Originally posted on The Giants Cove  |  Last updated 7/10/12
I believe it's Rule #78 in the International Baseball Bloggers Rule Book that states "Baseball team bloggers shall write an assessment of their team at the annual All Star Game break". Failure to do so could mean a costly and drawn out official hearing at the Baseball Bloggers Alliance headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland.The penalty for a first time offending blogger is two weeks all expenses paid in Cleveland; a second offense makes it a mandatory three week stay. If you're found guilty a third time, you are sealed in small room with a 7.1 surround sound loop of Tim McCarver discussing the pros and cons of the double switch.So let's talk San Francisco Giants at the 2012 Break. There's 1) some bad news; and, 2) some potentially troubling news.So what's first? Tom Hagen said it best in "The Godfather": "Mr. Corleone is a man who insists on hearing bad news immediately."Scoring Runs ReduxAlthough the Giants are plating runs like they haven't done in 10 years, they need to score more. ...
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