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Zack Greinke Might Be a Giant When You Wake Up Today

I’d like to direct everyone’s attention to this bit of genius from my Twitter feed almost exactly one month ago: Prediction for the 2016 Giants rotation: Bumgarner, Cain, Peavy, Leake, and Cliff Lee. — Paul Rice (@PaulieRice) November 4, 2015   Exactly … Continue reading

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Brandon Crawford Wins Gold Glove, Gets Really Rich

Miguel Tejada was a terrible Giant. Don’t get me wrong, he was a great player for the A’s and, later, the Orioles, and he was solid with the Astros for a couple of years. In his brief time with the … Continue reading

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2015 World Series Recap

“Why make sense when the world around refuses?” That’s a lyric from the latest album of this British band called Hot Chip, who I’ve been sorta obsessed with for going on a couple months (an obsession that has led to … Continue reading

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Five World Series Predictions

Here’s the thing about the 2015 World Series and its two participants, the Kansas City Royals and the New York Mets: I like both of these teams. I’ve liked the Mets franchise, really, since I was a kid. Darryl Strawberry … Continue reading

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Odd Year Blues: A Ballad

Instead of writing a long-winded essay about what went wrong with the Giants’ 2015 season, from the injuries to the rampant crappy pitching, I decided to simply eulogize the 2015 Giants with song. This is a song I call “Odd … Continue reading

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