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Sunday, July 16, 2017

ariess@bellsouth.net: Jul 15 11:06PM -0700

the worst way to lose is on a game winning hit by hector sanchez. Not only that but buster came within a foot or two of a grand slam. The Sanchez homer reminded me of the dinger hit off of jeremy affeldt a few years ago. This must be the second game winning hit Sanchez has vs the giants this year. All their guys who hit dingers were batting with very low averages. giants had so many chances to score more runs early in the game, and they choked. After Posey's missed grand slam with the bases loaded, the lead off hitter next inning starts off with a double. How so the giants continue to let ex players kill them. the fact that both homers by the pads prior to the ninth inning came with two strikes on the batter, and were curve balls. suggests to me that teams are still stealing our signs or sometimes our pitchers are tipping their pitches. July 15, 2017, and Bumgarner still without a win. Not like the giants were hitting against scherzer or Kershaw.
Awesome Giants <Giants@sf.giants>: Jul 16 11:48AM


> the worst way to lose is on a game winning hit by hector sanchez.
 
Are you sure about that? Worse than last year's NLDS Game 4 against
the Cubs? Worse than 2002 WS Game 6?
 
Another nice outing by Bumgarner wasted, although it might require some
intelligence to realize he's having a nice, though short, season. His
ERA+ is 131. His WHIP is 1.029. His ERA is 3.18. He never gave up
more than 3 runs in a game this season, at least not at the mlb level.
:-) He easily could've been 5-0 right now with a competent offense.
And he's giving up HRs at a lower rate than Kershaw.
 
BTW, Samardzija has given up the exact same number of HRs as Kershaw
this year. Chew on that for a bit. :-)
Awesome Giants <Giants@sf.giants>: Jul 16 11:47AM


> Well, at least for a day, they're undefeated in the 2nd half, best
> team in baseball.
 
> Although they did try their best to lose in the 9th.
 
Well, this was over quick. :-(
John Walsh <jwalsh589@gmail.com>: Jul 15 02:40PM -1000

He's been getting steadily worse so the Giants put him on the DL. That
should give him a chance to heal those 3 sore spots on his fingers.
Still a very curious set of problems for such an experienced pitcher
with his longevity.
Awesome Giants <Giants@sf.giants>: Jul 16 11:46AM

> That should give him a chance to heal those 3 sore spots on his
> fingers. Still a very curious set of problems for such an
> experienced pitcher with his longevity.
 
It's been a known problem in the mlb this year. Many pitchers have
complained about this year's baseballs' seams being too high, causing
blisters. Google it. Here's a few:
 
Marcus Stroman criticizes MLB for pitcher blister 'epidemic'
 
https://www.theglobeandmail.com/sports/baseball/marcus-stroman-
criticizes-mlb-for-blister-epidemic/article35539102/
 
Cueto becomes the latest victim of blister epidemic, and baseballs may
be to blame
 
http://www.cbssports.com/mlb/news/cueto-becomes-the-latest-victim-of-
blister-epidemic-and-baseballs-may-be-to-blame/
poldy <poldy@kfu.com>: Jul 15 11:18PM -0700

On 7/14/17 4:50 PM, NFN Smith wrote:
 
> ... extra crispy!
 
> Smith
 
Not like the organization is teeming with good hitters.
 
If the Giants can pick him up for next to nothing, why not let him see
if he can get back into shape.
 
I haven't really followed what happened to him in Boston but they have a
lot of great young hitters now on their team so unless Pablo was at his
peak form, he was probably going to be replaced anyways.
 
--
Serenity Now!
Awesome Giants <Giants@sf.giants>: Jul 16 11:46AM

> have a lot of great young hitters now on their team so unless
> Pablo was at his peak form, he was probably going to be replaced
> anyways.
 
http://cohn.blogs.pressdemocrat.com/18676/is-pablo-sandoval-a-jerk/
 
If he wanted to come back maybe he shouldn't have burned all the
bridges, saying he had no friends on the Giants, saying he had no
intention of signing with the Giants back in 2015.
 
And if he can't even hit in a hitters' park like Fenway, what hope
does he have at AT&T?
 
He also alienated the fans very quickly. Fans almost stopped
wearing those panda hats and jerseys immediately.
 
