Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images 1. Oracle. 2. ? Hello and happy Monday. Welcome to a new week. Fingers crossed that it’s a good one. After a full season without fans, the San Francisco Giants — and other MLB teams — are letting in a few fans for games. That, combined with the fact that I recently received my second coronavirus vaccination, has me dreaming … [Read more...] about Monday BP: What’s your second-favorite ballpark?
Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images Alex Wood vs. Pablo López. It’s baseball with breakfast time! That combines two of my favorite things, so you know I’m on board. Even more excitingly, it’s the San Francisco Giants debut of Alex Wood, who returns from the Injured List. The Giants have looked pretty great with their pitching additions this year, so this will be a fun … [Read more...] about 4/18 Gamethread: Giants vs. Marlins
Look at that contemplative gaze. | Photo by Austin Ginn/MLB Photos via Getty Images Which Wood will the Giants get? Hello and happy Sunday. I hope you’re having a very nice weekend. A quick programming note: I will not be recapping today’s game, as I’m off camping. We shall return to business as usual tomorrow. Also, due to me being gone for the weekend, I wrote this … [Read more...] about Sunday BP: What are your expectations for Alex Wood?
Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images Aaron Sanchez vs. Sandy Alcántara. There’s day baseball for the San Francisco Giants, and it should be fun to see if Aaron Sanchez can keep up his impressive start to the season. Note: There will not be a recap for today’s game, as I am on vacation. Game #14 Who: San Francisco Giants vs. Miami MarlinsWhen: 3:10 p.m. PTWhere: … [Read more...] about 4/17 Gamethread: Giants vs. Marlins
Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images That’s an improvement over last year. Hello and happy Saturday. This Saturday is brought to you by SB Nation Reacts, a survey of fans across MLB. Each week, we send out questions to the most plugged-in San Francisco Giants fans, and fans across the country. Sign up here to join Reacts. The San Francisco Giants have gotten off to a nice … [Read more...] about Saturday BP: Giants fans are moderately confident in the defense
Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images Anthony DeSclafani vs. Trevor Rogers. The San Francisco Giants are embarking on their fifth series of the season, and they’re gunning for their fourth straight series win. That would be impressive. They should do it. Note: There will not be a recap today, as I am on vacation. Game #13 Who: San Francisco Giants vs. Miami MarlinsWhen: … [Read more...] about 4/16 Gamethread: Giants vs. Marlins
Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images The Giants are red hot as they roll into Miami. The San Francisco Giants have won three series in a row, and three of their first four to open up the season. And it’s not like they’re merely feasting on poor opponents — two of those wins came against the San Diego Padres and Cincinnati Reds. Now, after a six-game homestand, … [Read more...] about Preview: Take this show on the road
Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images Cueto will miss some time after suffering a lat injury. Hello and happy Friday. A quick programming note before I dive into things: There will not be a recap of today’s game, or any games from this weekend’s series, as I am drinking outside camping. However, there will still be gamethreads and BPs for You People™ to talk in. On … [Read more...] about Friday BP: Johnny Cueto placed on the 10-day IL
Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images Can he hold a spot in the outfield? Hello and happy Thursday. On Wednesday, the San Francisco Giants made a move to the active roster for the second time this season. And just like the first one, it involved outfielder LaMonte Wade Jr. This time Wade is the outgoing piece, as he’s been placed on the 10-day Injured List with an … [Read more...] about Thursday BP: Steven Duggar’s back, and the pressure is on