What else is there to say? Soon.
If you’re a pessimist you’ll probably say … Tim Lincecum didn’t look at all that great. In Lincecum’s first start of the year he struck out seven batters while walking just one over 5.1 innings. Lincecum, at times, looked a little rusty, as his command wasn’t exceptionally sharp for most of the night. According to Brooks Baseball Lincecum’s velocity topped… Read more →
The Giants play their first game of the year tonight in Arizona at 4:10 PM PDT (that’s 7:10 PM for us east coasters). Here’s a list of five things that I’m looking for in tonight’s game. 1. What will Lincecum throw sans slider? Here’s a graph, courtesy of Brooks Baseball, detailing Tim Lincecum’s pitch-type usage by season. Notice the huge… Read more →
What better day is there, other than Opening Day, to have what can only be described as blind optimism? Easy. It’s Opening Day… after winning the World Series for the first time in 53 San Francisco seasons. I know, I know, you’re tickled. Me too. Yesterday, I concluded that Brandon Belt would make his major league debut tonight at Chavez… Read more →
Yessssss. The baseball offseason always feels really long and that’s because it is. The period between the usual trade stuff and Spring Training feels like forever. And then, the excitement of Spring Training arrives but by the 2nd week of play, you’re ready for the real thing. Does Andres Torres belong on this team? Will Fred Lewis’ new ‘aggressive approach’… Read more →
Opening day is here at last. The Giants will kick of their season at 4:10 PM EST against some evil team. For the G’s Barry Zito takes the mound and opposing him will be that guy that dated Eliza Dushku. I’m not jealous. OK, maybe a little. I wonder if Brad Penny smells like fried chicken? Will the Giants start… Read more →