San Francisco Giants

The 2012 season for the St. Louis Cardinals came to a rather abrupt, sobering halt tonight.  Taking time to reflect and collect one’s thoughts before writing a post-mortem might be a savvy move.  I am not that man.  So, please go elsewhere for brevity, hat tipping, and the usual exchange of pleasantries that often follows [...]

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2012 NLCS at BUSCH STADIUM St. Louis Cardinals – San Francisco Giants How Fans Can Enjoy Championship Series Baseball and Rally Support for the Cardinals ST. LOUIS – October 16, 2012 – As the reigning World Series Champion St. Louis Cardinals return home from San Francisco tied with the Giants (1-1) after the first two [...]

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In the comments, feel free to tell us who you picked for the division winners and the wild cards…

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How fitting that in the “Year of the Pitcher” we would be tasked with casting a ballot for the Baseball Bloggers Alliance’s Walter Johnson Award, choosing the top pitcher of the season for the National League. Thankfully, this award is also based upon the regular season, which keeps us within the “Year of the Pitcher” [...]

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I’m big on the Giants.  Yep, I’m HUGE on the Giants.  Giants Dodgers Padres Rockies Diamondbacks  They’ve got a full year of Buster Posey, Madison Bumgarner, and they’ve got some potential breakthrough talent (Brandon Belt).  Even if Huff drops off a bit this year, they still have the makings of a 95-win team in that [...]

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As part of the Baseball Bloggers’ Alliance’s yearly awards voting process, we hold the honor of helping choose who wins the BBA’s Willie Mays Award for the National League – the winner being recognized by the BBA as the NL’s most outstanding rookie player or pitcher. 3.  Buster Posey, San Francisco Giants Posey was Bryce [...]

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Brendan Ryan is penciled into the first slot in Tony La Russa’s batting order today, facing Barry Zito and the San Francisco Giants. This will be the first time back in the lead-off spot for Ryan since July 1 against the Milwaukee Brewers. Ryan has obviously improved at the plate as the season has gone [...]

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St. Louis Cardinals @ San Francisco Giants 8:10 CT TV: Fox Sports Midwest Radio: KTRS-550 Probable Starters: Adam Wainwright vs. Barry Zito The Cardinals dropped an ugly one last night — including two errors, and a .083 BA with RISP — against the always nasty Tim Lincecum. Tonight is a 12-6 dreamers delight, as Adam [...]

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[Ed. Note: Better late than never, we always say at PH8...] The National League West might be the MLB division most up for grabs in 2010. The three teams at the top all have question marks in their own right, and it’s likely that whichever can cover its warts best will wind up in the [...]

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Many Cardinal fans have experienced increased teeth-gnashing since yesterday’s news that Mark DeRosa is signing with the San Francisco Giants on a seemingly reasonable contract, at two years, $12 million. Is all of this consternation really necessary? I dug into the Bag of Internet Baseball Tricks™ today and put to bed what little concern still [...]

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