Originally written July 03, 2013 on SF Lunatic Fringe:
Okay, maybe this isn’t as far as a team could sink…  Sure, the Giants aren’t in contention for the number 1 overall pick in the draft next year. They’re only 3 games back in what I will gently call a competitive division. They are mostly the same team that won a World Series last year, albeit with a couple of injury problems.  More, it’s a lot of players playing under the level they can. But somebody needs to figure out how to light them up. Because the combination of being no-hit, falling behind the Dodgers, and falling into last place all on the same day is pretty damn depressing. Also, good job to Homer Bailey.  Hell of a game. And, clearly, Gregor Blanco is the judge of whether Perfect Games live or die, and he rules in the top of the seventh with nobody out.
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