Found June 07, 2014 on The Outside Corner:
Everyone, myself included, assumed that the Los Angeles Dodgers would run away with the NL West. Two months into the 2014 season, a team is running away with the division, but it’s not the Dodgers – it’s the 2010 and 2012 World Champion San Francisco Giants. After rallying to beat the Mets on Friday night, the Giants are now 40-21, a whopping 8.5 games up on the Dodgers in the division. They’ve lost one series since the end of April. And their upcoming schedule isn’t exactly a struggle – they have three tough series, against the Nationals, Cardinals, and Athletics, but the rest of their games are against teams languishing around the .500 mark or worse. Game of the Night: Giants 4, Mets 2. Speaking of the Giants, they had the pleasure of hosting one of the most snake bitten teams in the National League on Friday night. Matt Cain started off very well for San Francisco, allowing just two hits over his first six innings, but he struggled in the seventh by giving up a lead off double to...
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