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”

THE DARK SIDE OF ODD

The LAND OF ODD -not YOUR PRISON! “YOU ALWAYS HAD THE POWER TO GO HOME” IN the end of the movie – the WIZARD OF OZ told a crying DOROTHY “You always had the power to leave OZ. You only needed to click the heals of your RUBY RED SLIPPERS together to go home” thisContinue reading “THE DARK SIDE OF 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”

ADRIANZA STEPS ASIDE & THE RETURN OF THE MOOSE

Some  San Francisco Giants recent happenings: Signing of NICK HUNDLEY free agent CATCHER 1 year 2 million dollars. Trevor Brown will start in Triple A but will have a chance to show his stuff during Spring Training. The franchise felt there was a need for another catcher even though Buster Posey started 122 games lastContinue reading “ADRIANZA STEPS ASIDE & THE RETURN OF THE MOOSE”

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…

San Francisco Giants New Routine-“Who’s On First”

Originally posted on Haft-Baked Ideas:
Wednesday, June 24 SAN FRANCISCO — Nori Aoki’s temporary replacement in left field could already be on the active Major League roster, and it isn’t Gregor Blanco or Justin Maxwell. It’s Brandon Belt. The Giants might have to tolerate an occasional defensive misplay from Belt, who has vastly more experience…

THE RETURN OF THE PREACHER MAN

May 16th 2015 Sf Giants vs Cinn Reds The RETURN OF THE PREACHER MAN   Hunter Pence all healed up and for me the anticipation of finding out if one man can make a difference when there is obviously “no ‘I’ in team”. So wow, yeah! I mean to say yes, yes one man canContinue reading “THE RETURN OF THE PREACHER MAN”

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”

Baby Baby Giraffe – Brandon Belt

Baby Baby Giraffe – Brandon Belt. I “pressed” this post from Brandon Belt from late last month because I enjoyed reading it a second time and thought perhaps others might also. We all miss our awkward and adorable “Adult Giraffe” as he recovers from a broken thumb so it’s nice that he was able to touchContinue reading “Baby Baby Giraffe – Brandon Belt”

Pinch-blogging: Tyler Colvin

Originally posted on Brandon and Brandon:
My turn to fill in for Belt — a good day to do it because there’s no game. I’m hanging out here in Denver after a great weekend with my wife, Molly, in San Francisco. She flew in Friday from Arizona, where we’ve lived for the past four years.…

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”

Another Day at the Office – Brandon Crawford

Originally posted on Brandon and Brandon:
I’m still a little damp from Angel dumping the Gatorade cooler on me. I think he got more water on Amy G. than on me. I’ve watched the replay twice already, I’m not going to lie. I’ll go home and probably watch it again. I might keep it on…

Enough with the Pinch Blogging – Brandon Crawford

Originally posted on Brandon and Brandon:
So Hicks and Hunter fill in for a couple days and suddenly traffic to the blog explodes. What’s that about? Hicks received 38 or so replies to his post, more than twice as many as my last one got! Hunter’s post yesterday got more than 60 replies in the…

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…

Opening Day Festivities

Originally posted on SF Giants Photos:
Nobody does the photos better so sit back and re-live SF Giants Opening Day! SF Giants Photos View original post

Hair Club for Men – Brandon Crawford

Originally posted on Brandon and Brandon:
Jalynne and I are back home. Everything’s fine. We’re hanging out with Braylyn and having a nice quiet day. I’ll take a few minutes for a short post. We have a team meeting most days before practice. Bochy goes over the schedule and stuff like that. It is also…

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”

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”

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’”

Building Future SF Teams–Does the Formula Need to Change?

Originally posted on THE San Francisco Giants Blog:
With the Giants winning a rare weekend series and the Dodgers losing one, it got me to thinking, what will Sabean have to do going forward to build a team that can compete year in and year out with the LA Art Dealers. After all, if you…

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…

Cheese & Kieschnick

Originally posted on SF Giants Photos:
It was a great time at the ballpark tonight.  The Harlem Globtrotter’s “Cheese” threw out the first pitch and Roger Kieschnick continued the fun by going 2-for-5 with 2 RBI in his Major League debut.

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 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!”

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”

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”

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”

Not The Usual Stuff

After tonight’s long-awaited win against the Arizona DiamondBacks the feedback will be very different. Instead of talking about the SF Giants players that DID NOT get a hit, this performance will have us asking which players DID NOT get a hit… but with the emphasis on the who did not. Wait, that is exactly theContinue reading “Not The Usual Stuff”

Quick Hits for April 30, 2013

Originally posted on SF Giants Photos:
TONIGHT’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants visit the Arizona Diamondbacks in the second game of this three game series and the last leg of this six-game road trip that began in San Diego…RHP Trevor Cahill (1-3, 3.00) is scheduled to face LHP Madison Bumgarner (3-0, 1.87). MADISON BUMGARNER…Became the second-youngest…