Originally written on The Dodgerhater  |  Last updated 11/14/14
I believe by definition, that the first 7 games of this season have been a mixed bag. We've been swept, we've been embarrassed, we've been disappointing.But simultaneously, we've been exciting, we've been heroic, and we've been promising.Only with the Giants could such contrasts hold so much value at the same time.I mean, we've got Tim Lincecum on one hand-- "The Ace"-- with the worst ERA in all of baseball.Then we've got Barry Zito, the "Useless Money Pit", with the best ERA in the league.I can't explain any of it, and I don't believe anyone else can either, but things are looking up thanks to a suddenly viable offense and at least two of our starters settling down and nearly throwing no-hitters back to back.Thoughts and musings:-- It sure is nice to see Bumgarner and Cain settle down and dominate the way they should. Bum took a no-hitter into the 6th in Denver on Thursday, and Cain threw a one hit shutout in the home open...
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