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SF Lunatic Fringe:
Seriously, did Pablo Sandoval bring the Warriors a Giants-trademarked version of “Torture” or what?
Right now, I’m sure the Spurs are licking their chops at how the Warriors absolutely fell apart in the face of pressure, simple double-teams and pretty much any ballhandling that involved Jarrett Jack and not Stephen Curry. At least the Warriors have a few days to figure out if Draymond Green can be the team’s point guard alternative. And, you know, how to inbound the ball.
At least I stopped feeling nostalgic for the Warriors I’ve watched for years.
On the other hand, everything feels good about the Giants once again with a sweep of the Diamondbacks, just in time to let our confidence get suckerpunched by Clayton Kershaw.
I realize that right now, Barry Zito is one of the two pitchers I’m more comfortable with seeing go in this game. I’m also starting to look online into information on how to escape weird parallel universes, because I don’t know when the one where I have confidence in Barry Zito will start to implode on itself like that warp bubble on Star Trek: The Next Generation.
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
Credit: Steven Robles – SF Giants Rumors
Another game, another magical comeback for the San Francisco Giants! This time it was a 3-run homer by Brandon Belt in the top of the 8th inning to give the Giants a 7-6 lead. They then tacked on 2 more runs in the 9th, and Sergio Romo secured the victory by picking up his 11th save of the season.
Lincecum Day = Win
The Freak, Tim Lincecum...
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The Crazy Crabbers sheds some light on the Giants’ prospect Chris Stratton‘s nice start.
Bay City Ball shares with us the Pablo Sandoval hitting experience with GIFs.
A fantastic examination of Sandoval’s most...
On Friday, May 3, the San Francisco Giants will pay tribute to some of the great city’s favorite sons, Metallica, with a tribute night at AT&T Park. While Metallica technically was formed in Los Angeles in 1981, the band relocated to San Francisco Bay Area early on at the request of bassist Cliff Burton (the more you know). As part of the buildup to the festivities, Giants...
Teams in need of relief help continue to monitor the
situation of former San Francisco Giants closer Brian Wilson. The Beard is
recovering from Tommy John surgery, and he’s not going to throw for interested
teams until he’s fully recovered from the procedure, according to Jayson Stark
Stark notes that Wilson’s current “loose target date” to
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On Friday night, the San Francisco Giants held Metallica Night to honor of the legendary metal band.
As part of the festivities, Metallica guitarists James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett played the "Star-Spangled Banner" before the Giants faced the Los Angeles Dodgers. Hetfield and Hammett wore Giants jerseys and played black guitars...
On Friday night the San Francisco Giants will hold Meteallica Night. Prior to the event starting pitcher Barry Zito, a musician himself, met the band and got the chance to perform with them.
The session started off with Zito accompanying the band on “Fade to the Black,” from their second LP Ride the Lightning.
Ironically it will be Zito on the mound tomorrow night. This year...
Pablo Sandoval – Hot
The Panda has been getting back into old form lately. In the last seven games, Pablo Sandoval is hitting .387 while slugging .548 with one homer. He has driven in five runs but has been getting on base for the other big guys to drive him in. Counting in the four times he has scored because of getting on base, Sandoval has accounted for almost a third of the...
The San Francisco Giants have optioned pitcher Sandy Rosario to Triple-A Fresno. This move is in accordance to having to clear a roster spot for Jeremy Affeldt.
The post San Francisco Giants Option Pitcher Sandy Rosario appeared first on FFLockerRoom | NFL - MLB News | Fantasy Sports Advice | Sports Talk.
San Francisco is the hometown of Metallica so it makes perfect sense that AT&T Park honor the infamous rock band. On Friday, May 3rd it will be “Metallica Night” before the San Francisco Giants take on the rival Los Angeles Dodgers. The members of Metallica will throw out the first pitch as well as perform the National Anthem. However Giants pitcher Barry Zito got to celebrate...
From their legendary game promotions to their response to #RandomActsofOpeningDay to, oh yeah, Metallica Night...the San Francisco Giants are making it hard not to root for them. Friday night the World Champs celebrated the Bay-area Rock and Roll Hall of Famers with a slew of Metallica-related stunts...free hats, Metallica guitars and hair metal-themed player pictures. And of...
PHOENIX (AP) -- Brandon Belt hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning and the San Francisco Giants rallied against the Arizona bullpen for the third straight game, beating the Diamondbacks 9-6 Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep.
Belt hit a two-run single off Brad Ziegler in the opener, and Pablo Sandoval hit a two-run homer off closer J.J. Putz on Tuesday. Belt finished...
The San Francisco Giants held a "Metallica Night," which included having the band itself shred the national anthem (aka "Star Spangled Banner").
The Giants are certainly a confusing team in 2013, but wins are wins. Brandon Belt was the hero of Tuesday evening, launching an eighth inning homerun to turn the tables on the Diamondbacks, granting the Giants a 9-6 win.
A shaky start by Tim Lincecum will surely raise more doubts about his future in San Francisco, but at least the bats are alive and well for the Black and Orange...
Metallica Night at AT&T Park began and ended with a bang as the San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1.
James Hetfield was on the field to get the game started with a Let’s Go Giants chant and Metallica-inspired headshots of each Giants player was shown on the board during his at-bat. Long blonde hair on Buster Posey may not ever catch on but that photo on the...
The San Francisco Giants welcome the struggling Los Angeles Dodgers to AT&T Park to begin a three game series beginning tonight.
After a series sweep against the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Giants are gaining momentum as the series begins with Barry Zito (3-1, 3.29 ERA) on the hill against the Dodger’s horse, Clayton Kershaw (3-2, 1.73 ERA).
Zito recorded a no decision on his...