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Raising Matt Cain · 15h ago

Hangover Win

 SF 9 ARI 2Even with a lopsided win, this team still makes me feel like I wasted my evening watching them.  The Diamondbacks, fresh off clinching a post season berth, played like it.  A...
Raising Matt Cain · 2d ago


The Giants magic number is 2.  That is, 2 wins will allow them to avoid 100 losses for 2017.  Today, in Los Angeles, was win number 61.  The Giants won 2 - 1.2 runs.  That was enough to beat...
Raising Matt Cain · 5d ago

Giants Blank Rockies

SF 4  COL 0 The Giants have managed only FOUR shutouts this season. To see how anomalous this is, check out the totals for the previous eight seasons:2009: 182010: 172011: 122012: 142013: 13...
Raising Matt Cain · 6d ago

We are Spoilers, Yippee!

Col 3 SF 4  In a game that meant nothing to the Giants, and quite a bit to Colorado, Hunter Pence came up big with a walk-off sac fly.  Earlier he crushed a 440 foot 2 run homer, so I ...
Raising Matt Cain · 1W ago


SF 7  AZ 2The Giants finally wore out a Diamondbacks pitcher and even continued to score against their 'pen and picked up a win after four straight losses. The lineup resurrected the old "de...
Raising Matt Cain · 1W ago

2 Hits

I came to Portland to get a different perspective on the Giants.  From here, they still stink.
Raising Matt Cain · 1W ago

Death Ray

AZ 3  SF 2 The Diamondbacks young southpaw Robbie Ray whiffed ten in his seven innings of work and kept the Giants from doing much. That's not saying much, I know, what with this lineup. His...
Raising Matt Cain · 1W ago

The Streak Ends Here

LA 5 SF 3So, if you are a sucker like me, you probably had dreams of our boys continuing to help the doggers along their historic slide.  Nope.  This year's model keeps finding ways to ...
Raising Matt Cain · 2W ago

Rain, Giants Delay LA

SF 8  LA 6I'm not much for schadenfreude but I can't help enjoying this epic skid by the Dodgers. They are going to win again, at some point, and they will most likely still be the number on...
Raising Matt Cain · 2W ago

Rookie Parade

Weird weather in the Bay Area.  I can probably count on one hand the number of times I've seen lightning living in San Francisco.  Last night there was a bunch.  It would rain, then stop, th...