Category Archives: Giants

Strickland Out On Diaper Duty

Just call me the voice of the San Francisco pitchers. Just days after the 2017 season started, Hunter Strickland has been placed on paternity leave by the Giants. His wife Shelley is expecting their first child, a girl. The Strickland family … Continue reading

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Pitchers Set for Opening Day

Well, I’d like to start off with “I wasn’t too far off”. In a previous post, I tagged the pitchers I thought would make the Opening Day active roster, and I didn’t miss much. Josh Osich didn’t make it on, but … Continue reading

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TJ Surgery Benches Smith

Giants pitcher Will Smith has been benched for the 2017 season due to his Tommy John surgery. The news arrived Friday, and Smith’s surgery is scheduled for this week. In a note to fans, Smith expressed his disappointment in the requirement for … Continue reading

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Cain May Not Be Giants’ 5th Starter

Coming into Spring Training, there was the illusion of a battle for the fifth starting spot in the Giants’ rotation. While names like Ty Blach and Tyler Beede were technically competing for that last rotation position, the favorite was clearly … Continue reading

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A Pair of Pitchers Added to Team USA Roster

Giants pitchers Mark Melancon and Jeff Samardzija have been added as alternates to the Team USA roster for this year’s World Baseball Classic. If they are needed, they will join teammates Buster Posey and Brandon Crawford. As alternates, neither pitcher is expected … Continue reading

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Breaking Down Giants: Position by Position

  Coming off of a heartbreaker of an end to the Giants’ playoff run, let’s take a look at where the team stands heading into spring training, position by position. Catcher: The Giants are obviously about as well-positioned as any … Continue reading

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Who’s On The Mound?

The Giants are five games deep into Spring Training 2017. As anyone knows, Spring Training is more for the pitchers than it is the hitters, hence the frequently high scoring games. Naturally, a large number of Bruce Bochy’s hurlers are … Continue reading

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