If he comes back it'd sure be an awkward clubhouse. He'd be like
Donald Trump in a Giants uniform.
Awesome Giants <Giants@sf.giants>: Jul 16 11:44AM

This has to be good news for some of you, right? :-)
 
Well, it's very preliminary. The Astros are only "doing background
work" on Samardzija right now, but at least they're interested.
John Walsh <jwalsh589@gmail.com>: Jul 15 05:47PM -1000

Pablo Sandoval Was a $95M Disaster with Red Sox, but Was Boston the
Problem?
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2721715-pablo-sandoval-was-a-95m-disaster-with-red-sox-but-was-boston-the-problem?utm_source=cnn.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=editorial
 
If you've got the talent, you can play anywhere. He was suspect before
he signed with them and he went downhill from there. Stay the hell
away from him, Evans.
John Walsh <jwalsh589@gmail.com>: Jul 15 03:03PM -1000

Gorkys Livan Mendoza Hernandez in left field today. That means all the
rookies are back in AAA healing or finding their batting averages.
 
No letting any grass grow under Span's feet. He's gone on two pitches,
so Nunez takes up the cause and watches two strikes call balls by an
obviously blind home plate umpire. He walks and Belt comes up and does
what Belt does best, he works the count and strikes out. Meanwhile,
Nunez hears the sound of crickets coming from the dugout.
 
Buster Baseball comes up and makes Chacin work until Buster gets one
that suits his taste and Buster singles to center. Nunez is elated and
races to second! Oh crap, it's Crawford. If I didn't know better, I'd
swear Crawford is wearing an eyepatch and he's lost his depth
perception, the only explanation for a BA better suited for GLM
Hernandez.
 
Chacin is doing everything possible to walk Crawford and Brandon
patiently takies the pitches. Based loaded and sadly, it's the same
old story. Two out and Pence up. Yes, the ball was up and outside,
but Pence went after it anyway. He singles, driving in two runs.
 
Joe Panik is tormenting Chacin, fouling off pitch after pitch, driving
his first inning count to 32 for the inning. Chacin finally gets the
third out after expending 34 pitches.
 
Giants 2 Padres 0
 
Time for MadBum!
John Walsh <jwalsh589@gmail.com>: Jul 15 03:51PM -1000

On Sat, 15 Jul 2017 15:03:29 -1000, John Walsh <jwalsh589@gmail.com>
wrote:
 
>third out after expending 34 pitches.
 
>Giants 2 Padres 0
 
>Time for MadBum!
 
Bottom of the third and MadBum grooves one to Szczur and it's another
home run. 3 innings 1 ER, 1 BB, 4 K's and 1 HR
 
Giants 2 Padres 1
John Walsh <jwalsh589@gmail.com>: Jul 15 04:33PM -1000

On Sat, 15 Jul 2017 15:51:20 -1000, John Walsh <jwalsh589@gmail.com>
wrote:
 
 
>Bottom of the third and MadBum grooves one to Szczur and it's another
>home run. 3 innings 1 ER, 1 BB, 4 K's and 1 HR
 
>Giants 2 Padres 1
 
Same old problem with Bumgarner. He's still giving up the home runs
and he serves up a two-run homer to Blash. Lucky for the Giants,
Paink comes back with one of his own and ties it in the 6th.
 
Giants 3 Padres 3
John Walsh <jwalsh589@gmail.com>: Jul 15 05:27PM -1000

On Sat, 15 Jul 2017 16:33:52 -1000, John Walsh <jwalsh589@gmail.com>
wrote:
 
>and he serves up a two-run homer to Blash. Lucky for the Giants,
>Paink comes back with one of his own and ties it in the 6th.
 
>Giants 3 Padres 3
 
Bum lasts 7 innings and Strickland takes over in the eight. Conor
Gillaspie and his sub-Hernandez BA of .158 continues his futility at
the plate. The Giants do a big nada in the 9th after Strickland holds
the Padres in check in the 8th. Gillaspie out, Gearrin in.
 
Giants 3 Padres
John Walsh <jwalsh589@gmail.com>: Jul 15 05:38PM -1000

On Sat, 15 Jul 2017 17:27:04 -1000, John Walsh <jwalsh589@gmail.com>
wrote:
 
>the plate. The Giants do a big nada in the 9th after Strickland holds
>the Padres in check in the 8th. Gillaspie out, Gearrin in.
 
>Giants 3 Padres
 
The ***king bullpen blows another one. Gearrin's revenge in a way.
Instead of him buffing up his ERA at the starter's expense, he gets
tagged with the loss for giving up a single and having Okert come in
to give up a GDAM home run.
 
Giants 3 Padres 5
 
Nothing has changed in the 2nd half.
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