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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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2015 Giants Predictions (That May or May Not Be Bonkers)

Being a working stiff means that I have to miss out on one of the year’s true joys: the first baseball game on the radio. Sure, it’s an exhibition game, rife with scrubs trotting in from the outfield with triple … Continue reading

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The Best (and Worst!) Moves of Brian Sabean

              Apparently it’s Brian Sabean Week here on Paulie Unfiltered. We’re celebrating, of course, Sabean’s ranking as the 14th-greatest baseball GM of all-time by Mark Armour and Dan Levitt. Much of the Sabean talk … Continue reading

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The Legacy of Beau Mills

          When Brian Sabean took over as the Giants’ General Manager back in 1996, he almost immediately became public enemy number one by the Bay by trading away the beloved Matt Williams for a trio of … Continue reading

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Stray Rantings on the Aoki Signing

  The Giants finalized their deal with Nori Aoki yesterday, and the specifics were exactly as reported. Aoki will get $4 million in 2015 and then the team holds a $5.5 million option on him for 2016, so this could … Continue reading

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