It's like stepping in a large pile of deja vu on the sidewalk. All over again. On April 1, 2013, the San Francisco Giants lost their 6th season opener in the last ten years.
Will anything get this off my sneakers?
Before the Giants met the newly diamond-encrusted, gold leaf festooned Los Angeles Dodgers yesterday at Chavez Ravine word on the streets was, SF's gonna take this thing. Unfortunately the names of those streets were Market, King, and 3rd.
It all looked so good. Staff ace and human equine Matt Cain was getting the first season opening assignment of his career. LA shortstop and petulant pre-teen Hanley Ramirez was out of the line-up with an injury.
So it appeared San Francisco might have a chance against the world's ultimate Giant killer-- LA starter Clayton Kershaw.
In the stage directing words of Dom Deluise in the film "Blazing Saddles", "WRONG!".
Kershaw hit a home run, pitched a complete game shutout, and continued work on his doctoral dissertat...