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Ryan Vogelsong Has Been Huge for the Giants This Year

  Ryan Vogelsong enters this afternoon’s start against the Cardinals with a 9-9 record, a 4.05 ERA (91 ERA+), 96 strikeouts, 53 walks, and 16 homers given up in 120 innings. Those innings have come spread across 20 starts and … Continue reading

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So…Marlon Byrd

  The Giants have just finished losing to the Cubs for the fifth time in five tries this year, so let’s divert our attention from the gory details of the game (and Matt Cain’s continued spiritual de-pantsing) and instead toward … Continue reading

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The Making of the Next Great Giants Villain

In the wake of Pablo Sandoval’s departure this offseason, I spent a lot more time and energy rambling about Panda’s career and legacy with the Giants than I did pondering the prospects of the man who would serve as his … Continue reading

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Five Quick Takes from the Giants Opening Series Win Against the Dbacks

The Giants are currently on pace to win 108 games. That’s the good news. The bad news is that it’s the second week of April, not late-August, so that means, well, less than nothing. The Giants just wrapped up a … Continue reading

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Strangers to Modest Mouse

  I can’t believe it’s actually here. When I sat down, plugged in my headphones, and closed my eyes for my first listen to Modest Mouse’s new album, Strangers To Ourselves, I thought I was dreaming. After eight years of … Continue reading

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