…

GET ON THOSE HITTIN’ SHOES

  OK WE TAKE ON LA AGAIN TONIGHT, FRESH GAME, FRESH START, STILL GOT SOME ISSUES BUT ONE OF THEM SHOULD NOT BE THE RIVALRY AGAINST THE DODGERS! Let’s concentrate on gettin’ our bats on!  To sum up what our players, who stood along side Dodger players on the field one day after the horribleContinue reading “GET ON THOSE HITTIN’ SHOES”

Quick Hits for June 24, 2013

Originally posted on SF Giants Photos:
TONIGHT’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants visit the Los Angeles Dodgers in the first game of this three-game series…LHP Hyun-Jin Ryu (6-3, 2.96) is scheduled to face LHP Madison Bumgarner (7-4, 3.25). HUNTER PENCE… Has hit a team-high 12 home runs…10 of his 12 homers this season have been solo…

THEY MAY NOT BE MARLINS

TONIGHT THE SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS TAKE ON THE MARLINS AT AT&T PARK. UNABLE TO GO MARLIN FISHING I DID THE BEST I COULD TO SHOW THE FISH WHO’S BOSS! Today Daddy and I took on the bass on Metri Lake Yuma Arizona. Eight fish in the boat just about guarantees a win for the GiantsContinue reading “THEY MAY NOT BE MARLINS”

Giants keep their cool after contentious series | CSN Bay Area

The San Francisco Giants once again make me proud by setting themselves apart not only with the way they play ball but with the outstanding sportsmanship they possess both on and off the field. Let the Padres and the Dodger’s beat each other to a pulp if they want to without considering the fact thatContinue reading “Giants keep their cool after contentious series | CSN Bay Area”

THE SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS ARE PEOPLE TOO

The San Francisco Giants have been my baseball team for 55 years and that is never going to change. The men on this incredible team are not just ball players, they are actual people too! Here are some things to think about next time you decide it’s your “job” to make public your frustration orContinue reading “THE SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS ARE PEOPLE TOO”

The #SFGiants Draft Picks and their Twitter Accounts (that I could find)

Originally posted on Where Everyone's a Giant:
A week ago today the Houston Astros kicked off the MLB Draft by taking Mark Appel with the first pick. The Giants, twenty-four picks later chose Christian Arroyo and then the continued rebuilding for the future officially was back on its way. In case you are hoping…

FACING MY FEAR OF CHASE FIELD

I never considered my  first 54 years of life as a Giants fan as being “sheltered” however I realized in April of 2012 that for all those years I had been cradled in the motherly lap of my San Francisco Giants home stadiums unaware that  there was another side to baseball, an ugly unfriendly sideContinue reading “FACING MY FEAR OF CHASE FIELD”

THE PHONE-BOOTH NEVER APPEARS AS GIANTS FALL TO A’S 6-3

Monday’s defeat of 4-1 by the Oakland A’s was surprising seeing as we had Madison Bumgarner on the mound. He managed to give us 7 innings but gave up 4 runs making our first game of this short road trip a bummer. Today the much-anticipated ML debut of Mike Kickham wasn’t what we were hopingContinue reading “THE PHONE-BOOTH NEVER APPEARS AS GIANTS FALL TO A’S 6-3”

WOW

Originally posted on SF Giants Photos:
In baseball there is AB, K, R, H, E, LOB, RBI, WAR, BB, SB, CS, OBP, SLG, OPS… and the Giants have added another: WOW (Walk Off Win).  In the 10th inning Angel Pagan hit an inside-the-park home run (the third of his career) for the Giants’ 7th WOW…

LET’S BREAK THIS TIE TONIGHT!

Today’s home game #26 (17-8) vs the Colorado Rockies That’s right it’s “Timmy Day” Tim Lincecum (3-3, 4.70) will go up against Tyler Chatwood (2-0, 2.55) also a right handed pitcher. THE GIANTS…Have lost six of their last nine games…however,they still enter tonight’s game in a three-way tie for first place in the NL West with ArizonaContinue reading “LET’S BREAK THIS TIE TONIGHT!”

