Posted June 15, 2012 on
There are some people in sports that you can’t help but root for. Players who have overcome long odds to make names for themselves are often at the top of that list. For the Giants, that player is Justin Christian.
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As they counted outs by the Bay - four to go ... three ... two ... one - it seemed that everyone at AT&T Park was going berserk.
Everyone, that is, except Matt Cain.
And that's him. That's the guy who refused to criticize teammates despite years of paltry run support; who was unbeaten and unscored upon in the 2010 National League Championship Series and World Series...
Giants first baseman Aubrey Huff bruised his right knee trying to jump over the dugout railing and join the postgame celebration of Matt Cain's perfect game.
San Francisco manager Bruce Bochy said Huff underwent an MRI early Thursday and the team is awaiting the results.
Cain threw the first perfect game in Giants history in a 10-0 win over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night...
Ask a Giants fan what they think of Matt Cain, and you're likely to get grown men gushing about how great he is. You're likely to hear "hard worker", "he gets the job done and never complains", "he never lets his team down", "he earned that contract".
Matt Cain simply embodies the perfect baseball player-- pitcher or hitter.
Last night was something special, something great, and just flat out amazing! It was the greatest game ever pitched at AT&T Park, and the greatest game ever pitched by any Giant in their long history.
It took 2 hours 36 minutes, 125 pitches, 14 strikeouts, great defensive plays, and the end result is Matt Cain pitching a Perfect Game!
Cain tossed the Giants 1st perfect game...
When you really want to attend a game, but can’t scrounge up the money, what do you do? You grab your jet pack and head out behind the right field stands, of course. That’s what Joe Giants Fan did in the early innings of Matt Cain’s perfect game Wednesday night. It’s one of the most bizarre videos you’ll ever see from a sporting event.
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There's an old Peanuts comic strip that I think about often. It's an old Sunday strip and, in it, Linus comes running out of his house due to sheer excitement. As he breathlessly explains to Charlie Brown, he has just witnessed the most amazing, improbable comeback in football history. It wasn't the famous Stanford "Band...
On Thursday in San Francisco, Matt Cain's perfect game remained the hot topic of conversation, but Giants first baseman Brandon Belt deserved a mention or two himself. Belt, who homered in Cain's 14-strikeout masterpiece the night before, has homered in three consecutive games overall -- though he started the day on Tuesday with zero homers to his credit this season. ...
On Wednesday night, a man hovering above McCovey Cove wearing a water-propelled jetpack snuck a peek at the San Francisco Giants game against the Houston Astros.
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The man was seen in the bottom of the first inning raising himself high enough to get a free peek at the game over the right field stands at AT&T Park.
It was a heck...
Last night, San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Cain threw a perfect game. The 10-0 victory over the Houston Astros was the first perfect game in Giants franchise history and only the 22nd in Major League Baseball history. Some are calling it the greatest game ever pitched.
Cain, the longest-tenured Giant, has been through it all in his eight seasons in San Francisco. He has seen...
Not to be outdone by a knuckle baller or a rookie (Lance Lynn), Matt Cain cemented himself forever amongst the game’s giants.
Cain fired baseball’s 22nd perfect game in history last night in a 10-0 Giants victory against the Houston Astros. You had to figure coming into the year that if anyone was going to get perfect game’d, the Astros were as prime of a candidate as anyone...
The baseball world is celebrating Matt Cain's perfect game against the Astros last night. For someone who only a couple of years ago was being questioned by much of the mainstream media for his lack of wins, it's nice to see such an emphatic statement of Cain's true talent. After this perfect game and some of his starts earlier in the year (Cain now has the two best...
MLB Interleague Matchup Insight Giants vs M’s Game 2
Ok I’ve been trying to get a read on the Mariners for a bit here with my bets, so I’ve been laying off for a couple weeks. I almost dropped some money on a few last week but glad I didn’t. I have a pretty good read on them right now though. I’m not sure Vegas does.
San Francisco Giants vs Seattle Mariners
Let me tell you a story about the invisible man, an invisible man that has it all. This is a guy that’s been to the mountain tops of the game, both early and late, yet somehow he still slides beneath the radar. No matter what he does, no matter how big of a boom he makes, [...]
San Francisco was the place to be last night.