Grabbin’ Some Pine 5/20

Originally posted on Communist Comics:
RYAN VOGELSONG’S INJURY TONIGHT WAS TRAGIC BUT HE WENT OUT WITH A 8-0 WIN OVER THE NATIONALS THAT REFUELED HIS TEAM AND I HOPE THAT ACCOMPLISHMENT WILL HELP WITH THE PAIN. THE SF GIANTS WILL PLAY HARDER FOR THEIR FALLEN TEAMMATE AS ALWAYS TOGETHER THEY WILL BE GIANT. GET WELL SOON VOGEY! The rest of the teamContinue reading “Grabbin’ Some Pine 5/20”

IN SHOCKING MOVE BOCHY SENDS ENTIRE LINE UP TO FRESNO

In an unprecedented moved Bruce Bochy manager of the World Champion San Francisco Giants optioned the entire starting line-up to triple-A Fresno today. Giving no explanation, as there was none needed this surprising roster change was followed by  Bochy’s announcement that the cast of “THE BAD NEWS BEARS” would be starting todays game against the Colorado Rockies.

Quick Hits for May 18, 2013

Originally posted on SF Giants Photos:
TONIGHT’S GAME… The Giants’ six-game, seven-day road trip continues tonight with the third game of this four game series against the Rockies… RHP Tyler Chatwood (3-1, 5.13) is slated to face  RHP Tim Lincecum (3-2, 4.07). SCUTARO STREAKING…IF Marco Scutaro went 3-for-5 last night to extend his season-high hitting streak to…

SO MANY HEROS AS SF GIANTS BLOW THE BRAVES AWAY

I’M ALWAYS PREACHING THE “DIFFERENT HERO EVERY DAY” SF GIANTS SPEECH BUT YESTERDAY THERE WERE A LOT OF HERO’S IN OUR 10-1 VICTORY OVER THE ATLANTA BRAVES. So many of our guys came through for us at the plate and on the mound.  It was a wonderful thing to see! Madison Bumgarner on the mound-alwaysContinue reading “SO MANY HEROS AS SF GIANTS BLOW THE BRAVES AWAY”

MATT CAIN SCORES A BIG ONE AND SO DOES DADDY

THE SF GIANTS BEAT THE BRAVES tonight by a score of 8-2 behind the pitching of our “Horse” the amazing MATT CAIN! Matty did a bang up job earning him the first effortless win of this season. He looked mahhhhvelous! http://sfgiantsphotos.mlblogs.com/tag/matt-cain/ Matt did more than pitch well; he helped himself out with RBI’s giving usContinue reading “MATT CAIN SCORES A BIG ONE AND SO DOES DADDY”

Quick Hits for May 8, 2013

Originally posted on SF Giants Photos:
TODAY’S GAME…The Giants’ 10-game homestand continues today as they host the Philadelphia Phillies for the final of three games…RHP Jonathan Pettibone (2-0, 3.24) is scheduled to face LHP Barry Zito (3-1, 3.06). HOME FIELD ADVANTAGE…The Giants’ .647 (11-6) winning pct. at home this season is the third-best in the…

SF GIANTS GET BOTH CHEEKS INTO IT

ANOTHER AMAZING WIN LAST NIGHT BY THE SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS! Making it even more beautiful is the fact it was against the LA DODGERS! Saving us from another boring baseball game our team provided the torture once again. I loved it! Here is how I saw the game: POSEY – 2 X RBI Ground-rule double!Continue reading “SF GIANTS GET BOTH CHEEKS INTO IT”

ZITO LEAVES SF GIANTS TO JOIN METALLICA

JUST KIDDING! Got your attention though didn’t I? Only re-hashing old news because my beloved son SF Giants fan and Metallica fan worked last night during “Metallica night”. Sure you’ve seen it all in re-plays by now, but just in case… Metallica on SFG Live http://sanfrancisco.giants.mlb.com/video/play.jsp?content_id=26810125&topic_id=22048014&c_id=sf Your mamma loves you!       http://sfgiantsphotos.mlblogs.com/

Quick Hits for May 4, 2013

Originally posted on SF Giants Photos:
TONIGHT’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants host the Los Angeles Dodgers in the second game of this three game series…this series is the start of a 10 game homestand for the Giants (longest of the season), that also features the Phillies (May 6-8) and the Braves (May 9-12)…RHP Matt Magill…

AS IF THERE WAS ANY DOUBT

HEY, we’ve got some HITTERS on our team was there ever any doubt that they would show up?! Tonight’s SF GIANTS game was the third of a series against the AZ Diamondbacks. It was everything a Giants fan could hope for.  Pitching was our beloved TIMMY against AZ’s MCCARTHY  Top of the first ANGEL PAGANContinue reading “AS IF THERE WAS ANY DOUBT”